• From Lisa Patton-Glinski: Welcoming Kristen Menchen
    by Anna Leeper on June 4, 2020 at 3:09 pm

    From Lisa Patton-Glinski Welcome: Kristen Menchen Kristen Menchen has accepted the position of Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) and will begin her new role on June 8.   While working daily with University Libraries, in line with the University’s new HR Service Delivery Model, Kristen will be reporting directly into the Office of Human Resources and […]

  • Departures: Tressa Graves
    by Anna Leeper on June 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Submitted by Randall McKenzie and Amy McCrory: Tressa Graves will conclude her three-year term appointment as Audiovisual (AV) Assessment & Process Assistant with the Preservation and Digitization department on June 12, 2020. Tressa began her current position in June 2017. Her work in the Libraries has been substantive and transformative. In assessing the Libraries’ large and diverse […]

  • Kudos: Higgins, McKenzie, Beach, McClung, Cramer, Leeper, Chan, Braun, Buckey, Klose
    by Maria Scheid on June 3, 2020 at 2:24 pm

    From Lila Andersen: Over the past few weeks, Julie Higgins has been a critical source of information as I’ve work on a couple of projects. She was available for on-the-spot conversations via Skype and Zoom and followed up with me to ensure I had everything I needed. I really appreciated the time she took to assist, […]

  • Information Literacy Virtual Workshop Series: Research as Inquiry
    by Anna Leeper on June 3, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Submitted by Jane Hammons: Information Literacy Virtual Workshop Series: Research as Inquiry Thursday, June 4, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. EST Register here Studies show that students and instructors may have different understandings of the purpose and process of research. In order to effectively engage in the academic research process, it is important for students to […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: June 3, 2020
    by Anna Leeper on June 3, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Submitted by Ash Faulkner: Mindfulness Amidst COVID-19: A Practice for All – June 4, 12:30 – 1 p.m. During this critical time, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Gabbe Health & Wellness will be offering a weekly 30-minute mindfulness practice for all faculty and staff. Please take a few moments to focus on yourself […]

  • Enterprise Project Tidbit: Absences
    by Anna Leeper on June 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Submitted by Danny Dotson: Workday divides absences into two types. One is time off, which includes short periods of leave, such as sick or vacation time.  The other is a leave of absence, which is to be used for more extensive time off, usually more than 30 days and requiring documentation. Examples of this would […]

  • Live Conversation with Resistance Star Jesse Eisenberg and Mime Coach Lorin Eric Salm
    by Anna Leeper on June 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Join University Libraries for a live one-hour conversation with Academy Award-nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg and mime artist and movement coach Lorin Eric Salm about working together on preparing Eisenberg for his role as legendary mime Marcel Marceau in the new film Resistance. The film is based on the true story of how Marceau joined the […]

  • Announcing the University Libraries Zoom Pictionary May Madness Tournament Champions!
    by Anna Leeper on June 1, 2020 at 12:29 pm

    Submitted by Ashleigh Minor: Last Friday the Marketing Mavens (Anna Leeper, Pam McClung, Casey Cramer, Nancy Colvin) and the Aggressive Lawn Gnomes for Global Peace (Christina Moore, Ariel Bacon, Annamarie Klose, Kevlin Haire, Alyssa Cruz) went head to head in an epic battle for the highly sought after title of “Pictionary Champions.” It was a […]

  • SAC Election Results
    by Anna Leeper on June 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Submitted by Randall McKenzie: The University Libraries Staff Advisory Council is pleased to announce the results of this year’s election.  Staff Advocates (2-year term beginning in July):  Karen Ferris  Ashleigh Minor  Christine OConnell  Joey Schulte  Alternates (appointed to the council in the event of a resignation or removal):  Clint Tomlinson  Please join us in congratulating […]

  • LibrariesConnect Brown Bag on May 28
    by Anna Leeper on May 27, 2020 at 2:10 pm

    Submitted by Elaine Pritchard: Want to get caught up with your Libraries colleagues?  Join us for the next LibrariesConnect brown bag on Thursday, May 28, from noon – 12:30 p.m.  To connect via Zoom:  https://osu.zoom.us/j/92431961284  or call 1-301-715-8592, meeting ID 92431961284  LibrariesConnect brings our faculty and staff together in a relaxed environment where we can […]