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Ithaca College Librarian Michelle Millet said that despite this being the first year the college assembled a team to support the readathon, she looks forward to collaborating with the Tompkins County Library in the future. 

IC librarians form team for local library’s READATHON

By Aubren Villasenor, Staff Writer April 19, 2023
A group of four Ithaca College librarians formed a team of readers for the Tompkins County Library Foundation's 11th Annual READATHON.
Business Librarian Jim Bondra said via email that Information Technology moved a Bloomberg Terminal from the Dorothy and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise to the library. The terminal was installed on the second floor of the library in the right corner facing the Quads. 

IC library opens Bloomberg Terminal for access to financial information

By Kai Lincke, Staff Writer March 8, 2023
The School of Business opened a Bloomberg Terminal on Feb. 15 in the college’s library to make the terminal’s resources more accessible to all students.
Sarah Shank, interlibrary loan borrowing coordinator at the Ithaca College Library, sets up a display for the Blind Date with a Book program. The program invites students to find new books and films.

Students take leap of faith with Blind Dates with a Book

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer March 1, 2023
Blind Date with a Book has been a college favorite for eight years and this year, it ran from Feb. 8 to 22, introducing students to new titles.
From left, sophomores Holden Prescott and James Flanagan shuffle a deck of cards before the start of their match Feb. 17. The Ithaca College Trading Card Game Club hosted a Magic The Gathering draft in the Taughannock Falls room.

College Briefs Feb. 23

February 23, 2023

ChatGPT and AI talks continue among faculty and students From 2 to 3 p.m. Feb. 24 in Gannett 316, the Center for Faculty Excellence will host its second session of small group discussions on artificial...

From left, first-year students Taylor Piergrossi and Amelia Phillips enjoy spending time with a llama Nov. 16 named Late for Breakfast, who is part of the Cornell Companions program.

Library staff raise awareness about animal assisted activities

By Farid Ahmad, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
To increase awareness about the benefits of animal assisted activities, IC Library staff — organizers for de-stress events — hosted an event Nov. 15.
Beginning July 1, Michelle Millet will be working as the college’s librarian. Millet’s hiring follows the retirement of Lis Chabot, who left the college in May 2021. Chabot held the position of college librarian from August 2003 to May 2021. 

IC announces new college librarian will start in July

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor April 27, 2022
Millet was the director of Grasselli Library and Breen Learning Center at John Carroll University (JCU) since 2012. During her time at JCU, Millet increased usage of the library building by 200%.
From left, Rachel Gay, cataloging and receiving specialist; Terri Ann Coronel, electronic resources librarian; and Interim College Librarian Karen Wikoff offer archival services for Spring 2022.

Library archives reopen after shutting down for months

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 24, 2022
After an abrupt closure, the library will once again be offering access to the archives — a collection of records that preserve the college's history.
The college sent out an alert Feb. 2, notifying the campus community of the changes. The college said they will continue to review the weather forecast and ongoing conditions.

Severe weather conditions move IC to remote learning Feb. 3

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 3, 2022
Courses at Ithaca College will be through remote instruction Feb. 3 because of severe weather conditions, but essential staff will arrive for a normal work day. 
According to an Intercom post July 5, the College Archives and Special Collections, located in the Ithaca College Library, now has around 2,500 boxes and at least 200,000 digital objects. Bridget Bower was originally hired in 1988 and served as the archivist for 33 years, the post stated.

Longtime college archivist and librarian retires

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor August 26, 2021
Bridget Bower, longtime archivist and librarian at Ithaca College, has retired following the elimination of her position.
At the Ithaca College Library, a small but growing collection of personal letters, pictures and videos of life during the pandemic is being collected and archived by Bridget Bower, librarian and college archivist, who serves as the project’s administrator.

Staff and students work to create COVID-19 archive

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer April 29, 2021
Staff and students at Ithaca College are working together to create an archive documenting community members’ COVID-19 experiences.
Senior Nicole Brokaw is a student manager at the Ithaca College Library. She is one of 28 students who are employed at the library. This is a decrease from the 38 students who worked at the library.

Student employees decrease for spring semester

By Alyshia Korba and Caitlin Holtzman March 3, 2021
Some departments on campus are having to adjust to operate with fewer employees while former student employees look for other jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senior Shoshanna Maniscalco lights candles at a Feb. 24 vigil by the library in honor of faculty members who will be terminated.

Students hold candlelight vigil in response to faculty cuts

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2021
The Open the Books coalition organized a candlelight vigil to honor the faculty members whose positions are being eliminated due to the APP.
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