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October 2005

October 17, 2005 • Volume 9, Number 10

WELCOME! New Faces in the Library

Welcome our new colleagues. Take time to get to know the new faces in BCD, Reference, Acquisitions/Serials, and Library Instruction.
Who are they? see story

C.M. Goethe: His Life & Eugenic Vision - an exhibit
By Chole Burke, Dept of History

On Tuesday, October 12, a reception was held in the Department of Special Collections and University Archives for the opening of the exhibit C. M. Goethe: His Life & Eugenic Vision. Most of the material for this exhibit came from the Charles M. Goethe Papers, which is housed in SCUA. Additional material came from the Warner L. Marsh Papers, also in SCUA. see story

Report from the World Library and Information Congress
71st IFLA General Conference and Council - Oslo, Norway August 13-19, 2005 By Linda J. Goff, Head of Instructional Services

My first inkling that I might be able to attend the International Federation of Library Association (IFLA) conference was in January of 2004 when the ALA Library Instruction Round Table was asked to nominate someone as a representative to the IFLA Information Literacy Standing Committee. It could have been in recognition of my long-term and active membership that LIRT Executive Committee nominated me...see story

Exhibits on Display

The exhibits committee hopes you have enjoyed the summer’s exhibits: Library Artistry, Crisis in the Ranks, Portraits, Gardening: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs, and Audubon Birds. see story

University Library Exhibits


The Influence of Eugenics --- 1 st floor --- Presented by the Library’s Exhibits Committee, this exhibit is a companion to those in the Library Gallery and in Special Collections and Archives.  Be sure to see all three.

Young People’s Peace and Friendship Art Exhibit --- 2 nd and 3 rd floors --- Presented by Soka Gakkai International, USA, Sacramento.  Be sure to see both the paintings and the ceramics by artists from 6 years old to 20 years old.


Women’s Studies at CSUS   --- 1 st floor --- Presented by CSUS Women’s Studies. Learn about the concerns and class offerings of this campus academic program.


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, November 17, 2004, released November 22, 2004.

Halloween Bake Sale

Free Coffee, Cider, & Tea


The Library Employee Committee will be having its annual Halloween Bake sale Monday, October 31 from 9:30am-11:30am. Please consider contributing the home-cooked goodie of your choice then join your colleagues in the 5th floor break room for coffee and sweets! If your sweet tooth is missing in action, please consider making a cash donation. All proceeds go to support LEC activities such as the holiday party.