Library Services News

Jill Dixon, 2015 Chancellor’s Award Winner for
Excellence in Librarianship
Laurie Kolosky, 2015 Chancellor’s Award Winner for
Excellence in Classified Service

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence!

The official portraits of all award winners will be displayed in the lobby of the Couper Administration building later in the summer and more individual detail about this prestigious recognition will be published in the fall, around the time of the Chancellor’s Award dinner.Laurie Kolosky, 2015 Chancellor's Award Winner for Excellence in Classified Service However, Jill and Laurie’s many Libraries friends and colleagues couldn’t wait and secured special permission to display the two portraits and to extend their warmest congratulations and gratitude now!

Thank you, Jill and Laurie, for all you do and for representing the Libraries so well and with such professionalism.

The 2015 selection committee of the PR Xchange Awards Competition recently shared the announcement of our win in the category “Materials Promoting Collections” for the Miniature Books Exhibit and Reception.

The PR Xchange competition is sponsored by the Public Relations and Marketing Section (PRMS) of the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLMA).

exhibit_minaturebooksThe annual contest is designed to recognize “the very best public relations materials by produced by libraries” throughout the year. Contest submissions were evaluated by experts in public relations, communications, graphic design and marketing and were judged on content, design and originality.

Our Power Point entry summarizes information about the collection and includes fun photography from the opening reception: . Our entry, along with the other winners, will be displayed at the PR Xchange program during this year’s, to be held June 25-30th in San Francisco.

SC FBeth Kilmarx, Curator of Rare Books and one of the primary organizers of the Miniature Books Exhibit and Reception, will be in attendance at the conference and will accept the award on behalf of the Libraries. The Libraries is deeply grateful for the support and interest of the campus community and extends special thanks to friends and colleagues who enriched the miniature book experience for all through the generous loan of their own editions!

The award-winning Miniature Books Exhibit will remain on display through the end of July in the, located on the second floor of Bartle Library.

As a result a recent usability study on the Libraries’ website, we’ve redesigned the tabular search box on our homepage so that key resources and services are more visible.

We have also changed the way databases are accessed from the website. The subject browse now directs to the Subject Guides page. You can still search databases by name, browse alphabetically or by subject from the Database A-Z listing.

See why by viewing his recent video, produced as part of the campus series Beyond the Classroom.

Ben talks about the job, addresses a major myth about Binghamton and encourages students to “get out and explore!”

SC Group New tabular search box New databases gateway Ben SM Post

It's Interesting

  • Scholastic (or Scholastic Inc.) is a global book publishing company known for publishing educational materials for schools, teachers, and parents, and selling and distributing them by mail order and via book clubs and book fairs. It also has the exclusive United States publishing rights to both the Harry Potter and The Hunger Games book series...
  • Young Adult Library Services (ISSN 1541-4302) is a quarterly magazine published by the Young Adult Library Services Association. It supersedes the Journal of Youth Services, which was published together with the Association for Library Service to Children until 2002. The magazine serves as a mode of continuing education for librarians working...
  • Children and Libraries (CAL) is the official journal of the Association of Library Service to Children. It is published three times a year. It supersedes the Journal of Youth Services (formerly Top of the News), which was published together with Young Adult Library Services Association until 2002.
    Children and Libraries serves as a resource for...

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