Lisa Ruth, Associate Head for Recruiting and Visitor Relations, will be meeting with students on December 1
A science background is not required for this internship. Interns rotate through different areas of the library and gain valuable professional experience. The EPA Library internship is excellent preparation for many types of library and information jobs and our former interns work in all kinds of libraries.
The application deadline is Friday, November 11th.
Please see the attachment for more details: library-internship-at-epa-nccu-spring2017
The SLIS Alumni association invites you to an alumni mixer welcoming Dean Jon Gant to the NCCU School of Library and Information Sciences! Join us at the Durham Southwest Regional library from 2:00-5:00 PM on October 22 to meet Dean Gant and to reconnect with classmates and library professionals. Please see the attached flyer for more details:
|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