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Community Updates - Page: 37


  • UC Berkeley’s Tom Leonard Wins New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest

    Tom Leonard, university librarian at University of California (UC), Berkeley, submitted a winning entry to the New Yorker’s weekly cartoon caption contest. The cartoon, by artist Joe Dator, shows a cat...

  • CLIR Receives Sloan Grant for Data Curation Fellows

    The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $1.3 million to expand CLIR's efforts to develop leaders in the profession of data curation...

  • Western University’s Joyce Garnett to Retire

    Joyce Garnett, university librarian at Western University, has announced that she will retire after 15 years at Western. Her official retirement date is March 31, 2014, but she will step...

  • Indiana Names Joel Silver Director of Lilly Library

    Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries at Indiana University Brenda L. Johnson has announced the appointment of Joel Silver as the director of the Lilly Library, effective April 1, 2013....

  • NYPL Appoints Mary Lee Kennedy Chief Library Officer

    Mary Lee Kennedy, senior associate provost for the Harvard Library, has been appointed chief library officer at New York Public Library (NYPL), effective May 15, 2013. This is a newly created...

  • Oklahoma Appoints Carl Grant Associate Dean & CTO

    The University of Oklahoma (OU) Libraries have tapped Carl Grant to serve as their new associate dean for knowledge services and chief technology officer. Grant is currently an independent consultant...

  • Cornell Displays Emancipation Proclamation

    To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Cornell University Library is publicly displaying its original copy, which holds some little-known history. President Abraham Lincoln signed the library’s copy...

  • Vanderbilt TV News Archive Wins Regional Emmy

    Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive received the Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement from the MidSouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during its awards ceremony January 26,...

  • NCSU’s “Library of the Future” Opens

    The James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University (NCSU) opened its doors on Wednesday, January 2. The Hunt Library, aspiring to be "the best learning and collaborative...

  • Columbia Announces Inaugural Digital Centers Interns

    Columbia University Libraries (CUL) has announced the recipients of the inaugural Digital Centers Internship Program, jointly funded by the libraries and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Six Columbia...


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