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   Volume III, Issue 4
April 2007   

Noteworthy: People in the news

Andrew Nagy, Falvey's library technology development specialist, presented "MyResearch Portal: An XML-based Catalog Independent OPAC" at the Code4Lib Conference (February 28 - March 2) in Athens, Georgia.

Susan Markley, Resource Management team leader, has been elected to a 2-year term as secretary of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). With ACRL sponsorship, the chapter provides regional educational programs and activities featuring trends and developments in librarianship to library and information professionals in colleges, universities and research organizations in the Delaware Valley.

Michael Foight, Special Collections and Digital Library coordinator, attended the Society of American Archivists' professional workshop, "Becoming a Film-Friendly Archivist," on March 9 in Blue Bell (Pa.). The workshop provided the practicing archivist with the skills to identify, assess and preserve (not neglect!) history caught on film. It also provided a general introduction to film formats, terminology and technology and a hands-on introduction to identifying and assessing materials.