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Several names of Libraries' personnel are found on this page of the Staff Voice, the newsletter of the UGA Staff Council. http://www.uga.edu/sccomm/newsletters/fall06/p&c.htm .  Congratulations!

Deb Raftus, Reference, has been selected as an ALA/ACRL Emerging Leader 2007! Emerging Leaders 2007 will select and train 100 new librarians beginning with a daylong session at the 2007 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle. Afterward, it will continue online for six months, culminating at the 2007 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

Performance Review

It is time for the performance appraisal process for the period of January 1- December 31, 2006 .  Although your supervisor and department head are your most important point of information, detailed information on the process and information regarding guidelines, FAQ, and timetable are located at http://www.libs.uga.edu/staff/appraisal.html .  All forms may also be accessed at g:/ugalibs/pers/evaluation.

Spectrum Scholarships

Established in 1997, the Spectrum Scholarship Program is the American Library Association's national diversity and recruitment effort designed to address the specific issue of under representation of critically needed ethnic librarians within the profession while serving as a model for ways to bring attention to larger diversity issues in the future. As racial, ethnic and ethno-linguistic communities grow, Spectrum's major drive is to recruit a representative

In 2007, the Spectrum Scholarship Program will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary, and funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will be awarding over 60 scholarships for 2007-2008.  The deadline to apply is March 1, 2007.  See our website for more information: http://www.ala.org/spectrum.

The Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship program will provide full tuition support and annual stipends totaling $20,000 to 10 new full-time library and information science (LIS) doctoral students beginning in the fall of 2007 for all four years of study. Applications for the Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship are available online and must be received in full by January 12, 2007. See our website for more information: http://www.ala.org/spectrumphd.


Bond, Tyson Reference November 6, 2000
Bonds, Pennelesie Cataloging November 3, 1977
Cannon, Regina CAES - Griffin November 15, 2001
Griffith, Eric Reference November 15, 1993
Hale, Margaret Administration November 1, 1999
Hart, Katherine Serials November 3, 2003
King, Florence Human Resources/Student Learning Center November 15, 1984
Langford, William Acquisitions November 1, 1982
Meyers, Anne Hargrett November 8, 1993
Mitchell, Daron Access Services November 11, 1985
Mittelman, Willard Acquisitions November 29, 1999
Mixon, Timothy Systems November 1, 1979
Murray, Tim Serials November 20, 1989
Shockley, Melissa Cataloging November 30, 2000
Timian, Viki Access Services November 25, 2002
Vey, Leigh Ann Serials/DLG November 28, 2005
Wiggs, Annette Interlibrary Loan November 13, 1991
Wilson, R. Brian Student Learning Center November 8, 2005

Who's New

Kelly Hickey, Library Assistant III in Collection Development. Effective November 7, 2006.

Who's Leaving the Libraries

Katherine McCann, Library Assistant II in Access Services. Effective November 15, 2006.

Jacquelyn Foley, Library Assistant III in Cataloging. Effective November 24, 2006.

Who's Changing in the Libraries

No personnel changes to report in this issue.

Student Employee Payroll Calendar:



Regular Student Payoll - Thursday, November 09, 2006 - Wednesday, November 22, 2006:

Student Employee Information Forms: due to Lucille Davis by noon on Thursday, November 16, 2006.

Hourly (student) timesheets: due to Betty Mayweather by 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2006.

Federal Workstudy Student (FWS) Payoll - Thursday, November 09, 2006 - Wednesday, November 22, 2006:

Hourly (student) timesheets and payroll vouchers: due to Lucille Davis by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2006.

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

Visit http://www.busfin.uga.edu/staff/orient.html for 'Online Orientation' for all new student employees.

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

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 Orientation" for all new student employees.

If you have any questions regarding student assistants, please contact Lucille Davis at 542-0660 or at lkdavis@uga.edu .

Websites of Interest:

Administrative Policies and Procedures: http://askuga.uga.edu/

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA):http://www.hr.uga.edu/fmla/fmla_intro.html.

UGA HR Position Vacancies: http://jobapp.humanres.uga.edu/hr_app/hr_position_vacancies.cfm

Libraries Position Postings:http://www.libs.uga.edu/humres/jobs/index.html

Libraries Meeting/Events Schedule:http://www.libs.uga.edu/events

Online HR Newsletter:http://www.hr.uga.edu/news_intro.html

Library Worklife Newsletter:http://www.ala-apa.org/newsletter/newsletter.html

Shared Leave Program:http://www.hr.uga.edu/shared_leave.html

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