Elizabeth Mengel, associate director of Collections and Academic Services for the Sheridan Libraries, has been invited to join the American Association for the Advancement of Science's inaugural library advisory board. She joins a group of 16 librarians from across the country to work with AAAS on strengthening the relationship between the society and libraries.
In addition, she has been selected to participate in the Association of Research Libraries Leadership Fellows program, which facilitates the development of future senior-level leaders in large research libraries and archives. The 2018–19 cohort begins its program in February.
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Julia Rose, director and curator of Homewood Museum, delivered the keynote address for the Difficult Topics in African American History Workshop, presented in November by the New Jersey Historical Society, Grounds for Sculpture, the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, and the William Trent House Museum.
Katie Stewart and Erica Getts, distance education librarians in the Entrepreneurial Libraries Program, presented "Sowing Accessibility in Learning Objects So Users Can Reap the Educational Rewards" at a conference sponsored by LOEX, a nonprofit educational clearinghouse for library instruction and information literacy. The conference, held in Lexington, Kentucky, focused on innovation in library instruction.
Yunshan Ye, librarian for political science, international studies, and East Asian studies, has been elected vice president and president elect of the Chinese American Librarians Association, Greater Mid-Atlantic chapter, for the 2017–18 year.
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