JUNE 1996

Susan Field, the new Documents Librarian at St. Clair County Library, reports that internet access terminals are scheduled for installation in fall 1996. Her library is also anticipating an operational OPAC by mid-summer.

Debbie Gallagher reports a new home address (1320 Patricia Avenue, Ann Arbor MI 48103) and a new telephone number (313-663-2984). She can also be reached at her e-mail address (

Larry Hall, Alma College, reports that his fax number included in past several issues of Red Tape was erroneous; the correct number should be (517) 463-8694! Special thanks to Larry for reporting on the recent Biennial Geographic Area meeting.

Mary Karpinski, Library of Michigan, reports that a Michigan Documents Retrocon project has begun at her library. The entire collection will be inventoried and placed in ANSWER, the Library of Michigan's online catalog. She also reports that the Library of Michigan has invited three finalists for the position of Director, Library of Michigan, to interview. Special thanks to Mary for reporting on the recent Biennial Geographic Area meeting.

Joe Morehead, professor at the School of Information Science and Policy, State University of New York at Albany, is the 1996 recipient of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge - R.R. Bowker Award presented by the Reference and Adult Services Division (RASD) of the American Library Association (ALA). "Mr. Morehead was chosen for his contributions to the area of government information. His book 'Introduction to United States Government Information Sources,' now in its fourth edition, is the standard text for government documents and he has been in the forefront of the battle for the public's right to be informed."

Kim Ranger, Associate Librarian (Documents/Reference), was granted tenure at Grand Valley State University in May 1996. Congratulations!

Bob Schroeder, the interim government documents librarian at the University of Detroit Mercy (while Sandy Calemme is on sabbatical) reports that the McNichols Campus Library is developing a library/media services web site which will include pathfinders/links to federal government information. Bob's e-mail address is

Diane VanderPol, Calvin College Library, reports that she attended the Annual Depository Library Conference for the first time and found it very worthwhile. "The sessions were very good and the networking was valuable." She also reports that two of the three letters from Michigan supporting the FDLP found in Fulfilling Madison's Vision came from Calvin College and Seminary professors. Congratulations to Diane and the rest of the Calvin College Library staff for not only making these resources available, but for having faculty members who realize their importance!

Margo Zieske, the new Documents Librarian at the Monroe County Library System, reports that her e-mail address is She also reports that the MCLS has hired a new librarian, Kip DeGraf as Electronic Resources Coordinator, to provide Internet services for both staff and the public.

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