Recent Accomplishments of Library Personnel

Promotion to  Full Librarian – Cinda May, Chair, Special Collections

  • Congratulations to our faculty colleague who was approved for promotion! Cinda May has been promoted to full librarian effective July 1.

Promotion to Associate Librarian with Tenure – Natalie Bulick, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

  • Congratulations to our faculty colleague who was approved for promotion and tenure. Natalie Bulick has been promoted to associate librarian and awarded tenure effective July 1.

Sabbatical Leave Approved – Susan Frey, Acting Supervisor in Special Collections/Coordinator of Strategic Initiatives

  • Provost Licari has granted approval for Susan’s sabbatical leave, pending approval by the Board of Trustees, for July 1-Dec. 31, 2017.

Articles Published – Steve Hardin, Reference/Instruction Librarian

  • Steve published two articles in the February/March issue of the Bulletin of the Association for Information Science & Technology.  The first is titled “Bridging the Telepresence Valley: Greg Welch Speaks” pp.39-41.   ARTICLE LINK The second is titled “Text and Data Mining Meets the Pharmaceutical Industry: Markus Bundschus Speaks” pp. 42-44.  ARTICLE LINK

Article Published – Melissa Gustafson, Electronic Resources Librarian

  • Melissa published her article “Critical Pedagogy in Libraries: A Unified Approach” in the inaugural issue of the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies. ARTICLE LINK

ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program  – Karen Evans, Reference/Instruction Librarian

  • Karen has been selected to participate in the Association for College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Information Literacy Program this summer.  A highly competitive program, the Immersion complements the work we have undertaken as a library to incorporate information literacy in the curriculum.  Karen serves as co-chair of the ISU Foundational Studies task force Informed Learning across the Sycamore Community.

Campaign Captain ISU Faculty & Staff Campaign – Ali Moorhead, Budget Specialist (Library Administration)

  • This year’s faculty and staff fundraising campaign began March 1st and runs through April 7th.  Campaign captains help advocate for support for our students, programs and other important campus initiatives.  Ali Moorhead is one of the campaign captains this year.

March 8: Theodore Dreiser Visiting Writers Series welcomes Daiva Markelis

Daiva Markelis, author of White Field, Black Sheep: A Lithuanian-American Life will read from her work as part of the Theodore Dreiser Visiting Writers Series.

A question and answer session and book signing will follow.

The reading is free and open to the public. This event is made possible with the assistance of the Creative Writing Committee and the College of Arts and Sciences.

When: March 8, 2017

Starts at: 3:30 pm

Ends at: 4:30 pm

Where: Landini Center for Performing & Fine Arts, University Art Gallery

Contact:
Amy Ash, 575-312-5053
amy.ash@indstate.edu

Feb. 28: Presidential Address to Congress Broadcast in Library Events Area

2/28/2017 – Presidential address to Congress (9:00-11:00 pm) Library Events Area

The ISU community is invited to a viewing and live Tweet-Up of President Trump’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Events Area. The address is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. (time subject to change), and pizza will be provided.

Questions about this and any other American Democracy Project program may be directed to Allison Ramsey, ADP Graduate Assistant.  (aramsey12@sycamores.indstate.edu)