The CUL Website development team would like to update everyone on our recent activities and upcoming changes.
Desktop Services and Mann ITS Operations would like you to know about the Library BitBox wiki. There’s a link to it on the Staff Web, in the CUL People and Resources section, or you can go to it directly using this link: <https://confluence.cornell.edu/x/EdtgBg>.
Here are some of the things you’ll find on the site:
Library Forum Presents: "Why do students want to be in the library if they are not using the books?", April 6, 11 am-12:30 pm, 2B Kroch Library
Library Forum is pleased to host...
"Why do students want to be in the library
if they are not using the books?"
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
(presentation will begin at 11:15 am)
2B48 Kroch Library
For those of you who haven’t yet had the chance to see RMC’s new exhibition “Animal Legends: From the Trojan Horse to Godzilla” we invite you to a guided tour offered by Laurent Ferri, Associate Curator in RMC and lead curator of the exhibition.
“Animal Legends” exhibition tour
March 17, 9:30 a.m.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Hirshland Gallery, Carl A. Kroch Library, Level 2B
A full web version of the exhibition is available here:
CUL in the News: A selection of our most interesting media mentions—big or small, positive or negative, perfectly accurate or not quite right.
The Cornell Chronicle covered the Animal Legends exhibition opening.
ALA Direct gave Uris a photo and a shoutout for being one of the "Great Libraries of the World."
I am pleased to announce the redesigned Partnerships & Initiatives page on the Cornell Library Web site: http://www.library.cornell.edu/aboutus/culpartners . The page is intended to show that
We look forward to discussing the implications of HathiTrust for CUL during our March 25 panel discussion sponsored by the Selector Continuing Education Committee and the Reference & Outreach Committee. I wanted to bring to your attention a series of Webinars offered by HathiTrust in case you'd be interested in participating.
Once again it is time to submit nominations for the Seventeenth Annual Fuerst Outstanding Library Student Employee Awards. Mr. William F. Fuerst, Jr. '39, who died in June 2003, endowed a fund to recognize the achievements of library undergraduate student employees. Previous programs have been successful with nominations coming from many areas of the Library and we hope to see an increase in the number of nominations and units participating in the seventeenth year of this outstanding program.
Now’s the time! If you have been thinking about submitting a proposal for the 2011 Career Development Week (formerly, Professional Development Week), send in your proposal now (or soon)!