Welcome to the Winter 2021 Library Update! In this issue you will read about how the Libraries delivered our services to the campus community in spite of the constraints posed by the pandemic. We were happy to offer most of our services online, including reference and research consultations, teaching our signature iLearn workshops, and Campus Conversations, which highlight important faculty research. Two Anna Radkowski-Lee graduate assistants were hired to support important library initiatives, including outreach, marketing, and social media communication, as well as archiving websites of the University and other organizations.
You will also read about Lindsay Van Berkom, Scholars Archive Administrator, and Coordinator of Dewey Access Services, who has been profiled in this issue, and the accomplishments of our librarians and staff. Two were selected for Chancellor’s awards, two librarians were promoted, and several published scholarly articles and presented at conferences. Many of these accomplishments were supported by our generous donors, and we truly appreciate your support of the University Libraries! Please let me know what you think of this issue!
Rebecca Mugridge, Dean of University Libraries