People & Libraries News

Miami University
Librarians at Miami voted to pass an Open Access. The policy, based on Harvard University’s Model Policy, will increase access to librarians’ scholarly articles. Librarians will begin depositing their scholarly output in the Scholarly Commons, Miami’s institutional repository.

Ohio State Marion- Marion Technical College Library
Pat Wood, Library Services Coordinator, graduated August 11 with her MLIS from Kent State University.

Deanna Bachtell, Evening/Weekend Supervisor, joined the library staff in January. Deanna holds Bachelor degrees in both English and Psychology from The Ohio State University. Deanna previously worked for our library as a student assistant and most recently worked at Findley Public Library.

University of Akron
Ian McCullough began work July 2, 2012 as the Physical Sciences Librarian in the Science & Technology Library. Ian is new to librarianship having obtained his Master of Science degree in Information Science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2011. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Reed College, a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Portland State University and a Master of Science degree in forensic science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Wright State University
Sue Polanka’s book, No Shelf Required, was recently featured in a resource list about ebook lending in libraries compiled at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. For the complete resource list see http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2012/ebooks_in_libraries

Wright State University

Erica Clay, Humanities Librarian, has left WSUL to become the Director of Education and Community Engagement with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

Riley Stoermer has been hired as a Digital Initiatives Librarian. Riley is is 2012 graduate of the Kent State Library and Information Science program.

Sue Polanka was invited to present at the XVII Seminário Nacional de Bibliotecas Universitárias – (SNBU) in Gramado, Brazil this September.

Wright State University
Erica Clay, Humanities Librarian, has left WSUL to become the Director of Education and Community Engagement with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

Riley Stoermer has been hired as a Digital Initiatives Librarian. Riley is is 2012 graduate of the Kent State Library and Information Science program.

Sue Polanka was invited to present at the XVII Seminário Nacional de Bibliotecas Universitárias – (SNBU) in Gramado, Brazil this September.
Sue Polanka’s book, No Shelf Required, was recently featured in a resource list about ebook lending in libraries compiled at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. For the complete resource list see http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/publications/2012/ebooks_in_libraries

Youngstown State University
Ash and Smoke: The Holocaust in Salonika, a documentary directed,co-written and co-produced by Robert D. Ault, Microforms/Information Services Librarian will premiere on Toledo’s PBS station WGTE and return to Western Reserve Public Media stations during the 2012-13 television season. The film will also premiere on September 13 as an entry in the 10th Annual Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival sponsored by YSU’s Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies.

Jeffrey Trimble has been named as the Associate Director and Head, Information Services at YSU’s William F. Maag Library. He most recently served as Interim Head of Information Services and Interim Head of Technical Services while still performing his duties as Systems Librarian. Jeff has been instrumental in the implementation of DSpace software in YSU and active in OhioLINK’s various committees. He has served in positions at Northern Kentucky University, The University of Alabama, and also worked in InformationServices at Allegheny Health and Education Research Foundation (AHERF).

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