[Repost FSU News]: Fayetteville State University Students Win Top Awards at Model UN Conference with Aid from Librarian Diana Amerson (5.16.2016)

Librarian Diana Amerson continued to be a vital asset to Model UN delegates at the 28th North Carolina Consortium for the International and Intercultural Education (NCCIIE) Model United Nations Conference.

Fayetteville State University (FSU) captured top honors at the 27th Annual North Carolina Consortium for International and Intercultural Education (NCCIIE) Model United Nations Conference held April 21, 2016, through April 24, 2016, at the Marriott in Greensboro, N.C. FSU swept the competition, taking home the most awards by a single university.  FSU was awarded the Overall Outstanding Delegate and the Overall Outstanding Delegation, the competition’s two highest honors.

Read more on FSU News here.

Questions? Contact Diana Amerson.

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#throwbackthursday (1.16.2014): Mr. Foster at NCCU SLIS

Check out Mr. Foster (Head of Reference and Interlibrary Loan) in the Winter 2010 NCCU Now!

Mr. Foster graduated from the NCCU School of Library Science (SLIS) in 2008  with a Master of Library Science (MLS) degree. He was a part of the North Carolina Central University Diversity Scholars Program, which is a scholarship partnership NCCU SLIS has with public and school library systems from five counties in central North Carolina to recruit 20 minority students to earn master’s degrees in library and information science. Diversity Scholar students are expected to return to their libraries of origin or to public and school library systems in North Carolina upon graduation.

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Librarian Blogs: Database Review – Oxford African American Studies Center

For those looking for scholarly articles on Black history culture, the Oxford African American Studies Center (AASC)is a great place to start. The Oxford AASC combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field. The core content includes:

The Oxford AASC can be accessed via Chesnutt Library’s Articles and Databases.

(SourceOxford AASC)

Chesnutt Librarian Blogs, Jan Whitfield

Congratulations to Staff Employee of the Year, Librarian Diana Amerson

Chesnutt Library Government Documents Librarian, Diana Amerson, received the 2013-2014 Staff Employee of the Year Award on Friday, May 17th, 2013.  The award was presented at Staff Senate‘s culminating event for FSU Staff Appreciation Week, The Blue Carpet Event.

Congratulations, Mrs. Amerson!