Know a Morris Library employee who has gone above and beyond? Let everyone know about it with a Shout Out! Who says you can't shout in the library?
A library patron returned a book with a considerable sum of money tucked into the pages. Spenser Morrissey, a Library Affairs student assistant, immediately turned over the cash and the book
Thanks and congratulations to Cayla Wiegele who graduates this semester. I appreciate all your hard work and going above and beyond every day. Morris Library is a better place for you h
When I was unable to renew my I-Share books online back in August, Steve called the libraries involved and got all my books renewed; he also ironed out a problem with my status in the system.
An awesome team of about 25 Morris Library faculty and staff, Morris Library Student Ambassadors, and other SIU staff and student volunteers spent Saturday, November 23 at the Mounds Public Library
Walter, Judy and Aaron have worked tirelessly to move hundreds of storage boxes off of compact shelving in preparation for our move to the University Press building. Thank you all!!
Kenyahtta is always very helpful. She always has a smile on her face, and is a good person.
Shouter: Damilola Iseyemi
On behalf of the Planning Committee for the event, "From Illinois to Europe . . .
Many thanks to Sharon Granderson, Whitney Brockman, and Payton Rigsby for creating all the promotional materials (flyers, posters, table easels, book marks) for our panel presentation "From Il
Even though English Literature isn't her area, Amber was able to help me by finding quite a few articles and sources for one paper, and was able to direct me to the new Lit Librarian for my sec
Thank you for the great Haunted Archives Tour that Special Collections did today. Very interesting and entertaining. WONDERFUL JOB to all involved!
The Haunted Archives Tour was by far the best Halloween experience I've ever had in Carbondale, and I've lived here 19 years! I especially loved the decorations and the selected spook
Anna helped SalukiTech with an international student having issues with off-campus library access. Thanks!
These three wonderful people have been answering my many questions so patiently and kindly over the past few weeks since I've been learning this new job. I'm so grateful to be part of
I came in to SalukiTech with my USB recorder drive and was turned away, being told it was dead and unrecoverable. Not accepting this, I took it to Aundrae in your systems department, and afte
The ILL folks are rocking it! I submitted a dozen requests for journal articles on Sunday and the ILL folks have been emailing and electronically delivery my articles since yesterday morning.
Congratulations to Morris Library employees who were recognized recently for their years of service at SIU!
With 10 years: Joe Fiedler, Susan Howell, Anna Xiong
Great job with U.S.
Please shout out for Matthew and his co-workers as they go the extra mile in caring for the needs of their patron, Casey, by providing water-filled bottles in this hot weather. Way to go, guy
Josh Gray has always been courteous and polite in my encounters with him as a member of the Morris Library staff. He is very helpful and understanding. Good job, Josh!
Kenyahtta Gray really took her time with helping me find the book I was looking for. She was very kind and nice.
Shouter: Jorrow Blackwell
Jennifer Burns, my GA, does consistently excellent work in Interlibrary Loan, as evidenced recently by an e-mail to me about Jennifer's helpfulness and commitment to customer service. &qu
Thank you Michelle Harris and Sarah Lawrence for working so hard this summer. I have really enjoyed working with you. Your help was invaluable in getting the library signage done and in
I just wanted to say THANK YOU to Doug Simmons for working so hard to get my printers working correctly. This time of the year I HAVE to have working equipment. And Doug has been dilige
Many thanks to Sharon Granderson for creating the Welcome to Morris Library signs. The added visibility for new students is awesome!
Shouter: Teri Stobbs Ricci
This Shout Out is not for any specific instance, but rather for consistent service in searching the world for reference material I needed for my dissertation. David is perpetually cheerful, h
I have just completed the requirements for a degree but I can't graduate until December. So I'm hanging around Carbondale until I get a job lined up (no sense moving twice). Whi
Kudos to Aundrae, who took time for me during a very busy time of year to make adjustments on my computer. Thanks to him, I won't have so many problems with eyestrain! I really appr
Thank you David Bond for following up on my request and obtaining a photocopy of the typescript that I needed.
Shouter: Lilly Crane
Thank you so much Sarah Lawrence for the great job you did this summer making all of our signage consistent and lovely to look at. Our patrons and staff will now see consistent signage all ar
Beth Martell has worked very hard as we processed the Lloyd B. Sharp Papers, displaying patience and focus on the tedious task of creating the finding aids box and folder list.
Paul Porter is nothing short of extremely helpful and knowledgeable. He is a delight to work with and his expertise will be missed. He is both pleasant and efficient, and Interlibrary L
Paul Porter has served Morris Library faithfully for 11 years, most recently in Interlibrary Loan, always working above and beyond what is asked of him. He's never lost his great attitude
Thanks to the Library Affairs Systems guys for always being there for me, over and over again, even at the 11th hour! Your help is greatly appreciated.
Shouter: Kaari Oberg
Steve Sawyer presented an informative, rewarding talk on Organic Farming, and several staff whipped up creative and tasty healthy dishes. Thank you to the Library Training and Development Com
As a non-traditional student (age 64) I have found the process of submitting my thesis electronically to the Graduate School to be a daunting task. New technology is confusing to me. Wh
David can find out whether we have just about anything in the library. Multiple times I have looked at our catalog and it appears that Morris does not have the item for which I am searching.&
SHOUT OUT to the person(s) who put the Library Affairs interoffice newsletter together. Great job! I enjoyed reading it and look forward to the next issue.
I often voice both quality service and bad service, and I wanted to give recognition to a student employee who works in SalukiTech. His name is Trevor Poore, and he is extremely helpful.
I am a distance learner. The Ask A Librarian feature is so amazing for us who are off-campus. Today I needed access to a dissertation and could not get access to it because I am not on
I would like to thank Carroll and Monrico for their generous assistance at the library earlier this month. They were so helpful with making sure that my web conference was set up and that eve
Very nice article in the spring library newsletter (CornerStone) - thank you for describing the process of book conservation so clearly and in an interesting way. I got my B.A.
Kelsie is an Inter-Library Loan Super-Star extraordinaire!!! If something needs to be done, Kelsie is your go-to gal!!! And she's super sweet, too!
Jennifer is always cheerful and is great to work with! Not only does she do her work, she's willing to help out with whatever needs to be done in ILL. Jen is an awesome employee and
Steve Sawyer is a one-of-a-kind guy! And a Morris Library Customer Service Superstar!!
Shouter: Jennifer Burns
Shout outs to Ed at the Circulation desk. He always checked me in with a smile. He's great! I will miss him now that he has graduated. Thanks for the memories, Ed!
"Vicksburg 150," now on display in the Hall of Presidents and Chancellors, commemorates the 1863 seige and capture of Vicksburg, Mississippi, by Union forces. With this strategic vi
Alyssa went above and beyond to help me find the books that I needed, as well as helping me find various other library amenities. She is super reliable and is basically always on the 5th floo
Kerry and her staff have been a wonderful addition to the library, and we appreciate them all!
Beth Martell curated a lively and exciting exhibit in the Hall of Presidents called "Headliners: SIU Arena Concerts." This exhibit features a long list of entertainers from 1967-200
Morris Library has the best student workers on campus! In every department, they keep the library operating. Happily, we're about to lose many of them to graduation as they head out
Jodi arranged and guided the visit of the three members of the Higher Learning Commission for the Focused Accreditation Visit on Monday, April 22. The group conducted group meetings on 8 diff
Elisabeth Hill, Library Affairs Reserves GA, cleaned up and straightened the public bulletin boards in the library. They look fantastic! Thank you Elisabeth!
Congratulations to Tyler Shelton for being nominated for 2013 SIU Student Employee of the Year! Tyler has been employed as a student worker in Records Management for three years, and was nomi
Kate did a fabulous job giving a tour of preservation to some visitors, including a librarian at Cornell University.
Shouter: Kristine McGuire
Congratulations to the nominees for this year's Library Affairs Dean's Outstanding Staff Award! Every one of them has done work above and beyond during the last year. If you see
Thank you to all those listed for making the Buckminster Fuller exhibit opening a success. It would not have been possible without their help!
Shouter: Matt Gorzalski
The Library Training and Development Committee (LTDC) organized and ran the Edible Book Festival in the Hall of Presidents and Chancellors on April 1, 2013. What an exciting opportunity to co
Aundrae took the time to go beyond doing his job as the IT guy at the desk. He not only spent a great deal of time troubleshooting my issue until it was completely resolved, but was kind enou
Steve stays very calm and collected during busy hours at the Circulation desk. It reassures his student workers that any amount of work can be handled if you exercise patience and stay focuse
Joyce, I have been meaning to write to thank you for all your assistance and attention paid me last week during my quest for the 2nd season DVDs for Boardwalk Empire. You really went above an
Congratulations to Joyce Metcalf, who was honored at the Celebrate Women luncheon for her 17 years of service as a UWPA ConnectionS Leader.
In order to prepare for the recent Morris Library record sale, Cataloging employee Susan Howell and student-worker Stephanie Cessna managed to process over 12,000 LPs
Thank you to Sharon Granderson and her undergraduate assistant, Whitney Brockman, for helping me with the Illinois Central Railroad exhibit on very short notice.
Thank you for all you did to make my visit to Special Collections so productive. I appreciate all your hard work to make my research go so smoothly, as well as the warm hospitality. You rock!!
Doug built and configured the server that the new website runs on. He installed all the modules Cassie uses on a daily basis. He put numerous hours in to getting the site running.
Aaron Lisec, with the assistance of Beth Martell, did a fantastic job on the research and installation for the "Emancipation Proclamation at 150: Narratives of Soldiers and Former Slaves"
Julie always taught the Introduction to Engineering students about proper referencing and about the library.
Quinton greets everyone who enters the Administrative Office with a smile and welcoming greeting.
It is so nice to have such fun and dedicated student workers who are willing to work over their breaks from school.
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