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3 2006-2007 Accomplishments

4 Eliminated duplicate journals in print and electronic formats

5 1,036 journals whacked as of January 2008

6 Supplemental textbooks for reserves We “worked” with the bookstore to acquire the supplemental textbooks for the spring semester.

7 Added Resources Middle Eastern Studies Literacy Studies Cultural Diversity Homeland Security Global Studies Forensics Nursing Netlibrary VI Blackwell Synergy 551 extra journal titles in STM Emerald Management Extra 125 extra journal titles 25,063 journal issues added

8 Continued to adapt to Banner Work around accounting problems related to Banner Follow all TBR and governmental guidelines Used the Cheney method to eliminate obstacles.


10 Acquisitions “acquires” books

11 Collection development and assessment Accreditation reports Program reviews

12 Worked on approval plan with history department

13 E-notes for book selection New Collection tools for faculty

14 Choice online for selection New Collection tools for faculty

15 Suzanne trains new library liaisons

16 Collection development blog

17 Exhibits in Special Collections New additions to the Tennessee Imprints Collection are the focus of this exhibit which features 13 works dating from the 1820s to the 1860s.

18 Making Music: Selected works from the Dimensional and Artists’ Books Collection

19 “Printing Press in the Schools”

20 Cataloging Added records in Voyager for electronic books Dewey re-class project; correct Cutter nos. Corrected typing/spelling errors Relabeled 300 reference books Added 3,258 Marcive records for government documents New web site for GovDocs Added online journal links to Voyager using Serials Solutions MARC records. Binding Contract 8,340 books cataloged

21 Catalogers decide; Dewey goes…..

22 5130 bound volumes of periodicals added.

23 Toni is overzealous in binding periodicals

24 Faculty and staff accomplishments Attended the following conferences etc. Potomac Technical processing librarians meeting North Carolina Serials conference NASIG College of DuPage Teleconferences Excellence in Faculty Leadership seminar Volunteer Voices Digitization and Metadata Training Workshop. TLA Staff Day Library Information and Technology Association National Forum Charleston Conference Solinet: Evaluation Technical Services Solinet Caring for Scrapbooks workshop 4/07 In house Research Gateway workshop Analyzer Training Instructional technology conference Five Weeks to a social library EndUser conference (Endeaver)

25 Staff and faculty news Reclassified one position from Account Clerk III, skill level 5 to Library Assistant III, skill level 6. Maima Massaquoi passed the CPS examination. Rachel Kirk, promotion and tenure

26 GREAT WORK!—ChristopherCrowell, right, chairman of MTSU's Employee Recognition Committee, presents Lisa Wales, acquisitions account clerk II for the James E. Walker Library, with the latest Quarterly Secretarial/Clerical Award as library assistant professor Rachel Kirk, left, looks on.

27 Articles published and in process “Censorship and the Librarian: Evaluating the Professional Literature to 1939 and the Library’s Bill of Rights” “Survey of Cataloging Education: Are Library Schools Listening?” “OPAC views: the relationship between cataloging and the OPAC.” (in progress) “Cataloging programs without copy catalogers.” “ A selected Review of Articles Focusing on Research Methods Used by Academic Faculty in Science, Social Science, and Humanities.” Effective Recruitment of African American Librarian” (unpublished research) “Tennessee Bibliography 2006” “Why am I Reading This? Undergraduate Students & Assigned Journal Articles” (in progress)

28 Presentations EDI and Perl: Simple Scripts to Make Life Easy VUGM EndUser meeting. “The Internet and Experience Effect: A Closer Look” at LITA “From Bookselling to Publishing: Problems of Markets, Specialization, and Capitalization in the British Book Trade, ca. 1780-1825” at TLA “Collection Assessment using RCL and World cat” Presented at TLA

29 Additional research Guest Lecture “Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Moveable Children’s Books” (English 6300) Other publications Cataloging Policy and Procedures Manual ERIC ED492939 Special Collections Policies and Procedures Manual Conference Proceedings Collection Assessment RCL Collection Assessment Worldcat

30 University Service Faculty Senator Loan and Scholarship committee Library Digitization Team…developing a digital collection for the university centennial University General Education Committee Library Committee Curriculum Committee Student Appeals Committee Academic Appeals subcommittee for the College of Mass Communications Grade Appeals Committee Planning committee for the 3rd International Conference on Cultural Diversity Santa’s little raiders program Donated photos for the Royceanne Miller benefit sale Mouse pads with pictures of Walker Library sold with proceeds going to Books from Birth project. Zinia Randles oversees the Book Rack project which provides free recreational paperbacks to library patrons.

31 Public Service Volunteer Voices, the digital library of Tennessee history. Printing Press Project demonstration for the Murfreesboro Rotary Club Linebaugh book sale Project help …..Zinia volunteered to set up library, design the physical layout, and select new materials. Lucinda working with Cumberland University on cataloging project and manual.

32 Ah, nothing like digging up an old burial site on a warm week-end afternoon!

33 Professional Service Editorial board member Tennessee Libraries Co-organized conference panel on “Issues in the History of the Book.” At TLA TLA awards committee Chair, of the Cataloging Special Interest Group for Exlibris

34 2007-2008 Goals and objectives

35 More of the same…………Buy more stuff; catalog more stuff, etc. etc. etc and so forth………………

36 Establish a collaborative rapport with faculty New Books for New faculty Highlight faculty publications Expand liaison program

37 “GPO on the road” Beverly and Suzanne visit academic departments to talk about resources in Government Documents.

38 “Pop-ups for Grown-ups” new exhibit for Special Collections….coming soon next year

39 Cataloging projects Re-classify Special Collections using LC instead of Dewey Investigate possible problems related to a new ILS Catalog curriculum materials

40 Experiment with a Collection Management wiki Arrange a series of cataloging webcasts for staff development. Re-vision to …………


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