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Campus Updates
« on: March 26, 2022, 10:37:40 PM »
Please post any campus updates using this thread!


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MVCC update
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2022, 03:41:03 PM »
Molly Cameron joined our team as our new User Experience Librarian. We are so glad to have them on board!


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Campus Updates - Stony Brook University
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2022, 11:57:48 AM »
We are welcoming several new employees to SBU this month:
William Perrenod is joining us from ASA Institute. He is the Reference & User Services Librarian and will be working at the Southampton campus as well as the main campus. Marta Weigand is our new library clerk in the Access & User Services department.

Donna Darling, formerly the Overnight Manager, is now the Head of HSL Access Services.

Congratulations to Jessica Koos, Health Sciences Librarian, who won the 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship.


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Re: Campus Updates - Delhi
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2022, 10:10:38 PM »
We had our 3rd annual (after a 2 year hiatus due to COVID) Library Con on April 24th. The event was well attended and feedback from attendees was positive, with many asking about our next event. We are already planning for next fall!

Librarians Carrie Fishner and Sarah Meisch-Lacombe partnered with History Professor Terry Hamblin's New York History class to develop an interactive display and exhibit on immigration pertaining to New York and its residents in April and May. Students developed an exhibit, a LibGuide, a poster, and an interactive map for campus community members.

Steve Dixon has a forthcoming article for Library Journal on building a collection around soccer.

Scholarly Communications Librarian Jenny Collins has been working closely with several nursing faculty to develop new OER offerings in the department, including a revised edition of the Death and Dying textbook.

The Resnick Library is excited to welcome Kate Fitz-Henry who will be joining our team in July as the new Electronic Resources & Systems Librarian.


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UAlbany Updates
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2022, 11:02:49 PM »
Rebecca Mugridge has decided to step down as Dean of Libraries and return to the faculty this July.

Karen Kiorpes, Head of Preservation, is retiring July 1.

Greg Wideman is this year's recipient of the President's Excellence in Librarianship Award.