2009 – Fall Semester

JOHN B. COLEMAN LIBRARIANS IN THE NEWS…

Fall 2009

Click here for more information on 16th National HBCU Faculty Development Symposium  

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian presented at the 16th National HBCU Faculty Development Symposium in October 2009 in Atlanta Georgia. The 2009 theme of the HBCU Faculty Development Symposium is "Enhancing the Global Competence of HBCU Faculty and Students: Teaching, Research and Service".  Ms. Gay  presented on “Enhancing, Engaging, and Exciting: Global Intersections of Information Literacy, Technology, and Professional Writing”.

Click here for more information on 16th National HBCU Faculty Development Symposium

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian presented at a workshop on ”Read and Celebrate African American Literature” at the 16th National HBCU Faculty Development Symposium in October 2009 in Atlanta Georgia. The 2009 theme of the HBCU Faculty Development Symposium was "Enhancing the Global Competence of HBCU Faculty and Students: Teaching, Research and Service" Ms. Gay with others discussed the teaching styles using African American Literature as learning objectives for enhancing students reading skills.

Click here for more information on the Texas Library Association

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian presented a workshop on “Global Librarian: Preparing Librarians to Stay Connected with the 21st Century Library Patron” at the Texas Library Association’s District 8 annual Fall Conference held Saturday October 17th at University of Houston at Sugar Land.

 Click here to view the Writing Center Workshop Series

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian presented at the PVAMU National Day of Writing Workshop on October 20, 2009, sponsored by the English Department and the Writing Center. The topic of the workshop was Got Media Information Writing Literacy?

Lauren Kelley, MA, Library Art Curator- Fourth Floor Gallery

Lauren Kelley, Art Curator Awarded a one-year” Fellowship” to study at the Studio Museum in Harlem (SMH), from October 2009 to September 2010. While serving as the "Artist in Residence" at the SMH, Lauren will commute between New York and Texas, as she continues to manage Art Exhibits at the Library scheduled for the current academic year, 2009/2010. During her study leave at the SMH Library at, Lauren will be part of a highly recognized, prestigious and competitive “mentoring program” for emerging artists. This culturally rich setting will also provide an opportunity for Lauren to meet and work with some of the most outstanding and influential contemporary creative artists in her field, as well as arts patrons and scholars that should bring notoriety and attention to the university, library and our art galleries.

 

University College Building Number 38 Lecture Series

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian was the keynote speaker for the University College Building Number 38 Lecture Series on September 22, 2009, held in the John B. Coleman Library. The theme of the lectures series was “The Path to Success: Life Skills 101. Are you Man Enough” Ms. Gay spoke about the three important issues for young men – knowing the value of getting a college degree; reading and knowing how to find good information; and building good friendships.

 Lone Star College at North Harris

Lone Star College Library
at North Harris

Karl Henson, Electronic Services Librarian and Steve Shaw, Head of Reference and Instruction, conducted a seminar at Lone Star College at North Harris September 17th entitled “Assessment and the Academic Library.” The seminar, presented to the Library Directors and other senior library staff of the eight campuses of the college system, focused on setting goals and objectives, departmental mission statements, overall library assessment best practices including data storage and documentation as well as an overview of the library requirement for SACS re accreditation.

Elizabeth Jean Brumfield, Distance Services Librarian

Elizabeth Brumfield, Distance Services Librarian was appointed to Conference Program Advisory Board for the 14th Annual Off Campus Library Conference to be held Cleveland, Ohio, April 28-30, 2010.

This international conference brings together librarians, administrators, and educators to discuss, demonstrate, and champion the techniques and theories of providing library services to students and faculty participating in instruction either away from a main campus or in the online environment. Through formal proceedings and the publication of Conference papers in the Journal of Library Administration, this information is made available to all who have an interest in this field.

 


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