DOCUMENTS LIBRARIANS IN THE NEWS:
MARCH 1996

Clare Beck, Government Documents Librarian, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, had an article published in the January 1996 issue of American Libraries. The article, "A 'Private' Grievance Against Dewey", reviews archival letters which shed light on Dewey's shady reputation with women colleagues and in particular, Adelaide Hasse.

Carole Callard, according to a post card received at the Library of Michigan in late February, is hard at work inspecting the University of St. Thomas and the Virgin Islands Territorial Library.

Sandy Calemme, former Documents Librarian at University of Detroit Mercy, had an article published in the January 1996 issue of DTTP. The article is entitled "Merging Two Depository Libraries into One". In case you want to congratulate her, her new address is 1025 South Hiawassee Rd., Apt. 2211, Orlando, Florida 32835.

Doug Clore has resigned his job as Documents Librarian at Benton Harbor Public Library as of January 1, 1996; the position has been advertised in American Libraries.

Congratulations to Susanna Davidsen and the Michigan Electronic Library (formerly known as GoMLink) for being rated in the Top 5% of All Web Sites by Point!

Wayne Deri has resigned from her position as Documents Librarian at St. Clair County Library.

Kelly Eastwood is the new Documents Librarian at Northern Michigan University.

Susan Field has accepted the position of Documents Librarian at St. Clair County Library and attended her first GODORT of Michigan meeting after only a week or so on the job. Way to go Susan!

Richard Goerner has resigned his position as Documents Librarian at Michigan Tech; Teresa Spence will be the contact person until a replacement is found.

Arthur Hietala, longtime GODORT of Michigan member and Documents Librarian at Oakland Community College/Orchard Ridge campus, has gone on permanent medical disability. Art now resides at a longterm care facility in Walled Lake, Michigan. GODORT of Michigan veterans will miss Art's contributions and his friendly, unassuming manner.

Karl Katasfiasz has been promoted to Head of Reference, Ellis Reference and Information Center, Monroe County Library System. Way to go Karl. [Godort of Michigan members should be aware that Karl gave several great presentations on government documents issues at Godort of Michigan meetings before being promoted. See where a little hard work will take you!]

Congratulations to Michael McDonnell, Western Michigan University, for volunteering to serve on the GPO Superseded Documents Committee which will be publishing a 1996 edition of the Superseded List. Michael will be focusing on "GAO" and "TD4.1: - end" publications.

Debbi Schaubman, Acting Head of the Government Documents Library, Main Library, Michigan State University, has created a number of new web pages that should be of interest to international documents librarians, including :

  • Materials on International Organizations and Law in the MSU Libraries : General Resources - http://staff.lib.msu.edu/publ_ser/docs/igos/igogen.htm;
  • Materials on International Organizations and Law in the MSU Libraries : Information by Organization - http://staff.lib.msu.edu/publ_ser/docs/igos/igoorg.htm;
  • Materials on International Organizations and Law in the MSU Libraries : Information by Subject - http://staff.lib.msu.edu/publ_ser/docs/igos/igosubj.htm; and
  • International Intergovernmental Organizations on the Internet : A List of Links - http://staff.lib.msu.edu/publ_ser/docs/igos/igoswww.htm.

    Robert (Bob) Schroeder, a new full-time librarian at the McNichols Campus Library at the University of Detroit, Mercy, will be managing government documents while Sandy Calemme is on a leave of absence.

    Ann Walasky is the new documents librarian at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus. She replaces Arthur Hietala. Ann's phone number is (810) 471-7594; her e-mail address is aawalask@occ.cc.mi.us.

    Carol Wilson, Information Resources Specialist, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), reports that the NCMS home page now provides public access to their catalog and that the NCMS Manufacturing Information Resource Center (MIRC) has its own home page. Check it out at http://www.ncms.org. Materials from the MIRC collection may be borrowed via ILL either through OCLC or via e-mail to Carol (carol.wilson@ncms.org) for a small fee.

    Carol Wilson also reports that she is getting married in July 1996 and will be moving from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Raleigh, North Carolina. In addition to selling her condo and planning a wedding, she'll be job hunting too. Her future husband, Ed Gehringer, is a computer science professor at North Carolina State University. While she'll miss her family and friends, she's looking forward to warmer weather in the winter. Godort of Michigan extends their congratulations and best wishes.

    Margo Zieske is the new Documents Librarian at the Monroe County Library System.

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