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July 28, 2000

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Loan Division and Portal Unit Day Supervisor
  2. Farewell Marcos Figueroa
  3. Titles to Make You Smile: Ignorance is Bliss (Part 1)
  4. SUL/AIR Job Opportunities




1. LOAN DIVISION AND PORTAL UNIT DAY SUPERVISOR

An exciting opportunity is currently available for a strong team player with a commitment to excellent public service. The individual in this position will oversee daily operations in the Green Library Loan Division and Portal Unit. This is a fine opportunity for professional development. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Ruth Briesemeister at 725-1164 or ruthabc@stanford.edu for a full job description and qualifications.

--submitted by Ruth Briesemeister

2. FAREWELL MARCOS FIGUEROA

After twelve years of service, Marcos Figueroa is leaving Stanford University to work as the Operations Manager of the Circulation Department at Menlo College's Bowman Library, where he has been working part time for the past four years.

Marcos began his library career shelving books in the Lane Medical Library. He advanced into an Office Assistant position and later progressed into a series of Library Specialist appointments at Lane. In 1996, Marcos was hired in the Green Loan Division, where he continued to work until the present, as the Loan Division and Portal Unit Day Supervisor. Throughout the recent restoration of the newly remodeled Bing Wing, Marcos has been a key player in helping the Loan Division and Portal Unit run smoothly.

For those of you who would like to wish Marcos farewell, a gathering will be held on Monday, July 31 at 3:00 in the Green Library Loan Division.

--submitted by Ruth Briesemeister

3. TITLES TO MAKE YOU SMILE: IGNORANCE IS BLISS (PART 1)

These titles reflect the compiler's notions of the humorous, wry, ironic or unusual, and should not be construed as reflecting any other opinion or judgment, nor the editorial opinion of SUL/AIR News. Contributions for this feature are eagerly solicited. Submit any oddities to: bkunde@sulmail.stanford.edu

Ample food for stupid thought / Robert Filliou. -- New York : Something Else Press, 1965. ADG1186 / [in process] / Special Collections.

The bliss of sexual ignorance : [for piano, celeste, and horn] / Gordon McPherson. -- Oxford : Oxford Univesity Press, Music Dept., c1992 ALP6372 / M342.M172 B6 1992 / Music Library - Scores.

A child's garden of misinformation : lovingly harvested / by Art Linkletter ; illustrated by Charles Saxon. -- Greenwich, Conn. : Fawcett Pub., Inc., 1966, c1965. AQD6466 / PS648 .H84 v.75 / Special Collections.

The ignorance explosion : understanding industrial civilization / Julius Lukasiewicz. -- Ottawa : Carleton University Press, 1994. APP6197 / HM221 .L857 1994 / Green Library.

A short introduction to the history of human stupidity / Walter B. Pitkin. -- New York : Simon and Schuster, 1932. AAB2007 / 151.14 .P684 / Stanford Auxiliary Library.

--submitted by Brian Kunde

4. SUL/AIR JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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

Library Specialist (7/24/00); REQ# J002013
Library Specialist (7/24/00); REQ# J002022
System Software Developer (7/24/00); REQ# J002026
Computing Info Systems Analyst (7/24/00); REQ# J002034
Computing Info Systems Analyst (7/24/00); REQ# J002035
Library Specialist (7/24/00); REQ# J002041

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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