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Program News and Events





Call for Submissions

Thursday, December 8, 2016

James J. Hill Center Front Desk Volunteer Opportunity

James J. Hill Center is a nonprofit business reference library located in downtown St. Paul. They are looking for a front desk volunteer. 

Volunteer Opportunity:
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help staff our front desk and welcome patrons.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Greeting and directing incoming visitors.
  • Answering and transferring calls on a multi-line phone system.
  • Recording visitor traffic with a user-friendly web form.
  • Completing special projects related to library and mission-related organizational activities.
The library is open from 10 AM to 5 PM Monday through Thursday.  We’re especially hoping to cover open times between 11 AM and 2 PM Monday through Thursday, and are looking for volunteers who able to keep a consistent schedule each week and stay for at least 2 hours at a time.  Hours range from 8-20 hours a week, depending on applicant’s availability and coordination with other volunteers and library staff.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Special MLIS Program Events for Monday, December 12, 2016

Two Events Happening the Evening of Monday, December 12, 2016:

1. Capstone Course Project Presentations by the students enrolled in the course + plus a bonus presentation following by Edwin Schenk and Tom Keeler. Starts at 6 PM, RM 017, CdC.

2. Then walk on over to the Visual Arts Building for an end-of-semester Reel Down Movie Event sponsored by the SAA Student Chapter. Starts 7:30 PM. Showing: 1957 LIS classic. There will be a (free!!!) raffle ticket for prizes, free popcorn. Come enjoy two hours of comedic Spencer-Hepburn chemistry as we close out another term and gear up for winter break.

FYI: For SAA members and those interested, the chapter will be holding their monthly meeting about 7pm before the movie.

Circulation Student Assistants St.Catherine Minneapolis Campus

The library at the St. Catherine University Campus is hiring part time circulation student assistants. 
  • Assist library users with circulation, serials, and inter-library loan.
  • Get library experience.
  • Will accommodate weekend classes
  • Must be available Monday mornings and afternoons, and Friday mornings. 
To apply or get more information check out this position on KatieCareer.

Out of State Opportunities

Assistant Director, Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field Archives, Chicago IL
Librarian II, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco CA
Librarian III, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco CA
Reference Librarian, Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration, Library and Research Services Division, Washington DC
Children Librarian, Darien Library, Darien CT
Librarian, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Madison WI

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Lucille M. Wert Scholarship

Designed to help persons with an interest in the fields of Chemistry and Information to pursue graduate study in Library, Information, or Computer Science, the Scholarship consists of a $1,500 honorarium.  This scholarship is given yearly by the Division of Chemical Information of the American Chemical Society.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship

The Midwest Archives Conference is soliciting applications for the 2017 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encourage ethnic diversification of the MAC membership and of the archival profession as a whole. Two $750 scholarships, accompanied by one-year memberships to MAC, will be awarded.

In order to be eligible for a scholarship, the applicant must be of African, American Indian, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Latino decent; must be a student currently enrolled in or accepted in a graduate, multicourse program in archival administration; and must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in his or her academic program. Applicants are not required to be residents of or attend school in the MAC region.

Out of State Opportunities

Curator, San Francisco Botanical Society, San Francisco CA
Librarian-In-Residence, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR