Joe Askins of Mizzou has been selected as a SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellow for 2019-2020. Joe Askins is the Head of Instructional Services at the University of Missouri Libraries. In this role, he manages the information literacy instruction program for English 1000, MU’s first-year rhetoric and composition course; oversees the delivery and promotion of co-curricular workshops on library services and research processes; and serves as a liaison to MU’s Graduate School, Campus Writing Program, and the Office of Undergraduate Research. For the past two years, he has supported MU’s... read more
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On behalf of everyone at MOBIUS we would like to welcome our newest member, St. Louis County Library! St, Louis County Library went live on INN-Reach in June as a standalone Sierra system and will be contributing their collections to the MOBIUS Union catalog in stages over the next several months.
"St. Louis County Library is a vital community resource, supporting literacy and partnering with other organizations to support and enrich our community. In addition to books and other library materials, we offer free programs and services including computer classes, small business... read more
Missouri S&T will welcome a new dean of the library this summer. Dr. Hsin-liang (Oliver) Chen will begin his position as dean of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library on July 1, 2019. He will also have a courtesy appointment in Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department.
Missouri State University has been part of the United Nations depository library program since 2000. Currently, there are 355 depository libraries in 136 countries and territories around the globe. MSU is the only U.N. depository in the state of Missouri.
The intended purpose of the depository system is for documents of the U.N. to be easily accessed by the general public free of charge. The depository system was put in place just one year after the formation of the U.N. in 1945.
Bill Edgar, governmental information librarian at Meyer Library, said having the depository as a... read more
On December 14, 2018, the MOBIUS Board of Directors renamed the MOBIUS IUG Conference Scholarship to the Robin Kespohl IUG Conference Scholarship. Robin passed in early 2018 and was unable to help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of MOBIUS, of which she would have been very proud to see.
Robin worked for MOBIUS for seven years and before that for over 30 years at Ellis Library at MU. According to George Rickerson, first MOBIUS Executive Director, “Robin was responsible for getting the initial clusters up and running and it was due to her amazing intelligence, energy, grace,... read more