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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Volume 26 Number 42 October 2, 2005

Librarian's essays win contests

Congratulations to Connie Wu, Engineering Librarian at the Library of Science and Medicine, who recently won two literary prizes.

One of her essays titled of "Grandma, I want to talk to you" won the third place prize in the First International Asia Pacific War Literary Contest on August 20, 2005. Connie donated half of the cash prize to the New Jersey Alliance of Learning & Preserving the History of W.W.II in Asia to support their educational projects.

Another one of her essays titled "A Decent Musician" won the fifth place prize in the Sino Literary Award Contest on Sept. 10, 2005.

Both essays were written in Chinese.

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Special Collections bibliographer wins award

The Libraries take pride in the recent news that New Jersey bibliographer Bonita Craft Grant will receive an award from the New Jersey Historical Commission, "in recognition of her sterling service to the history, archival, and library communities in New Jersey."

The award will be presented at the luncheon of a New Jersey Historical Commission conference celebrating the 85th anniversary of the women's suffrage amendment. The conference will be held November 19th in Trenton.

Congratulations Bonita!

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Personnel Changes
as of 09/19/05


Dana Library
  Christopher Singh, Unit Computing Specialist

New Brunswick Libraries
  Gillian Newton, Library Assistant 2
  Matthew Medeiros, Unit Computing Specialist
  Holly Muller, Library Supervisor II

Public Services & Communications
  Kristen Macaluso, Library Assistant 2

Robeson Library
  Eric Fizur, Library Assistant 2

Technical and Automated Services
  Ashwin Bijur, System Administrator
  Sharon Favaro, Library Supervisor II


  Rachael Goldman, Secretarial Assistant III
  Stacey Porter, Business Aide

New Brunswick Libraries
  Myriam Alami, Library Associate II
  Stacy Dematteo, Library Associate I
  Michael Giarlo, System Administrator
  Christopher Lee, Library Associate II
  Rita Post, Library Assistant 2
  Elsa Swanzer, Library Associate II

Public Services and Communications/Interlibrary Loan
  Brian Beyer, Library Associate I
  Ana Ramos, Library Assistant 2

Technical and Automated Services
  Lisheng Chen, System Administrator


New Brunswick Libraries
  Priscilla Lee, Library Associate II

Robeson Library
  Jean Madden, Library Associate II


Robeson Library
  Mary Wentzell, Library Associate II

Technical and Automated Services
  Alice McGuire, Library Assistant 2


New Brunswick Libraries
  Joseph Asaro, Library Assistant 2 (LSM to Kilmer)
  Meghan Lord, Library Assistant 2 (Kilmer to Alexander)

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Contributors for this issue were Ron Becker, Margaret Hodes, and Connie Wu. Contributions for future issues of The Agenda should be sent to Harry Glazer, editor, at hglazer@rci.rutgers.edu.