The Summer 2017 SLIS Course offerings are now available!
New classes have been added, including courses in Digital Government, Digital Librarianship, Information Security, and many other special topics!
The complete listings can be found here.
Details about our innovative new courses can be found here.
There are two summer sessions:
- Summer I Session – May 30, 2017 to June 27, 2017
- Summer II Session – June 29, 2017 to July 28, 2017
Please contact your academic advisor for more information and for assistance to register for courses.
Scholarly Communications Librarian (Medical Assistant Librarian), Apply here: http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/49085
The SLIS offers huge congratulations to Professor Yoo-Lee on her appointment to the Editorial Board pf the Korean Biblia Society for Library and Information Science: https://kbiblia.jams.or.kr/co/main/jmMain.kci
Job Opportunity – Instructional Design & Social Sciences Librarian – University of Connecticut Library
Title: Instructional Design & Social Sciences Librarian (Job ID 2017424)
Rank: University Librarian I (UCP 5)
The UConn Library seeks a visionary and creative Instructional Design & Social Sciences Librarian to develop the Library’s online educational learning program. Under the general supervision of the Head of Reference & Curriculum Services, this position will create and assess online instructional modules that integrate with the University’s learning management system, HuskyCT (Blackboard e-Education platform). This position develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of current information literacy, instructional design, and educational assessment best practices. The incumbent will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with staff throughout the UConn Library and university-wide to enhance student research and critical thinking skills of a diverse population of students.
A complete job description including required qualifications, duties and responsibilities, and further information about the UConn Library can be found at: http://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/professional/.
This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of July 7, 2017. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.
Applications are due on or before March 23, 2017 and must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu (please reference Job ID 2017424) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to email@example.com. To ensure consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by March 23, 2017. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
- Provide technical expertise to partner-publishers on XML and metadata related issues.
- Serve as Project Euclid liaison to other Duke University Press teams, principally the Customer Relations team, and provide training on Euclid systems and services.
- Responsible for initial implementation of new publisher websites on Project Euclid; provide training for publishers on metadata preparation procedures and maintain relationships with them; monitor & ensure that metadata is correct; provide support for publisher production issues and assist in metadata preparation as needed.
- Provide oversight & training on publishers’ XML subscription access files.
- Manage & oversee content conversion and digitization projects; coordinate relationships with associated vendors.
- Analyze project needs in regard to metadata and digital content; develop appropriate user manuals, instructional brochures, and other documentation as needed.
- Liaise with IT systems experts and programmers at Duke University Press and Cornell University Library on hardware and software issues affecting accessibility of Euclid content.
- Research & recommend strategies for improving Euclid as a hosting platform; monitor trends in digital content development and scholarly communications.
- Create website content, write copy, and help resolve site errors; assess competitors’ sites and recommend improvements to Euclid’s website and platform.
- Manage Project Euclid’s social media presence; responsible for increasing Euclid visibility.