Staff Activities & Achievements

Karen Green, Ancient & Medieval History and Religion Librarian, is writing a monthly column for comiXology called “Comic Adventures in Academia.”

Amy Heinrich, director of C. V. Starr East Asian Library, will be speaking at the Kennedy Center on “Tanka: An Ancient Poetic Form in a Modern World” with the Japanese poet Takahashi Mutsuo next month, on February 16. More information at

Ellyssa Kroski, Reference Librarian in Butler Library, will be teaching two METRO webinars in February on “Social Bookmarking” and “Libraries and the Hive Mind: Folksonomies & Tagging.” See for more information.

Recently in the news: Lea Osborne, Processing Archivist in the RBML, was one of 25 young women who were profiled in Page Six Magazine for the New York Post. The focus of the article was what type of work women did in the city.

In November, Lisa Peet of the RBML won a cooking contest. Congratulations, Lisa!

Alex Thurman, Burke Library Catalog Librarian, has contributed a chapter entitled “FRBR and Archival Materials Collections and Context, Not Works and Content” to Arlene Taylor’s monograph Understanding FRBR : What It Is and How It Will Affect Our Retrieval Tools.

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