Information Update - Fall 1993

Staff Activities

The Weinberg Memorial Library was host to the annual spring meeting of the Northeast Chapter of the Pennsylvania Library Association of June 4, 1993. Customer service, health information, and Americans with Disabilities Act were some of the topics covered on the program.
 
Betsey Moylan attended a seminar "Rethinking Reference" at Duke University June 4 through 7. Sixty reference librarians from academic institutions met to discuss alternatives to traditional reference services.
 
Donna Ramos attended a workshop "Focus on Technical Services; Cataloging Nonprint Media" at University of Pittsburgh from July 26-31.
 
Bonnie Strohl and Margaret Craft attended the DRAGNET meeting at Franklin and Marshall College on June 7 and 8. DRAGNET is the consortium for DRA academic libraries in the Northeast.
 
Bonnie Strohl and Charles Kratz attended the American Library Association convention in New Orleans from June 25 through 29. Ms. Strohl's activities included participation on two ALA committees, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, Collection Management and Development Section Policy and Planning Commmittee, and Library Administration and Management Association Fund Raising and Financial Development Section. Mr. Kratz participated as Director-at-Large in the meetings of the Library Administration and Management Association's Board of Directors.
 
Annette Kalwaytis, Karen Heckman, Ann Marie Ziskowski, Sheila Ferraro, Sheila Flaherty, and Bonnie Strohl attended the Gracious Assertiveness for Effective Communication workshop presented by the State Library of Pennsylvania at Luzerne County Community College on May 12.
 
Helen Weiss and Maggie Restuccia attended the demonstration of the Interlibrary Loan Micro Enhancer and the lllfile Program at Wilkes University on July 28.
 
Joe Fennewald has been invited to join Beta Phi Mu, the international scholastic honor society for graduate level library and information science.
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