University Archivist David McCartney has been elected president of the Midwest Archives Conference for a two year term. MAC is one of the nation’s largest regional professional associations for archivists. Founded in 1972, MAC now has more than 800 individual members. MAC’s institutional members include a variety of corporate, government, religious, and university archives, asContinue reading “David McCartney Elected President of Midwest Archives Conference”
[Reposting from UI Libraries] Greg Prickman, head of Special Collections at the University of Iowa Libraries, was honored March 31 with the 2015 Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. The Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence recognizes a member of the UI Libraries’ professional staff who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and leadership inContinue reading “Prickman honored with Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence”
Special Collections Instruction Librarian Amy Hildreth Chen was selected to be featured as a “Bright Young Librarian” by Fine Books & Collections Magazine. Please join us in congratulating her on this recognition from the wider community. You can read the feature here.
As we announced in our Friday news post last week, our Olson Graduate Assistant, John Fifield was awarded a Caxton Club grant to continue his research. John’s grant will fund his return to the Biblioteca de la Recoleta in Arequipa, Peru, in January. He will be continuing research on Colonial Spanish monastic libraries and the TransatlanticContinue reading “Olson Graduate Assistant John Fifield Receives Caxton Club Grant”
Margaret Gamm, Special Collections Acquisitions and Collections Management Librarian, was featured as a “Bright Young Librarian” by Fine Books and Collections Magazine. Please join us in congratulating her on this recognition from the wider community. You can read the feature here.
NEWS RELEASE : 03/15/2015 COLLEEN THEISEN, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LIBRARIES RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS “MOVER AND SHAKER” AWARD FROM LIBRARY JOURNAL (Iowa City) Colleen Theisen of The University of Iowa Libraries has been named a “Mover and Shaker” in the library industry by the national publication, Library Journal. In its March 15, 2015 issue, Library Journal namedContinue reading “Colleen Theisen honored as a “Mover and Shaker” by Library Journal”