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October 13, 2016

ULS director finalists visiting campus

Finalists for the position of University Library System director began visiting campus last week.

The schedule for candidate visits has been posted online, where streaming information about the candidates’ campus presentations is available and feedback can be provided:

Candidate talks, open to the University community, will address “Challenges of Leading an Academic Research Library.”

Two of the candidates already have visited campus. Kornelia Tancheva, associate university librarian for research and learning services at Cornell University, delivered her public talk Oct. 6; Melissa Just, associate vice president for information services at Rutgers University, spoke here Oct. 10.

•Martin Halbert, dean of libraries and associate professor, University of North Texas, is visiting campus today and tomorrow. He will deliver his public talk at 2 p.m. Oct. 14.

• Beth Namachchivaya, associate university librarian for research, associate dean of libraries and professor, University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign, will visit campus Oct. 17 and 18. Her public talk is set for 2 p.m. Oct. 17.

• Robert Fox, dean of university libraries at the University of Louisville, will visit campus Oct. 18 and 19. He will address the campus community at 2 p.m. Oct. 18.

• Paul Constantine, associate dean of university libraries for distinctive collections and director of special collections at the University of Washington, will visit campus Oct. 19 and 20. He will deliver a public address at 2 p.m. Oct. 19.

All public addresses will be held in the Digital Scholarship Commons Room, G49 Hillman Library.

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