Tuesday Times
June 11, 2019

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Data Dabbling: Introduction to Text Analysis 
June 25, 2-3:30 p.m., MULN 102

Puzzled about the methodologies of text mining and analysis? Join Lora Lennertz for an introduction to “text as data” methods used by some of our researchers. Explore tools offered through HathiTrust and JSTOR for both creating and analyzing a corpus. 

Data Dabbling is intended to be a series of hands-on, informal explorations of data topics designed for self-growth, fun and greater familiarity and comfort with data topics. Your suggestions for future topics are welcome! 

User Services Summer Training Series
User Services would like to invite all interested personnel to attend the User Services Summer Training Series. Each session will be given twice during the day at 10:30 a.m. (in 372B) and 4:00 p.m. (in 472B) to accommodate various schedules.  

·       June 13 – The Journey of a Requested Item – Matthew Kelly and Kelvin Summerville will present on how holds are placed and how those requests make it to the patron. They will focus on what desk staff need to know and be attentive to in order for this process to go smoothly.

·       June 27 – Introduction to Multimedia Booths – Kasey Kelm will provide a basic introduction to the multimedia players, equipment, and software available to our patrons. LOCATION: Hodges Reading Room

·       July 18 – Understanding Sierra Codes, Notes, and Messages – Sherryl Faulkner-Robinson will explain many of the codes, notes, and messages in Sierra records that desk staff need to know to do their job efficiently.

·       July 25 – Course Reserve Basics – Kathleen Lehman and Olivia Wood will cover the basics of course reserve options so desk staff can knowledgeably answer reserve-related questions from instructors and students. 

·       ***NEW*** August 15 – Study and Meeting Room Equipment Review – David Boddie will lead a tour of several of the Mullins meeting and study rooms to review what equipment is available in them and how to use that equipment. STARTING LOCATION: Room 303B

This training series is primarily targeted to individuals who work the service desks, but anyone who is interested is welcome and encouraged to attend!

Shout Out (n.) Informal. A message of congratulation, support or appreciation. 
Katrina Windon gives a shout out to Brian Curtis for his help in picking up an 86-box donation for Special Collections from Conway last week!

Office for Sustainability Transportation Survey 
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Out-of-Office Notices




Deb Cheval


Finance: Marco De Prosperis, mdeprosp@uark.edu 
Business: Renee Rogers, rrogers@uark.edu
Facilities: Brian Curtis, jcurtis@uark.edu 

Drew Beisswenger


Deb Kulczak, dkulczak@uark.edu

Trent Garner


Josh Baxter, baxterjt@uark.edu or David Boddie, dboddie@uark.edu

Kathleen Lehman


Lynaire Hartsell hartsell@uark.edu or Matthew Kelly mekelly@uark.edu  

Mary Leverance


Lindsey Williams, lindseyw@uark.edu

Necia Parker-Gibson


Tony Stankus, tstankus@uark.edu or Joel Thornton, jbt012@uark.edu

Katrina Windon


Lori Birrell, lbirrell@uark.edu 


Calendar of Libraries’ Events – mark your personal calendars!




The Journey of a Requested Item (multiple)


NWA Pride Parade, 12 PM, Dickson Street


Data Dabbling, 2 PM, MULN 102


Introduction to Multimedia Booths (multiple)


Understanding Seirra Codes, Notes and Messages (multiple)


Course Reserve Basics (multiple) 

8/15 Study and Meeting Room Equipment Review (multiple)