xt78cz323d4v https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt78cz323d4v/data/mets.xml Lexington, Kentucky University of Kentucky. Libraries 19831209 The title, The Green Bean, was not used until December 14, 1973. During 1992-1993 some issues were sent via email with the title: Green Screen.
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1 Dec. 13 Mary ToddgLinco1n's Birthday
I Dec. 15 Bill of Rights Day
Dec. 16 Library Faculty Ivbeting, 8:30 a.m.
4 Libr News Submission Deadline
I A Annual Christmas Luncheon I
  Underdog Day
A Dec. 17 Wright Brothers Day
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, Dec. 21 National Flashlight Day
E Phileas Fogg Wins a Wager Day
i Jan 7·—12 ALA Midwinter.Confere11ce, Washington, D.C.
, Next "Green Bean" issue: January 6. 4
i Submission deadline: 10 a.m. , January 3{ I
X Emergency items can be submitted to the editor by · y
  phone after the deadline (7-1631) .
 
Q , Production Staff: Cecil Madison, Liz Pogue, Rob Aken (editor) ,
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   . LNFORUM
  _ Map Reading Tables p _ (
  A light table has been rroved from the Map Room to the Periodicals
` Area and is now available for use anytime the library is open.
Two light tables will remain in the Map Room to be used only when
_ the Map Room is open (Nonday—Friday, 10 a.m.·4:30 p.m.) . (Gwen Curtis) “
5 Thanksgiving Donations
The Thanksgiving Committee wants to thank everyone for their generous
. donations for the Thanksgiving baskets. They received $$4.00 and
enough canned goods for three needy families. The Committee purchased
· turkey, trimmings, and several staples for each family. All families
were very appreciative of the gifts. (Perry Bratcher, Karen Croneis,
. I Loraine Bates, Pam Fields, Patty Hornback, and Sonja Riggen)
Annual Christmas 1;uncheon——Dec. 16, 1983 in the Paperback Reading Room
" Yes, you can feel the excitanent building in the air as we approach the
‘ gala event of the year——the annual Christmas luncheon? By now, sign—up 4
sheets for food items should be circulating in your department with an
explanation regarding "white elephants."
You're encouraged to bring along a small wrapped gift for a child.
- The gift should be labeled "boy" or "girl" with the appropriate age
designated. These gifts will be donated to local charitable organizations.
Non—LSO members are expected to pay $1.50 each at the door to help
{ defray the $200 + cost of the affair. (Hank Harken)
Librgy News Deadline E
The submissicn deadline for the January issue of Library   is
December 16. (Brian Coutts) ” .
Video Display Terminal Precautions
Recent studies from the Library and Information Technology Associatim
(LITA) and the American Optometric Association give the following
recommendations for the use of \[Dl`s. ’ .
Operators' arms should be at 90 degree angles at the elbows.
Chairs should be adjustable for height. _
Screens should be covered with antiglare shields.
· Lighting should be indirect. A
‘ 4 Screen—hoods_ should be used to out glare.
1 V .

 · VDI‘s should be adequately ventilated to reduce build—up
of negative ions, dust, sxmke, and pollen.
· Work surfaces should be light—co1ored1and textured.
Work areas should be decorated with attractive posters,
" ~ photos, etc. to encourage restful focusing of eyes .
R away from the screen. A
The height of the VDT should be set with the top of the
A · · screen 10 degrees above and the center of the screen
. 20 degrees below the operator's straight—ahead vision.
" .. ' Reference materials should be placed at the sane distance
from the eyes as the screen. ‘ ,
Lighting should be set at only 30-50 candles; characters
on the screen should be 3--4 times brighter than the
room light and 10 times brighter than the screen
1 There should be no bright light behind the operator".
V Terminals should be adjustable for height and tilt.
Keyboards should be less than 60 um thick. " ·
· Keyboards should have matte finishes. -
A Key tops should be concave. ‘ ‘
Color and brightmess should be adjustable.
Also reconmended are annual visual examinations, regular work breaks p
. of 15 minutes every two hours, and permission for pregnant staff to
4 refuse work on terminals during   term of the pregnancy. ‘
5 4 Special glasses are being nede for users of bifocal and tasifccal
lenses to make terminal use more comfortable and to- reduce emissinns
reaching the eyes. _ V . _
Further information can be obtained from: . 1
The American Optouetric Association _
243 North Lindberg Blvd. 4
» St. louis, FD 63141 , - `
(3l4)99l-·4l00 ‘ ’ ·
National Organization of Working Women  
.phone hotline: l—800—521~~VUI’S _ ‘
4   American Library Association ` 1
‘ . ·‘ 50 East Huron St. - L '
Chicago, IL 60611 W
(BM)944-6780 V J
(Librggry Journal (Nov. 15, 1983), p. 212) y

     ALA To Debut E1ectroni.c Mail System
  'Ihis coming January, AIA will introduce AIANET, an electronic mail
service which will link members and provide access to library
  ` suppliers, information bulletins, various databases, and document
” delivery systems. _
Access requires any standard terminal and .a   Costs include A
.. a $30 signup fee, $7.50 a month billing fee,. and a connect—hour
·· charge for system use.
For more information,) contact Joel Lee, ALA HQ Librarian, 50 East V
Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611. (Libr_a_1_jy Journal (Nov. I5, 1983),
m p. 2123) _ l
East Asian Cataloging on OCLC Q
` Asiagraphics is working with OCLC to create a process whereby _  
_ Chinese characters can be cataloged without a special keyboard; ;
rcxmanized Chinese characters will be converted into pictographic g
characters. (Librgy Journal (Nov; 15, 1983), p. 2120) .  
. Corporate Author Searchingoon OCLC ‘  
Corporate author searches are now available on OCLC Monday·~Friday,   ‘
. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. , in addition to the usual post--4:30 p.m. md g
_* weekend schedule. 3
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Automated Systems Security A I
The September issue of Information Technology gi libraries contains A
an article by Joseph Matthews on automation security (pp. 265-271). »
The article contai.ns a lengthy checklist. `(Lihrgw ‘IHotl__i.z_E_, »; i
XII-37, p. 5) _ .
SOLDIET Area Mi.cro Users Group
The SOLINEI Microcomputer Users Group (SMUG) will now handle the  
network's responses to questions concerning "hardware, software, 3 _
logon procedures, and many other aspects of micro use." in A
_ addition, the group wi.ll provide general information on mwicrocemxpnters. _ g
Contact person is Lori Schecter, Cumberland College Library, 821 g
Walnut St., Williamsburg, KY. Phone: (606)549-·-2200, ext. 329. 1
‘(Libr§`;,HotIine·, )C[Ie-37, p. 4) _
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 ' Automated System Publicity and Training
The Brister Library at Memphis State University is installing a »
CLSI circulation and catalog system. T~They have’a committee to
study the role of user education and to direct the initial publicity ‘
and trainingand are therefore interested in any available sample
approaches from other programs. Contact Janell Rudolph, Instruction '
E Librarian, Brister Library, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN . .
38152. (max News (Fall 1983), p. 3) .
ALA Scholarships
U The following scholarships are available to xvesuews Degree students “
or candidates for admission to Library and Information Science Programs "
at ALA accredited programs.
David H. Clift Scholarship _ . .
Available to U.S. or Canadian citizens and stressing
such factors as academic excellence, leadership qualities,
and career commitment.
Frederick W. Faxon Scholarship ’ .
Available to U.S. and Canadian citizens and foreign students,
stressing academic excellence, leadership, ability to do
` . independent research and ;an understanding of or desire to _ »
learn computer applications.
louise Giles Minority Scholarship
Available to U.S. or Canadian citizens currently enrolled or .
considering admission. Deadline: Dec. l5. .
{ Frederick G. Melcher Scholarship
Available to U.S. and Canadian citizens, stressing the desire
to work with children. — _ ‘
p Further information is available from the American Library Association,
  50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 606ll. (Access, 2 (Nov. 23, 1983), p. l)
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l SPEC Kit #98——Telecozmimicati0ns in ARL Libraries
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1 This SPEC Kit contains two documents on networks, seven on hiterconnection ‘
. among libraries, one on gateways! links, and two on standards, plus a short
bibliography.
I New Books and Articles
Epstein, Susan Baerg. "Implenentation: Preparing the Sit:e,"
Libraij Journal (Nov. 15, 1983), pp. 2142-2lé¤3.
Implementing an automated system.
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   Farr, Rick C. "The Local Area Network (LAN) ," Librgry Journal
 » (Nov, 15, 1983), pp- 2130-2132-
I Henderson, Kathryn Luther and Will@ T. Henderson, eds.
Conserving gd Preserving Librgy Materials, 2d ed.
(Allerton Park Institute, no. 27) U11`b3IlH·Cl’13Hl{)3lQ'1, IL: _
A University of Illinois, 1981. (Z/701/.A444/1981)
1Yk:Clure, Charles R. and Peter Hernon. Ilnproving gig  
‘ of Reference Servi.ce for Government Publications. Chicago:
ALA-, I§8§". (z76757.m7W7719S35
Reeling, Patricia. "Updating Your Goverrm1er1t-Inforniation Skills:
A Continuing Education Proposal," PQ, 23 (Fall 1983), 13-16.
Sherer, Elaine R. "Frustrating Subj ect Headings," Library Journal
(Nov. 15, 1983), p. 2112.
Swanson, Pat. "Reference Librarians and Online Catalogs," _R_Q, 23
(Fall 1983), 23-26.
Tenopir, Carol. "More Publications About Databases, " I.ibrar_y A A ,
Journal (Nov. 15, 1983), pp. 2140-2141. A
Five Years Ago This Month in the "Green Bean" _ ,
The M.I. King Library extended its weekend hours, including moving  
back the Sunday opening time from noon to 10 a.m. A
1 Gwen Curtis attended a maps convention in Atlanta. _ A
Harry Gilbert attended a SAALCK meeting in Murray, KY. l
INFORMATION FRCM THE PRESERVATION   l
A An intelligent assessment of potential problems can often   terrible I
results. In older buildings, plumbing and wiring are often bazarclfsais md A j
should be inspected. Repairmen and contractors mist unders·a:and the need for
care when they work with pipes, welding equipment, and flaumable materials.
Cigarette use by staff and public must be carefully con‘L:roQLl.¤;wi., The great .
fi.re at the University of Texas Library was caused by a we1der‘ s `€`.£)`L`·f11‘;, or 1
at least by the contracting work going on in the builciing. A
Fire prevention for libraries is an extremely important c.onsi4ier°a.ti,<;vn..  
Fire itself is not the only concern; heat, srmloe, and waiter may destroy
books fire does not even reach. As always, prevention is igzhs best approach.
, (Jessie Adams) A V
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 PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
_, (For more infomation, contact Faith Harders.)
California
University Librarian and Associate Dean of Information Services,
California State University at Chico. Salary: $34,860~$42,120.
·.: Deadline: January 15, 1984.
. Assistant Head, Catalogin Division, and Head, Monographic Cataloging
Section; UCLA. Salary: §21,228—$30,648. Deadline: January 15, 1984.
I l I Connecticut
Archivist, Yale University. Salary: $23,000 miniimnx., Deadline:
January 20, 1984. ..
Illinois .
NOTIS Marketing Librarian, Northwestern University. Salary:
$20,000—$24,000. Deadline: December 30, 1983. ’
New Jersey
_ Plasma Physics Librarian, Princeton University. Salary: not
specified. Deadline: March 15, 1984.
Cataloger, Near East Cataloging Team; Princeton University. . '
» Salary: not specified. Deadline: December 15, 1983. .
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New York 4
Reference Librarian for Business and Economics, New York University.
Salary: $20., 000   Deadline: January 13, 1984.
Social Science Bibliographerf Data Collection Coordinator, SINE?  
Albany. Salary: $17,500   Deadline: January 30,  
Head, Cataloging Dept. § SUNY at Albany. Salary: $23 ,000 minrmiim.
Deadline: January 31, 1984.
Assistant Director, Technical‘Services; SUNY at Alta:.iy·. Sa.l-.ary:
$26,000   Deadline: January 31, 1984.
Senior Assistant Librarian/Associate Librarian, Cata; :_  Dept;
SUNY at Buffalo. Salary: $20,000   Deadline: not specified.
- Pennsylvania .
Head of Cataloging, Temple University. Salary: $*13,800 minirmim.
Deadline: January 13, 1984. `
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  Scandinavian Cataloger, University of Washington. Salary:
. $17,000   Deadline: December 30, 1983.
I Slavic Cataloger, University of Washington. Salary: $17,000 .
    Deadline: December 30, 1983.
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