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UNO Criss Library Cafe Closed 

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UNO Criss Library Cafe Closed Many Faces of Neurofibromatosis Exhibit January 10 - February 19

Many Faces of NF - Portraits of Neurofibromatosis Exhibit
Artist Rachel Mindrup
UNO Criss Library
Osborne Family Gallery
January 10 - February 19

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Dean Steven Shorb

Stephen R. Shorb

Steve Shorb is Dean of the Criss Library at University of Nebraska at Omaha.  His education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Iowa, an MA in Library and Information Science (earned with Distinction) also from Iowa, and an MA in Political Science from the University of Florida.  Shorb began his career with 14 years of experience in computer systems marketing, including time at IBM and Hewlett Packard.  His experience in library administration covers more than 20 years and includes work at large and small academic libraries in the US and in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  After serving as a reference librarian at Southwest Minnesota State University , he managed educational technology and multiple libraries for the Higher Colleges of Technology, a network of colleges supported by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education based in Abu Dhabi.  Shorb was University Librarian at the American University of Sharjah during that institution’s formative years and served as Associate Director of the University of Florida Libraries for five years prior to coming to UNO in 2005 as Dean of the Library.  In 2011, he returned from an extended leave of absence, during which he founded a new library for New York University’s Abu Dhabi Campus.  Shorb has completed consultancies in and has special interest in technology for teaching and learning, international library development, and the design and construction of library facilities.  He serves on the board of directors of SCOLA, a global non-profit organization promoting peace and mutual understanding through the study of language and culture.    

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