Check out some of your colleagues’ recent achievements.
Miriam Matteson, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, is quoted in this June 6, 2014, Columbus Dispatch article about the changing role of libraries and librarians.
Magda El-Sherbini, School of Library and Information Science, was awarded the 2014 Outstanding Publication Award by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) for her book RDA: Strategies for Implementation. The award is given annually to honor an author or authors of the year’s most outstanding monograph, article or original paper in the field of technical services. El-Sherbini’s award includes a citation and $250, sponsored by ALCTS, which she received during the ALCTS Awards Ceremony on June 28 at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. El-Sherbini has served as chair of several ALCTS committees, as a member of the ALA RDA Advisory Board and as the vice chair/chair elect of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging's Policy Committee. She has published and presented in the areas of cataloging and technical services management.
Kiersten F. Latham, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, gave a Pecha Kucha talk titled, “And Now for Something Completely Different …” at the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) 2014 Annual Conference in Seattle on May 16. Her talk discussed her work with the School of Library and Information Science’s MuseLab, which opened as a component of the Museum Studies specialization. Latham also began her tenure as the regional midwest representative for the AAMG board at the conference.
Kiersten F. Latham, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, co-led a session at the American Alliance of Museums annual meeting titled, “Re-imagining Visitor Encounters with Objects.” For more on the session, visit www.aam-us.org/events/annual-meeting/program/sessions-and-events?ID=2437.
An article written by Daniel Roland, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, has made the list of most-read articles at the Journal of Religious and Theological Information website. The article is titled “The Response of Mainline Protestant Clergy Members to the Moral Panic Regarding Harry Potter."
Web link: www.tandfonline.com/action/showMostReadArticles?journalCode=wrti20&#.U6sS8bHaJ8F
Roman Panchyshyn, University Libraries, authored "RDA Display and the General Material Designation: An Innovative Solution," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Vol. 52, Issue 5, (2014): 487-505.
Summary: A simple and innovative solution for libraries using MARC-based Integrated Library Systems (ILS), to compensate for the removal of the General Material Designation (GMD) from individual Resource Description and Access (RDA) bib records in public displays
Web link: www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01639374.2014.902893#.U8gts7HOteA
Marianne Martens, School of Library and Information Science, published a book review in the latest newsletter of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing.
Robert Miltner, Department of English, Kent State University at Stark, authored And Your Bird Can Sing: Short Fiction, Edition 978-1-933964-96-6, Huron, Ohio: Bottom Dog Press, 2014.
Additional comments: Miltner is the Kent Campus coordinator for the Northeast Ohio MFA in Creative Writing Consortium Program (NEOMFA) where he teaches poetry and fiction.