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Interlibrary Loan Project

Posted by isulib on August 20, 2012

Interlibrary Loan Project

ILL finished another blitz for reciprocal contracts with other libraries. So far they have 56 new contracts, bringing contracted libraries up to 113. We now have 56 more libraries we can borrow from for free. Congratulations and thanks, ILL!

 

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Full Time Staff Position Available – Library Associate I, Interlibrary Loan

Posted by isulib on August 20, 2012

Personnel: Full Time Staff Position – Library Associate I, Interlibrary Loan 

The vacant full time position in ILL  is now posted on the ISU hiring site. To view the complete job description on the library’s webpage, go to: http://library.indstate.edu/about/jobs/jobs/ . To apply, go to https://jobs.indstate.edu/  . This position is open to all applicants.

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Storm Causes Library Tree Damage

Posted by isulib on August 17, 2012

The fairly brief but fierce wind and rain storm around 5:15 August 16 did a lot of tree damage on campus. This tree was located near the northeast corner of the front of  the Library.

Tree Lost in Storm

Tree Lost in Storm

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Library Resource Table at New Student Orientations

Posted by isulib on August 17, 2012

One final New Student Orientation/Admissions Day finds the Library Resource Table in the corridor of  HMSU near Dede II.

Library Resource Table for New Student Orientations - HMSU

Library Resource Table for New Student Orientations – HMSU

 

 

New Students with Library Bags in Hand Visiting Other Resource Tables

New Students with Library Bags in Hand Visiting Other Resource Tables

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New Printing Procedure Invades Library

Posted by isulib on August 17, 2012

As you can see from the BIG new banner, printing in the Library, as on campus, has changed. No more logging in. When you’re ready to print, just hit Print. Enter your Username in the box that appears. Go to ANY PRINTER. Swipe your student ID or enter your student ID number on the keypad and voila! Out will come your printouts.

Printing Banner over 1st floor Printers - View from RefDesk towards Circ Desk

Printing Banner over 1st floor Printers – View from RefDesk towards Circ Desk

 

Printers on First Floor - View from Circulation towards RefDesk - A new student tour with Steve Hardin in progress

Printers on First Floor – View from Circulation towards RefDesk – A new student tour with Steve Hardin in progress

 

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Cordell Dictionary Collection Research Fellow

Posted by isulib on August 7, 2012

Dr. Miroslawa Podhajecka will complete a one week Cordell Research Fellowship the week of August 20, 2012. Dr. Podajecka is making extensive use of the Ambrogio Calepino dictionaries, which were published for more than 200 years, to chart the development of the Polish dictionary and to trace vocabulary changes.

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Librarian Cinda May to be Digital Preservation Workshop Representative

Posted by isulib on August 7, 2012

Cinda May, Chair of Special Collections, has been selected as a representative from the State of Indiana to take part in the Digital Preservation Outreach and Education Train-the-Trainer Workshop, Midwest Region, sponsored by the Library of Congress. The applicant pool for this opportunity was a highly competitive one, but Cinda’s skills and experience made her an optimal candidate to become a DPOE Trainer and join the National Trainer Network.

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