Marine science news, upcoming events, and Press books
Marine Science Day is coming up this weekend in Newport. Admission is free, and you’ll get to meet some of the scientists and see the research going on at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.
Congratulations to three sets of OSU library faculty who submitted individual Learning Innovation Grants as part of the campus-wide solicitation. The LIG Review Team thought well enough of these proposals that they decided to address the project through another funding source—the Technology Commons Fund. Stefanie Buck and Jane Nichols, Uta Hussong-Christian with Victoria Heiduschke and Teresa Preddy, and Clara Llebot with Hui Zhang and Michael Boock.
Join Larry Landis today, April 9th, at the Corvallis Science Pub at 6 pm. It will be held at the Old World Deli.
The annual bring your kids to campus day returns on Friday, April 20th. You can find a list of activities for children at the Family Resources website, or contact the center with any questions at 541-737-4906 and firstname.lastname@example.org .
Three OSU Press books have been named as finalists for the 2017 INDIES awards with winners to be announced in June at ALA Annual:
Grass Roots: A History of Cannabis in the American West by Nick Johnson (Ecology and Environment category)
Accidental Gravity: Residents, Travelers, and the Landscape of Memory by Bernard Quetchenbach (Essays)
Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy by Tim Palmer (Nature)
Paul Axtell for some of his conversational skill workshops next week. Interested? Check out the registration page and sign up for a course while they’re still available.
Monograph Acquisitions LT3 – The search is closed and two individuals have been hired: Sarah Viscuso and Debbie Du Tell. They start Monday, April 16th.
Science Librarian – The search for this position has been canceled due to having a small pool of applicants. The PD is being reconfigured and should be finalized in the next week.
Metadata Librarian – The posting for this position is has closed, and the committee is reviewing the applicants.
“The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community.”
— Paula Poundstone
Can you guess the animal’s person?
This is Rudi, a Buff Orpington. He has two “sisters” that look a lot like him, making it easy for him to get into trouble and get out of being blamed for it. He likes to hang out on the bench and keep the farmers company.
Answers can be shared with colleagues and guessed among the office. Next week’s newsletter will have the owner’s name. Last week’s pair of purrfect feline’s accept Angela Martinelli as their food-provider.
How much coffee is too much for a Monday?
OCLC symbol: ORE
Summit: OSU-Newp 9