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January 2005

 January 24, 2005• Volume 9, Number 1

Program Review: An Update
By Terry Webb, Library Administration

As I mentioned in the all-staff strategic planning meetings last week, the Program Review Team has submitted a draft of its Program Review of the Library. Because it’s a draft, we will have an opportunity to respond to the report, correct inaccuracies, and make clarifications where needed. Soon you will be able to read and comment on the entire draft. In the meantime, I think it fitting for everyone to see the Team’s commendations of the Library. If you notice any inaccuracies, etc., please let me know.see story

Exhibits: Past, Present & Future: Black Roots for February
By Carol Gebel, Exhibit Committee Chair

The collages by Mark Fox Morgan on the walls of the library’s third floor must include some of the largest works of art that have been shown in any recent library exhibit. Mark tells me that his work has taken a new path into pressed sculpture. We may see some examples in the future. His current exhibit is scheduled for removal on January 28 (weather permitting). We hope you have had a chance to view Mark’s work. see story

Current and Upcoming University Library Exhibits

1st floor standing case: Martin Luther King, Jr. : His Youth & Ministry
1st floor table case: MLK, Jr., for Kids

1st floor standing case: African American Genealogy (Black Heritage Month)

Contact Carol Gebel at for information.


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 January 19, 2005, released January 20, 2004.


Tour Leaders Sought – Sign Up!
From January 31 through February 11 the Library will be offering guided tours for all students, faculty, and staff members interesting in finding out about our services and how to get around the building. This is a wonderful opportunity to interact with students and help them identify key service points and facts about the CSUS Library. The tour schedule can be found at
You can sign up to give tours by contacting TJ Gorton, or 278-5822, or Reza Peigahi, or 278-5246.

Creative Collectives travels to SJSU
If you were unable to catch the second redaction of Creative Collectives at the C. N. Gorman Museum at UC's another chance. Creative Collectives, last summer’s CSUS library exhibit, has moved again, morphed and changed names to “Creative Collectives: Live on the Wall”. It is now showing at the San Jose Public/San Jose State University Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. There will be a reception on Saturday, March 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. Check out the website.

Mary Hicks, who works as a pool librarian in Reference three Sunday afternoons a month, has been appointed the Religion and Spirituality Interest Area Consultant for the Association for Psychological Type (APT). APT is the professional association for users of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and other psychological type instruments. Mary's duties will include answering questions about type and spirituality, planning a one-day symposium for next summer's conference in Portland, Oregon, and writing several articles for the Bulletin of Psychological Type.