Cunningham Memorial Library in conjunction with the ISU Sesquicentennial Committee has planned a special evening on November 9 paying tribute toJoseph Schick and the Schick Lecture Series and the Warren Cordellfamily and the Cordell Collection. Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, co-hosts of NPR’s popular lexicography show, “A Way with Words,” will provide the keynote.
Tickets for this fundraising event are $100 per person with proceeds going toward the acquisition of a rare dictionary for the Cordell Collection.
Payroll deduction is available to ISU faculty and staff who would like to attend the event.
Come work in the library! The library has posted a full-time, benefits-eligibleNon-Exempt (bi-weekly) Staff position, Library Resource Sharing Associate, to the ISU hiring site.
Job Summary:Assists in all phases of the Interlibrary Loan Unit. Responsible for the appropriate sorting, distribution, and packaging of all Interlibrary Loan and Statewide Remote Circulation System incoming and outgoing mail. Implements and maintains procedures and policies. Ensures quality library services and resolves related problems. Serves as the Resource Sharing Associateand participates in the supervision of student assistants. Participates in goal setting and planning objectives.
The posting is now active and electronic applications are being received. For a complete position description, including qualifications, see http://jobs.indstate.edu.
The Library’s exterior building sealing project started May 17. A perimeter fence has been set up around the library, but the entrance and exits will remain usable. The portico [covered walkway] is closed.
THE REGULAR LIBRARY ENTRANCE IS STILL ACCESSIBLE. At some point in the project, the entrance will be closed in order to do a total re-build, and people will enter/exit from the south door. We will make announcements when this begins.
The project completion date is August 11. Staging areas for construction equipment include the front patio area. Work will begin on the front (East) side of the building. This will include caulking removal, re-seal and cleaning. This must be done before work on new curtain wallsand storefront window can begin.