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WVU Libraries, Department of History Establish Internships

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
March 27th, 2007

WVU Intranet, March 23, 2007

The West Virginia and Regional History Collection (WVRHC) of the West Virginia University Libraries has teamed with the Department of History in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences to add two new internships to their longstanding instructional partnership.

The internships are being offered through the Department of History’s Public History and Cultural Resource Management (CRM) programs. Graduate students will have the opportunity to intern with the WVRHC’s printed ephemera and archives and manuscripts collections.

“I am delighted we have this new partnership with the West Virginia and Regional History Collection,” said Barbara Rasmussen, director of the Public History and CRM programs. “It allows for training in library and archive management and practices.”

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WVU Health Sciences Library Interim Director Recognized by National Association

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
March 26th, 2007

WVU Intranet, March 16, 2007

Susan Arnold, interim director of West Virginia University’s Health Sciences Library, was recently named to the Medical Library Association’s prestigious Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).

 Susan Arnold

The honor recognizes medical librarians based on their involvement in the field and in professional organizations, as well as their efforts in continuing education.

“It’s a sense of accomplishment,” Arnold said of the recognition. “I think it lends a sense of credibility to my work as a medical librarian.”

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WVU Libraries receives Don Knotts memorabilia from actors widow

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
March 6th, 2007

WVU Intranet, March 5, 2007

The West Virginia and Regional History Collection at West Virginia University Libraries recently received some unique memorabilia from a famous alumnus – the late actor and Morgantown native Don Knotts.

The Collection, housed on the sixth floor of the Wise Library on WVU’s Downtown Campus, is now home to television scripts, awards, an original poem and the manuscript and cassette recordings from the actor’s autobiography -- from his wife of many years, Francey Yarborough.


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Library computers always busy at West Virginia University

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
March 1st, 2007

The Daily Athenaeum, February 28, 2007
Angela Moscaritolo Staff Writer

Mike Spinello, a sophomore political science major, entered the downtown library around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in hopes of quickly printing out a paper before class. He slowly walked around the main level looking to his left and right. No luck. Then he circled the reference desk, still no luck. After a few minutes, Spinello hit the jackpot -- a computer opened up. 

computer photo

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