Ex Libris Implementation Project Update – May 2019

Rutgers Law Libraries to Join Alma/Primo The Rutgers Law Libraries are joining our Alma and Primo instances in January 2020! Project planning for appending the Law libraries catalog has begun. We are currently participating in bi-weekly planning meetings with Ex… Continue Reading

University Librarian’s Report – May 2019

The last several months have been a flurry of activity. In addition to the day-to-day demands of a busy spring semester, it’s also the most planning-intensive period of the year, as we assess our standing at the close of the… Continue Reading

This Month in the Agenda – March 2003

DIY Courseware Congratulations to Ronald Jantz of the Scholarly Communication Center and Rutgers history Professor Rudy Bell, who wrote the article “Do it Yourself Courseware: How We Built A Reusable Web Platform for Studying World Cultures,” published in the February… Continue Reading

What’s Happening around Rutgers – March 2019

Art Together Sunday, March 3, 2019 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Zimmerli Art Museum Art Together invites families to get creative, side-by-side, on art projects inspired by works from the Zimmerli Art Museum. Explore the wonderful world of art on… Continue Reading

Quick Takes on Events and News – March 2019

Did You Know? Did you know that Ermira Mitre, library technician at Smith Library, is an accomplished writer, poet, and translator—both in the States and in her home country of Albania? Viktor Canosinaj’s The King’s Shadow, which Ermira translated from… Continue Reading

Self-Appraisal Reminder

In anticipation of an announcement from University Human Resources regarding the performance appraisal program, managers and supervisors should remind URA-AFT staff to begin a self-appraisal. Managers and supervisors should also ensure that employees have a self-appraisal form that includes an… Continue Reading

Ex Libris Implementation Project Update – March 2019

This month, the Ex Libris Implementation Team welcomed back Megan Drake from Ex Libris for our follow up to the six-month health check. Following two days of meeting with representatives from various Ex Libris working groups, Megan provided some very… Continue Reading

University Librarian’s Report – March 2019

As we learned in Lorcan Dempsey’s presentation in January, collections are one area where academic libraries face strategic choices along a continuum that ranges from cooperation (weakest) to consolidation (strongest), with collaboration in the middle. When does it make sense… Continue Reading

Introducing Libraries HR’s New Website

I’m happy to announce the launch of Libraries HR’s new staff resources website at https://apps.libraries.rutgers.edu/hr. The goal of this page is to be your new one-stop shop for all things related to human resources at the Libraries. It contains need-to-know… Continue Reading

University Librarian’s Report – January 2019

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you’ve had a restful winter break and are ready to tackle all the challenges of the upcoming semester. Though we are between terms and the activity on campus may have slowed a bit, this… Continue Reading