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Summer Arts & Crafts Show on Display in Ellis Library

Mizzou employees from the MU Libraries, Museum of Anthropology and Museums of Art & Archaeology share their talents and hobbies in a summer art show! Thanks to the exhibitors: John Henry Adams, Janice Dysart, Tammy Green, Amanda J Staley Harrison, Starra Herron, Jill Kline, Haley Lykins, Susan McCormack and Nicole Merzweiler.

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Deb Ward Retirement Party Photos

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Recycle Eclipse Glasses

Physics & Astronomy will take pairs of eclipse glasses as part of Astronomers Without Borders. They are sent to countries that need the glasses.

Address:
Mizzou Department of Physics and Astronomy
Physics Bldg, 223, 701 S College Ave, Columbia, MO 65201

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Rebecca Nolda Art Exhibition in Ellis Library

A new art exhibition is now on display in the Bookmark Cafe area (ground floor) of Ellis Library. (The Bookmark Cafe is closed for the summer.) The show includes a series of Rebecca Nolda’s abstract paintings that viewers can learn more about by scanning the QR code by each set of paintings.

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DIY Dog Toys

Grants Farm Summer Nights

MULSA 75th Anniversary Edition Cookbook Reminder

Kick Urban Sketching Challenge

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Library Management Team Notes 6/11/2024

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University of Missouri Press Summer Reading Display

The University of Missouri Press Summer Reading display can now be found on the second floor of Ellis Library. Explore a rich collection of books celebrating Missouri’s history, literature, music, and art, including both new releases and favorite backlist books. Highlights of the display include Patricia Cleary’s latest work, Mound City: The Place of Indigenous Past and Present in St. Louis, and Greg Olson’s award-winning Indigenous Missourians: Ancient Societies to the Present. Also showcased are selections from the Sports and American Culture series, such as Jon Langmead’s Ballyhoo!: The Roughhousers, Con Artists, and Wildmen Who Invented Professional Wrestling and Sheldon Anderson’s Schools for Scandal: The Dysfunctional Marriage of Division I Sports and Higher Education. Additionally, visitors can see books dedicated to the work of Missouri’s Laura Ingalls Wilder and coffee table books that featuring the state’s scenic parks and its natural life and landscapes.

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“Kara Whatley appointed MU vice provost and university librarian”
Show Me Mizzou, June 10, 2024

“MU has a new vice provost and university librarian”
Columbia Missourian, June 10, 2024

“Kara Whatley Appointed Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian at University of Missouri”
ARL News, June 14, 2024

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home Cycle of Success, Staff news Kara Whatley appointed MU vice provost and university librarian

Kara Whatley appointed MU vice provost and university librarian

The University of Missouri Libraries are pleased to share the appointment of Kara Whatley as vice provost for libraries and university librarian, effective Oct. 1, 2024. Whatley is currently the university librarian at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and serves as the chief executive of the Caltech Library system.

Whatley’s previous roles include positions of increasing leadership at Texas Tech University Libraries and New York University Libraries. Throughout her career, she has shown a consistent strategic focus on catalyzing information discovery, preservation and sharing to support the university mission.

She is a member of the Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL) and is currently serving as the ACRL Division Councilor and the ACRL representative to the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Science and Technologies section. She also currently serves as a member of the Elsevier North American Library Advisory Board, the EBSCO North American Deans and Directors Library Advisory Board and the Springer Nature Library Advisory Board.

The Libraries are also pleased to share that Jeannette Pierce will serve as interim vice provost for libraries and university librarian until Whatley’s arrival in October. Jeannette has a strong track record of leadership and is well positioned to continue the libraries’ momentum in the interim period. Please join us in welcoming Kara Whatley to Mizzou and congratulating Jeannette Pierce on her interim appointment.

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