Name Hugh A. Blackmer (starting date 17 August 1992) I. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES A. Provide a list of formal courses taught, with enrollment in parentheses. Winter Term Spring Term Fall Term B. Describe Independent Study, Theses, or R. E. Lee Research supervised (include students' names and the title of project undertaken). C. Indicate any guest lectures given in classes taught by colleagues. Two guest lectures in Kary Smout's English 101 (15 students, on Thoreau's Civil Disobedience and the use of library tools) D. Call attention to new or substantially modified course taught. E. Discuss any curricular changes you helped instigate in your department. (preparing library portions of Biology 182 and Religion 473 courses) Check if you are a freshman adviser. Check if you are a major adviser. G. Note any additional contributions you made to the teaching program which believe to have been of value to your students or your colleagues (E.g., arranging outside speaker's appearance, conferences, or other special events; proposing a course for the University Scholars' Program or an inter- disciplinary seminar for upperclassmen, etc.) H. Cite any activity in which you have engaged in the past year in the interest of improved teaching (e.g., attended a summer seminar, prepared teaching materials for a new course, etc.) I. List any articles to textbooks you have completed (or have substantially in final form) that are related to your subject. J. Note participation in summer teaching programs either at W&L or elsewhere. K. Note participation in visiting professorships or leave of absence during the academic year. II. RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP A. List all books, monographs, articles and book reviews published or accepted for publication in the past calendar year (but note point I. above for instructional materials). Include as relevant all musical compositions, art exhibits, and dramatic presentations. Effects of the Proposed NREN in Information Dissemination. NEASIS Newsletter, June 1992 B. List all research projects funded by W&L sources or from outside agencies. List as well proposals written and submitted which were unsuccessful. C. Note all professional meetings attended. Indicate any papers or panel presentations in which you were involved. Also indicate the source of funding you received (if any) to assist in defraying the expense of attendance. Virginia Private College Libraries meeting at Shenandoah University (meeting with Bibliographic Instruction librarians) American Society for Information Science annual meeting, Pittsburgh (travel and fees paid by W&L) D. List by title all papers and talks given to university audiences both at W&L and elsewhere. Also indicate source of funding received to assist in defraying the costs of travel (if any). E. Note any talks given in your field to lay audiences. Give the dates and the nature of the audiences. F. Give a general description of your scholarly "work in progress" with some indication of the results you anticipate in the near future (use an additional sheet if necessary). Working on a presentation for Problem Solving Across the Curriculum conference in Geneva, NY June 24-26 ("Learning to Teach the Research Process: across the disciplines with writing and library instruction") III. HONORS, AWARDS, AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION Note any recognition conferred upon you by peers outside Washington and Lee (e.g., selection as a Fellow of the Virginia Academy of Science, election to office in a relevant professional organization, etc.). IV. UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES A. List all departmental, school, or University committees on which you have served. Selection Committee for Special Collections Librarian B. List all community agencies or organizations in which you provided service (E.g., state-wide committees or agencies, Lexington organizations). C. Note any assignment you have assumed in giving counsel to students individually or to student organizations (e.g., fraternity adviser, adviser to Outing Club, etc.). D. List other activities you have participated in as service to W&L (e.g., panel discussion for high school couselors, faculty discussion club, etc.). V. PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION Note consulting activities which you have undertaken. (These should include reading manuscripts, and editorial assistance, as well as consultations with businesses, academic institutions, or professional orgranizations.