Kate Dohe joined the staff of Lauinger Library on May 6 as Digital Services Librarian in the Library Information Technology Department. Kate will be planning, expanding and communicating about DigitalGeorgetown, our institutional repository services, and our digital collections and content. Before coming to Georgetown, Kate worked as Digital Librarian at University Readers, an academic custom publishing company, where she was responsible for growing their digital library content and connecting their professor clients to content that aligned with their course objectives. Kate earned her BSEd. in Speech and Theater Education from the Missouri State University and her Master of Library Science from the University of Hawai’I at Manoa. In her spare time, Kate enjoys knitting and crochet, running, yoga and home brewing.
Welcome Kate Dohe!June 5, 2013
Gelardin Partners with CNDLS on TLISI 2013
The Gelardin New Media Center worked very closely with the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) to host the 2013 Teaching and Learning with Technology program of the Teaching, Learning and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI) from May 21-23. This year’s conference focused on topics relevant to Georgetown’s new Initiative on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ITEL). We explored the online delivery of course content, facilitating interactions and designing assessment methods that make the most of technology-enhanced learning environments. More information about the conference sessions, including Powerpoint slides and handouts can be found on the TLT Resources page. To see all the tweets about the conference and photos taken over the 3 days, check out the TLT/TLISI Storify site.June 5, 2013
Welcome Erin Pappas!
Erin Pappas joined the staff of Lauinger Library on May 28 as Librarian for Social Sciences and European Languages. Erin will be in the Research & Instruction Department and serve as bibliographer for Russian & East European Studies, Slavic Languages, German and Communications. Prior to joining us, Erin worked as an instructor and librarian at various institutions across the greater Chicago area. She holds a joint undergraduate degree in Russian and Anthropology from Reed College, an MS from the University of Kentucky in Library and Information Sciences, and an MA from the University of Chicago in Linguistic Anthropology. Her diverse areas of interest include issues of general semiotics, gender and sexuality studies, foodways and cuisine, the Russian Realist novel, early modern European history, language ideologies and pie.June 5, 2013
Staff Excellence Awards
On May 23, the Library awarded its annual Staff Excellence Awards. These awards are given in various categories to Library staff members whose work advances the goals and mission of their departments and the Library as a whole. This year’s recipients are:
- University Librarian's Award - Vani Murthy, Head of Technical Services
- Lauinger Library Award - Aaron Williams, System Administrator and Alex Vallejo, Stacks Services Coordinator
- Team Spirit Award - NetID Authentication Services Project Team: Jason Brock, Senior Systems Administrator; Wei Zhang, Systems Librarian; and Salwa Ismail Patel, Head of Library Information Technology
- Kindred Spirit Award - Beth Marhanka, Head of Gelardin New Media Center and Ann Galloway, Assistant Archivist
To learn more, visit library.georgetown.edu/about-us/staff-achievements. Congratulations to this year’s winners and thank you to all our staff for their work!June 5, 2013
Free Workshops in Gelardin This Summer
The Gelardin New Media Center is offering free summer workshops on various technology applications and skills, including iMovie, Photoshop, presentation design, social media marketing, and more! Workshop descriptions and dates are available at library.georgetown.edu/events. To enroll, email email@example.com with the name and date of the workshop you'd like to attend.June 5, 2013
As of June 3, the Library is on summer hours. Throughout the summer, Lauinger will be open from 8 AM to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 8 AM to 10 PM on Friday and Saturday. Blommer Science Library will be open 8:30 AM to 9 PM Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM to 6 PM on Friday, 10 AM to 5:30 PM on Saturday and noon to 8 PM on Sunday. All libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Visit library.georgetown.edu/hours-and-locations for our complete hours.June 3, 2013