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EIU Comic Con, Fashion Exhibit, Study room reservation system, Bill Schultz interview

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Issue 48

Spring 2020
EIU Comic Con, Fashion Exhibit, Study room reservation system, Bill Schultz interview

Keywords: Booth Library,Library Services',Eastern Illinois University,NoteBooth

Note Booth
Spring 2020/Issue Number 48 Library news from EIU

EIU Comic Con is March 28
Titley to be featured guest Titley spent three years in Craig Titley
film development as an assistant
Booth Library will host the first story editor for director Joe Dante Screenwriting workshop
EIU Comic Con from 10 a.m. to (“Gremlins,” “Innerspace”) and a
4 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020. creative executive for Nickelodeon Titley will present “The Art
Activities will include an Artists Movies before going on to become and Commerce of Screenwrit-
Alley, a screenwriting workshop, a successful screenwriter, penning ing” during EIU Comic Con
trivia contest, escape room, cosplay, the first live-action “Scooby- from 10 a.m. to noon in Witters
speakers, costumes, displays and Doo” movie (co-story with James Conference Room 4440. The
more. Gunn), “Cheaper by the Dozen” workshop will cover both the
(story), and “Percy Jackson & The business and writing sides of
The featured guest will be Olympians: The Lightning Thief.” screenwriting. “One is just as
Craig Titley, a writer and executive His latest feature film projects important as the other,” he said.
producer for Marvel’s “Agents include adaptations of “Twenty
of S.H.I.E.L.D,” which will air Thousand Leagues Under the Titley, who earned both
its seventh and final season this Sea” (with Sam Raimi producing), an English degree and a busi-
summer. While at Comic Con “Arabian Nights,” and Dean ness degree from EIU, said the
he will present a screenwriting business degree “has served me
workshop, as well as hold a Q&A, Continued on Page 3 well” as a screenwriter in Hol-
open to all attendees. More lywood.
information about Comic Con can
be found at The workshop is free; how-
comiccon/. ever, space is limited, so pre-
registration is required. To sign
EIU alumnus Titley began his up, visit
film career as a production assistant comiccon/workshop.html.
for feature films and television
movies. He was a writer/producer
on the NBC superhero series “The
Cape” and also worked with George
Lucas and Lucasfilm Animation,
penning episodes of “Star Wars:
The Clone Wars.”

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From the Dean EIU Fashion exhibit 125 cool things From the Archives Faculty Spotlight

From the dean It is no secret that allows.
academic libraries We also procured a $20,000 grant from
are changing rapidly.
Students ask for new the Illinois State Library (ISL) to enhance
spaces that reflect the technology in the CSI with items such as a
way they study, work, Microsoft Surface Hub and a 3D scanner to
collaborate and create. accompany the two 3-D printers purchased
Those who work in the last year. Flexible furniture and collaborative
library are challenged to technologies are being incorporated into this
think differently about space to provide faculty, staff, and students
the services they offer and the new spaces with a dedicated classroom experience that
they create, to support the ongoing success is designed with active learning principles
of our students. With a newfound energy for in mind. The combination of flexible mobile
embracing evolutionary changes, a group of furniture along with modern collaborative
Booth faculty and staff recently completed technologies will offer many new possibilities
a strategic plan ­— a first for the library. The for students to experience learning in new and
strategic plan not only reflects the enthusiasm innovative ways.
among library faculty and staff for looking
forward with intention, but embodies the Booth has been a beacon for exploring
intellectual and creative growth of our diverse and sustaining collaborative partnerships.
campus community. We are working with Charleston-area schools
to implement and sustain a partnership with
Booth Library’s existing strength as the educators exploring new ways of teaching.
center and heart of our campus is reinforced The goal is to enhance Booth Library’s
with a forward-thinking plan for establishing longstanding partnership with the College of
the library as the fulcrum for interdisciplinary Education to promote active learning for pre-
collaboration — and as a space that is service teachers and in-service K-12 faculty
constantly defining and redefining its training at the CSI. Through the expansion of
democratic responsibilities. Booth Library, active learning strategies, the CSI will be at the
through its strategic plan, has agreed to forefront of changing the way students learn.
enhance services and spaces, committed to
building a culture that supports diversity and The library, now more than ever, must be
inclusion, emphasizes communication and adaptable to different purposes and promote
collaborative partnerships, and focuses on the civic and vocational spirit that is in our
assessment. DNA — in building community, preserving
our identity, and engaging in discourse that
Over the past several months we have better define a 21st century academic library.
invested in enhancing library spaces by We invite you all to collaborate with us in
dedicating resources toward the newly enacting the strategic plan as part of the larger
developed Center for Student Innovation goal in moving the university forward. It will
(CSI). The physical space for the CSI will take support and commitment from the entire
serve as a model classroom to promote active community to achieve these important goals.
learning across campus. Booth Library was Together, we are moving onward, forward, and
awarded a $50,000 grant from the Charleston upward.
Area Charitable Foundation (CACF) to
renovate the space, specifically the active Together, we will build on our collective
learning classroom. With the monies we will knowledge to transform lives. Together, we will
install dimmable lights, extra electrical outlets, succeed.
and update flooring and/or lighting as money
Zach Newell
Dean of Library Services


“The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.”

— Coco Chanel

Fashion exhibit to dress up Booth

Booth Library will host a planned during Fashion Week: emeritus, Florida State University,
special exhibit, EIU Fashion 2020, Monday, April 27, 6:30 p.m., guest lecture on Fulbright Research
beginning March 1, in conjunction at the Smithsonian, Doudna Fine
with the EIU Department of Art Dr. Elizabeth Goldsmith, professor Arts Center.
and Design and the student group,
Blue Room Magazine. Tuesday, April 28, 6:30
p.m., Oh the Places Fashion Will
Exhibit topics will include Take You..., EIU FMD Alumni
the evolution of maternity wear, and Fashion Professional Panel,
religion and fashion, workwear and Doudna Fine Arts Center.
fashion, Brown Shoe Co. in Coles
County, environmental impact Wednesday, April 29, 7:30
of clothing consumption, sewing p.m., Fashion Week Fashion Show,
technology and “Fit to be Tied: Doudna Concourse.
Aprons and the Evolving Role of
Women in the 20th Century.” Thursday, April 30, 10 a.m.-
4 p.m., Textile Recycling Service
The following programs are Project: T-shirts to Shopping Bags,
Fashion Lab, Doudna Room 2790.

Comic Con Ignalaga wins logo contest

Continued from Page 1 The winner of the EIU done it for a convention. This
Comic Con logo contest has is my first time designing for
Koontz’s “Oddkins.” been announced. Kyle Ignalaga, something like that.”
Titley was born in a junior from the Kingdom of
Bahrain, was the winner for his Kyle said it took him about
Mattoon. He is a graduate design incorporating a comic an hour or two to create his
of EIU, with degrees in book theme. winning design, but then he
both English and business tweaked it for a while before
management. He received Kyle is a Computer Information submitting it for judging.
an MFA from the University Technology major, with a Digital “When I heard about the contest,
of Southern California’s Media minor. “I grew up reading a lot I immediately had a thought of what I
Peter Stark Program; and of comics from Marvel, specifically wanted my logo to be. I didn’t want it
is completing a Ph.D. in the Spider-Man series, as well as to be too specific, so that they would
mythological studies at some Japanese animated/Manga,” he know exactly what to expect at the
Pacifica Graduate Institute. said. convention,” he said. “I wanted them
to see it, get a glimpse of what it is and
He recently launched Kyle said he experiments with then look forward to attending it.”
Discount Anarchy, an all- drawing and graphic design, but Kyle said after graduation, his
in entertainment company he’s never entered a contest like this dream job would be to work for a
for film and television before. videogame design company in the
production, publishing, graphic design department. “That, or
games, music, artist “I draw, but then I try to replicate professional soccer,” he said.
management and concert it on the computer in the most organic
promotion. way possible,” he said. “But I’ve never


Study rooms can now be reserved
Students: You asked, and we delivered! Over
the years Booth has had many requests that our
fourth-floor group study rooms be made available by
reservation. We now have a system in place to do that.

Study rooms may be reserved by groups of two or
more people for up to two hours per day. Unreserved
study rooms will be available on a first-come, first-
served basis. Please note that our study rooms are
intended for group use; rooms cannot be reserved for
individual use.

Only current EIU students with a valid Panther
Card may reserve a room. Reservations for a group
study room can be made up to two weeks in advance.

Rehearsal and viewing rooms on the fourth floor
also can now be reserved. To learn more about reserv-
ing a study room, visit the library website, https://

Booth has new logos! Drag Queen
Story Hour set
During 2019, library staff April 2 in BTC
worked with the EIU Marketing
and Communications office to A Drag Queen Story Hour will be held at
design new logos for Booth Library. 5:30 p.m. April 2 in the Ballenger Teachers
Center at Booth Library.
“It had been more than 20 years
since the library had a new logo,” Lady Deviant, who performs throughout
said Beth Heldebrandt, library the Midwest, will read a selection of children’s
public relations director. “We books. When not on stage, Lady Deviant is
thought it was time to rebrand the Jovan Williams, an EIU music performance
library while continuing to feature major. Williams began performing drag at
our historic building’s architecture.” EIU and will be taking the stage again for the
EIU Student Drag Show on April 3.
The new logos will be used
for the purposes of publicity, Drag Queen Story Hour offers an
marketing, social media, etc. opportunity to share smiles, excitement, and
stories with a drag performer. Sharing a love
Several versions of the logo of exuberance, exploration, and all things
were considered by library staff members before the final logo glittery and shiny, drag queens and kids have a
designs were chosen. lot in common. Drag Queen Story Hour is an
event to celebrate diversity, imagination, and
Heldebrandt thanked graphic designer Ryan Boske-Cox for the freedom to express yourself creatively.
her hard work in creating the logo.
Children and adults of all ages are
4 welcome to attend this free event.

125 cool things about Booth Library

EIU is
the 125th
anniversary of
its founding in
2020! To celebrate, Booth is sharing “125 Cool Things about
Booth Library” during the year.

Watch the library social media accounts on Facebook,
Twitter or Instagram to see short videos highlighting five
cool things about Booth each week. All videos will be
accessible through the library’s YouTube channel at https://

What do you think is cool about Booth Library? Let us
know by commenting on our social media channels or by
sending us an email at [email protected]

Entries accepted in Awards for Excellence
EIU students who have used
Booth Library resources to enhance Pictured are the 2019 winners. In the front row are Junnatun Naym, Jeonghyun Kim,
their research are encouraged Kathrine Gosnell and Abigail Emmert. In the back row are Precious Allor, Obinna
to enter the library’s Awards for Ezeibekwe, Godwin Gyimah and Scott Boersma. Rebecca Horan was unable to attend.
Excellence in Student Research and
Creativity program. April 9, and the winners will be completed within the last 12
honored during a reception on months.
The program is open to April 15.
all Eastern Illinois University Selected entries will become
students. If campus finances allow, Works submitted for a part of Booth Library’s Student
cash prizes of up to $300 will be competition must have been Research and Creativity Collection.
awarded, in addition to certificates
of recognition.

The student entry may be a
written work, art piece, exhibit,
musical work, documentary,
performance or another format.

The 2020 guidelines can
be found on Booth Library’s
website at
awardsforexcellence/. All entries
must be submitted electronically
through EIU’s scholarship portal,

The deadline to enter is March
25. Recipients will be selected by


Book sale set for April 22 at clock tower

Booth Library will host its Spring Book Sale from All items have been donated by the campus and
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 outside the south entrance of local communities. The proceeds from the sale are
the library. used to enhance library programs and services.

A large selection of books in all subject areas and In case of inclement weather, the sale will be
hundreds of paperback fiction titles will be available postponed. For the latest information on scheduling,
for purchase. No patrons will be allowed to browse or check the library website,, or find
purchase items prior to the 9 a.m. start time. Booth Library on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Students: Sign up for free Study aids are now
available at Booth
Research 101 workshops
Thanks to Redden Grant funding, Health
Students who need tips understanding Mendeley and Promotion librarian Stacey Knight-Davis has
for conducting research are Zotero; and exporting citation added Study Success Kits and other items to
encouraged to attend free information using library the library’s collection to aid those who need
workshops at Booth Library. databases. extra tools in order to have successful study
Seminar 1: Researching Seminar 3: Submitting
the Literature with Steve your Thesis with Ellen The Study Success Kits include Stress Less
Brantley will be offered at 7 Corrigan will be offered at 7 Cards, Self-Compassion Deck, Fidget Pad,
p.m. Feb. 25 in Room 4450 p.m. March 10 in Room 4450 Infinity Cube, volcano timer, liquid motion
of the library. Topics to be of the library. Topics to be bubbler, pea pod squeeze toy and blue light
covered are online research covered are how to submit blocking glasses. These two kits are available
destinations, key journals your thesis online via The for checkout.
and databases, controlled Keep; what happens to your
vocabularies and more. thesis to achieve certification Also available are three pairs of noise-
by the Graduate School; and reducing ear muffs and a Conair Soothing
Seminar 2: Organizing how to order personal or Sounds Machine that can be used while
your References Using departmental print copies of patrons are in the library.
Citation Management your thesis
Software with Kirstin Duffin “A study session goes much better when
will be offered at 7 p.m. Register for the free you are relaxed, focused and feeling good
March 3 in Room 4450 of seminars at https://library.eiu. about yourself,” Knight-Davis said. “The
the library. Topics to be edu/instruction/thesis101. Study Success kits have items to help student
covered are saving sources to html. get in the right frame of mind to do their best
access via the cloud; creating work.
formatted citations and your For more information
reference section in seconds; contact Steve Brantley at 581- “Fidget toys can help burn off anxious
7542 or [email protected] energy. Timers offer a soothing visual
experience and a way to time a break or time
a study session,” she said. “Students that are
distracted by fluorescent lights can block the
blue light wavelength with the blue-blocking
glasses. If it’s the noise rather than the light
that is a distraction, we also offer ear muffs.”

For more information on accessing
these items, contact the Library Technology
Services desk on the fourth floor.


From the Archives

Did you know? Booth Library is the home of University Archives and Special Collections, which
contains those publications and records that have historical or research value pertaining to Eastern
Illinois University and the East Central Illinois area.

EIU Laboratory School: From its beginnings opened to house the various grade levels. It was not
in 1899 until 1974, Eastern Illinois University had until 1974 that the Laboratory School programs were
on-campus programs for student teachers to gain abolished, by action of the Illinois Board of Governors.
experience by actually teaching children in the After that, student teaching was done off campus at
classroom. From 1899-1913 there existed a “Model elementary and high schools throughout the state.
School” for elementary school age children. In 1914
a new building (later called Blair Hall) was opened This digital collection in The Keep consists of
to house the children, and it became known as the scrapbooks from Dale Downs, as well as publications
“Training School.” Four years later the Training School and images submitted by attendees of the 2012 Alumni
included a grade school (grades 1-6), a junior high Reunion of the EIU Laboratory School. See more of
school (grades 7-8) and a senior high school. this collection at
Physical items related to the Lab School are located in
When EIU became a teachers college in 1921 University Archives.
(as opposed to just a normal school), the Training
School consisted of a grade school (grades 1-8) and
a high school for the higher grades (9-12). Over the
next several decades (until 1955) the high school was
called, variously, Teachers College High School and
Eastern State High School. Beginning in 1944 the term
“Laboratory School” began to be used to refer to the
elementary and high school programs. In 1958 the
brand new Buzzard Laboratory School building was


The Keep Spotlight

The Keep ( is the EIU institutional repository, a digital archive of faculty
scholarship, student and professional journals, graduate theses, undergraduate honors papers, EIU
historical documents, committee documents and more. The mission of The Keep is to digitize, preserve
and promote the scholarly output of EIU, optimizing the content for easy online discovery.

EIU faculty with a SelectedWorks profile in The Keep create visibility of their research, courses,
disciplines, departments, and our institution. SelectedWorks pages are search engine optimized, so
content on them is more discoverable by Google and other search engines as compared to regular
webpages. There are 193 EIU faculty with SelectedWorks pages, representing every college and most
departments. Faculty works have been downloaded all around the world more than 155,800 times.

All-time Downloads Faculty IMPACT: EIU faculty

155,824 contributing to downloads and representing
their respective departments include:

Melissa Ames, Todd Bruns,
English Library

Melanie Burns, Robert Michael Sham’ah Kathleen Isaac Slaven, Jennifer Angela Yoder,
Nutrition Colombo, Gillespie, Md-Yunus, O’Rourke, Technology Stringfellow, Counseling
& Dietetics Bio. Sciences Sociology TL&F HS&CL Special Ed & Higher Ed


Faculty SPOTLIGHT: The Keep Faculty Spotlight highlights one EIU faculty member whose

research has made an impact among colleagues from throughout the world.

Paul Switzer Guide to Butterflies “By the end of
as a grade schooler 2020 Charleston
Paul Switzer, professor of and used them to will have created
Biological Sciences, has made quite identify what I was well over 20 acres
an impact seeing.” of butterfly habitat
with his 2019 in the city and will
publication, His favorite be well on its way to
“Quick and butterfly in this being designated a
Easy Guide area is the zebra ‘Monarch Champion
to Common swallowtail because City’ through the
Butterflies: An it has a cool story National Science
Introduction as well as being Foundation.” The
to the 25 Most “eye-candy.” city will host its first
Commonly Butterfly Festival on
Encountered “Besides being Aug. 1, 2020.
Butterflies in the Midwest.” The gorgeous, it’s the “EIU has been a valuable
guide has been downloaded from only member of its partner with UBI, and EIU
The Keep more than 4,100 times in group — the kite swallowtails — students have been involved
the last six months. that makes it out of the tropics. And throughout,” he said. (For info,
its caterpillars feed on pawpaw, find the UBI on Facebook, email
Switzer said his e-guide is which bears our largest native fruit [email protected] or
intended to give people an easily and is the northern-most member go online to
accessible beginner’s guide to of its group, as well.” Switzer said he became an
butterflies. “Ambassador to Nature” in 2003
Switzer is the founder of when he started the Grand Prairie
“There are lots of other, more the Urban Butterfly Initiative, a Butterfly Club.
comprehensive butterfly field service organization that helps “My big, personal goal is to
guides, several of which are really communities create butterfly- try to get people to care about
good,” he said. “But these guides friendly landscapes in urban areas. nature, and I believe that people
may include hundreds of species He originally started UBI in India have to know about something
and as a result can be pretty in 2017 and began projects in before they care about it. So, to
intimidating to a beginner who just Charleston in 2018. Most recently, get people to care about insects,
wants to identify the cool butterfly projects were begun in Belize. native plants, etc., I use butterflies.
they saw in their backyard.” They’re beautiful, harmless (unless
Because of this work, you’re a plant getting eaten by their
Switzer said there are more than Charleston has earned the title of caterpillars!) and relatively easy to
100 species of butterflies in Illinois, “Butterfly Capital of Illinois.” get close to and identify.
and 70 have been documented “And maybe once people see
in Coles County. But he chose to Switzer is pictured during the summer and enjoy butterflies, they will want
focus on 25 that are both common before fifth grade, after catching bugs at to learn about the plants those
and conspicuous. “If people notice his grandmother’s house in Kansas. butterflies are visiting or the other
a butterfly, odds are that it’s a bugs that they see on the flowers.
common species that grabs your And then maybe they want to learn
attention. So, if you see a butterfly, what that bird is that’s sitting in the
most likely it will be one of these tree ... and what kind of a tree is
25.” that, anyway? And so on!”

Switzer said he has loved 9
butterflies and other bugs for as
long as he can remember. “I had a
Golden Guide to Insects and Golden

Faculty Spotlight

Bill Schultz on cataloging, archives and music

You work in Cataloging responsibilities I have are the to one specific responsibility with
Services for Booth Library. What management of the Sociology/ no deviation. There are always new
does your job entail? Anthropology/Criminology, things to learn.
Psychology, and Music collections
In terms of cataloging, my work and serving as the liaison for those What is your all-time favorite
has shifted some over the years. I departments. I also work with book and why?
create catalog records and develop digital collections.
metadata for a variety of Booth It’s hard to choose a single
Library resources. I have been Also, for almost five years book, but one of my favorites
adding more special collections and (until mid-2019) I served as the certainly is the “The Alienist,” by
archival materials to our catalog interim head of the University Caleb Carr. It follows a detective
and archival management systems Archives. I no longer maintain that investigation of a serial killer in late
in recent years. particular responsibility, but I still 19th century New York City. When
work with the collections quite a it came out in the 1990s, the book
A big project for me recently bit, and I supervise the graduate got a lot of attention for Carr’s well
has been a grant-funded interns in the Illinois Regional researched, detailed, and accurate
digitization of a series of cassette Archives Depository (IRAD) depiction of the city at that point in
recorded local oral histories program, a tremendous resource history. It’s definitely a captivating
with accompanying transcripts. for genealogists. read.
They should be ready for public
accessibility in a couple of months What is your favorite part of I also really enjoyed reading
or so. working at Booth Library? “Enigma Variations,” by Andre
Aciman, recently. The descriptive
Properly handling these types Even though there can be beauty of his writing was striking.
of resources and maximizing associated challenges, I like that I
their informative qualities and am able to be involved in a variety What are you most looking
discoverability are a meticulous of projects and activities in Booth forward to reading in 2020?
effort and take time, but I really Library, and not always relegated
enjoy it...that’s why I am a One book that I am just starting
cataloging/metadata librarian. to read is “Fleishman is in Trouble,”
by Taffy Brodesser-Akner, which
Recently all of us in Cataloging I read a review of recently and
Services have been working hard was also recommended to me by
to prepare for and learn how to a friend. I like a good story with
operate the new Alma/Primo a character or characters facing
integrated catalog and discovery existential struggles or crises.
service (in the process of being
adopted statewide by CARLI What are your hobbies and
libraries). This will be replacing interests outside of work?
Voyager, the catalog system that has
been in place for many years. One of my favorite activities
outside of work is playing the cello.
What other positions or I’ve had some variety of formal
responsibilities do you have/have music instruction much of my life,
you held at Booth? including having played the violin

In addition to cataloging Continued on Page 11
responsibilities, other primary


Continued from Page 10 Faculty Achievements

for years, and then I switched to Following is a list of recent publications and presentations completed
the cello in earnest. I have been by Booth Library faculty members.
taking lessons most of the time
I’ve been at EIU (almost eight Publications
Johnson, Sarah. Review of “Wake, Siren” by Nina MacLaughlin. Booklist, Oct. 1,
I play in a string quartet with 2019.
three other community string Johnson, Sarah. Review of “Love Without End” by Melvyn Bragg. Booklist, Oct.
players, and also in the Eastern 15, 2019.
Symphony Orchestra ­— both Johnson, Sarah. Review of “Cesare” by Jerome Charyn. Booklist, Nov. 15, 2019.
opportunities that I love having. Johnson, Sarah. Review of “The Land Beyond the Sea” by Sharon Kay Penman.
Booklist, Dec. 1, 2019.
I also love cooking and Johnson, Sarah. Review of “The Everlasting” by Katy Simpson Smith. Booklist,
growing vegetables. Coming Dec. 1, 2019.
from a family whose mother’s Johnson, Sarah. Review of “Tyll” by Daniel Kehlmann. Booklist, Jan. 1, 2020.
side is all Italian, I have an Johnson, Sarah. Review of “The King at the Edge of the World” by Arthur Phillips.
affinity for Italian food, but I like Booklist, Jan. 1, 2020.
making a lot of different things. Schultz, Jr. William N. review of “Claude Debussy: A Critical Biography” by
Once in my 20s when I had to Francois Lesure and Marie Rolf. Music Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 23, no. 1
be all alone for Thanksgiving I (2020): 47-48.
made a whole meal ... just for Schultz, Jr., William and Lindsay Braddy. “A Librarian-Centered Study of
me! Perceptions of Subject Terms and Controlled Vocabulary.” In Assessment of
Cataloging and Metadata Services, edited by Rebecca Mugridge, Routledge, 2019,
What is an interesting fact pp. 22-32.
that many don’t know about Schultz, Jr., William N. review of “Digital Curation Fundamentals,” by
you? Jody L. DeRidder. Journal of Web Librarianship, vol. 13, no.4 (Oct/Dec, 2019): p.
Well, I used to have a teacher
in middle school whose special Presentations
trick was that she could write
anything quickly and perfectly Duffin, Kirstin. Health Science Librarians of Illinois Conference. “Citation
in mirror image. I don’t have management software: Advancing your expertise with freely available tools.”
any quirky skills like that or (September 12, 2019).
anything, but one thing people Key, Newton and Zach Newell. Creating Knowledge 2020, “Creating a Cross-
are usually intrigued by is that disciplinary Hub for Active Student Learning in the Library: The Card Game.”
I have seen the Grateful Dead (Spring 2020).
many times ­— well into the Newell, Zach and Karen Sobel. LILAC Information Literacy Conference,
double digits, starting with my “Building a Program of Inclusive Practice.” (Spring 2020).
first time in the fall of 1988 at the Schultz, Jr. William N., Nanette Donohue, and Madeleine Belk. “How Technical
Philadelphia Spectrum (I grew Services Staff Can Help Reluctant Weeders” presented at the Illinois Library
up in southern New Jersey). Association Annual Conference, October 24, 2019.
Schultz, Jr. William N., Amanda Kaiser, and Miranda Calhoon. “Weaving
Beyond the music itself, the Technical Services into the Fabric of Your Library” presented at the Illinois Library
band and associated sociological Association Annual Conference, October 24, 2019.
aspects have become a growing
source of scholarly research and 11
output in recent years, facilitated
by a major archival collection
held by UC-Santa Cruz, where I
have visited.

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honoring African American heritage Your generosity can
make a difference to the
As mandated by the U.S. available to help you learn more about library and our patrons.
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census counts every person living in on the 3000 South level (main floor) services for the users of
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This March, every household in the handouts answering commonly asked enhance the preservation
U.S. will be receiving an invitation to questions on the census, and even of our historic building.
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