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Call for Submissions

Monday, July 6, 2015

Three Salt Lake City Public Library Positions

      The Salt Lake City Public Library offers services, information resources, programs, and events to all members of the community. Staff serve the community at library and outreach locations and are committed to advancing knowledge, fostering creativity, encouraging the exchanging of ideas, building community, and enhancing the community’s quality of life. Librarians perform a variety of reference, circulation, programming, and/or outreach activities for The City Library. Librarians may also be called upon to supervise the department in the manager’s absence. This position will also collaborate with manager and staff to develop programs, collections, and services to support of the strategic plan.

o   Librarian – Children’s focus – anticipated start date mid-August 2015
o   Librarian – Teen focus – anticipated start date early-September 2015

o   Librarian – Adult focus – anticipated start date mid-October 2015

How to apply: Send an email with an attached resume and cover letter (PDF or Word Document) indicating position title to the Human Resources Department at hrlib@slcpl.orgApplications will be accepted through June 25, 2015.

Coordinator of Technical Services, Volpe Library, Tennessee Tech University

Volpe Library at Tennessee Tech University invites applications for an innovative, energetic and collaborative Coordinator of Technical Services to lead, coordinate, and administer the Library's Technical Services Department, encompassing Acquisitions, Electronic Resources/Serials, Government Documents, and Cataloging/Metadata Services. The position manages a staff of eight engaged in procurement, organization, description, and maintenance of library materials in all formats and online access to information for effective discovery and delivery to library patrons. This person will lead our ongoing efforts to enhance and streamline Technical Services processes. See for the complete job description with preferred qualifications and essential functions.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

MLIS Program News

Heidi Hammond (SLMS Coordinator) and Gail Nordstrom (MLIS Adjunct) present work from their book Reading the Art in Caldecott Award Books at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Archives and Manuscripts is inviting submissions

Archives and Manuscripts is inviting submissions of up to 5,000 words for publication in late 2015 or 2016.

Aims and Scope
Archives and Manuscripts is the professional and scholarly journal of the Australian Society of Archivists Inc., publishing refereed articles, reviews, and information about the theory and practice of archives and recordkeeping in Australasia and around the world. Its target audiences are archivists and other recordkeeping professionals, the academic community, and all involved in the study and interpretation of archives.

2015-2016 Visual Resources Association Foundation Internship Award: Call for Applications

Award Description:
The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students preparing for a career in visual resources and image management. The award grants $4,000 to support a period of internship in archives, libraries, museums, visual resources collections in academic institutions, or other appropriate contexts. The recipient will receive a stipend of $3,000 for 200 hours completed at host site. A professional development component of $1,000 supports conference attendance or attendance at the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management. The recipient will receive a one year complimentary student membership in the Visual Resources Association.

For consideration, please submit your application by Friday, July 31, 2015, 11:59 Pacific Time. If you have any questions about the VRAF Professional Development Grant or the application process, please contact Margaret N. Webster, The recipient of the VRAF Internship Award will be announced by Friday, September 11, 2015.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Part-Time, Temporary Research Librarian

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP has an exciting opportunity for a Part-Time, Temporary Research Librarian in our Information Resources Department’s Minneapolis office. This is a one year contract to work 20-30 hours per week.
As a Research Librarian you will provide reference services, perform in-depth legal and non-legal research, train users on electronic and print services, conduct library orientation sessions for lawyers, paralegals and administrative staff, and implement department-wide initiatives.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Providing research services in person, over the phone and via email and chat.
• Tracking billable and non-billable time and providing actionable metrics on research services provided.
• Participating as a team member and contributing to shared team knowledge to support department goals and objectives.
• Training employees and providing time sensitive one-on-one trainings as needed; conducting library orientation for incoming lawyers, paralegals and existing staff.

Job Requirements

• Master of Library Science degree or at least 6 years working as a Research Librarian required
• At least two of law or corporate library experience preferred
• Knowledgeable about a wide variety of information sources and be able to evaluate their appropriateness or usefulness for the Firm and individual research assignments

• Ideal candidate will be people-oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, along with a team-oriented, flexible work style

Job description here: 

Medtronic Literature Specialist Intern

Literature Specialist Intern (20 hr / week for six months) 

Position description: Maintain, promote, and support use of literature management software. Supports information requests to meet regulatory and clinical needs. Uses knowledge of literature resources and information retrieval to fulfill literature requests.  Creates and maintains metrics of clinical document review procedures.

Interested and qualified candidates should apply directly through the link to requisition 99884.  

More MLIS Job Opportunities - Out of State

CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN: Normal Public Library, Normal, IL
Looking for a children's librarian with technology experience to lead and
develop a new tech playground and to develop technology programming for
kids. For more information:

The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries seeks faculty candidates for the position of Research and Education Librarian. The successful candidate will serve as the liaison librarian to the diverse disciplines in the School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) located on the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) Campus and assumes a leadership role for providing research and instructional support for SAHP faculty, staff, and students. Salary commensurate with experience, not less than $45,000. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.   The complete position description is available at   To apply for this position go to  

BLACK DIASPORA ARCHIVIST (Librarian II): The University of Texas Libraries, Austin, TX 
To view the full job posting and to apply online, please see the UT Austin Job Search: Purpose: Manages archival processing and collection development for the Black Diaspora Special Collections, including primary source materials, rare books, and artifacts related to the global African diaspora, with a focus on the Americas.   

HUMANITIES LIBRARIAN FOR ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING (Librarian II.): The University of Texas Libraries, Austin, TX
The deadline for first consideration is June 18. To view the full job posting and to apply online, please see the UT Austin Job Search:  Purpose: Focusing on architecture and planning disciplines, develops and curates resources; develops, directs and provides innovative and creative approaches to services; engages and collaborates with constituents and staff to support scholarship, teaching, and research from within the User Services Division of the UT Libraries.