Check out some of your colleagues’ recent achievements.
Marianne Martens, School of Library and Information Science, presented a short paper titled "Toward a New Paradigm of (Children’s) Publishing" as part of the Youth Services SIG Panel at the ALISE Preliminary Conference in Philadelphia, Pa., on January 2014.
Bathi Kasturiarachi, Department of Mathematics, Kent State University at Stark, presented "Future State of the Evolving Classroom in Mathematics" at the Southern Hemisphere Conference on Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics - DELTA 2013 in Kiama, Australia, on Nov. 25-29, 2013.
Summary: The presentation reported on three models of delivery and emphasized on the blended model, which can be used to motivate students to excel in mathematics.
Web link: www.delta2013.net
Cindy Kristof, head of copyright and document services, presented "ILL 101: Copyright" at the RUSA STARS Pre-Conference held at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Philadelphia, Pa., on Jan. 24, 2014.
Margaret Maurer, head of metadata and catalogue, presented an RDA Travelogue, titled “RDA Implementation Experiences: An OCLC Webinar” in October 2013. More than 900 sites registered for this webinar and more than 500 attended in person; and joined the editorial board of Cataloging and Classification Quarterly – a Taylor and Francis journal – in Feb. 2014.
Roman Panchyshyn, catalogue librarian, presented “RDA Implementation – Catalog and Display Issues” at the Pennsylvania Convocation Center on Jan. 25, 2014.
Yosh Hakutani, Department of English, authored Richard Wright and Haiku (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2014), xii, 218 pp.
James K. Bracken, dean and professor, University Libraries, authored a bibliographic essay titled, “Book History and Print Culture at the Millenium” for CHOICE Magazine, 50th anniversary edition, published by the Association of College and Research Libraries (March 2014). www.cro3.org/content/51/07/1157.abstract
Kenneth Cushner, professor, and Joanne Kilgour Dowdy, professor, both from the School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, edited, From the Margins to the Mainstream: Enhancing Social Awareness in the Social Studies Classroom, Lanham, Md.: Rowman Littlefield Education, 2014, 170 pages.
Summary: This edited volume is a collection of instructional activities that can be used in the college and K-12 classroom that address issues of social justice. Web link: https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781475808926