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  • 2003 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Services Suggest a Purchase Texas ScholarWorks Digital Services Media Labs Ask a Librarian Email Chat Call Visit Home About the Libraries Library Administration Staff Awards Library Excellence Award 2003 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award Library Administration Welcome Executive Staff Mission Vision Values Continuous Planning History State of the Libraries Library Information Organizational Charts Library Policies Annual Reports Library Committees Advisory Council Student Library Council Library Assessment Service Quality Assessment

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  • 2002 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    About Staff Awards Billings Staff Honors Award Library Excellence Awards Nilsson Scholarship University Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Award 2002 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award Nancy Paine and Paul Rascoe Nancy Paine Paine is head of General Libraries Interlibrary Services a major service unit that handles not only the lending and borrowing responsibilities that libraries have long known but utilizes modern tools from telephone facsimile transmission to computer based systems to provide the very best contest delivery services Billings explains Nancy also oversees several new programs a Documents Sharing program that facilitates information delivery to the other UT System and selected Texas Libraries a Document Express service that retrieves specific articles and delivers them by the fastest means possible to library patrons on request for a fee and a service that provides remote electronic access to information that has been sought by a scholar Billings adds Paine is recognized as a leader in the field and chairs interlibrary service committees and taskforces of the UT System TexShare and the Greater Western Library Alliance cooperative organizations Paul Rascoe Rascoe is Head Librarian Government Documents Collection but that is only the beginning according to Billings Paul has been one of our Web pioneers He early on brought his own computer to work to help determine how the new technologies might assist our everyday tasks Once access to the Web became available he pioneered the development of content databases that could be useful to campus scholars as well as users beyond The most spectacular of these services Billings describes has been the creation of the PCL Map Collection an archive of digitized maps that has received international use and plaudits We may have 10 million or more visits a month to this web site But this is only a sideline for Paul and

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  • 2001 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Visit Home About the Libraries Library Administration Staff Awards Library Excellence Award 2001 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award Library Administration Welcome Executive Staff Mission Vision Values Continuous Planning History State of the Libraries Library Information Organizational Charts Library Policies Annual Reports Library Committees Advisory Council Student Library Council Library Assessment Service Quality Assessment LibQual Quality Council Staff Awards About Staff Awards Billings Staff Honors Award Library Excellence Awards Nilsson Scholarship University Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Award 2001 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award Beth J Dodd Architecture and Planning Library Margo Gutierrez Benson Latin American Collection Margo Gutierrez is Mexican American and Latino studies Librarian at the University of Texas at Austin s General Libraries since 1987 A native of Tucson Arizona she obtained her B A and M L S degrees from the University of Arizona and an M A in Latin American Studies at UT Austin Prior to joining UT she worked in the reference departments of the University of Arizona Library and the Blumberg Memorial Library of Texas Lutheran College She has numerous publications to her credit among them The Border Guide Institutions and Organizations of the United States Mexico Borderlands CMAS Books 1992 which was

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  • 2000 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Home About the Libraries Library Administration Staff Awards Library Excellence Award 2000 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award Library Administration Welcome Executive Staff Mission Vision Values Continuous Planning History State of the Libraries Library Information Organizational Charts Library Policies Annual Reports Library Committees Advisory Council Student Library Council Library Assessment Service Quality Assessment LibQual Quality Council Staff Awards About Staff Awards Billings Staff Honors Award Library Excellence Awards Nilsson Scholarship

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  • 1999 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Recipients of the Library Excellence Award Library Administration Welcome Executive Staff Mission Vision Values Continuous Planning History State of the Libraries Library Information Organizational Charts Library Policies Annual Reports Library Committees Advisory Council Student Library Council Library Assessment Service Quality Assessment LibQual Quality Council Staff Awards About Staff Awards Billings Staff Honors Award Library Excellence Awards Nilsson Scholarship University Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Award 1999 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award William J Kopplin Head librarian Periodals Microforms Kopplin serves as head librarian to the Perry Castaneda Library Periodicals and Microforms Unit and is assistant for operations in the Reference and Information Services Department He has been cited as an excellent manager an effective reference librarian and an outstanding bibliographer who has made a major impact on successful collection building in the General Libraries in recent years He has earned special recognition from the Professional Personnel Committee and his representation of student faculty needs has been described as thought provoking balanced and extremely helpful His leadership in the development of library instructional programs has been a major reason for are great success in that area according to Billings Kopplin s initial appointment was as a library clerk in 1979 He progressed through additional classified positions in several library units until his appointment as Assistant Science Librarian in 1987 He holds the M L I S degree and an M A in anthropology from UT Austin His B A in anthropology was earned at Texas Tech University Joanne Newyear Ramirez Assistant Head Collections and Information Resources Division Newyear Ramirez is assistant head Collections and Information Resources Division and served earlier in the Chemistry Life Science and Undergraduate libraries Her colleagues have commented on her remarkable energy and helpfulness in her management assignment as a bibliographer and as a teacher in the

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  • 1998 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Head of the Chemistry Library Flaxbart has served as Head of the Chemistry Library since 1992 He has been cited on several occasions for his outstanding attention to user services and for the creative use of the new information technologies to provide fresh sources of information to students and faculty A recipient of the Director s Special Staff Honors Award Flaxbart has been commended for the development of an outstanding Chemistry Library Web Site for assembling the consortial funding required to mount the Beilstein Crossfire database for electronic access by campus scholars and for the creation of the Web based ThermoDex reference tool An enhanced combined index database to over 75 handbooks and data compilations on thermodynamics ThermoDex has been recognized nationally as a value added reference tool to fill a gap in chemical finding aids David s most recent successes are coming in the area of capital development for the Chemistry Library Billings notes a responsibility that we will all be pursuing more vigorously with the need for special funding support Flaxbart served in the Chemistry and Engineering libraries at the University of Michigan prior to joining the General Libraries He holds a B A in history and French from the University of Tulsa an M A in history from the University of Michigan and an M L S degree from the University of Arizona Ernestine Potter Head Librarian Cataloging Department Potter is Head Librarian of the General Libraries Cataloging Department a position she has held since 1974 She oversees the creation of original bibliographic records for monographs journals music multimedia Latin American serial publications and completely new types of digital information objects Billings explains The unusual thing about Ernestine s contributions he says is that she has helped guide staff through the transformation from traditional cataloging practices to

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  • 1997 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    Quality Council Staff Awards About Staff Awards Billings Staff Honors Award Library Excellence Awards Nilsson Scholarship University Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Award 1997 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award Elizabeth Dupuis Head Digital information Literacy Office Undergraduate Library Service Currently serving as Head Digital information Literacy program to educate students and assist faculty in the use of electronic resources and digital content especially Internet and Wed based services She also helps coordinate and participates in instructional programs relating to traditional library services throughout the General Libraries helps provide reference and consulting services in the Undergraduate Library and is extensively involved in campus wide initiatives leading towards distance education programs As a colleague expresses it Dupuis is hard working creative energetic and knowledgeable She belies the stereotypical image of a librarian she is a innovator and a doer yet she incorporates the traditional service ethic of librarianship She holds a B A in English and a M L I S from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and an Endorsement of Specialization in Library and Information Science from UT Austin Prior to joining the General Libraries staff in 1992 Dupuis was employed by the Urbana Free Library and the UI Urbana Champaign Library Mark McFarland Heads Electronic Information Programs Division of the General Libraries with responsibility for managing UT Library Online the General Libraries primary digital library services system now experience more than two million hits per month from around the world for managing the University of Texas System prototype Knowledge Management Center featuring a suite of databases and remote services for all libraries in the UT System for managing the Internet and Web based system that supports the TexShare Statewide Resource Sharing Program for 53 publicly funded academic and medical libraries in Texas and for carrying a major campus

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  • 1996 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award | University of Texas at Austin Libraries
    State of the Libraries Library Information Organizational Charts Library Policies Annual Reports Library Committees Advisory Council Student Library Council Library Assessment Service Quality Assessment LibQual Quality Council Staff Awards About Staff Awards Billings Staff Honors Award Library Excellence Awards Nilsson Scholarship University Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Award 1996 Recipients of the Library Excellence Award Nancy Elder Head Librarian Life Science Library Elder is Head Librarian Life Science Library a position she has held since 1983 Colleagues note that she places the highest priority on service to users at all levels from entering freshmen to senior faculty members They cite her common sense and careful attention to the needs of her diverse user population as well as exceptional good humor in wearing the many hats required to branch librarians Her collection building and information services responsibilities include the fields of botany zoology microbiology general biology and pharmacy She is a leader in the library s instructional program for both electronic and traditional resources Billings notes that Elder bring a high degree of professionalism ethics flexibility innovation and specialized skill to all she does He also notes that she is probably the best blackberry picker in the state She joined the General libraries staff in 1979 as Assistant Engineering Librarian She holds both the B A and M L S degrees from UT Austin Marjorie Lawrence Music Cataloger Cataloging Department Marjorie Marjie Lawrence music cataloger in the Cataloging Department has long been recognized as an outstanding member of the cataloging staff This year she took on the challenge of exploring the world of Internet cataloging an area that still lacks established polices or clear national standards She tackled the issues of cataloging electronic resources and found solutions to problem while many peer institutions have yet to even begin In recent months other

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