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OSU Library December 2005 Update

December 14, 2005

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER - Library Updates will be forwarded to OSU faculty each month; an archive of these updates can be found at http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/dean. If you do not wish to receive future Library Updates via email, please send a message to bonnie.cain@okstate.edu with the subject line containing one word: remove.

In this Update:

University Library Advisory Committee
Intersession Hours
Thank You to Faculty Involved in the Rudy Miller Collection Opening
Annex Update

University Library Advisory Committee

The University Library Advisory Committee (ULAC) is a campus-wide committee with representatives from faculty, staff and students. The purpose of ULAC is to advise the Dean of Libraries on issues concerning collections, services and policy. Members of the committee also act as liaisons with their constituents.

The committee consists of one Faculty Council liaison, as well as seven faculty representatives, one from each college. The President of Faculty Council nominates the faculty representatives. There is one Graduate Faculty Council representative, nominated by the President of the Graduate Faculty Council, and one staff representative, nominated by the President of SAC. Student representatives consist of two graduate students and three undergraduate students nominated by GPSGA and SGA, respectively. The current chair of ULAC is Charles Leider, Professor and Director of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Department.

Faculty Representatives:
Beulah Hirschlein-Faculty Council Liaison
Kenneth Bell-CEAT
Margaret White-BUSI
Sidney Ewing-VET MED
Sue Parsons-EDU
Jacques Perk-A&S
Charles Leider-AG
Lynne Richards-HES

Intersession Hours

Please note that building hours for the Edmon Low Library and our branches will change during the intersession. We do maintain some building hours between semesters to accommodate the in-person needs of our patrons. Remember our electronic resources are always available through our website, and you can always return material at our outside drop box on the south side of the building.

 Building Hours Reference Hours
Dec 17-23
(Dec. Intersession)
  
Mon-Fri7:30 am-6 pm8 am-5 pm
Sat-SunClosedNo Service
Dec 24-Jan 2
(University Holidays)
  
Mon-FriNoon-6 pmNo Service
Sat-SunClosedNo Service
Jan 3-8
(Jan. Intersession)
  
Mon-Fri7:30 am-6 pm<8 am-5 pm/td>
Sat-SunNoon-6 pmNo Service

Thank You to Faculty Involved in The Rudy Miller Collection Opening

The Friends of the OSU Library would like to thank the faculty who helped make the opening of the Rudy Miller Art Collection on December 2 a success. The program, which was opened by Dean Sheila Grant Johnson, included remarks from Dr. Jim Shaw of the Zoology Department, Dr. Tony Echelle from Zoology and Dr. Mark White of the Art Department. Dr. Miller closed the program by thanking the attendees and taking questions from the audience.

Shaw said, "The Rudy Miller Collection is tangible proof that we still need naturalists today and will continue to need them tomorrow." Echelle said, "With his paintings and his book on the fishes of Oklahoma, Rudy is doing more than anyone else to educate the public to the diversity and beauty of fishes in our streams."

The collection, consisting of over 60 paintings by Professor Emeritus and artist Dr. Rudy Miller, will be on display in the Edmon Low Library on a rotating basis. The collection may be viewed in its entirety by appointment. Call 405-744-6311 for details.

Annex Update

According to the compromise agreed upon by the Library Administration, Faculty Council, and the Provost, peer-reviewed material available only in print will be returned to the Main Library based on decisions made in cooperation with departments using the material.

As of December 9, all requested titles from math, chemistry, physics and all departments in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources have been returned to the Main Library and are now on the shelves in call number order. We continue to work with the College of Engineering. Once all their requests are submitted, we will begin transferring those titles.

Please Note: As always, material in the Annex may be requested for electronic delivery, pick up at the Main Library or on-site consultation at the Annex by appointment. For more information visit http://www.library.okstate.edu/annex/index.htm

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Last Updated: 22 May 2008

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Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu
Phone: (405) 744-7331

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