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April 2005

April 25 , 2005• Volume 9, Number 4

Library Curriculum Collection and Learning Resources Display Center
By Roz Van Auker, Reference Department

There’s something new in the CSUS Library Curriculum Collection—in fact, there are many new things. As a result of efforts by Tamara Trujillo and Roz Van Auker, the Library was designated a Learning Resources Display Center (LRDC) by the California Department of Education last fall. see story


Namaste! Yoga Comes to the Library
By Laura Archbold, Reference Department

Stressed? All knotted up from sitting in front of your computer? Then come to the Alicia Patrice’s yoga class and unwind. You will learn how to stretch, destress, and tune into your body with umpire pose, child’s pose, tadasana, and more. see story


The Copyright Conundrum: Breaking It Down to Basics
By Julie Thomas, Special Collections and University Archives

Who really understands all the laws and issues involved with copyright? If the many layers and nuances of copyright rules confuse you, rest assured that you are not alone. see story


A Visit to the National Library of Medicine
by Marianne Reynolds, Reference Department

It was a lovely spring morning when I journeyed to the National Library of Medicine on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The last of the delicate cherry blossoms were still clinging to the trees, emitting the most delicious scent, and bright tulips abounded in the lavish greenery of Bethesda. see story


Exhibits: Past, Present, and Future
by Carol Gebel, Chair, Library Exhibit Committee

Wall exhibits on the first and second floors continue to share the artistry of their creators into the month of May. Watercolors of Audubon Birds by Charles Martell on the first floor and photographic Portraits by Jana Shober can be expected to attract admiring viewers until these exhibits close later in the month. see story


Award Recipients for 10, 20, 25 & 30 Years of Service at CSUS

The following Library employees will be celebrating 10, 20, 25, & 30 years of service at CSUS (as of December 31, 2004) at the annual Awards Luncheon held in the University Union Ballroom on Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

10 years Jennifer O’Neal-Watts, Circulation
20 years Edward Alston, Circulation
Lisa Van Handel, Circulation
25 years Lauretta Frost, Bibliographic Control
30 years Lillie Jones, Administration

FACULTY FORUM

Lectures by CSUS professors
on their current research and creative projects

Friday, May 6th, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Kadema Hall 145

 Terry Webb , Library
Intention and Indirection in Religious Tourist Art

Chloe Burke , History
'Human Cootie': Modernity and the Visual Rhetoric of Anti-Radicalism



University Library Exhibits

April
1st floor escalator cases: Library Artistry by Library Talent
1st floor freestanding and table case: National Library Week
1st floor walls: Renderings by Charles Martell, from the Original Water-color Paintings by John James Audubon
2nd floor cases: Crisis in the Ranks: Under-Representation of Faculty of Color at CSUS by Rhonda Rios Kravitz et al. (cont.)
2nd floor walls: Portraits by Jana Shober, CSUS, Dept of Biological Sciences

May
1st floor escalator cases: Library Artistry by Library Talent(cont.)
1st floor freestanding and table case: Women’s Studies at CSUS (begins May 5 )
1st floor walls: Renderings by Charles Martell, from the Original Water-color Paintings by John James Audubon (ends May 14)
2nd floor cases: Crisis in the Ranks: Under-representation of Faculty of Color at CSUS by Rhonda Rios Kravitz et al. (cont.)
2nd floor walls: Portraits by Jana Shober, CSUS, Dept of Biological Sciences (ends May 12)

 Contact Carol Gebel at gebelc@csus.edu 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, May 18, 2005, release May 23, 2005.