Accomplishments: University Libraries

January 19, 2023
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) and Jamia Williams, University of Utah, were invited to present on their advocacy work before the Interagency Working Group tasked by the Office of Management and Budget to review and consider changes to racial and ethnic minimum reporting standards. Their presentation "Racial and Ethnic Categories: Impact on Medical Subject…
December 8, 2022
Yuko Shinozaki (Libraries) is the recipient of a Rebel Spirit Award for demonstrating the Rebel spirit through her work processing interlibrary loan requests and assisting students and faculty at Lied Library. 
December 7, 2022
Cyrus Ford Zarganj (Libraries) presented "Cataloging Middle Eastern Streaming Media using RDA and MARC21 for the Middle East Librarians Association Committee on Cataloging. The presentation focused on the challenges and different aspects in cataloging of streaming video and audio, filmed and recorded originally in languages spoken in the Middle…
December 1, 2022
Samantha Godbey (University Libraries) and Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning), along with colleagues from University of Central Florida and California State University Long Beach, received the Outstanding Symposium Award for their presentation "Success in Publishing: Crafting Publishable Manuscripts for Journals in the Field" at the…
December 1, 2022
Sarah Quigley (Libraries) is part of a team that received a Pocket Burgundy Award from The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to support the writing and publication of a report, "Creating Ethical Temporary Positions in Archives: Best Practices and Case Studies."
November 4, 2022
Carrieann Cahall, Rosan Mitola, Chelsea Heinbach, and Amber Sewell (all Libraries) presented, "State of inclusivity in tutorials: a critical content analysis of tutorials provided by R1 academic libraries," at the Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium. 
October 20, 2022
Amy Tureen (Libraries) was the opening keynote speaker at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Her presentation, "Building a Common Wellness Vocabulary in 17 Memes or Fewer," focused on how workplaces can support the eight domains of wellness (physical, mental/emotional, social, intellectual, environmental,…
August 25, 2022
Cyrus Ford Zarganj (Libraries) delivered the online workshop "Cataloging Middle Eastern Video Recordings using RDA and MARC21" to the Middle East Librarians Association Committee on Cataloging. The workshop covered an introduction to cataloging visual materials in various formats, including VHS, DVDs, and Blu-Ray discs, using RDA standards and the…
August 24, 2022
Andrea Wirth (Libraries) gave two presentations at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress. She presented the lighting talk, "Repository Content and the SDGs: Making the Connection", and co-chaired the Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section Program, "The Use of…
July 26, 2022
Christina Miskey (Libraries) and Allison Bailund (San Diego State University) recently co-authored the chapter "Virtual Spaces: Developing Experiential Learning Opportunities for Online Students" in the published ACRL book Learning in Action: Designing Successful Graduate Student Work Experiences in Academic Libraries.
July 4, 2022
Maggie Farrell (Libraries) concluded her term as American Library Association treasurer at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., and was elected to serve as a Councilor-At-Large on ALA Council.
June 17, 2022
Amanda Melilli (Libraries) gave a presentation, "Rainbow Reflections: Exploring LGBTQIA+ Representation in Curriculum Materials Library Picture Book Collections," with Alicia G. Vaandering, University of Rhode Island, and James Rosenzweig, Eastern Washington University, at the 2022 Association of College and Research Libraries New England Chapter…