|New Series, No. 16||Newsletter of James White Library||January 1996|
James White Library has a strategic plan, a guiding philosophy ("Beyond Walls"), an online system ("JeWeL"), and a web homepage. It does not have a logo.
The lack is about to be remedied. A campus-wide contest is being conducted just now to design an appropriate logo which can be incorporated into library publications, the web homepage, printed forms of various kinds, and perhaps incorporated in new signage being planned for the library building.
Anyone with an Andrews University ID is eligible to participate in the logo contest, and the winner will receive a cash prize of $100 plus the satisfaction of seeing his or her design displayed in public ways.
To qualify, entries must be on white paper (up to 8 1/2 x 11), in a sealed 8 1/2 x 11 envelope with name, ID number, address, phone number and status and turned in at the library circulation desk. Accompany the entry with a brief statement explaining why the design or images were used. Deadline date is Friday, February 9.
Anyone interested may obtain a submission form, with contest rules, at the library circulation desk.
On Friday, February 2, James White Library will be a host site for the first of three double-session teleconferences designed for paraprofessional library staff. Following last year's success with a similar video conference series, "Soaring to Excellence", the College of DuPage at Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is producing this year's series in cooperation with the National Institute for Library Personnel.
Libraries and the Internet, and Successful Team building will be the topics at the February 2 three-hour down-linked session. Remaining sessions on March 1 and May 3 will deal with other topics of current interest to library assistants. There is a $12 charge per session, and attendees may arrange to receive continuing education credit.
Personnel from libraries all over Berrien County attended last year's "Soaring to Excellence" sessions. For more information about this year's series, contact the Andrews site coordinator, Keith Clouten, or James White Library Office Manager, Wanda Cantrell. Telephone 471-3264.
The most recent issue of The Reference Librarian, published by Haworth Press, contains an article entitled "Reaching Out to the International Students Through Bibliographic Instruction." Author of the 12-page article, which is co-published in a collection entitled "Library Instruction Revisited", is Cynthia Helms, head of the JWL Department of Information Services.
The paper highlights how one small, private university (Andrews) reached out to its international students through bibliographic instruction workshops, as well as through library instruction in ELI classes. Student reactions are included in the article.
The complete citation for the article is:
Helms, Cynthia Mae. "Reaching Out to the International Students Through Bibliographic Instruction". The Reference Librarian, no.51/52, 1995, pp.295-307.
James White Library seeks to acquire all AU faculty publications. We will be happy to receive these books as gifts, or at least be notified that they are in print. Please send the gift or notification to Harvey Brenneise, Resources Development Librarian.
During the AU Creative Arts Festival, February 22 to March 2, the library will stage several events of a creative nature. There will be exhibits of art, photography, graphic and architectural design throughout the building, noon brown bag concerts in the main floor lobby, craft demonstrations, and a creative arts book display. Watch for more information.
For some time now, the White Estate has had the full-text of Ellen White's writings available on the Internet. The E .G. White Research Center reports many responses from users of the Net, including a recent phone call from a gentleman who asked where he could purchase the books. After being directed to the nearest ABC, he commented: "It's rather unusual to see religious writings on the Internet. I am very pleased."
Contributors to this issue of UNCLASSIFIED are Keith Clouten, Lucille Haagenrud and Lauren Matacio.
Editor: Wanda Cantrell
UNCLASSIFIED is edited and produced by the James
White Library Director's Office. It is published in January, February,
April, May, September, October, and November. Items for inclusion should
reach the Director's Office by the first working day of the month of
Revised February 5, 1996