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
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)
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
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.
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 Effective Recruitment of African American Librarian” (unpublished research) “Tennessee Bibliography 2006” “Why am I Reading This?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)
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
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
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.
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.
Ah, nothing like digging up an old burial site on a warm week-end afternoon!
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