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April 13, 2001

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SLSA/ASUL Annual Book Sale: Wednesday May 9th
  2. California Academic and Research Libraries Academic Business Librarians Exchange (ABLE) - North presents "Digital Information: Access and Preservation in a Changing World"
  3. Spring Quarter Workflows Circ Training
  4. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities




1. SLSA/ASUL Annual Book Sale: Wednesday May 9th

The Stanford Libraries Staff Association and the Associates of the Stanford University Libraries will hold their annual book sale on Wednesday May 9th, 2001.

Come select from hundreds of books in all areas. There's a large stock of children's books and popular general fiction from the early 20th century. Choose from literature, fiction and non-fiction, history, British Library Catalogs, and more.

The book sale will be held on the East Patio of the Meyer Library (facing Escondido Mall) from 9am-4pm.

Consider donating time &/or books. Sign up for 1-2 hour blocks to assist with the book sale on Wednesday May 9th. Book donations will be accepted at the Meyer Library 2nd Floor Technology Services Desk and the Law Library Loan Desk through Tuesday May 8th.

For additional information call Naheed Zaheer (650.736.1951), David Bratman (650.725.0809), or Sally Treadway (650.723.9426)

--submitted by Naheed Zaheer

2. California Academic and Research Libraries Academic Business Librarians Exchange (ABLE) - North presents "Digital Information: Access and Preservation in a Changing World"

Graduate School of Business, Stanford University Friday, May 25, 2001 9am - 3:30pm

For more information and registration:

http://wesley.stanford.edu/library/ABLE/conference2001_draft.html

Speakers include:

Howard Besser UCLA's School of Education and Information Studies

Peter Gumbel Editor-in-Chief of Business.com

José-Marie Griffiths (videoconference) University of Michigan

Panel discussion: Howard Besser; Lincoln Cushing, graduate student from UC-Berkeley's SIMS; representatives from Portal B, Google, Infomine; David Hellman, moderator

The keynote speaker is Brewster Kahle, co-founder, president and CEO of Alexa Internet; board of director of The Internet Archive

--submitted by Walter Henry

3. Spring Quarter Workflows Circ Training

Workflows Circ Level II training sessions are being offered this Quarter.

1)Technical Aspects of Circ [Searching/Item Creation/Adding New Volume/Claim's Ret'd]
Afternoon Sessions: April 25th & May 2nd, 2:00-3:30 P.M
Morning Session: June 6th, 11:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M
Location: Meyer Library Room 143
Presenter: Kelly Roll, Operations Manager, Education Library


2)Course Reserves
Afternoon Sessions: May 9th & May 30th, 2:00-3:30 P.M.
Morning Session: May 23rd 10:00 A.M. - 11:30 P.M.
Location: Meyer Library Room 143
Morning Session: May 23rd 10:00 A.M. - 11:30 P.M.
Presenter: Sarah Seestone, Head of Reserves & Unicorn, Circ Tech Support, Green Library

--(reprint from SUL/AIR News, April 6 issue) submitted by Naheed Zaheer

4. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities

SUL/AIR has the following new open positions this week:

Humanities and PLAC Cataloger (04/09/01); Position #79
Social Sciences and Government Documents Cataloger (04/09/01); Position #80
Serials Receiving / Maintenance Specialist (04/09/01); REQ# J011039

For a complete description of these jobs and a list of all current SUL/AIR jobs, visit the Human Resources Web site at:

Human Resources Web site.


Please send future submissions to SUL/AIR News to:
sulairnews@forsythe.stanford.edu.


SUL/AIR News is an electronic publication of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources issued weekly. Copy deadline is 12:00 NOON Wednesday for publication on the following Friday. Submit items for publication to sulairnews@forsythe.stanford.edu .
Editor for SUL: Sarah Williamson, sarahcw@sulmail.stanford.edu
Editor for AIR and HR: Eleanor Brown, eabrown@leland.stanford.edu