Thank you! Here is the Giving Tuesday 2017 Report

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Last November, the Libraries participated in Giving Tuesday at Rutgers University. This is an annual event that follows the consumer traditions of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, to encourage individuals to support their favorite non-profits and charities.… Continue Reading

News from the Communications Department

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The Communications Department shared our new website at the State of the Libraries poster session. We have been actively updating the site with more resources and materials that may be of use to you. Our most recent additions are: Marketing… Continue Reading

Thinking about Frameworks

It seems that in every aspect of the work of academic libraries, there is an increased interest in frameworks. For example, in response to the ”rapidly changing higher education environment,” the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education transitioned… Continue Reading

Quick Takes on Events and News – February 2018

Dee Magnoni, Maxine Lurie, Caryn Radick, Mary Chute, and Grace Agnew at the NJDNP launch celebration.

Celebrating the Douglass Century Congratulations are in order for our colleagues Kayo Denda and Fernanda Perrone, who, along with Mary Hawkesworth of the departments of Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies, have penned a history of Douglass Residential College… Continue Reading

State of the Libraries Recap

This month, I just want to express my gratitude once again to everyone who helped make State of the Libraries so special. From the major events committee to the poster presenters to those of you in the audience–our colleagues are… Continue Reading

Ex Libris Implementation Project Update – January 2018

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The entire Ex Libris Implementation Team attended the State of the Libraries on December 6 and appreciated the opportunity to engage library faculty and staff there. We thank everyone who came to our table and talked to us about the… Continue Reading

We Are Not Alone – Thoughts on the BTAA Meeting

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I know that we spend a lot of time focused on building infrastructure. Our top priorities involve undergraduate success and strengthening information control to ensure that our users have efficient, reliable access to information resources. I just got back from… Continue Reading

Web Improvement Team Update

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The Web Improvement Team (WIT) is excited to announce some changes coming soon to the Rutgers University Libraries website. Since September, we’ve been speaking with our users (students, faculty, and staff) and analyzing survey and usage data to determine how… Continue Reading

Ex Libris Implementation Project Update – December 2017

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In this second update on the Ex Libris Implementation Project, we report on a major milestone achieved in November – the completion of organizational planning. In early December the project will transition from the pre-implementation to implementation stage, so this… Continue Reading

Retirement and YOU!

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A new year is approaching! If you are thinking about retirement and what is involved in the process you should check out the important on-line links below that offer key information to help you prepare. ABP Retirement: Welcome to the… Continue Reading