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September 27, 2004

September 27 , 2004 • Volume 8, Number 9

Creative Collectives: Chicana Painters Working in Community Moves to C.N. Gorman Museum at UC Davis
By Elizabeth O'Brien, Acquisitions

The show, “Creative Collectives: Chicana Painters Working in Community,” which originated at the CSUS Library, and was co-curated by Kathryn Blackmer Reyes and Elizabeth O’Brien of the CSUS Library and David Bischoff, Chair of Fine and Performing Arts at Jesuit High School, has gone on the road. David and Elizabeth, in conjunction with Cibonay Cordova from the C.N. Gorman Museum, have taken the show to UC Davis, where it will open on October 1, 2004 and run through November 30th 2004. see story

CSUS Library at Cote d'Ivorie
By Terry Webb, Library Administration

I have been part of the partnership project between CSUS and six post-secondary institutions in Cote d'Ivoire, Africa that has been going on for thee years. This summer I traveled to Cote d’lvoire to discuss ways of future collaboration. There is a lot that can be done to help the academic libraries that are behind in their book collections. see story

Ten Tips for a More Cohesive Small Group
By Marianne Reynolds, Reference Dept

As a follow-up to last month’s installment, 10 Tips to a More Effective Meeting, this month’s topic is working in small groups. Many people at one time or another have the opportunity to work in a small group. see story


Editor: Kathryn Blackmer Reyes
Assistant Editor: Laura Archbold

Floor to Floor is a monthly publication from the CSUS University Library. The newsletter fosters communications and promotes a community spirit within the Library.

Deadline submission for the next Floor to Floor, October 20, 2004, released October 25, 2004.

Fair Trade Lecture
By Julie Thomas, Special Collections and University Archives

The Library Café Task Force is pleased to host Jean Walsh from TransFair USA as she speaks about Fair Trade Certification for products such as coffee, cocoa, tea and bananas. Learn how Fair Trade ensures fair prices for family farmers, promotes decent working and living conditions and supports environmentally-friendly farming practices. The presentation is scheduled for October 6th at 12:15 pm in the Library Media Center, Room 1522. Immediately following at 1:00 pm will be an open discussion forum about the community benefits of supporting local businesses and services. The discussion forum will be facilitated by Professor Dennis Tootelian from the Department of Management. see announcement

Current and Upcoming
University Library Exhibits

Third floor:
Brown vs. Board of Education, IN PURSUIT OF FREEDOM & EQUALITY: Kansas and the African American Public School Experience 1855-1955.
(Exhibit on loan from) The Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research, Topeka, KS. Opening ceremony, Oct. 5 at noon by the exhibit on the 3rd floor.

Second floor:
Hispanic Heritage with Woodturning by Mark Landon and Metaphysical Studies by Fernando Duarte through Oct. 20.

For information contact Carol Gebel