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Welcome: Brittany Steingass

Submitted by Randall McKenzie:

Brittany Steingass will join University Libraries November 5 for a one-year appointment as Human Resources Associate.

Brittany recently worked with the Libraries’ Human Resources team for two years as a student assistant. In that time, she built knowledge in university systems, policies, and procedures, and gained valuable experience in HR operations such as recruiting, onboarding, employee relations, and record keeping. In May 2018, Brittany earned her B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management from OSU’s Fisher College of Business.

Please join us in welcoming Brittany back to University Libraries!

Bussell, Folk featured on “Write.Think.Teach” podcast

Hillary Bussell and Amanda Folk are featured on the most recent episodes of the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing’s (CSTW) “Write.Think.Teach” podcast. Hilary and Amanda speak about information literacy and open educational resources (OER) in two brief episode.

Amanda Folk

Hilary Bussell

The podcast series, including these two episodes, can be accessed here:

ACRL Member of the Week: Gene Springs

Submitted by Karla Strieb:  

Congratulations to Gene Springs, featured this week as ACRL’s “Member of the Week.”

Gene Springs

Retirement reception October 31 for Joe Marino

Departing: Yuimi Hlasten

Yuimi Hlasten

Yuimi Hlasten

Yuimi Hlasten, program assistant in Publishing and Repository Services, has resigned from University Libraries. Her last day with the Libraries will be October 26, 2018. Yuimi has accepted the role of Electronic Resources & Scholarly Communication Librarian at Denison University.

We congratulate Yuimi on this exciting next stage of her career and wish her all the best.

Transferring: Alicia Perkins

Submitted by Quanetta Batts:

Effective December 2, 2018, Alicia Perkins will join the Outreach & Engagement Department, where she will provide administrative support for public programs, internal meetings and events.  

While still in Reference Services,  Alicia will be the contact person for this semester’s Pause 4 Paws program.


Departing: Tara Kreider

Tara Kreider has accepted a new position with WOSU as Assistant Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship.  Her last day with University Libraries is November 2.  

Tara Kreider

Tara first joined the Libraries as a one-year temporary employee with Thompson Special Collections in December 2015. In July 2017, Tara joined the Outreach and Engagement Team as development and events assistant.  In her new role, Tara will serve as part of the WOSU Public Media Advancement team and will be responsible for driving the strategy for stewardship for cultivation-focused events for WOSU donors.  

Congratulations to Tara on this next step in her career.

Published: David Lincove

David Lincove published “Key Sources of Multinational Data on Conventional and Nuclear Armaments,” Reference and User Services Quarterly 58, 1(2018): 11-15. 

Promoted: Clayton Bell

Submitted by Erica Jonak:

Congratulations to Clayton Bell, who has been promoted to Library Associate 2 position at the 18th Avenue Library, effective today. 

In this position, Clayton will supervises circulation operations from 11 p.m. – 8 a.m., working with Library and University Security to deal with emergencies; overseeing standard Circulation functions and patron service; and supervising 3rd shift staff .  

Welcome: Paige Johnson

Submitted by Kristin Gall:

Paige Johnson joins the staff October 16 as the Evening Circulation Associate at the Thompson Library, reporting to Emily Smock.  Paige will oversee evening activities and direct public service operations at Thompson.  

Paige has worked as a library associate at the Grandview Heights Public Libraries, and as a circulation assistant at the Southwest Public Libraries.  She has a B.A. in professional writing and journalism from Capital University, and is currently working on a Master’s of Library & Information Science at Wayne State University.

Welcome aboard, Paige!

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