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The Beeper [2006 Vol. 16, No. 17]Miller, Kimberly; Boggs, Cassie; Bertrand, Styles; Walls, Sharron C.; Hilliard, Jennifer; Davies, Kathy J; Walls, Sharron C.; Division of University Advancement (Medical College of Georgia, 2006-08-17)Features this week include: New dean counsels freshmen; Moving from Stoney into HSB; The Marathon of Medicine Part 1: Anatomy Class; Schools screen for scoliosis; Respiratory therapy students go to camp; Giraffe helps out in NICU; Orthodontics isn’t just a pretty smile; Superheroes are here!; Greenblatt Library links technology and learning; School of Allied Health Sciences; Employee Recognition; Student Health; Academic Council; New IT Service Desk; Art at the Greenblatt; Student Government Association.
Consolidation: A Tale of Two LibrariesHeck, Jeffrey J; Davies, Kathy J; Verburg, Fay L; Brown, Marianne; Loveless, Virginia L; Bandy, Sandra L.; Seago, Brenda L; Georgia Regents University (American Library Association, 2013-10)This paper describes the initiating action, planning, adaptations, and official conclusion of a one-year consolidation of a professional health-sciences library with a largely commuter-student undergraduate liberal arts library, during the consolidation of their corresponding universities. Ties existed between some university programs, such as nursing, but the cultures of the two universities differed. The structure established to handle the consolidation allowed effective communication and cooperative development of policies and processes. Reaccreditation efforts also required extensive work to reflect the new university. Crucial lessons were learned from the intensive effort.