People & Library News

Marietta College News

Marietta College’s Legacy Library is hosting an exhibit entitled: Ohio Pioneers: “From such beginnings, much may be expected.”  The focus of the exhibit will be on the initial expansion of the country from the original states into the “old Northwest” with the establishment of Marietta, the “first permanent settlement in the territory northwest of the Ohio.”  Inspired by the publication of David McCullough’s new book, The Pioneers, the exhibit presents historical documents and artwork from the Library’s Special Collections and will run through October 15th.

Katy Scullin has joined the staff of the Legacy Library as Special Collections Librarian in March.  She will be responsible for overall management of the library’s special collections and archives and will lead in the development of a digitization program.  Katy was most recently employed at the Ohio State University where she served as Archival Description Project Coordinator.

Susie Scott joined the staff in December as Evening Reference Assistant.  Most recently she was a Library-Media Specialist at Shenandoah High School in the Noble Local School District.

–Doug Anderson, Marietta College

 

Miami University NewsBeth Tumbleson

Beth Tumbleson, Associate Librarian, retired from Miami University Middletown’s Gardner-Harvey Library on May 31, 2019.  She served as Assistant Library Director for nearly 12 years.  Congratulations, Beth!

–John Burke, Miami University

 

University of Dayton News

Christina (Tina) Beis, Kayla Harris, and Stephanie Shreffler recently published an article with the Journal of Web Librarianship titled, “Accessing Web Archives: Integrating an Archive-It Collection into EBSCO Discovery Service.” The article expands on a presentation given at the ALAO Annual Conference in 2018 and a poster at ACRL 2019 in Cleveland.

–Kayla Harris, Procedures Manual Coordinator, University of Dayton

 

Wright State University News joanna_anderson wright state

Wright State University Libraries are pleased to introduce the newest member of our staff, Joanna Anderson. As the Medical and Human Services Librarian, she will be the liaison to the Boonshoft School of Medicine and the Human Services programs in the College of Education and Human Services.

A native Ohioan, Joanna holds two Bachelors Degrees from The Ohio State University and a Master’s in Library and Information Science from Kent State University. She has worked in library reference and instruction at colleges and universities for over ten years. For the past eight years she has been at East Tennessee State University, where she was an Associate Professor and Distance Education Librarian, and liaison to the Schools of Nursing, Public Health, and Health Sciences.

–Mandy Shannon, Wright State University

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