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Area 51 notes, Sept. 22, 2011

Present:  Mike Roy, Carol Peddie, Danna Gianforte, Shel Sax, Chris Norris, Mary Backus, Doreen Bernier
Absent: Terry Simpkins

We discussed the creation of faculty webpages.  With the decommissioning of Segue, faculty should be directed to use WordPress to create their sites.  If WordPress isn’t suitable for their purposes, they should be directed to their department liaisons for other recommendations.  Continue reading

Area 51 notes, July 28, 2011

Present:  Mike Roy, Mary Backus, Shel Sax, Chris Norris, Carol Peddie and Doreen Bernier

Video streaming: Mike indicated that there is a fair amount of interest by College Advancement to use video to reach alumni via the web.  After a lengthy discussion on this topic, the ADs decided to form a group to investigate how we can create workflow and processes for cross-campus use. Continue reading

AD Team changes

We recently welcomed Chris Norris as a new member of the AD Team. Some of Chris’ work as a Senior Technology Strategist involves planning for business continuity & disaster recovery, keeping current on emerging technologies and trends and using analytics and monitoring data to help assess processes and systems. We are pleased to welcome Chris to the LIS Administration team and look forward to his added insights and fresh perspectives.
The week of Oct 18 we will also be welcoming Danna Gianforte, as the newly hired Director of Enterprise Applications .

The newly expanded LIS Administration Team ( AD’s) now consists of the following members:
Mary Backus, Director User Services
Doreen Bernier, Assistant to the Dean of LIS
Danna Gianforte, Director Enterprise Applications
Mike Lynch, Director Central Systems & Networks
Chris Norris, Senior Technology Strategist
Carol Peddie, Associate Dean, LIS
Mike Roy, Dean of LIS
Shel Sax, Director Educational Technology, CTLR
Terry Simpkins, Director Research & Collection Services