Name   Hugh A. Blackmer  


     A.   Provide a list of formal courses taught, with enrollment
in parentheses.

Winter Term               
Biology 182 (70) [5 lectures]
Religion 473 (9) [3 lectures]
Spring Term                
Psych 395 (18)

Fall Term
EAS 190 (9)
     B.   Describe Independent Study, Theses, or R. E. Lee Research
supervised (include students' names and the title of project
 Outside Reader for Matthew Jackson's Honors thesis (English)

     C.   Indicate any guest lectures given in classes taught by
Ham Smith's Journalism 203
Darcy Russell's Biology 280
David Harbor's Geology 195
Tom Urbach's Philosophy 102
Tom Urbach's Philosophy 312
Kary Smout's English 101
Nancy Margand's Psych 265
Mary Ann Simurda's Biology 210
David Parker's History 332
David Parker's History 133
David Parker's History 330
Malcolm Crystal's History 395

  (all of the above were concerned with information access
  resources in particular disciplines)
     D.   Call attention to new or substantially modified course taught.
Psych 395 (with Tyler Lorig)  
     E.   Discuss any curricular changes you helped instigate in
your department.
proposed and carried out development of W&L's World Wide Web
homepage and Campus Information System

     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.)

Creation and maintenance of W&L Gopher and WWW Home Page and Campus
Information System

Internet Workshops for W&L faculty, June and August 

Coordination of Information Access portion of Freshman Orientation

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.)

Teaching materials (study guides, bibliographies, resource guides)
for English 301, Latin American Studies, East Asian Studies,
Biology and Psychology on the Campus Information System.

     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.

Library Orientation for two Summer Scholars groups

     K.   Note participation in visiting professorships or leave of
absence during the academic year.


     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

     Review of Hunger Web in College and Research Libraries News

     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.

Computers in Libraries (Crystal City); presentation on W&L
electronic access with John Doyle)

Virginia Library Association, Library Instruction and Microcomputer
Interest Forum meeting (U. Richmond); presentation on "Gophers and
Beyond in Library Instruction at W&L"

workshop on Chemical Abstracts at American Chemical Society
meetings, Washington DC

     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

     E.   Note any talks given in your field to lay audiences. 
Give the dates and the nature of the audiences.

Parents' Weekend electronic access demonstration  

     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).

My scholarly work is most generally in the area of facilitating
electronic access for faculty and students, and takes the form of
systematic searching of the constantly expanding resource base of
the Internet, combined with teaching skills in searching and text-
creation.  In the last 8 months I have concentrated on the World
Wide Web, and since October I have worked extensively with image
resources.  The 'output format' of this work is the Campus
Information System (; I am intending to
give a presentation of this work at EDUCOM in October 1995.
Teaching in courses with members of the Biology and Psychology
departments has also led me to extensive reading in these


     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.).


     A.   List all departmental, school, or University committees
on which you have served.

Joint Libraries-University Computing Committee

     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.).


     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.