• OSUL Teaching & Learning launches new blog
    by Larry Allen on February 15, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    Submitted on behalf of the Teaching and Learning Committee: The Teaching & Learning Committee has developed and launched a new blog that is designed to not only provide solutions to instructional problems you may have encountered in the classroom, but also to provide helpful links to valuable resources for improving our practice. The OSUL Teaching […]

  • Curators’ Tour of “Creative Responses to the Cold War” February 21
    by Larry Allen on February 15, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Submitted by Ken Aschliman: Join us Thursday, February 21, 10 – 11 a.m. in the Thompson Gallery.  Curators Ann Marie Davis and Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros will lead a guided tour of their exhibition. “Creative Responses to the Cold War” gathers international expressions of hope, anxiety, and dissent during an era of international fracture. […]

  • Want more about OhioLINK after Gwen Evan’s talk?
    by Larry Allen on February 15, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    Submitted by Karla Strieb: Many Libraries’ staff and faculty attended the Gwen Evans presentation on the Present and Future of OhioLINK. If you missed it or attended and want to access the slides or get more information about OhioLINK’s resources for staff at member institutions, visit the new OSUL OhioLINK Reps Wiki page at https://library.osu.edu/portal/confluence/display/libraries/OhioLINK+Reps. […]

  • Wellness Wednesday/February 13, 2019
    by Larry Allen on February 13, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    Save the Date: USAC Staff Benefits and Wellness Expo The University Staff Advisory Committee is hosting the 2019 USAC Staff Benefits and Wellness Expo Tuesday (3/19) 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Archie M. Griffin Ballroom of the Ohio Union.  Events include Vendor Expo, Wellness Breakout Sessions, and BioMetric Screenings.  Screenings can be scheduled here; more […]

  • Intercultural Fluency and Inclusive Excellence at Thompson Library March 13-14
    by Larry Allen on February 13, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    Yesterday’s NewsNotes posting on the Intercultural Fluency and Inclusive Excellence workshop set for March 13 and 14 did not include location information.  The workshop will be held at the Thompson Library in Rooms 150 A & B. Check the February 12 posting for additional information on the program. […]

  • Reminder: Sexual Misconduct Education for Faculty and Staff
    by Larry Allen on February 13, 2019 at 5:42 pm

    Submitted by Brittany Steingass: Knowing how to identify, disrupt and report sexual misconduct helps ensure the safety and well-being of everyone in our Ohio State community. A mandatory sexual misconduct prevention online course, “Report = Support: Identifying and Responding to Sexual Misconduct” has been assigned to everyone’s BuckeyeLearn transcript. If you haven’t already done so, please […]

  • New Student Employee Orientation moves to BuckeyeLearn
    by Larry Allen on February 13, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Submitted by Randall McKenzie: The Libraries’ New Student Employee Orientation course has moved from Carmen to BuckeyeLearn, effective Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The course is required of all new student employees and rehired student employees who have not completed the most recent version of the course. Students have 2-weeks from date of hire to complete […]

  • Registration now open for Intercultural Fluency and Inclusive Excellence Workshop!
    by Larry Allen on February 12, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    Submitted by Lisa Patton-Glinski: This professional development and learning opportunity intended for University Libraries’ leadership and the entire Libraries’ community is focused on three key areas: Inclusive Leadership, Unconscious Bias and Intercultural Fluency.  The program is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills to help us move toward a more inclusive, intercultural and socially […]

  • Job Posting: First-Year Experience Instructional Aid Associate
    by Larry Allen on February 12, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    Submitted by Brittany Steingass: The First-Year Experience (FYE) Instructional Aids Associate will develop, manage, facilitate, and assess aspects of the University Libraries’ programming in support of first-year students in consultation with the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian. This includes: designing, coordinating, teaching, and assessing the Teaching & Learning Department’s suite of workshops for the University’s First-Year Success Series; […]

  • Ohio State Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    by Larry Allen on February 12, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    Submitted by Randall McKenzie: You don’t have to manage life’s challenges alone. The Ohio State Employee Assistance Program (EAP), offers complimentary services and tools to help get you through the rough spots.  Employees engage EAP services for a wide variety of reasons. Some of the common topics include: Conflict Resolution Couples Counseling Interpersonal Skill Development […]