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.
Job Title: Graduate Assistant-Design
Hiring Department: Design Library (NCSU Libraries)
Work Schedule: Daytime, Evenings, Weekend – 10-15 hours a week
Pay rate: $15.00/hour
Essential Job Duties: Provide reference and circulation service at the desk in the Design Library. May be responsible for closing or opening the library on weekends or evenings. Assist on Design Library Image Database project. Duties may include image cataloging, data enhancement, image digitization, digital image management, and digital copywork.
Qualifications: Enrollment in a graduate level library science program. Completion of or enrollment in a basic reference services course. Excellent customer service skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to work effectively with a team. Familiarity with searching library catalogs, databases, and the Internet.
Working Title: Veterinary Medicine Library Graduate Desk Assistant
Hiring Department: Veterinary Medicine Library (NCSU Libraries)
Work Schedule: 15 hours a week for employment in July – August 2017, required availability M-F, 7:00 am – 12:00 pm. Weekly schedule may vary within those times.
Pay rate: $15.00/hour
Primary Purpose of Position:
Provide reference and circulation service at the Veterinary Medicine Library Service Desk. Will be responsible for opening or closing the library occasionally. Duties include independently handling library operating functions while providing excellent customer service and meeting the needs of our patrons, including but not limited to performing circulation procedures, providing technical troubleshooting and support, responding to reference questions and referring them as needed, receiving and processing shipments, sending and receiving materials among NCSU Libraries locations, data entry and analysis, and communicating carefully with other staff. Other duties as needed.
Enrollment in a graduate level library science program with completion of or enrollment in a basic reference services course. Experience working at a public service point in a library setting.
Department Required Skills:
Punctuality and reliability. Demonstrated excellence in customer service. Ability to work independently, occasionally with little on-site supervision. Basic reference and library science knowledge and skills.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills:
Experience working in, demonstrated interest in, or educational background in life sciences and/or health, with undergraduate degree or coursework in a related field preferred. Familiarity with PC and Mac operating systems and comfort with demonstrating technologies or devices to users.
- Forms for Graduate, Professional, and Doctoral Candidates Only:
The School of Library and Information Sciences announces the resignation of Dr. Ismail Abdullahi as the Interim Associate Dean effective June 1, 2017. We are grateful to Dr. Abdullahi for his assistance to develop with a team of faculty members three new joint programs that were approved earlier this month. The new programs include joint degrees in information science with the School of Law, School of Education’s Department of Educational Technology and Instructional Design and the Public Administration Department. Dr. Abdullahi will return to his faculty position and focus on global LIS education.
Position Description: Cornell University Library is committed to diversity and is actively seeking to foster and support the growth and development of librarians from underrepresented groups through the Cornell University Library Diversity Fellowship. We value qualified candidates who can enrich our community with variety of backgrounds and experiences.
The Diversity Fellowship is designed for recent MLS graduates who want the opportunity to learn about academic libraries and acquire core competencies and skills in research, scholarship and instruction. The program allows the Library Fellow the unique opportunity to work in a variety of public services areas, explore new information technologies, collaborate on projects, and to participate in a challenging and rewarding work environment. A flexible program will be developed to balance the Fellow’s individual goals and interests with the Library’s needs. In addition, the Fellow’s professional interests will be supported with a mentoring program, specialized training, continuing education, and participation on library committees.
· Teaching in Mann Library’s information literacy program
· Developing online learning modules
· Library space planning and assessment
· Supporting systematic reviews
· Providing research data management services
· Providing consultation on advanced research strategies and citation management
· Planning for emerging technologies
· Multi-media and/or makerspace support services
· Library outreach and communication
· Collection development
· Digitization of historical material
· Supporting the Library’s international outreach initiatives, including TEEAL and Research4Life
This is a fully funded two-year appointment available starting August 15, 2017. The start date is negotiable. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Application Instructions: To apply, click on the link below. Please attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to your application (preferred as one combined PDF document). Candidates should include in their cover letter a description of their knowledge and experience that demonstrates engagement in underrepresented communities and the ability to transfer this asset to a research, learning, and instructional context. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. For more information, contact Mary Ochs, Director of Mann Library, firstname.lastname@example.org.
See also full job posting.
The University at Buffalo Libraries seek dynamic applicants for the position of Poetry Cataloger in the Poetry Collection within Special Collections. Founded in 1937, the Poetry Collection is the library of record for 20th– and 21st-century Anglophone poetry and is comprehensive in its collection of first and other bibliographically significant editions, little literary magazines and journals, broadsides, anthologies, criticism and reference materials. Additionally, the collection holds more than 150 archives and manuscript collections from a wide range of poets, presses, magazines and organizations including James Joyce, William Carlos Williams, Helen Adam, Robert Duncan, Robert Graves, Dylan Thomas, Jargon and Wyndham Lewis. The Poetry Collection is also a regional repository for many of the publishers and arts organizations of Western New York. There are also substantial collections of artwork, audio recordings, ephemera, photographs, visual poetry and zines, making it one of the largest poetry libraries of its kind in the world
To submit an application, please visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/9193. Interested candidates should upload a CV and a separate cover letter that includes contact information for three professional references (including email addresses). The deadline for applications is June 14, 2017.
Apply for ANCHASL scholarship for ANCHASL 2017 Spring Meeting and workshop on “Needle in a Haystack: Finding Data Insights, Where to Start?” Fwd: Registration Open! ANCHASL Spring Meeting, Friday June 9
This message relates to scholarships that the Association of North Carolina Health and Science Libraries (ANCHASL) is offering to support an upcoming meeting.
If you are planning to attend the ANCHASL 2017 Spring Meeting and workshop entitled “Needle in a Haystack: Finding Data Insights, Where to Start?” on Friday, June 9 in Wilson, NC, please consider applying for one of the scholarships being offered by the ANCHASL Scholarship Committee.
Meeting details are listed below and also at http://www.anchasl.org/.
The Board has authorized the Scholarship Committee to award up to four scholarships for this meeting and workshop. The award will cover your registration and part of your travel expenses. Recipients with a short commute will receive an award of $75. In order to encourage participation by those members living more than 90 miles from the meeting location, an additional $100 will be made available to them for travel costs, for an award amount of $175.
To be eligible, you must live or work in North Carolina (or be a student enrolled in a library program located in NC) and be a member of ANCHASL. Not an ANCHASL member? Don’t let that stop you! Join now!
For more information, consult the ANCHASL membership page at http://www.anchasl.org/member.shtml.
An application form for the meeting is attached below and is also available on the ANCHASL Scholarship Committee Web site, in case the attachments get stripped from this e-mail message. Complete and return the form to me, Carol Vreeland.
The submission deadline is the end of the day (midnight) on Monday, May 22. We’ll notify recipients by Saturday, May 27.
Carol Vreeland, Chair
ANCHASL Scholarship Committee