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Monroe Library accomplishments spring 2013

Please join me in congratulating our staff and faculty on the following achievements for spring 2013.

Elizabeth Joan Kelly.
Attended Digital Library Forum, Denver, CO, November 3-5, 2012. Passed four course exams towards completing Digital Archives Specialist certification.
Member University Centennial Committee, Honorary Degrees Committee, LOUISiana Digital Library Committee, LOUISiana Digital Library Strategic Planning Committee, Society of Southwest Archivists Local Arrangements Committee

Michael Olson
Presentations
Elevate New Orleans and Today’s Monroe Library, St. Stephen Central School, December 10, 2012 (* = participation with intent to raise funds for the Monroe Library).
The Monroe Library in Loyola’s Second Century, Atlanta Chapter of the Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Hall, February 9, 2013.
Experienced Library Fundraisers Starting Anew: Which Best Practices Should We Continue, What Must We Relearn and Recreate?, Annual Conference of the Academic Library Advancement and Development Network (ALADN), University of Pittsburgh, May 22, 2013.
Social Media 101, [Loyola] Alumni College, June 8, 2013. Attending June 7-9.
Sustaining Ethical Values and Educational Standards at American Jesuit Colleges and Universities, 4th Annual Jesuit Heritage Celebration, Charlotte, April 2014.
Publications
“A Library for a New Century,” LOYNO Magazine, Spring 2013, pp. 20-21.

Malia Willey.
Hutchings, J., Lercher, A., Seidel, K., Stahr, B., & Willey, M. (2012). Integrating Information Literacy into the General Education Curriculum: Resources for Louisiana Colleges and Universities. Retrieved from

https://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/louis/files/2012/10/LALINC-IL-resource-guide-2012_20121031110935.pdf

Faculty Development Grant to attend the Assessment Track of the ACRL’s [Association of College and Research Libraries] Institute for Information Literacy’s Immersion Program
Member LALINC [Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium]
Information Literacy Committee (2011-2013 term)
Member Center for Faculty Innovation Advisory Committee, Member Engaging in Science Lab Workgroup, Member First Year Experience Steering Committee, Member First Year Seminar Workgroup, Member Natural Science in Context Workgroup, Member Standing Committee on the Common Curriculum, Member Student Support and Career Services for Student Success Initiative, Member Student Success Summit

Congratulations to each and every one of you on your outstanding accomplishments! – Posted by Jim Hobbs

Staff and Faculty Accomplishments for 2012

Please join me in congratulating our staff and faculty on the following achievements for 2012.

Susan Brower.
“Piloting Webconferencing.” Presentation at the 2012 CCUMC Annual Conference, (http://ccumc.unlv.edu/), Las Vegas, NV October 3-7, 2012.
“Choosing, Growing and Sustaining i>clicker on Campus.”  Presentation at the Clickers Conference 2012, Chicago, IL, October 25-26, 2012.
Attended audio visual equipment expo:  InfoComm2012, Las Vegas, NV, June 12-14, 2012.
Member Monroe Library Teams and Committees: Learning Commons, Media Services (Team Leader), Technology Team (Team Leader), Library Rank and Tenure Committee,     Malia Wiley, non-tenured faculty review committee (chair), Mary Finnan Hines, non-tenured faculty review committee; University Senate, University Board of Review.  CCUMC (Consortium of College and University Media Centers) CCUMC Board of Directors, institutional director, CCUMC Membership committee, CCUMC Photo sharing project, chair.

Art Carpenter.
Member University Centennial Committee.

Teri Oaks Gallaway.
“Competitive Usability and the Catalogue: A Process for Justification and Selection of a Next-Generation Catalogue or Web-Scale Discovery System.” Library Trends 61.1. (2012). With Mary Finnan Hines.
“Web-Scale Discovery Systems.” With Mary Finnan Hines. AJCU Library and IT Directors Conference. Boston, MA, March 4-7, 2012.
“Fifteen Uses for QR Codes in an Academic Library” Handheld Librarian VI: Mobile Solutions for Libraries That Work. February 1, 2012.
Member Strategic Planning Team – University Senate, Honorary Degrees, Fringe Benefits Committee, LALINC Research and Development Committee.

Mary Finnan Hines.
“Competitive Usability and the Catalogue: A Process for Justification and Selection of a Next-Generation Catalogue or Web-Scale Discovery System.” Library Trends 61.1. (2012). With Teri Oaks Gallaway.
“Web-Scale Discovery Systems.” Presentation at the AJCU Library and IT Directors Conference. Boston, MA, March 4-7, 2012.  With Teri Oaks Gallaway.
Member Civil Rights Grievance Committee, Standing Committee on the Common Curriculum, alternate Student Affairs Policy and Student Handbook Advisory Committee.

Jim Hobbs.
“Mathematics Illuminated.” [DVD review.]  Educational Media Reviews Online. 12 October 2011.
“Science Under Attack: Has the Public Lost Faith in Scientists?” [DVD review.]  Educational Media Reviews Online. 28 June 2012.
Member University Diversity Committee, University Facilities Planning Committee.

Sareeca Hoskins.
“ME! Musical Expressions. An experiential pilot project for African-American girls.”  Graduate Research Symposium Poster submission  SER-AMTA 2011 Conference.
Member University Board of Review.

Elizabeth Joan Kelly.
“Staying In Tune.” Children & Libraries: The Journal Of The Association For Library Service To Children 10.2 (2012): 42-46.
Member University Centennial Committee (Spring 2012-present), LOUISiana Digital Library Committee (2011-present).

Trish Nugent.
“New Orleans Archivists and the Hurricane Katrina Experience.” Presentation for Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious Triennial Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 2012.
Member Special Collections & Archives team (Leader), Steering Group, Web Team, Teaching and Learning Team, Art Team, Biever Guest Lecture Committee, Center for the Study of New Orleans Steering Committee, Women’s Studies Committee, University Conciliation Committee (alternate).

Laurie Phillips.
Member  Standing Committee on Academic Planning, University Courses and Curriculum Committee, SCAP subcommittee to review Academic Resource Center.

Deborah Poole.
Member Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities (AJCU) Directors & Deans Committee, Louisiana Academic Libraries/LALINC Directors & Deans Committee, Deans Council, Library Visiting Committee, Online Education Task Force, Provost’s Council, University Library Committee (ex officio).

Brian Sullivan.
“Developing 21st Century Skills with Student-created Videos.” Presentation for the Ubiquitous Learning Conference, Urbana-Champaign, IL, Oct. 13, 2012.
“Library Technology Featuring Camtasia.” Presentation for the NOLA Information Literacy Forum, New Orleans, LA, Aug 17, 2012.
With Malia Willey “Teaching the Information Literacy Teachers: Fostering a Community of Practice.”  Presentation at the University Libraries Information Literacy Colloquium, New Albany, IN, Aug. 3, 2012.
“Puzzled about distance/online learning services?” Discussion panel at the Louisiana Library Association 2012 Conference, Shreveport, LA.
Member University Sustainability Committee, University Internal Grants Committee, Writing about Literature working group of the Standing Committee of the Common Curriculum, Mission and Ministry Faculty/Staff Advisory Committee, and Standing Committee of Professional and Continuing Studies.

Malia Willey.
“A resource guide to L.M. Montgomery.” Collection Building, 31.4, 148-152, (2012).
Hutchings, J., Willey, M., Stahr, B., & Seidel, K. Panel Discussion for the LALINC [Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium] Information Literacy Committee. Presented at the LOUIS [The Louisiana Library Network] Users Conference, Port Allen, LA, October 16, 2012.
“Developing a student research competition.” Presented at the NOLA [New Orleans, Louisiana] Information Literacy Forum, New Orleans, LA, August 17, 2012.
Sullivan, B., & Willey, M. “Teaching the information literacy teachers: Fostering communities of practice.”  Presented at the Indiana University Libraries Information Literacy Colloquium, New Albany,
IN, August 3, 2012.
“Creating internal development opportunities for library instructors.” Presented at the Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference, Shreveport, LA, March 23, 2012.
NOLA Information Literacy Forum, Co-organizer with Teri Gallaway. 2012.
LALINC [Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium] Information Literacy Committee, Member.  2011-2013 term.
Member Academic Advising Council, Catholic Tradition Workgroup, Liaison Center for Faculty Innovation Advisory Committee, Engaging in Science Lab Workgroup, First Year Experience Steering Committee, First Year Seminar Workgroup, Internal Grants, Alternate Learning Outcomes Subcommittee, Natural Science in Context Workgroup, Standing Committee on the Common Curriculum, Non-voting member.

Kayla Whitehead.
Adviser for a student organization Sigma Alpha Iota.
Member Dean Search Committee–University Library, Collection Development Librarian Search Committee- University Library, Information Resources Team.

Congratulations to each and every one of you on your outstanding accomplishments!   – Posted by Jim Hobbs

Staff and Faculty Accomplishments

Please join me in congratulating our staff and faculty on the following achievements from August 2010 through May 2011.

Joan Gaulene:  On February 24, 2011 the Jesuit Archives hosted a visit of archivists from Poor Clare communities throughout the U.S. The twelve sisters were in New Orleans for an archives workshop and were interested in visiting the archives of the New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus because of it size and scope.  They discussed guidelines for collecting and preserving documents and photographs.

Teri Oaks Gallaway:  Presentation “Promoting Electronic Resources at the Point(s) of Need,” February 28, 2011, Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, Austin, Texas

Sareeca Hoskins:  Hope for Haiti Task Force Benefit Concert; 2010-2011 Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Recipient; Loyola University New Orleans Music Therapy Club, President, Winner of SER-AMTA spirit award, Disturbed relaxation hand outs, participated in College of Music & Fine Arts auditions; Sigma Alpha Iota, President (2010)/Sergent-at-Arms (2011), participated in College of Music & Fine Arts auditions, participate in Wolves on Prowl – Instrument Zoo (annually), McCoy Science and Mathematics Academy aware music grant (2010), recipient of the Pedro Arrupe Award for Social Jusitice (2010).

Elizabeth Kelly:   First academic publication “Music Indexing and Retrieval: Current Problems.” The Indexer, Vol. 28 No. 4, December 2010.    Chamber orchestra piece performed by the Louisiana Composers Forum on September 29, which was then nominated for a Big Easy “Tribute to the Classical Arts” Award

(http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/top-of-the-classicsclassical-music-and-opera-awardsnominationsdance-awards-nominations/Content?oid=1519706) under “Best Performance of New Classical Music.”

Paul Powell:  named a Fellow of the Hymn Society in the US and Canada at its meeting in Birmingham July 2010, a lifetime achievement award and in recognition of editing of the Dictionary of North American Hymnology which is now online as part of the Hymnary.org, indexing more than 5,000 hymnals published in the US & Canada from 1640 to the present.  It is the largest hymnological database in the world.

Brian Sullivan:  Association of College and Research Libraries member of the week for March 21, 2011 (http://www.acrl.ala.org/acrlinsider/archives/3263).

Congratulations to each and every one of you on your outstanding accomplishments!   – Posted by Jim Hobbs