Rimkus Part of Grant Award-winning Project to Improve Access to Books for Those with Print Disabilities

Kyle RimkusPreservation Librarian Kyle Rimkus, along with others at the School of Information Sciences and Disability Resources and Educational Services, are participating in a multi-institutional grant led by University Librarian John Unsworth at the University of Virginia with the goal of improving access to digitized books for patrons with print disabilities.

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Wilkin Awarded Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

University Librarian John Wilkin

John Price Wilkin, Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and University Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named the 2019 winner of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Wilkin will receive a cash award and citation during an ALCTS event at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

Named in honor of one of the pioneers of library automation, the Atkinson Award recognizes an academic librarian who has made significant contributions in the area of library automation or management and has made notable improvements in library services or research.

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Summer 2018 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

As a companion to our previous post on presentations, we present some of the publications, peer-reviewed articles and essays our Library faculty and academic professionals have published this past summer. Topics include management in the library workplace, data curation, and digital humanities pedagogy. Peruse the selected bibliography we have provided below to learn more about these topics.

(Links to OA journal access, the DOI for individual articles, or the catalog record are provided when available.)

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Summer 2018 Presentations by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

This past summer, our erudite Library faculty, and academic professionals traveled near and far to present on varied topics of importance and relevance. As always, we commend and celebrate our researchers on their important contributions to the university, to Library and Information Science, and other disciplines. A selected bibliography of these presentations follows.

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