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Call for CUL volunteers for Staff Education Exploration Day (S.E.E.D.), July 18

The time's come round again for CUL to reach out to the Cornell community through a series of exciting events! The first of these is the Staff Education Exploration Day (S.E.E.D.).

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Take One: June 25, 2012 (on virtual browsing)

A common lament by students and faculty is that as more material goes online or out to the annex they are not able to do physical shelf browsing. Never mind that related content might well be...

New structure for the Public Services Executive Committee (PSEC)

For the past several months, PSEC has been discussing the current structure and purpose of PSEC. After discussions with PSEC members and with Janet McCue, a newly-reorganized PSEC (which...

Mentoring Committee call for volunteers

DEADLINE EXTENDED!


If you’d like to volunteer as a member of the Mentoring Committee, please submit a brief statement of interest to the Library Forum Steering Committee by...

Take One: June 18, 2012 (On staff and collections)

“Why so much emphasis on collections as opposed to staff?” was a comment expressed in a number of the listening sessions and I wanted to respond to that concern in this week’s Take One. It’s...

Library Forum programs: What Did You Think?

The Library Forum is YOU! And as we prepare the annual report, we’d like to hear your opinions regarding our programming over the past year.


Please let us know which programs...

Hot Reads and other summer workshops at Olin & Uris Libraries

Worried about missing the big must-reads of Summer 2012? Take the Hot Reads workshop next week to get recommendations for the season’s hottest new books—fiction, biographies, mysteries, and...

Take One: June 11, 2012 (Staff feedback on the employee survey)

Last week, Zsuzsa Koltay released the rough notes from the listening sessions and drop box, which are available at http://staffweb.library...

Welcome to Shawn Bower, CUL-IT

I'm pleased to announce that Shawn Bower joined the repositories group within CUL IT. Initially, Shawn's primary responsibility will be arXiv development, focusing on work to migrate the...

ILR/JGSM/Hotel collection move

Today we begin the second phase of the ILR/JGSM/Hotel collection move.  As you may recall, the Hotel collection was moved to Catherwood in late April and currently resides in 70 Google...