Library Committee Report, October 26, 1971, page 2

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          and a knowledgeable Barnard_student might help Bernard's cause--a cause, it
was felt, that was of particular importance to the women's Center.

5) Library Orientation; Bob Palmer and his staff have visited several
classrooms to attempt to acquaint students in the use of the library including
the Overbury Collection. Bob feels that too many students either don't know
how to use the library or don't know what is available in our collections. Al-
though the Chairman was diverted from commenting on this at the time, she would
like to add here that she this a bit shocking. She would like, accord-
ingly, to urge all faculty, particularly those who teach courses in women's
studies, to cooperate with the Librarian's orientation program. I

6) Papers of Margaret Mead: .3ob Palmer asked if any consideration had
been given to securing these. Iola replied that Miss Peterson has frequently
mentioned “doing something" about Margaret Mead. Iola will suggest to Miss
Peterson that if and when she decides what something to do, Iola would then
approach Dr. dead on the subject of her papers. s '

7) Exchange with Columbia: Not all the books in the Overbury Collection‘

pertain to women; in fact there is a fairly good collection of first editions

of books by American men including a Mark Twain first edition. There is a
possibility that Bob Palmer may swap some of these books with Columbia For books
that Columbia has that are related to our women's study courses.

The meeting was adjourned shortly after 3 p.m.
Respectfully submitted

Iola S. Haverstick