Goodbye to Burt Fields

With much appreciation for his many years of service, Ellis Circulation bid farewell to Burt Fields on April 26th. Thank you to Terri Hall for stepping in to provide some extra assistance while we search for a new circulation supervisor. Please direct questions normally sent to Burt to Terri or Cindy Cotner.

Preservation Update

Michaelle Dorsey is now the contact person for all issues related preservation for all libraries. Contact her for questions about data loggers and environmental monitoring, advice on enclosures or repairs, and any other preservation issues. dorseym@missouri.edu Special Collections Contacts • Instruction services and tours: John Henry Adams, j.adams@missouri.edu • Potential acquisitions and donations for Special …

Thank You to Everyone Who Helped with Homecoming!

Our Homecoming Open House was a big success! Thanks to everyone who helped out. Megan Ballengee Shannon Cary Cindy Cotner Emilee Flores Zoe Homan Jeannette Pierce Nick Raines Paula Roper Tours: Abbie Brown and Mara Inge

Librarians, Staff Members and Student Workers Needed for Homecoming Open House

I emailed (see below) everyone earlier that we need help with the Homecoming Open House at Ellis Library. I wanted to let you know that LMT has approved overtime pay for staff members who want to help out. You may also be able to work out leave time with your supervisor if that is your …

Celebration of Service Comments

5 Years Ying Hu I have worked with Ying for about two years now in Digital Initiatives (Digital Services), and with her solid knowledge, experience and abilities I know I can totally rely on her for excellent advice and information. In the last couple of years, we’ve tried lots of new things, and taken on …

New Drive-up Library Book Drop Available 24/7

We heard your request and we have responded! For those of you weary of slogging your library books across campus to return them to the library when you are finished, we have good news! Effective April 2023, a new drive-up book drop will be available 24/7 for you to deposit most library books, CDs and …

Thanks to Everyone Who Helped Out at the Homecoming Open House

We had a successful Homecoming Open House last weekend with a huge crowd. We helped visitors make around 130 library buttons, almost 100 mini pumpkins and lots of tiger masks. We also handed out tons of pencils, post it notes, Special Collections bookmarks and black & gold beads. Visitors enjoyed cider, coffee, pumpkin bars and …

Celebration of Service Comments

Congratulations to everyone celebrating a service anniversary this year. The comments posted by supervisors about these employees are posted below. 5 Years Corrie Hutchinson: Corrie has become an invaluable member of the Libraries’ leadership team since she joined us as Acquisitions Librarian five years ago. She has managed cutting huge amounts of money from our …

Thank You to Show Me Mizzou Day Volunteers

Thank you to the following graduate students, staff members and librarians who volunteered to work at last weekend’s Show Me Mizzou Day activity at Ellis Library: Grace Atkins Tyler Blood Shannon Cary Cindy Cotner John Fifield Kelli Hansen Haley Gillilan Trevor Hook Jefferson Hulbert Nav Khanal Taira Meadowcroft Amanda Sprochi Kelsie Wilkins Michelle Zigler Around, …

New Circulation/Reserves Staff Hired!

Good news!  We have filled the two, new part-time positions in Circulation/Reserves!  As I mentioned in an earlier Snippets, we took the full-time position vacated by Carri Huff and turned it into two part-time positions.  We hope that the difficulties of working the late night and weekend shifts may be better absorbed by two part-time …