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Posted by isulib on April 2, 2013

Reference/Instruction

Karen Evans has accepted a two-year appointment as Co-Convenor of the ACRL/ANSS Criminal Justice/Criminology Discussion Group.

On Tuesday, 23 April Edith Campbell will be distributing copies of The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros as part of World Book Night. On this date, a variety of books will be given away not only throughout the United States, but also in the UK, Germany and Ireland with over 80.000 people gifting more than 2.5 million books.

Instructional Tools Support Advisory Focus Group:

Marsha Miller is representing the Library in this new campus working group, coordinated by Kristie Bigler. Its first assignment has just come through, to test the latest Blackboard release; Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 11, over the next couple of weeks. In addition on April 10, she’ll attend a webinar on a new software integration package for Blackboard called “SoftChalk.”  This product is used to create interactive learning objects. Other faculty involved in ITSAC are Mehran Shahhosseini ;  Bev Bitzegaio ; Randy Peters; Ed Kinley; Barbara Eversole; Susan Moncada; Kelly Wilkinson; Bruce McLaren; Paul Schikora; Feng-Qi Lai;  Debra Mallory; Kathleen Clifford; Christopher Fischer; Kand McQueen; Andreas Kummerow; Rusty Gonser; Paul-Rene Tamburro; Terry McDaniel; Katherine Zimmer ; Kurt Fowler

Special Collections

 Cinda May has accepted a two year appointment to the ACRL Rare Books & Manuscripts Section Workshops Committee.

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