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    PALEO NEWS:       Paul Selden, Gulf-Hedberg Distinguished Professor of Invertebrate Paleontology, and Director of the University of Kansas Paleontological Institute, has authored the paper A bizarre armoured spider (Araneae: Tetrablemmidae) from Upper Cretaceous Myanmar amber, published in Cretaceous Research. Additional information can be found at the National Geographic website.

    AND THAT'S NOT ALL:       The Paleontological Institute would like to announce the creation of Digital Treatise. Digital Treatise is an online, subscription-based service providing access to the complete content of every previously published volume of the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology.

    Offered as an annual subscripion to libraries and universities, Digital Treatise allows full access for all users within an institution's IP range to all 51 published volumes of the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Interested? Tell your libary about Digital Treatise.

    Learn more about how to subscribe to Digital Treatise.

    BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE:       The Paleontological Institute has established a fund in memory of Jill Hardesty, our late Deputy Director. Contributed funds will be used to support authors of the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. For more information and to make a contribution to the Jill Hardesty Memorial Author Support fund, please follow this link: paleo.ku.edu/jhfund.html

    Furthermore, the Paleontological Institute would like to welcome Elizabeth Black to our staff as the new Assistant Editor of the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Treatise Online, Paleontological Contributions, and our other publications. Liz was formerly Outreach Program Manager and Instructor at the The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas. She is also the author of the novel “Buffalo Spirits” published by Story Line Press in 2004.