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September 2005

September 12 , 2005• Volume 9, Number 9

Lillie Jones receives Staff Employee Honor

Our very own Lillie Jones was recognized last month as part of the quarterly Staff Employee Recognition Program. This recognition is designed to acknowledge staff members who contribute to the success of the University in the greater Sacramento community, employees who make outstanding contributions of service and dedication to the University; who promote values--including teamwork, pluralism, respect and understanding; who create more efficient or productive operations--including money-saving ideas, exceptional fiscal responsibility, or improving the quality of service. see story

How I Spent My Summer Gyrations
By Terry Webb, Library Administration

This summer I was cornered into being the chairperson of a new committee of the CSU Council of Library Directors (COLD) for the coming year. It is the System-wide Technology Initiatives Management committee, or STIM. I and the other COLD and STIM folks, including staff from the Chancellor’s Office (CO), spent a lot of time in early summer getting the group organized and setting up the first meeting, which we held in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. see story

What's New in the Library Media Center
By Fang Gu and Rubby Hampton, Library Media Center

Read about what's new in the Library Media Center and about activities that LMC has organized for the new semester. 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 12, 2005, released October 17, 2005.

Spreading the Word on the Library
By Anne Bradly, Reference

With the August launch of Library Liaison, the CSUS Library has another electronic newsletter to add to its portfolio. Library Liaison, which focuses on library collections, was sent to department chairs and faculty liaisons all across campus. The first issue featured articles on everything from new databases to the status of the collections budget. see story

Current and Upcoming
University Library Exhibits

September through October
Second fl. cases: Crisis in the Ranks (cont.)

Mid-Sept through October
1st floor cases: Eugenics (companion exhibit to those at Library Gallery and Special Collections)

Second and Third floor walls: Young Peoples’ Peace and Friendship Art Exhibit by Soka Gakkai International – USA.
Opening reception : Oct. 1, 2005 at 1 p.m., Library 1 st fl.

For information contact Carol Gebel