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OSU Library February 2010 Update

February 15, 2010

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. Faculty who do not wish to receive future Library Updates via email, should send a message to bonnie.cain@okstate.edu with the subject line containing one word: remove.

In this Update:

Research Week Events
Tell Your Students: LibQUAL Begins Feb. 22

Research Week Events

Geronimo: Warrior for an American Dream

The Center for Oklahoma Studies Spring Symposium, “Geronimo: Warrior for an American Dream,” will honor the prominent American Indian leader and help separate legend from life. The symposium will feature presentations on various aspects of Geronimo’s life and legend. Paul Hutton, executive director of Western Writers of America and Distinguished Professor of History at the University of New Mexico, headlines the event on Tues. Feb. 16 from 2-4:45pm in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room of the Library. The symposium closes with a public screening of “Geronimo: An American Legend” at 7pm in 313 Classroom Building.

The Center for Oklahoma Studies, the OSU Library, the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta are sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/SpringSymp/GeronimoFlier.pdf.

Celebrating Books by OSU Authors

The OSU Library will honor OSU faculty, staff and students who have published a book or major creative work in 2008 or 2009 with the Celebrating Books by OSU Authors reception on Thurs. Feb. 18 from 11:30am-1:30pm. The come-and-go reception will be held in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room of the Library. All faculty are encouraged to attend and help celebrate the creativity and hard work of our OSU family. You can see this year’s honorees at http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/celebratingbooks/2010.

Tell Your Students: LibQUAL Begins Feb. 22

The OSU Library is once again conducting a survey to measure library service quality and identify best practices. The survey instrument is provided through the Association of Research Libraries’ LibQUAL+ TM program. This survey gives Library users a chance to provide feedback on services. Information from the survey will be used to improve existing services for students and maek decisions about future initiatives. During this round, a random sample of undergraduate students will be invited via email to take the survey online. Participants will have the option to enter a drawing for a 32” HDTV, 12.1 mp digital camera or a 32-GB iPod Touch. For more information, check out http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/spring10/libqual.htm.

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/dean/february2010.htm
Last Updated: 15 February 2010

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