Submitted by Kristin Gall:

Please join in congratulating Nicole Hernandez for her promotion to Research Commons Public Services Coordinator.  Research Commons provides a suite of services and a space through which researchers can explore collaborative, interdisciplinary, and emerging research methods and connect with experts for support at any stage of the research process.  In her new role, Nicole will take the lead in planning and coordinating special programs, workshops, and consultations, as well as, develop and implement processes and resources designed to improve user-oriented services delivered by the Research Commons staff and to enrich the user experience.  Congratulations, Nicole!

Please join in congratulating Maria Scheid for her promotion to Copyright Services Coordinator.  Copyright Services supports Ohio State faculty, staff, and students by providing education and guidance on the application of copyright law to facilitate teaching, research, and scholarship.  In her new role, Maria continues to serve as a subject matter expert who creates tools and resources to help patrons understand copyright law. Additionally, she will take a lead role in developing several new workshops and programming, participating in the development and modification of OSUL copyright policies and procedures, and engaging in outreach, advocacy, and other collaborative interactions across OSUL and the university community.  Congratulations, Maria!