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  • Kudos: March – April 2021

    April 13, 2021
    March 10, 2021: Anna Stiles From Quanetta Batts: I recently recorded a video for a virtual conference and reached out to Anna to discuss how we might add captioning to the video. She jumped in right away, and within minutes had the video perfectly captioned. I appreciate Anna’s willingness to help, the expertise that she ...
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  • Contents of Keep Teaching Site Moving to Permanent Home

    April 13, 2021
    Keep Teaching, the website created as Ohio State’s temporary response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to online and hybrid teaching, is being retired this May, but the valuable information the site provided will live on within the university’s Teaching and Learning Resource Center. The Teaching and Learning Resource Center launched in September 2020 as ...
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  • Meet Scholarship Recipient Alec Reynolds

    April 13, 2021
    Submitted by Anna Stiles: In celebration of National Student Employment Week, an article featuring a Q&A with Alec Reynolds, one of the recipients of the 2021 University Libraries Student Employee Scholarship, has been published on the Libraries website. The article explores Alec’s time with University Libraries, his career goals and how the scholarship will impact his time ...
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  • Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros Named One of Columbus Business First’s 40 Under 40

    April 13, 2021
    Congratulations to Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros, who was recently named one of the 2021 class of Columbus Business First’s 40 Under 40!  The Columbus Business First’s 40 Under 40 recognizes our region’s “best and brightest young community leaders.” Pamela was selected for this award out of a record number of 253 nominations in 2021.  The 29th ...
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  • Workday with Pets: Week 14

    April 12, 2021
    Submitted by Danny Dotson: Luna has dreams of starting a food truck business. Can Luna split her paycheck into multiple accounts so she can automatically set aside a portion to make her dream come true? Luna should visit Manage Your Pay Options to see what options there are for depositing pay into multiple accounts. Mia isn’t sure how ...
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  • April 9 Coffee with Damon Recording Available

    April 12, 2021
    Submitted by Elaine Pritchard: If you missed the Coffee with Damon on April 9, you can now view the recording here. Questions? Contact Elaine Pritchard.90.
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  • Telework Agreement Review

    April 12, 2021
    Submitted by Randall McKenzie: As a reminder, it is essential for supervisors to regularly review active telework agreements with direct reports who remain teleworking.  Telework agreements for summer term should be submitted to human resources by May 15, 2021. Telework agreements may be written through August 20, 2021, but documentation should include language indicating the agreement is ...
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  • BTAA Libraries BIG Convening on April 19: “Collective Action and the Common Good”

    April 9, 2021
    From the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA): The next plenary session in the monthly “Sequence of Convenings Toward the BIG Collection” is coming up on April 19 at 10 a.m. CST / 11 a.m. EST. Our session this month focuses on “Collective Action and the Common Good: the Cornerstone of the Knowledge Commons,” with a keynote ...
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  • Applications Development & Operations Second Quarter 2021 Report

    April 8, 2021
    Submitted by Russell Schelby: Happy Spring everyone! 🌷 Applications Development & Operations has created a report for the work that we finished up recently. Please let us know if you have any questions. Read Report >>
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  • April 6 Management Committee Meeting Recording and Notes Available

    April 8, 2021
    Submitted by Elaine Pritchard: The notes and recording from the April 6 Management Committee meeting are available to Libraries faculty and staff in the “All Libraries — Management Committee” BuckeyeBox folder. Questions? Contact Elaine Pritchard.90.
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  • Reminder: Survey of University Libraries Collections Work Advancing Social Justice

    April 7, 2021
    Submitted by Maureen Walsh: Dear Colleagues, A friendly reminder that the Advancing Social Justice through University Libraries Collections Inventory Our Work Working Group is inviting all University Libraries staff and faculty to complete a brief survey to help us learn about the collections work individuals and units are doing in connection with diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility (DEIA) ...
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  • Global Comics Lecture Series: The Real and Serial in Zhang Leping’s “The Wandering Life of Sanmao” (1947-1948)

    April 7, 2021
    Global Comics Lecture Series: The Real and Serial in Zhang Leping’s The Wandering Life of Sanmao (1947-1948) April 21, 2021 3:30 – 5 p.m. EST Register Now >> Sanmao, or “Three Hairs,” has entertained and educated readers in China and beyond from 1935 to the present, ranking him among the world’s longest-lived comics characters. Sanmao’s creator, Zhang Leping (1910-1992) ...
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  • Weekly Wellness: April 7, 2021

    April 7, 2021
    Submitted by Lila Andersen: Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence is about learning and creating the confidence to show up in the world the way we want to be seen. This allows us to build strong relationships and have positive and meaningful interactions with others. There are four main components to emotional intelligence as described by Travis Bradberry and ...
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  • Digital Humanities Pedagogy Workshop Series

    April 7, 2021
    Submitted by Holly Davis: The Digital Humanities Pedagogy workshop series guides faculty, instructors and graduate students through determining the most appropriate digital humanities (DH) approach for their course, reviewing resource modules for DH methods and tools and integrating instruction into a new or existing course. The series includes three synchronous working sessions and three asynchronous self-study ...
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  • New Post on University Libraries Teaching & Learning Blog

    April 7, 2021
    Submitted by Zach Walton: Interested in reading advice on challenging instructional problems? The Ohio State University Libraries’ Teaching & Learning committee has developed a blog that tackles these challenges, providing answers and encouraging best practices in teaching. This blog features posts made by talented guest bloggers and links to other helpful resources, such as books, articles, ...
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  • Assistant Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer Recruitment Launch

    April 6, 2021
    Submitted by Lisa Patton-Glinski: I am delighted to share with you that University Libraries is launching the recruitment for our Assistant Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer role, reporting to Vice Provost and Dean of University Libraries Damon Jaggars. As we work to shift our culture of recruiting, we are encouraging all members ...
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  • View Your Position Description in Workday

    April 6, 2021
    Submitted by Randall McKenzie: Faculty and staff can now view their own position descriptions in Workday!  Just follow these steps:  Log-in to Workday Open your profile by clicking the cloud icon, then selecting View Profile Click Job to view your Job Details Hover over your Position and click the Actions icon. (Even if your Position is not an active link, ...
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  • Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Galleries Temporarily Closed 4/19 – 6/18 Due to Planned Maintenance

    April 5, 2021
    The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum exhibition galleries will be temporarily closed from Monday, April 19 through Friday, June 18, 2021, while we complete prescheduled maintenance. The Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room will remain open with limited hours by appointment only. For more information, visit cartoons.osu.edu/visit-us. 
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  • Global Comics Lecture Series: Comics and the Humanization of the Middle Eastern Experience

    April 5, 2021
    Global Comics Lecture Series: Comics and the Humanization of the Middle Eastern Experience  April 19, 2021 2 – 3:30 p.m. Register Now >> In the world of Middle Eastern cartoons and graphic novels, the artists often focus their discussions on politics, government, war, protesters, etc., which are all important topics. Very few artists, however, address the actual people who ...
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  • Presentation on New Special Collections Registry

    April 5, 2021
    Submitted by Halle Mares: With your feedback and support, Application Development & Operations (AD&O) and Special Collections have revised the design of the Special Collections Registry (SCR) collection pages. The goal of this project was to make the registry easier for users to navigate and to help users find materials within the special collections. All of ...
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