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Jones--Barbara M. (Director of Library Services)

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1 University of Northern Iowa names graduate dean, library director, three acting department heads.
Public Relations News Release 1988:539, p.1
6/21/1989 John W. Somervill named dean of the Graduate College, Herbert Safford was named director of the University Library and professor with tenure. Three acting academic department heads are: Ruth Anderson, Roger A. Kueter, and Barry Wilson.
2 Regents hear reaccreditation report, approve acting library director, construction contract , other business for University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:114, p.1
10/20/1988 Donald Gray was named associate professor and acting director of library services, he repalces Barbara Jones. Tony McAdams was approved professor and head of the Department of Management.
3 Library director to vacate position today
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:8, p.4
9/23/1988 Barbara Jones resigns to take job with Minnesota Historical Society; cites personal reasons for resignation; notes that on-line library system will soon be reality.
4 On-line to update UNI library
Wright--Michelle (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 85:2, p.1
8/30/1988 Library planning for on-line catalogue; Class of 1988 raised $52,000 for the half million dollar project.
5 University of Northern Iowa library's government documents department rated one of the best in the nation.
Public Relations News Release 1988:4, p.1
8/18/1988 The department was awarded scores of "excellent" in all seven categories in which it was evaluated.
6 Grassley donates political papers to alma mater
Nonpareil 72:3, p.15
7/1/1988 Senator Charles Grassley presents papers to Rod Library Special Collections; photo.
7 Grassley papers to be housed in Northern Iowa's Rod Library.
Public Relations News Release 1988:460, p.1
6/3/1988 U.S. Senator Charles Grassley designated the UNI's Donald O. Rod Library as the official repository of his public papers.
8 Senior challenge committee chair 'sees no problem reaching goal'
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Public Relations News Release 84:58, p.9
5/3/1988 Library officials look forward to on-line system.
9 Jones voices political opinions
Northern Iowan 84:49, p.6
4/1/1988 Profile of Barbara Jones; photo.
10 On-line library catalog to be completed within three years
Northern Iowan 84:43, p.7
3/4/1988 Greg McWilliams talks about the class gift.
11 'Seasonal' décor questioned
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.1
12/8/1987 Jane Schwartz and Barbara Jones voice concern about Christmas decorations being called holiday decorations; also question use of money for those purposes; administrators defend display.
12 Seniors are thanked for gift, participation
Jones--Barbara M. (Director of Library Services)
Northern Iowan 84:27, p.2
12/4/1987 Appreciate selection of library on-line system as gift of Class of 1988.
13 1988 senior class gives electronic card catalog
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:24, p.1
11/17/1987 Results of senior voting; Library Director Barbara Jones expresses gratitude.
14 Class gift should be on-line catalog
Jones--Barbara M. (Director of Library Services)
Northern Iowan 84:21, p.2
11/6/1987 Barbara Jones recommends a class gift.
15 First amendment issues to be presentation topic
Northern Iowan 84:10, p.11
9/29/1987 Judith Krug will speak.
16 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:51, p.1
9/22/1987 Michael Sonnleitner explains the terms of a new arms reduction pact. Barbara Jones explains how libraries impact economic development. Ron Roberts examines Iowan stereotypes. Judith Krug speaks on censorship. Gaylon Halverson explains new tax laws.
17 Librarian who works to keep controversial books on shelves to speak at Northern Iowa Sept. 29
Public Relations News Release 1987:40, p.1
9/17/1987 The Education Center hosts a presentation by director of the Freedom to Read Foundation, Judith Krug. She discussed the increase in annual censorship attempts in school libraries. The speech was sponsored by Rod Library.
18 Construction leads to power, clock troubles
Northern Iowan 84:5, p.1
9/11/1987 Power line disconnected during demolition of Anthropology Lab; interruptions cause problems in some buildings.
19 Library looks into total automation of system
Northern Iowan 84:2, p.5
8/28/1987 Barbara Jones talks about the advantages of an integrated computer system; may cost $500,000; hopes to make decision by March 1, 1988.
20 High scholarly journal prices challenge university libraries
Northern Iowan 83:64, p.1
7/17/1987 Barbara Jones talks about the ways that the library is dealing with high prices; will bring in consultant to talk about collection development program.
21 Marcel Cornis-Pop donates 300 books to the library
Public Relations News Release 1987:372, p.1
5/13/1987 Professor Marcel Cornis-Pop donates a collection of three-hundred Romanian books, journals, and magazines to the library which are accepted by Professors Barbara Jones and Robert Ward.
22 Not convinced pornography has direct relationship to violence
Jones--Barbara M. (Director of Library Services)
Northern Iowan 83:59, p.2
5/8/1987 Feels pornography does not cultivate violent attitudes toward women.
23 Library cracks down on snackers
Northern Iowan 83:45, p.3
3/13/1987 Barbara Jones talks about a campaign to enforce rule that prohibits consumption of food and drink in the Library; photo.
24 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:259, p.1
3/11/1987 Barb Krieg relays results of cholesterol screenings. Professor James Robinson explains the origin of St. Patrick's Day. Barbara Jones explains court rulings in Alabama regarding censorship. Murphy the Moose visits area gradeschools.
25 Barbara Jones
Northern Iowa Today 15:2, p.3
3/1/1987 Presents paper on archives.
26 Goodbye Marian: how others see librarians and how we see ourselves
Jones--Barbara M. (Director of Library Services)
Nonpareil 71:2, p.32
3/1/1987 New Director of Library Services attempts to refute traditional view of librarians and their work; photo.
27 Information age spotlights crucial role of skilled librarians, says new UNI library director
Public Relations News Release 1987:111, p.1
11/19/1986 Covers the appointment of Barbara Jones as director of the university library. Jones spent nine years in New York, where she gained her experience directing library services. She made efforts to update services by developing a computerized card catalog.
28 New library director ready to inform students
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:19, p.12
10/31/1986 Profile of Barbara Jones; outline of her plans for the library; photo.
29 New people assume leadership positions
Northern Iowa Today 14:4, p.7
9/1/1986 New heads of Public Information Services, Library, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Department of Sociology and Anthropology named.
30 New staff members named
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:61, p.1
7/18/1986 Barbara Jones will be Library director; John Deegan will be CSBS dean; Susan Chilcott will head Public Information Services
31 UNI names Barbara Jones director of library
Public Relations News Release 1986:475, p.1
7/11/1986 A brief overview of the qualifications of the new director of library services and associate professor at the university. Includes a short outline of her college career.
32 UNI Library named for Director Donald Rod
Northern Iowan 82:54, p.1
4/29/1986 Regents approve naming Library in honor of Donald Rod, who will retire in June after 33 years as Library Director; profile of Mr. Rod; photo.

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