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February 9, 2001

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Landsat 7 Images of California at Branner Earth Sciences Library
  2. Serials Control Training
  3. Phyllis Kayten Joins the Information Center in a Staff Position
  4. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities




1. Landsat 7 Images of California at Branner Earth Sciences Library

Branner Earth Sciences Library, in conjunction with the University of California map libraries, has purchased Landsat 7 images for the entire state of California. The images have a resolution between 15 and 60 meters with almost 0% cloud cover. Most were taken during the winter of 1999/2000. The northern third of the state is available on CD-ROM at Branner. The remainder of the state is available via FTP from UC Santa Barbara (contact gis@sulmail.stanford.edu to order central and southern California images). To view the images, go to http://alexandria.sdc.ucsb.edu/~hajic/L7/L7.html.

--submitted by Julie Sweetkind

2. Serials Control Training

I will hold two training sessions to demonstrate the staff view of the serials control module. If you have WorkFlows, you can view serial records to find out when a piece was received or claimed, along with other information formerly hidden in the Serials card file.

The sessions will be:

  • Thursday, 2/15, 3-4 and
  • Thursday, 2/22, 11-12

If you are not able to attend, please contact me (ceaston@stanford.edu) and I will send you a copy of the handouts. I especially urge new branch serials specialists and operations managers to attend.

--submitted by Christa Easton

3. Phyllis Kayten Joins the Information Center in a Staff Position

Phyllis Kayten fills the half-time LS IV position in the Information Center left vacant when Malgorzata Schaefer became our Coordinator of Instruction. We are very lucky to have Phyllis who has a PhD in psychology and has experience teaching both college students and government employees. Before coming to SUL/AIR last May to work at the Information Center Desk as an hourly, Phyllis worked for the FAA as a human factors information specialist. There she discovered that she really loved doing research and has put that love to good use at the IC desk helping patrons.

--submitted by Kathy Kerns

4. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities

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

Computer Res Associate (02/05/01); REQ# J010371
Production Assistant (02/05/01); REQ# J010373
Program Coord, Stan Publishing (02/05/01); REQ# J010385
Reserves/Loan Specialist (02/05/01); REQ# J010386
Administrative Associate (02/05/01); REQ# J010393

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.


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