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  • On the Job: Norris Purdy

    Unbound enthusiasm Norris Purdy, a 10-year employee in the U. of I. Library's shipping and receiving division, is known for the smile on his face as much as the quality work he performs. Purdy, a recent recipient of the Chancellor's Distinguished Staff Award, is responsible for receiving, sorting and delivery of books and materials throughout the University Library system. "We get to see some pretty rare things," he said.  Click photo to enlarge

    Unbound enthusiasm Norris Purdy, a 10-year employee in the U. of I. Library's shipping and receiving division, is known for the smile on his face as much as the quality work he performs. Purdy, a recent recipient of the Chancellor's Distinguished Staff Award, is responsible for receiving, sorting and delivery of books and materials throughout the University Library system. "We get to see some pretty rare things," he said. 

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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