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Awarded UCI Libraries Innovation Grant

"In Our Own Words: The UCI Black Alumni Oral History Project” UCI Black Alumni Chapter in partnership with the UCI Libraries will launch a storytelling and historical documentation effort featuring UCI Black alumni, led by Krystal Tribbett, Curator for Orange County Regional History.

Celebrated in BBC News article

A feature on BBC News Tiếng Việt titled "The New Generation" includes a spotlight on Thuy Vo Dang, Curator for the Southeast Asian Archive: https://www.bbc.com/vietnamese/world-56960723?fbclid=IwAR1K421joWDhMjwYD4paX8viTDteC983bamfcfKdx9VZncmKWBI5XVbALmw

Contributed to OCLC report "Total Cost of Stewardship: Responsible Collection Building in Archives and Special Collections"

Developed by the OCLC Research Library Partnership’s (RLP) Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group, Total Cost of Stewardship is a framework that proposes a holistic approach to understanding the resources needed to responsibly acquire and steward archives and special collections. The Total Cost of Stewardship Framework responds to the ongoing challenge of descriptive backlogs in archives and special collections by connecting collection development decisions with stewardship responsibilities. Audra served on the Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group and worked on the Communication Tools suite. For more, visit <https://www.oclc.org/research/publications/2021/oclcresearch-total-cost…;.

Named Vice-President/President-Elect of the Reference and User Services Association

Cynthia Johnson was recently named Vice-President/President-Elect of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA).

To serve on the University of California Libraries’ Scholarly Transformation Advice & Review (STAR) Team

Nicole Carpenter and Mitchell Brown have been selected from a UC system-wide call to serve on the University of California Libraries’ Scholarly Transformation Advice & Review (STAR) Team. Visit - https://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/sclg/star/charge

Elected to the National Board of the Music Library Association

Scott Stone has been elected to the National Board of the Music Library Association.

Senior Level membership in Academy of Health Information Professionals

Hector Perez-Gilbe has earned membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) at the Senior Level.

Named 2021 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Julia Gelfand was recently named the 2021 Association of College and Research Librarians (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Published article “The Trecento Lute” in Journal of the Lute Society of America

Hiroyuki Minamino’s article “The Trecento Lute,” has been published in Journal of the Lute Society of America, v. 52 (2019). Visit - https://lutesocietyofamerica.org/mp-files/lsa-journal-2019-vol-lii.pdf/

Published article “Engagement in Care and Housing Instability Influence HIV Screening Among Transgender Individuals in South Florida”

Hector Perez’ article “Engagement in Care and Housing Instability Influence HIV Screening Among Transgender Individuals in South Florida,” has been published in Transgender Health. Visit https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/trgh.2020.0066