Bring your lunch and enjoy a jazz concert featuring songs from Jewish composers and singers.
Albert S. Cook Library Leadership Institute for Students (A-LIST)
The library is seeking three adventurous students interested in gaining hands-on experience in academia through a yearlong, paid leadership program. The Albert S. Cook Library Leadership Institute for Students, (A-LIST), offers students experiential learning opportunities in leadership, research, research assistance, writing, teaching, and outreach. If you are passionate about promoting academic success, want to help enhance library visibility via innovative outreach, and are interested in teaching and helping students with research, please consider applying. All A-LIST students will receive extensive mentorship, leadership development, and job experience.
A-LIST students will be expected to commit 10 hours a week for two semesters (Spring 2015 and Fall 2015). After receiving in-depth training, students will represent the library, through peer research help and library outreach events. A-LIST students will also have the opportunity to choose projects, working with various library departments to improve library services both internally and externally.
All students will be required to attend a minimum of six leadership workshops through the iLEAD program or other leadership opportunities on campus.
- Must have completed at least one semester at Towson University and have at least two semesters of enrollment remaining
- Must have a cumulative Towson GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Active member of the campus community with participation in one or more student groups, organizations, or clubs
- Creative and innovative thinker
- Outgoing personality with strong communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Strong collaborative skills and enjoys working on a team
- Undergraduate student
- Previous leadership training, or civic engagement activity
- An interest in library science, education, marketing, or outreach
- Interest in and/or experience with graphic design, movie, or web design software
- Interest in and/or experience with interviewing, focus groups, or survey design
Pay: $10 an hour
Hours: 10 hours/week, flexible scheduling
Must commit for one full year.
Learn more about the program and view the application at http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/A-LIST/join
Questions about the program can be sent to Carissa Tomlinson, FYE Librarian at email@example.com
Since TU will be hosting a campus screening of ‘Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word,’ Cook Library would like to post a student-generated list of online resources to correspond with the topic. Help us create our infoPlaylist for the library website, and get some pro tips on finding top resources for this issue!
When: Wednesday October 15th, 2-3 PM
Where: Center for Student Diversity computer lab (University Union, Suite 313)
Why: It’s a chance to improve your research skills on human rights issues and the current events surrounding them!
Here is a link to our most recent infoPlaylist, so you can see what the end result will be like: http://cooklibrary.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/ferguson-infoplaylist/
Hope to see you there!
The Cook Library Book Club will discuss “There” by Towson alum Heather Rounds. This meeting will begin with Michael Masatsugu, Assistant Professor in the Department of History, providing background on this novel about a young American journalist working in the capital city of the northern Kurdish region of Iraq. Then Librarian Megan Browndorf will lead attendees in a discussion about the book. Light refreshments will be served.
During extended hours, the 2nd & 3rd floors will be open; other floors will be closed at the end of the library’s regular hours. Course Reserves services will still be available, but all other library services will be closed.
A Photo ID will be required to enter the Library during extended hours.
|October 12th (Sunday)|
|October 13-16 (Monday – Thursday)||Open (All day)|
|October 17 (Friday)||Open until 8:00 PM|
Persistence: Poems by Ann Eichler Kolakowski
Wednesday, October 8th, 12:30pm-2:00pm
Cook Library, 507
Ann Eichler Kolakowski will read and discuss her new book of poems, “Persistence”. In “Persistence”, Kolakowski meditates on the making and unmaking of Warren, Maryland, a mill town north of Baltimore flooded in 1922 to make way for the Loch Raven Reservoir. Copies of her book will be available for sale after the reading.
Come to Research Relief, a program that makes research help available at sites across Towson’s campus.
Research Relief gets into full swing again this week and here is a list of the times and locations:
|Center for the Arts||Center for Student Diversity||College of Liberal Arts||Hawkins Hall||Smith Hall|
|Cafe/Atrium Area||University Union, Room 313||Writing Center||Ed Tech Center||Room 304|
Starting October 7th
Starting October 1st
Starting October 1st
Closed 10/8 and 10/15
Starting October 23rd