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Reunion Weekend events at Catherwood Library and the Kheel Center

ILR Reunion 2009

June 5-6, Ithaca Campus

Martin P. Catherwood Library

The Martin P. Catherwood Library is the leading academic research collection on the workplace and workplace issues in North America. It is not the library you remember. Catherwood is now the library of choice for undergraduates because it is a beautiful facility, and also because of its wealth of information resources. Visit Catherwood Library and see for yourself.

Friday hours for Catherwood Library, and for the Kheel Center, will be from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Saturday hours for Catherwood Library, and for the Kheel Center, will be from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Events in Catherwood Library

Friday, June 5

Kheel Center Show and Tell
2:00-2:30p.m., Kheel Center, Ives Hall

Join Patrizia Sione, Reference Archivist, and Barb Morley, Media Curator, in viewing eighteenth century indenture contracts, early 20th century labor posters, original labor cartoons, historical photographs of Frank Gilbreth’s early time and motion studies, and more all of which will be on display during this special presentation of the Kheel Center, the special collections unit of the ILR School’s Catherwood Library. A behind-the-scenes tour of the Kheel Center will follow for all who are interested.

Saturday, June 6

Blogging the World of Work
9:15-9:45am, Catherwood Library Computer Training, 233A Ives Hall

Chris Miller, Coordinator of Reference, Instruction, and Outreach. Staying up to date with the latest news and information about the ILR field can be a time consuming process. Why waste time visiting all the different sites you use when you can let those sites tell you when they have new information? This session will discuss the use of new technologies that allow you to subscribe to web sites, blogs, and other sources of information and visit only one source to be informed and review the most current news. Several examples of excellent ILR resources will be included, as well as an introduction to the Catherwood Library blog.

The Story of ILR
10:30am-2:00pm, Training Classroom, Catherwood Library

This new video presentation features perspectives from Dean Harry Katz and takes a closer look at ILR’s teaching, research and outreach mission; who we are today and where we’re heading in the future; and the impact faculty, students and alumni are having on ILR and the world of work. (The Story of ILR was produced by Insights, Inc. and ILR Communications)

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