Soar to the top! Join the Masters program students in information science and library science for an MIS or MLS degree. We offer several concentrations as well as dual degree in MBA/MIS and JD/MLS with the NCCU Schools of Business and Law.
See our Admissions page for details on application. The online ApplyYourself form is located at: http://www.nccu.edu/futurestudents/applynow.cfm. You can start your application process now.
The deadline for admissions in the Spring 2017 semester is Oct 1. See contacts below.
If you have any questions about applying, please contact: Ms. Sabrina Butler, Director of Graduate Recruitment, 919-530-7388, email@example.com.
Degree question contacts:
MIS – Dr. Deborah Swain, 919-530-7502, firstname.lastname@example.org
MLS – Dr. Chad Morgan, email@example.com
|Title||National Digital Stewardship Residency|
|School||Faculty of Arts and Sciences|
|Department/Area||Museum of Comparative Zoology|
|Position Description||The National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) is a collaborative field experience program developed by The Library of Congress Office of Strategic Initiatives and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The program aims to develop a community of professionals in the dynamic fields of digital stewardship and (biodiversity) informatics. This resident cohort will enable five residents to work on projects related to the Biodiversity Heritage Library at BHL partner institutions in Cambridge, MA, Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, St. Louis , MO or Los Angeles, CA from January 2017 to December 2017.
This program will provide qualified post master and doctoral candidates the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills involving the collection, selection, management, long-term preservation, and accessibility of digital assets.
Experience with large data sets, knowledge of user-interface design, and the ability to incorporate user perspective in system planning is important. The resident should be comfortable working in a highly collaborative virtual environment.
This resident cohort will enable five residents to work on projects related to the Biodiversity Heritage Library at BHL partner institutions in Cambridge, MA, Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, St. Louis, MO or Los Angeles, CA from January 2017 to December 2017. NDSR participants will get a first-hand look into the preservation issues and topics challenging these institutions. Through collaboration with other interested organizations, this project plans to identify guidelines for best practices in a digital library for collection analysis and data linking. Residents will each be assigned one of the following host institutions and corresponding projects.
STIPEND: $50,000 for 12 months
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No
.HINARI TRAINING EVENT
October 27, 2016
When? 8:30am-12:30pm, light refreshments will be served
Where? The Classroom, The Frontier
800 Park Offices Drive, RTP, NC
What? Lead by Lenny Rhine, Ph.D., this 4 hour hands-on course will teach practical skills for locating, accessing,
evaluating and promoting resources in Hinari, which allows low/emerging-income countries to gain access to important and influential literature in biomedical and related social
sciences. Attendees can gain 4 CE hours for their participation. To learn more about Hinari, visit: http://who.int/hinari/en/.
Who should attend? Librarians, information professionals, students, faculty and community members with an interest in global health. If your students or faculty work with others in developing countries, please attend!
Ready to register? https://goo.gl/forms/9ExwnZzfh1gBpCD03
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Warren County Schools
PO Box 110
Warrenton, NC 27589
Currently recruiting for a new intern at the US EPA Library in Research Triangle Park, NC.
Information Science Internship at
US Environmental Protection Agency Library,
Research Triangle Park, NC
Since 1974, the School of Information and Library Science at UNC-Chapel Hill has provided library services to the Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park, with students gaining invaluable experience through the internship program. Former EPA interns can be found in all areas of the library world, and many have gone on to become leaders in libraries and the information industry. The internship celebrated its 40th Anniversary in April 2015 and was the subject of a June 2015 article in American Libraries.
In RTP, at the EPA’s largest research facility, investigators focus on air pollution and its effects on human health and the ecosystem. The Library’s collections and services provide exposure to and experience with a wide range of materials, including biomedical, toxicological, and chemical information; engineering literature; government documents; and basic management and computer information.
This is a new internship at the EPA-RTP Library for LIS or IS graduate students interested in science information, data management, research metrics and library technology. This intern will work on projects across all library departments. Possible projects areas may include bibliometric analysis, data visualization, scientific data management, EndNote, ILLiad, SharePoint and the library’s intranet site.
The following skills/interests are preferred: HTML and web design skills, MS Access development experience, knowledge of at least one object oriented programming language (Java, Python, C++), systems experience with ILLiad, discovery tools, and integrated library systems.
Hours: Interns work 20 hours per week Monday – Friday, during the hours of 8 am – 5 pm. Hours are scheduled around classes. A commitment through May 2017 is expected.
Compensation: Salary is $17.34 per hour. Healthcare benefits, generous annual and sick leave, 10 federal holidays, and tuition reimbursement benefits are available to students who qualify and are approved.
Requirements: Interns must be enrolled in graduate course work in library and information science for at least nine credit hours per semester during the regular academic year and cannot hold other graduate assistantships concurrently.
To apply for this internship opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for two references to Susan Forbes, EPA Library Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, September 16, 2016.