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Distinguished Librarian Awards Reception

Please join your LAUC-B colleagues, UC Berkeley campus friends and family on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
When Librarians, Lillian Castillo-Speed & Marci Hoffman receive the Distinguished Librarian Award.
Festivities are 4:00 to 6:00pm in the Morrison Library, 101 Doe LIbrary.
RSVP to Bette Anton, banton@library.berkeley.edu

Nov 13, 2012 | Categories: Announcements | skoskinen

Distinguished Librarian Awards Announced!

The LAUC-B Distinguished Librarian Award Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012 awards: Lillian Castillo-Speed and Marci Hoffman.

To celebrate the achievements of our Distinguished Librarians we invite all library staff to join Chancellor Birgeneau, University Librarian Tom Leonard, and the Librarians? Association at a reception on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 in the Morrison Library, 4:00-6:00pm.

Lillian Castillo-Speed is the Head Librarian of the Ethnic Studies Library at UC Berkeley. Lily is a leader in national organizations that focus on Latino librarianship and received the Librarian of the Year Award for her work with REFORMA. ?She is considered a national treasure by her colleagues.? Lily is a leader to her colleagues, serving as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Berkeley Division of LAUC; on many committees and as Secretary to the Executive Committee of LAUC statewide. Her impact on the library profession and LAUC is without measure.

Marci Hoffman?s brilliant career as the Associate Director of the Law Library, International, Foreign and Comparative Law Librarian and a Lecturer in Residence at Berkeley Law is acknowledged by her colleagues and legal scholars on the UC Berkeley campus and nationwide. She has pushed law librarianship to a rare level; at UC Berkeley, in the UC system, nationally and internationally.  She is an excellent researcher, teacher and scholar. It wasn?t enough to teach the course on law research; she co-wrote the textbook, ?International Law in a Nutshell.?

The members of the Award Committee are Bette Anton, Optometry Library and Past DLA Award Recipient; Myrtis Cochran, Research and Collections for Humanities and Social Sciences / Reference Librarian, Doe/Moffitt Libraries; Susan Koskinen, (Chair) Physics-Astronomy Library;  John Shepard, Music Library; and Dmitry Budker, Miller Research Professor of Physics.

Oct 16, 2012 | Categories: Announcements | skoskinen

Library Planning Task Force, Interim Report

The Library Planning Task Force, was convened under the auspices of SLASIAC - the Systemwide Library and Scholarly Information Advisory Committee by Provost and Executive Vice President, Lawrence Pitts, has issued the Interim Report dated May 2011.
(http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/planning/taskforce/interim_report_package_2011-05-09.pdf)

"The Interim Report of the SLASIAC Library Planning Task Force is currently undergoing expedited review by the University of California community, with responses due on September 2, 2011. Comments may be directed to local Academic Senate divisions, systemwide or campus committees, or the campus library."

The LAUC-B Executive Committee established a small task group charged to review the report and put together focused points for further discussion.

LAUC-B will host a Brown Bag discussion of the report on Thursday, August 11, 2011; 12-1pm in 303 Doe.  Tom Leonard and Bernie Hurley will attend.

Jun 22, 2011 | Categories: Announcements | skoskinen

LAUC Resolution passes~

The LAUC Resolution: University of California Budget Cuts was passed and Adopted on June 7, 2011.
The resolution has been sent to the Regents, Office of the President, Academic Senate Committee on Library & Scholarly Communications (UCOLASC), the California Digital Library, Director and the Chair of SLASIAC, Gene Lucas.

 

Jun 10, 2011 | Categories: Announcements | skoskinen

SLASIAC, Library Planning Task Force Report

Systemwide Library and Scholarly Information Advisory Committee (SLASIAC)
Library Planning Task Force, interim report. May 2011.

"The Interim Report of the SLASIAC Library Planning Task Force is currently undergoing expedited review by the University of California community, with responses due on September 2, 2011. Comments may be directed to local Academic Senate divisions, systemwide or campus committees, or the campus library."

Jun 03, 2011 | Categories: Announcements | skoskinen

Presentation on Project Management

The LAUC-B Professional Development Committee and the Staff Development Committee are presenting
a workshop on Wednesday, May 11, 8:30-10:00am, in the Morrison Library.


Presentations by:
Joan Starr, CDL Digital Preservation (UC3) and Strategic Project Planning
.
Charis Takaro, UCB Integrated Library System Group
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ited for coffee, tea and presentations.
We hope to see you there,
the LAUC-B Professional Development Committee

May 03, 2011 | Categories: Announcements, Speakers and Presentations | skoskinen

LAUC-B Spring Assembly, Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Link: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LAUC/

The LAUC-B Spring Assembly will be held in the Morrison Library on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.

Refreshments: 8:15 am
Business Meeting: 8:30-9:00am
Featured Speaker: Alison Mudditt, 9:10-
Meeting adjourned: 10:00am.

Our featured speaker will be Alison Mudditt, Director of the University of California Press.  Alison comes to the UC Press with a wide range of scholarly and commercial publishing experiences; it will be interesting to hear her ideas on ebooks, copyright, the future of UC Press, and the challenges and benefits of technology.

Apr 05, 2011 | Categories: Announcements, Speakers and Presentations | skoskinen

LAUC-B Affiliated Libraries Spring Assembly

Link: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LAUC/cala/index.html

Plan to attend the LAUC-B Affiliated Libraries Spring Assembly,
on Monday, April 4, 2011; 8:30-10am;
in the Goldberg Room (297 Simon Hall).
The Featured Speaker will be Linda Vida, Director of the Water Resources Center Archives.
Linda will talk about the experience of moving her unique, special collection to its new home at UC Riverside.

Refreshments will be served.

Ramona Martinez
Chair, LAUC-B Committee on Affiliated Libraries Affairs

Mar 28, 2011 | Categories: Announcements, Speakers and Presentations | skoskinen

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