From now until about mid-June, Milne Library and the Geneseo campus community will have to excuse Bonnie Swoger while she leaves to have a baby and to attend to all that comes with the momentous event. It’s not like Bonnie hasn’t done this before — this is her second child — but she would like everyone to know that there are people and resources that can help out in her absence.
For book purchases, journal subscriptions and databases questions relating to the sciences, folks can contact Kate Pitcher ([email protected] or 245-5064); questions concerning IDS, or Information Delivery Services, can be directed to Tim Bowersox ([email protected] or 245-5589); and Kim Hoffman ([email protected] or 245-5046) is the librarian to contact with questions or requests for science-related library instruction.
Of course, Library Guides are also available for the sciences Bonnie covers — Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Physics & Astronomy, Mathematics and Computer Science. Students and others needing research assistance can always request a research consultation or simply stop by the service desk and ask to speak to a reference librarian.
The entire staff at Milne Library wishes Bonnie and her growing family a happy, healthy and restful (?) time!
Milne Library is proud to announce that Bonnie Swoger, Instructional Support Associate, recently completed her coursework towards a Master’s in Library Science (MLS). Her degree comes from the University at Buffalo and will be conferred in February 2008. Bonnie has worked in Milne Library since September of 2005, with increasing responsibilities and active involvement in several important library projects, including the redesign of the library website and the SAILS information literacy assessment. Bonnie has a BS from St. Lawrence University in Geology, an MS in Geology from Kent State University and taught Introductory Geology Labs at Buffalo State College for several years before coming to Geneseo. Bonnie’s professional interests include web design, scholarly communication in the sciences, open access, Web 2.0 tools, and information literacy instruction and assessment. Congratulations to Bonnie and all her achievements!