Fr. Jan Liesen at Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library

April 23, 2009

The Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library in Orchard Lake will be hosting a presentation in the St. Paul series titled St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans.  It will take place on April 27, 2009 at 7 PM.  The presenter will be Fr. Jan Liesen, Librarian, Professor of New Testament Exegesis, Professor of Biblical Theology, and Professor of Hebrew Bible at the Seminaire Rolduc in Kerkrade, Netherlands and also author of many books and articles on the deuterocanonical book Sirach.  The Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library is located at 3535 Indian Trail, Orchard Lake, MI. For driving directions and Dr. Liesen’s biography, click here.


DALNET on Google Maps

April 17, 2009

The DALNET office has created a customized Google map showing all DALNET members.  It is accessible here or by clicking the map below.  When possible, pictures and websites for the libraries and their institutions have been added to the map.  

DALNET has also been added to Google Local Business.  It also has had a Wikipedia page established for some years.

Mancini featured in Detroit Legal News

April 14, 2009

Laura Mancini, Director of Library Services for Oakland County, Vice-Chair of the DALNET Board of Directors and Chair of the DALNET Executive Committee, has been featured in a Detroit Legal News article.   The three libraries included in the Oakland County Libraries are the Adams-Pratt Law Library, the Library for the Visually and Physically Impaired, and the Research Library.  The article also mentions the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s Mobile Law Office.

New Equipment in DALNET Digital Lab

April 10, 2009



The DALNET Digital Lab has a new piece of equipment in addition to two book scanners and an LP-to-MP3 recorder. This new equipment is the Ion USB Cassette Archiver which can easily convert audio cassette tapes to MP3.

DALNET members can call 313-577-0234 to set up an appointment to use the digital lab at their convenience.

Click the link for more information: Digital Lab Brochure

Scholarly Communication Wiki

April 9, 2009

Wayne State University librarians are collaborating to create a Scholarly Communications Wiki.  Its purpose is to build “awareness of key issues affecting scholarly communication issues.”

Areas that are covered in this resource include author’s rights, copyright and fair use, open access and guides for working with faculty.