Nicholas A. Basbanes will give Bishop Lecture @ Rutgers, March 11 at 5pm

Nicholas A. Basbanes, the nation’s leading authority on books about books, will give the twenty-fifth annual Louis Faugeres Bishop III Lecture. Entitled “Among the Gently Mad: Continuing Adventures Among Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and Book People of Every Persuasion,” the lecture will be held Thursday, March 11, at 5:00 p.m. at the Alexander Library. For more information, please see

This lecture is sponsored by the Rutgers University Libraries. To RSVP, please send an email to or call 732 932-7505.

Thank you,

Marianne I. Gaunt
Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey Alexander Library
169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163

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Assessment Fair, May 25, 2010!

What: Assessment Fair

Date: May 25, 2010

Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Place: Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey

The VALE Assessment Committee and the VALE Shared Information Committee invite you to participate in a half-day Assessment Fair designed to inform VALE librarians about a variety of assessment techniques and products as well as to showcase individual library’s assessment successes. Plan to attend and learn, and consider sharing your work by hosting a table or poster session.

Details about how to participate and what we plan to cover will follow shortly.

Jeanne E. Boyle
Associate University Librarian for Planning and Organizational Research
Rutgers University Libraries

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