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Four Key Leadership Roles Filled, Kansas State University Libraries Apr 2019

Four Key Leadership Roles Filled, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

This winter and spring, K-State Libraries welcomed a new associate dean and three new department heads.


Team Research: Two Librarians Forge A Unique Partnership With K-State’S Athletic Training Program, Kansas State University Libraries Apr 2019

Team Research: Two Librarians Forge A Unique Partnership With K-State’S Athletic Training Program, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Cindy Logan and Melia Erin Fritch have combined forces to create a unique partnership with K-State’s athletic training program. When students progress through the scaffolded curriculum the duo has developed, they become researchers equipped to excel in their chosen professions.


A New Beginning: Hale Library Renovations Take Shape, Kansas State University Libraries Apr 2019

A New Beginning: Hale Library Renovations Take Shape, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

The first four floors of Hale Library are empty. The damage from the May 22 fire has been torn out, scraped away, scrubbed off. Without carpet, furnishings, technology, books and—most importantly—people, the spaces feel cavernous and cold. Now, it’s time. We have been given a fresh start, and we’re creating a new Hale Library.


Hale Library's Collections: Boxed Up And Packed Out, Kansas State University Libraries Apr 2019

Hale Library's Collections: Boxed Up And Packed Out, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Thanks to hundreds of workers who put in thousands of hours, more than 1.5 million collection items were packed out of Hale Library less than 17 weeks after the fire. Until Hale Library is renovated, all of its books—approximately 147,400 boxes of them—will be stored in multiple air-conditioned warehouses across the region.


Watch The New Hale Library Take Shape, Kansas State University Libraries Apr 2019

Watch The New Hale Library Take Shape, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Get weekly behind-the-scenes photos, news, interviews and more at blogs.k-state.edu/hale.


Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 8 (Summer 2019) - Full Issue, Kansas State University Libraries Apr 2019

Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 8 (Summer 2019) - Full Issue, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries, issue 8 (spring 2019) - full issue


Hale Family: The Next Generation Continues Their Support Of K-State Libraries, Marisa Larson Nov 2018

Hale Family: The Next Generation Continues Their Support Of K-State Libraries, Marisa Larson

Kansas State University Libraries

Nearly three decades ago, Joyce and H.D. “Joe” Hale of Shawnee Mission, Kansas, helped transform the Kansas State University campus by giving the lead gift to build Hale Library. Now, the Hale family is investing in K-State again by contributing to the upcoming Hale Library first floor renovation.


Unique Book By Dwight Eisenhower Makes Its Way Back To K-State, Kansas State University Libraries Nov 2018

Unique Book By Dwight Eisenhower Makes Its Way Back To K-State, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Late last year, donor Richard D. Rees presented a book by Dwight D. Eisenhower to the university, K-State Libraries and Richard and Mary Jo Myers. Eisenhower wrote "Crusade in Europe" in 1948, a few years before he became president. Twenty-five special copies were reserved for Eisenhower to give to family and friends. Rees gifted No. 7, the copy Eisenhower presented to Milton Eisenhower, his youngest brother and president of the university 1943-50.


Above & Beyond, Kansas State University Libraries Nov 2018

Above & Beyond, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

In the spring, K-State Libraries honored several employees at its annual recognition ceremony. In addition, the Libraries announced the winners of the annual Kirmser Undergraduate Research Award and the Marjorie J. & Richard L. D. Morse Family and Community Public Policy Scholarship.


Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 7 (Fall 2018), Kansas State University Libraries Nov 2018

Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 7 (Fall 2018), Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries Magazine gives friends, funders, students and alumni an inside look at library successes, stories, and collections. In this issue, learn about our recovery from the May 22, 2018 fire in Hale Library, the Hale Family’s support of the Libraries, and more.


K-State Keepsakes: King At K-State: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. 50 Years After His Historic Campus Visit, Cliff Hight Jan 2018

K-State Keepsakes: King At K-State: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. 50 Years After His Historic Campus Visit, Cliff Hight

Kansas State University Libraries

On January 19, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. gave an All-University Convocation speech titled “The Future of Integration” at Ahearn Field House at Kansas State University. In his last university-wide address before his assassination on April 4, 1968, King reflected on the nation’s struggle for racial justice and the challenges that remained.


Harvesting Kansas History: K-State Libraries Digitize Rural Life Publications Through Project Ceres, Kansas State University Libraries Jan 2018

Harvesting Kansas History: K-State Libraries Digitize Rural Life Publications Through Project Ceres, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Thanks to 21st-century technology, K-State librarians have digitized thousands of pages of rural life publications. The preservation effort was made possible through financial support from three Project Ceres grants.


A Clear Vision: The Paul Weigel Library Of Architecture, Planning & Design Has A New Home, Kansas State University Libraries Jan 2018

A Clear Vision: The Paul Weigel Library Of Architecture, Planning & Design Has A New Home, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

The Paul Weigel Library of Architecture, Planning & Design operated in five different Seaton Hall locations after it was established in 1921. Now, in its new 6,500-square-foot Regnier Hall home, Weigel Library is part of a modern glass nexus between two historic limestone structures.


Hale Library Reimagined: K-State Libraries Launch A $6.5 Million Campaign To Modernize Hale Library’S First Floor, Kansas State University Libraries Jan 2018

Hale Library Reimagined: K-State Libraries Launch A $6.5 Million Campaign To Modernize Hale Library’S First Floor, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

For 20 years, Hale Library has provided ample space for the K-State community. But now, Dave and Ellie Everitt of Marco Island, Florida, have given a $3 million lead gift that paves the way for a reimagined, modernized first floor. Their gift plus several other commitments bring the current fundraising total to just above 50 percent of the $6.5 million goal for the project


Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 6 (Winter 2018), Kansas State University Libraries Jan 2018

Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 6 (Winter 2018), Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries Magazine gives friends, funders, students, and alumni an inside look at library successes, stories, and collections. In this issue, learn about the new Paul Weigel Library of Architecture, Planning & Design, plans for a reimagined first floor Hale Library, the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s K-State visit, and more.


Loyal Friends: Insights From A Few Of The Libraries’ Two-Decade Donors, Kansas State University Libraries Jul 2017

Loyal Friends: Insights From A Few Of The Libraries’ Two-Decade Donors, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

In honor of Hale’s 20th anniversary, we’d like to recognize a few generous friends who have given every year for the last two decades—or more! We are deeply grateful for their unwavering, steadfast support. Meet some of our devoted donors: Jolene Hill, Verlyn Richards and Eugene Laughlin.


A Spot Well Loved: Donations To K-State Libraries Support Student Success, Marisa Larson Jan 2017

A Spot Well Loved: Donations To K-State Libraries Support Student Success, Marisa Larson

Kansas State University Libraries

What is the one thing at Kansas State University that all students have in common? Using the K-State Libraries! But K-State Libraries wouldn’t be able to help students to the level that it does without philanthropic support.


Above And Beyond Jun 2015

Above And Beyond

Kansas State University Libraries

K-State Libraries honors outstanding employees.