A new report shows the Internal Revenue Service routinely gave bonuses and time off awards to tax agency workers who had been disciplined internally for job-related misconduct, which included fraud, misuse of government credit cards and the failure to properly pay their federal taxes to Uncle Sam.
Spring Luncheon & Membership Meeting The event will be held at the MidPointe Library West Chester, 9363 Centre Ponte Drive, West Chester, OH 45069. See the link below for directions. 10:00 - 12-00 Meetings for the Academic and School Librarian Special Interest Groups 12:00 - 12:45 Lunch12:45 - 3:15 Data Driven Innovation: Starting with Community Needs Talk 3:15 - 4:00 Membership Meeting Data Driven Innovation: Starting with Community Needs with Tim Diamond and Anastassia Diamond Ortiz How does a library decidewhen to offer something new? What about tweaking existing collections and services? Can a library have it all figured out? Join us as we discuss data driven innovation processes and decision-making informed by design thinking and how these ideas can benefit your libraries communities. Bring a burning question about your library's services or community for discussion. Presenters Tim Diamond is part of the Knowledge Office team at Cleveland Public Library where he has worked for the past 24 years. Necessary and mundane tasks aside, the Knowledge Office advises the Director on strategy formation and innovative practices to advance the Library’s mission. While at Kent State’s library school, he took a part-time job at CPL, fell in love with the work and never left. He lives on the west side of Cleveland with his partner of sixteen years, a yellow lab, and 100,000 honey bees (give or take). Anastasia Diamond-Ortiz is the Knowledge Manager at Cleveland Public Library. She is pleased to have been involved in many innovative projects at Cleveland Public Library, especially those focused on community engagement and staff ideation and implementation. Her current areas of focus include GIS and data visualization. She received her MLIS from Kent State University in 2003. Cost per person$25.00 (includes lunch) You may pay by credit card, invoice or check. To pay by credit card, call SWON at (513) 751-4422. To request an invoice, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Checks should be made out to SWON Libraries and mailed to the following address:SWON Libraries Consortium10250 Alliance Rd., Suite 225Cincinnati, OH 45242
U.S. Poet Laureate and Emory University professor Natasha Trethewey and PBS NewsHour chief correspondent Jeffrey Brown will explore the power of words to move a nation on the show's "Where Poetry Lives" segment, airing Friday, April 11.
Lisa Lake/Getty Images Glen Campbell, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s more than three years ago, has been moved to a care facility, according to his family. “There were five of us taking care of him and we were all completely exhausted,” Campbell’s fourth wife, Kim Woolen, told People magazine. “No one was getting any sleep and we were just struggling every second to keep him safe – we felt like it wasn’t safe anymore.” ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ Glen Campbell Rocks Grammys Campbell has been living full-time in the care facility since the end of March. According to his wife, he spends…
I’ve finally dumped Gmail forever. Though the process took quite some time—moving mailing-list subscriptions, changing profiles on websites that knew me by my Gmail address, extracting the messages I needed to keep, and similar chores—the relief of a little more freedom from Google’s privacy-invasive data mining has been well worth the trouble for me. I want as little as possible to do with a company that allegedly thinks trawling and keeping behavior-profile data from college students’ school-mandated, school-purchased email accounts without notice or consent is in some way ethical.
Tau Therapeutics LLC announced today that its academic collaborator, University of Virginia Professor Todd Bauer, MD, presented data at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the premier cancer research event held in San Diego, California from April 5-9.
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