NCCU James E. Shepard Memorial Library To Host Open House and Dialogue With Library Officials

The Friends of the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) James E. Shepard Memorial Library will host an open house and dialogue on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the library on campus to discuss plans for digital library development.

The forum, entitled Enhancing the Intellectual Capital and the Study of Knowledge for the 21st Century Learners: Meeting them at the Point of Need, will feature Jon Gant, Ph.D., dean of the NCCU School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS), and Theodosia T. Shields, Ph.D., director of library services for the James E. Shepard Library.
Attendees will have an opportunity to engage with the newly appointed dean and learn about the library’s services, special activities and new enhancements. Gant and Shields will also share how the SLIS and James E. Shepard Library will partner to enhance course offerings and the student experience.

Full announcement: Shepard Library/SLIS Open House

Register Here:

Scholarship Opportuity-The Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature Scholarships

The Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature is pleased to announce two new funded programs. With gifts from an anonymous donor, the Center will award two Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the Fresno/Clovis area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research. The Fellowships have been created in an effort to encourage innovative and robust inquiry into the varied aspects of children’s literature. Proposals will be chosen by committee and based on significance to the study of children’s literature, likelihood of publication or other dissemination of the work, and relevance of the project to the Center’s holdings. Acknowledgement of the Center in all published or otherwise disseminated material is required. Stipends up to $2000 will be awarded this fall to those who meet the given criteria. More information can be found on the Center’s website:

“Design Thinking” workshop

A very special Professional Development opportunity this weekend. See below from Dr. Grant in the School of Business and the attached about “Design Thinking” workshop this Saturday, Oct. 1. It is free, in room G32 of the Willis Commerce Building, and from 10-2pm.
Design Thinking is a process (a methodology) used to solve problems, find solutions and create meaningful innovations. It can help you in all facets of your life (personal and business).
This workshop is for Students, Faculty and Staff!!!  If they are interested in attending the workshop, they must RSVP (RSVP at and they must stay the entire time.

For more details: designthinking.pdf



Job Posting: Head of Access Services Duquesne University

Head of Access Services

Faculty Posting Date: October 4, 20016

To Apply:

Reporting to the University Librarian, this is a 12 month full-time, non-tenured faculty librarian position. Provides leadership, management, and coordination for all operational aspects of the Access Services Department consisting of circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, stacks management, and building access. Monitors trends and recommends emerging technologies for resource sharing and copyright management. Directly supervises approximately 7 full-time and 6 part-time staff, and indirectly responsible for up to 25 student workers. Collects and maintains statistical data related to the use of the building, circulation and resource sharing activities. Collaborates with colleagues to provide research assistance and copyright education. Serves as point of contact with University departments of Environmental Health and Safety and Public Safety.

An Afternoon of Conversation with Dean Jon Gant and Dr. Theodosia T. Shields – Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3:30 PM

On Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3:30 PM, the Friends of the James E. Shepard Memorial Library are hosting an event entitled An Afternoon of Conversation with Dean Jon Gant and Dr. Theodosia T. Shields. Please see the invitation below for event details. To register, please click on the invitation or go to   For further information, please contact Ty Martin at or 919.530.6475.


Dahlgren Memorial Library
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC

Clinical Informationist & Data Management Librarian – Dahlgren Memorial Library

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director & Chief Biomedical Informationist, the Clinical Informationist & Data Management Librarian works with the Senior Clinical Informationist providing services to the faculty, clinicians, residents and staff of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and in general to other departments, programs and / or schools in support of the research, education and patient care missions of DML and GUMC.

Applicants must apply online at to job number 20160868.

Clemson Libraries – Health Sciences Librarian Position Announcement

The Clemson University Libraries seek a Health Sciences Librarian.  The successful candidate will provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach services for health sciences and nursing disciplines.  This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services.


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