2010 – Fall Semester

 

JOHN B. COLEMAN LIBRARIANS IN THE NEWS…

Fall 2010

  Fundamentals of Speech   

Image from the cover of
Fundamentals of Speech 

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian was a contributing editor for the required Speech textbook, Public Speaking Handbook with additional readings. Fundamentals of Speech.  (Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas 2010.) Ms. Gay edited a section of 25 pages on resources for library communication and journalism books, databases on communication and journalism materials, and communication and journalism Website sources.  

Ms. Kimberly Gay (center) with Dr. Dana Rooks and Dr. Herman Totten (two past Texas Library Association Presidents)

Ms. Kimberly Gay (center) with Dr. Dana Rooks and Dr. Herman Totten (two past Texas Library Association Presidents)
 

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian attended the 2010 Winter Houston Program for the University of North Texas – Department of Library and Information Sciences’ “All School Day” on December 4, 2010, in Houston. Ms. Gay represented the John B. Coleman Library as the Academic Librarian on a panel discussion topic about New Technologies in Social Networking at Your Library: Participate and Facilitate. She discussed the new innovative teaching and learning endeavors of incorporating Web 2.0 Social Networking technologies and faculty with Library Information Literacy Instructions.

  

Elizabeth Jean Brumfield, Distance Services Librarian, John B. Coleman Library and the Northwest Houston Center has been appointed to the 2010-2011 Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee for the American Library Association.

Purpose of the committee: To oversee, coordinate, and support the Diversity Research Grants program; to recommend potential award jurors to the ALA Office for Diversity for the Diversity Research Grants award process; to oversee the application, selection and notification process; to serve as a resource for awardees; and to make recommendations on and support fundraising and marketing initiatives related to the Diversity Research Grants program. Each year the Office for Diversity and the Diversity Research Grant
Jury identify three areas of scholarship where research is needed. Typically, one proposal is chosen from within each topic for a total of three awards.

 

 Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian is the featured Texas Library Association’s October 2010 Member of the Month on the TLA website.  The Executive Director of TLA, Patricia H. Smith, informed Ms. Gay that the association would like to feature her for the entire month of October on their website’s homepage. TLA is the largest state library association in the United States. Its members are employed in all types of libraries (academic, public, school, and special). TLA was established in 1902 to promote, support and improve library services in Texas.   

 

Texas Library Association October 2010 Member of the Month    
http://www.txla.org/  and  http://www.txla.org/kimberly-gay 

 

Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian Kimberly M. Gay, Reference and Instruction Librarian was reappointment to the TexShare Outreach and Instruction Working Group on behalf of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The appointment is for a three-year term from September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2013.  

 

 


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