Vol. 16 No. 2

   April 2012

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Curation Fellowship
New Alfred P. Sloan Data Curation Fellowship

Lehigh Senior, Karen Timmerman
Lehigh Senior, Karen Timmerman, Wins Student Research Prize

Lehigh Distance Education
Distance Education Marks Twenty Years at Lehigh

Judy McNally
In Celebration of 40 years of Service in LTS: Judy McNally

In Memoriam: Richard Greenwood

Gail Kriebel
In Memoriam:  Gail Kriebel


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Editor's Update
Greetings! The April edition of the LTS Connection presents several initiatives that demonstrate our commitment to advancing Lehigh through innovative services, resources, and events: our recent Symposium on Teaching and Learning, the announcement of a...read more here.

Symposium on Teaching and Learning Highlights Faculty Innovations
On April 5th, the Office of Faculty Development and the Lehigh Lab hosted the 2012 Symposium on Teaching and Learning. The purpose of the event was to highlight campus innovations in teaching and learning through presentations, informal dialogue, and community building. The half-day program included a kick-off by Provost Pat Farrell, the presentation of the...read more here.
New Alfred P. Sloan Data Curation Fellowship
This summer, LTS will welcome a new Data Curation Fellow. Lehigh is one of six partner institutions along with Indiana University, McMaster University, Purdue University, University of California Los Angeles, and University of Michigan of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and its partner program, the Digital Library Federation...read more here.
Lehigh Senior, Karen Timmerman, Wins Student Research Prize
A paper written by Karen Timmerman, a senior in the department of International Relations, was selected for the 2012 Libraries Student Research Prize. The annual award, sponsored by Library and Technology Services and the Friends of the Libraries, recognizes excellence in undergraduate scholarship and the use of library and research resources. Karen received...read more here.
Distance Education Marks Twenty Years at Lehigh
Twenty years ago, Lehigh University entered the relatively new academic world of distance education by delivering graduate degrees to students at partner companies such as Air Products, Merck, Alcoa, Kodak, and Exxon using -- at the time -- a sophisticated satellite delivery system. Real-time classes from Lehigh’s campus were “beamed” into company classrooms and students at each location would “attend” along with their campus peers...read more here.
Lehigh Alumna presents vision for Digital Repository in Cloud
Michele Kimpton, BS Mechanical Engineering, ‘84, visited Lehigh University on April 12th. Kimpton, a recognized leader in cloud computing and institutional repositories, gave two campus addresses: one on "Building Community Clouds for Access and Preservation" and the other on “Preserving the Scholarly Record"...read more here.
LTS Welcomes New Staff
Since July 2011, the following staff have joined Library and Technology Services. We’re proud to have them as part of the LTS family. Jeff Deschler, Database Application Consultant, Client Services...read more here
In Celebration of 40 years of Service in LTS: Judy McNally
Judy McNally is retiring from Lehigh after serving in several different positions within LTS. Judy began as a cataloging librarian and then moved to head of Cataloging and currently is the Team Leader for Technical Services. Judy is a wonderful mentor and knowledgeable librarian. She enjoyed teaching staff and is a very effective supervisor. Judy is always willing to...read more here.
In Memoriam: Richard Greenwood
Rick Greenwood, Electronic Technician, Distance Education, left us very suddenly on September 15, 2011. Just 41, Rick was one of our talented technicians, joining our DE family in 2009 when he retired...read more here.
In Memoriam: Gail Kriebel
Gail Kriebel, Team Leader, Lending Services, was an affable and dedicated leader for 25 years in LTS. Gail began as a research librarian and later became head of Circulation and finally Team Leader for Lending Services. She enjoyed...read more here.
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