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 http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/news/10/02_basbanes.shtml

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

Thank you,
Marianne


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
732/932-7505 jeboyle@rci.rutgers.edu

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VALE 2010 Conference Evaluation

Thank you all for your participation at the 2010 VALE Conference last week. We hope you learned a lot from the sessions and enjoyed networking with your colleagues.

Before too much time passes, please take a few moments to complete the conference evaluation form at http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/?p=WEB22A3VMK6ZE4 (if you cannot click on the link, please copy and paste it into your browser). This link to the evaluation will be available through Friday, 22 January, but why not answer the questions now?

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VALE Conference 2010 Presentations are Available Online

Please go to the VALE 2010 Conference website to view today’s presentations. The presentation files are attached to the session descriptions. Some presentations are currently only available in MS Office 2007 format. Other versions of these files will be made available.

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Tweet about the Conference at #VALE10

VALE 2010 now has a Twitter hashtag — #VALE10

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Photo Sharing for VALE Conference Attendees

Please refer to last year’s post for information on how to share your photos from the annual conference:

https://valenews.wordpress.com/2009/01/07/photo-sharing-for-vale-users-conference-2/

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Cancelling Your Registration / Additional Location Information

If you are not able to attend the conference, please contact Judy Avrin ASAP — email her at avrinj at wpunj.edu.

The actual address for Busch Campus Center (for plugging into your GPS) is:

604 Bartholomew Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8002

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