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Program News and Events
Call for Submissions
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
- Student membership in SLA for one (1) year.
- Reimbursement for expenses to attend the SLA Annual Conference, not to exceed $1,500 and limited to the following:
- Economy class round-trip airfare to the Annual Conference (June 8-10, Vancouver)
- Student registration for the Annual Conference.
- Lodging during the conference.
- Transportation during the conference.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Detailed Job posting can be found here.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Monday, January 20, 2014
The full job description, responsibilities and qualifications can be viewed at http://library.ucr.edu/employment/staff.php?jobid=65&type=L
Friday, January 17, 2014
Prospective candidates should have a knowledge of and interest in Jewish Studies, and demonstrate the potential, ability, and intention of pursuing a career in Judaica Librarianship.
STUDENTS WHO WISH TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP SHOULD SUBMIT APPLICATIONS BY APRIL 11, 2014
The application is available on the AJL website at http://www.jewishlibraries.org/main/AboutAJL/AwardsGrants/StudentScholarship.aspx
This program is open to all staff in any Minnesota library – public, academic, school, or special – as well as members of their Governing Boards, their Friends groups, or Advisory Groups. Experienced users as well as novices and everyone in between are invited to join. This is self-paced and self-directed.
For more information, go to the 23 Mobile Things website.
Registration opens Janaury 15, 2014
Thursday, January 16, 2014
- Introduction to original cataloging in RDA utilizing OCLC Connexion
- Gain hands-‐on experience with the full cataloging workflow
- Understanding of how special collections cataloging differs from standard cataloging
- Tasks to be completed:
- Learning the copy cataloging process, utilizing the Alma metadata editor
- Learning and performing the guidelines for cataloging Children’s Literature Research Collection (CLRC) materials, including local editing and enhancing of records. doing authority checking where needed, creating holdings and item records, and generating acid free barcode slips
- Introduction to special collections and archives processing methods
- Original cataloging in RDA utilizing OCLC Connexion
- Shadowing or discussion with ASCM unit manager regarding cataloging management issues
- Shadowing or discussion with CLRC curator to further understanding of curatorial role and duties
- Completion of, or currently enrolled in, a MLIS-‐level cataloging, metadata, or organization of information course
- Strong attention to detail
- Interest in a career in cataloging, metadata, or technical services Preferred:
- Interest or coursework in Special collections; reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages
Beginning in February 2014, you will see an updated St. Catherine University Library Website.
- More user-friendly
- Compatible with mobile devices
- New and improved
- Access to over 100 databases for research
- Catalog search for books, periodicals, videos, and more
- Help guides on dozens of topics
- Contact information for Academic Media Services, Archives, and librarians
- News and events
Questions? Please stop by or call the Reference Desk, email@example.com | 651.690.6652
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
The Minnesota One Book program highlights the importance of reading and sharing books with children, especially toddlers through early elementary school age by focusing on a single book for a one year period. It also recognizes the vital role of libraries which provide access to quality books, programs and services to children and families that lay the foundation for reading and school success. An advisory committee of youth services librarians and regional public library directors will assist with the establishment of the program in conjunction with the Project Manager. Funding for the program is provided in part through the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy Amendment).
Monday, January 13, 2014
The Steele Internship Program offers college students an opportunity to work alongside Museum and Library staff to gain hands-on professional training. Internships are available in the Curatorial, Development, Education, Library, Public Relations, Sales and Licensing, and Special Events departments. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in professional seminars and to complete short-term projects.
All internships are ten weeks in length from June 2 through August 8, 2014. Interns receive a bi-weekly stipend over the course of the 10-week internship. Housing is not provided; however a local college in Oneonta, NY, offers affordable dorm housing to interns.
The Frank & Peggy Steele Internship Program welcomes applicants for the Ozzie Smith Diversity Scholarship. Students of ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds pursuing a four year bachelor's or master's degree are eligible for this scholarship. Complete scholarships are awarded following acceptance into Frank & Peggy Steele Internship Program. Interested candidates should attach a one-page statement of interest with your cover letter and resume.
To be eligible, students must have completed their sophomore year and be enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program at a college or university during the internship, or have just graduated in May 2014.
Applications, as well as additional information can be found at our website: http://www.baseballhall.org/education/internship-program.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
This faculty librarian will provide instruction, reference, collection development, and outreach activities to UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP), along with business-related overlap in several other UAA colleges (e.g., the Community and Technical College) and to the business programs at Alaska Pacific University (APU), which neighbors UAA. Outreach to campus clientele in the assigned liaison areas is a significant component of this position.
Applications will be reviewed beginning January 27, 2014. Minimum Salary $65,000.
For more information and to apply: http://www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=83130
Friday, January 10, 2014
Salary: $19.02 - $29.51 Hourly
Location: Minnesota Judicial Center - St. Paul, Minnesota
Examples of Duties:
- Provide reference desk service at least two 4 hour shifts per week.
- Coordinate and prepare for review Minnesota Justice Series volumes.
- Oversee and coordinate the library's overdue book functions.
- Provide backup to the library's inter-library loan function.
- For more information, see the full job description.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Pay rate: $12.00/hr
Preferred candidate: MLIS Graduate Student
1. Enter content onto D2L
2. Regularly search for "hot off the press" leadership/teams/change management/ relevant business articles from respected periodical sources throughout the term. These articles will be valuable, current discussion topics for the D2L discussion board. These periodicals would include the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg's BusinessWeek, the Harvard Business Review, MPR/NPR recent programs, TED Talks, etc. Propose a weekly article/program for each discussion board.
3. Assist with grading (The scope of this assistance is to be determined by each faculty member).
4. Administrative support -- Ensure supplies are available in the room - typed tent cards, copies of handouts, copies of agenda for each F2F class meeting, flipcharts, markers. Parking permits, gifts, thank you cards, and speaker evaluations organized for each guest speaker. Breakout rooms scheduled in CDC for small group work (HBR cases).
5. Assist with selected communication with the students (This scope of this assistance is to be determined by each faculty member).
6. Read over the D2L discussion board comments.
7. Attend each F2F class session.
8. Other work as determined by the instructor.
Apply for this position in Katieclick: https://stkateu.experience.com/er/security/login.jsp
Accountability: Reports to the Library Director
Overview of the Position: Full-Time Position
Hours: Vary / 35 - 40 hrs per week; flexible schedule includes some evenings and Saturdays
Compensation: Wage starting at $18.57/hr, DOQ, with benefits package
Accountability: Reports to the Library Director
Deadline: Open until filled
The Head of Youth Services is a full-time, professional level position responsible for the development and implementation of a full range of library services for children, young adults, and adults and agencies serving children and young adults.
This position requires an excellent understanding of children and teens’ developmental needs and abilities as well as an extensive knowledge of library services, principles, practices and procedures. The Head of Youth Services is responsible for the overall goal-setting, planning, programming, development and implementation of services in the Youth Services Department. This position requires both a high degree of independent initiative and coordination with librarians and other organizations serving children and young adults.
For more information, see the full job position description.
Applications are now being accepted for a full time Head of Youth Services.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION
Promotes, coordinates and manages youth services and youth service employees.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Maintain a collection of children’s and young adult materials at all library locations.
- Plan, develop, and promote programs for youth of all ages and adults working with youth.
- Supervise, train, schedule, and evaluate youth services staff and volunteers.
- Plan and execute public relations and special programs with library staff.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
The Colorado State Library, an office within the Colorado Department of Education, has an open position to lead the charge in technological areas related to our Experience Design, Drupal Front-End Website Development, Content Strategy, and more.
The Digital Experience Consultant is part of the Networking and Resource Sharing team at the Colorado State Library. You would be responsible for crafting an integrated content strategy for our current and future web services. Your results will create important support for improving state-level services for library staff and anyone who uses a library.
If you love and live for Drupal, enjoy planning web-based solutions, the nitty-gritty of web design, working with a smart, dedicated team and above all value leadership, innovation, and service to others, this could be for you. You’ll be able to use your expertise to shape current and future online services into something people want to use
For more information, please see the full job description on Library Jobline. Apply by January 13, 2014.
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Position Number: 30001552
Purpose of Position
Steely Library is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative individual with successful teaching experience and a commitment to information literacy in higher education. Experience with face-to-face and online pedagogy in an academic library is preferred. The individual chosen for this position will participate in a broad-based instruction program spanning all level of undergraduate and graduate education. This position reports to Coordinator of Information Literacy within the Research & Instructional Services Division. This is a full-time appointment as a non-tenure-track faculty member in Library Services.
For more information, see the full job posting.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Background: As a program of the American Craft Council, the library maintains a comprehensive collection of print and visual materials on American craft with an emphasis on the period since 1940. Containing over 15,000 books and exhibition catalogs, 700 bound volumes of leading periodicals, a substantial collection of artist files and an accompanying database, the library is also the repository of the Council archives, including those of the Museum of Contemporary Crafts (1956-1990). While focused on modern craft, the collection also supports research in the related fields of design and applied and decorative arts. The library collection is non-circulating and open to the public Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm.