Medical Librarianship with Ruth Riley - Episode 64

October 2, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses medical librarianship, the USC School of Medicine Library, and more with Ruth Riley. Ruth has served as Director of Library Services at the USC School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina since 2000.  She has worked in three other academic health sciences libraries including the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library, the Alfred Taubman Medical Library at the University of Michigan, and the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library at the University of Missouri. Since 2012, Ruth has also served as the Assistant Dean for Executive Affairs at the USC School of Medicine. She is presently serving as Past-President of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries and has served as Chair of the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association and Chair of the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries.

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Global Studies with Dr. Agnes Mueller - Episode 51

May 24, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the University of South Carolina's new Global Studies major with program director, Dr. Agnes Mueller. Dr. Mueller received her M.A. from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany and her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and is an expert on recent and contemporary German literature. She is a core faculty member in Comparative Literature and is also affiliated with Women's and Gender Studies and with Jewish Studies at the University of South Carolina. Her publications are on German-American relations, multicultural studies, gender issues in contemporary literature, German-Jewish studies, and Holocaust studies. Her 2004 anthology German Pop Culture: How "American" Is It? (Published by the University of Michigan Press) is widely used for teaching and research.

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Urban Botany with Dr. John Nelson - Episode 47

April 23, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses urban botany and more with Dr. John Nelson. Dr. Nelson is the Chief Curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina. He received his Ph.D. in 1982 from Florida State University. He recently conducted an urban botany walking tour for our library patrons and this is also his second time with us on LibraryVoicesSC.  

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The University of South Carolina’s Moving Image Research Collections - Episode 46

April 2, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the ins and outs of the University of South Carolina's Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) with Dr. Heather Heckman and Amy Meaney. MIRC preserves films and videos produced outside the American feature film industry, making them available to present and future audiences.

Heather is the Director of Moving Image Research Collections and has a PhD in Communication Arts from UW Madison, where she also earned Master of Arts degrees in Library and Information Studies and Communication Arts. Her publications include "Burn After Viewing, or, Fire in the Vaults: Nitrate Decomposition and Combustibility" (The American Archivist, Winter 2010).

Amy is the Curator for Local Television News Collections and Science and Nature Films. She holds Master of Arts degree in Public History from University of Maryland Baltimore County and a Bachelor of Science in Cinema and Photography from Ithaca College. Her work includes curating exhibits and programs, processing collections, managing online outreach platforms, and facilitating access and use of archival moving image materials.

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