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Several reference librarians made presentations at the Georgia Conference on Information Literacy, held last Friday at Georgia Southern. Anna Van Scoyoc and Sheila Devaney presented on "Immersion: The 'BI to IL' Continuum" and Caroline Cason, Kristin Nielson and (and Ron Balthazor of the English Dept) presented on "EMMA (Electronic Markup and Management Application): Innovations in the Writing Classroom and Applications for Research in Information Literacy." The conference website is at: http://conted.georgiasouthern.edu/informationliteracy.html.

UGA Libraries faculty made several presentations at this year's GA COMO program. Carla Buss, Caroline Cason, Nadine Cohen, Sheila Devaney, Florence King, Deborah Stanley and Anna Van Scoyoc spoke on “Club SLC: Librarians Go Electric”; Susan Curtis addressed “Just Getting a Degree”; Toby Graham gave an update on DLG developments; Nan McMurry and Kristin Nielsen addressed a survey of humanities and social sciences departments; Cynthia Prosser gave a presentation on e-reserves at the Science Library; and Monica Pereira spoke on “Acts, Institutions, People: Collaborating for Access Through a Distributed Information System.” Abstracts of the presentations are at G:\UGALibs\pokey\como_2004.pdf


Who's New

David Falke, Library Assistant III in Cataloging. Effective September 30, 2004.

Jamie Edgar, Library Assistant III in Serials. Effective October 21, 2004.

Who's Leaving the Libraries

Maurice Cooper, Delivery Worker II (half-time) in Mail & Delivery Services. Effective October 20, 2004.

Holly Perkins, Library Assistant II in Government Documents. Effective November 3, 2004.

Who's Changing in the Libraries

Laura Heilman, Library Assistant III in Serials will be promoted to a Library Technical Assistant in Serials effective October 18, 2004.

Katherine Hart, Library Assistant III in Serials will be promoted to a Library Technical Assistant in Serials effective November 1, 2004.

Position Postings

Visit and bookmark the Libraries' HR site for an up-to-the-minute listing: www.libs.uga.edu/humres/jobs/index.html.

Training Calendar and Standing Meeting Schedule

Training, workshops or presentations, and standing meeting schedule for upcoming months can be found at www.libs.uga.edu/events.

Student Employee Payroll Calendar

Thursday October 14, 2004 - Wednesday, October 27, 2004:

Student Employee Information Forms: due to Becky Wortham by noon on Monday, October 25, 2004.
Hourly (student) timesheests: due to Betty Mayweather by 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2004.

Information on the procedures for hiring, changing status, or terminating student assistants can be found at www.libs.uga.edu/staff/studentproc.html.

Visit www.busfin.uga.edu/staff/orient.html for "Online Orienation" for all new student employees.

If you have any questions, please contact Becky Wortham at 542-2716 or at bwortham@uga.edu.

Online HR Newsletter

UGA Human Resources will periodically publish an online newsletter to keep faculty and staff updated on the latest HR initiatives. Each newsletter will be advertised through the Staff and Admin-Memo listservs. The HR newsletter is located at www.hr.uga.edu/news_intro.html.

Library Worklife Newsletter

Volume 1, Number 6 of Library Worklife from the ALA Allied Professional Association (APA) (formerly Personnel News) can be seen at: www.ala-apa.org.

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