|Kristien Creamer, Jill Foster and Michael Livshits began one-year appointments in Baker Librarys Deferred Maintenance Project in July. All three have been working on the Project as casuals since the fall of 1998.
Kristien Creamer is currently pursuing a Masters of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music with an emphasis in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Mount St. Marys College in Los Angeles, California.
Jill Foster holds the B.A.S. in Archaeology/Medieval English from Boston University. She has been at Baker Library since 1998.
Michael Livshits holds the M.S. in Applied Mathematics from the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute and has pursued graduate studies in mathematics at Brandeis University, MIT, and the University of Iowa.
Maggie Hale has accepted a one-year appointment as Visual Materials Archivist, effective August 1, 2000. In this capacity she will be responsible for processing industrial photographs in the holdings of the Historical Collections Department. Prior to this appointment, Maggie was the Project Archivist for the LDI Trade Card Project at Baker Library. Between 1994 and 1996, Maggie worked in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections at Cornell University. She holds the M.S.L.I.S. from Simmons College and the B.A. in American Studies from Colby College.
Sarah Jane Johnston moved from the Marketing Manager position for HBS Working Knowledge to Knowledge Specialist, HBS Working Knowledge in August. In this role, she provides the primary leadership for the development of Web content within target topic area(s) and/or a specific industry, or group of industries for curriculum support, course ideas, and product e-learning packages. Sarah Jane was an intern at Baker Library from January 1998 to May 1999, while pursuing her MLS at Simmons College. Upon graduation, she was appointed Marketing Manager for the HBS Working Knowledge Web site.
Baker Library staff offered a Business Information Fair (BIF) on Friday, August 25, 2000 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to help acquaint students in the entering MBA 2002 September cohort with the range of resources and services available at Baker Library. Activities included tours of the library and database demonstrations. Students were also given the opportunity to register for training and access to specialized databases such as Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition and OneSource. The Kress Room was open for browsing separate from the tours. Over 50% of the incoming class (300+ students) attended the Business Information Fair.