January 20, 2009 - The inaguration of President Obama - Many students came in the library to watch the inauguration in the library. With three televisions upstairs and one down there were plenty of TV's to see it.
May 2009 - Rededicating the Journalism Library for the third time. Frank Lee Martin III was here for the dedication and is the speaker in the photo below. The Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting also. See photos of the dedication here.
2009 - The Journalism library had laptops, chargers, scanner, video cameras etc. for students to check out. We wanted to publicize our services so we had a video contest to showcase our technology for check out.
Two broadcast students, Spencer Ernst and Tara Grimes won the contest.
Photos of the presentation of their gifts from the Director of MU Libraries, Jim Cogswell and faculty and staff members who attended.
2012 - Sent older journalism master projects to UMLD and moved the POYI (Pictures of the Year International) books where the old projects were.
2008 - 2013 - Many book collections were donated to the Journalism Library during this time.
First collection was the Weinberg Journalism Fiction collection.
Second collection was the Jack & Dorothy Fields
Then came the Betty and Angus McDougal photojournalism collection
Then in 2011 Betty Houchin Winfield donated her Political Communication and Mass Media Collection
Then in 2015 we received the Mark Cowan photojournalism collection.
2015-2016 - We continue to check out all types of video cameras and multimedia equipment to faculty, staff and students from everywhere on campus.