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Funded Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington

The Indiana University Ph.D. program in Information Science is pleased to accept applications for admission starting in Fall 2018. Our doctoral program is one of the longest continuously running Information Science programs in the United States, celebrating more than 50 years and more than 185 graduates. Our graduates hold positions that include Deans of iSchools and libraries, distinguished professors at top-ranked iSchools, directors of doctoral programs, editors of journals, and presidents of national professional associations.

Our Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science program is training the next generation of information scientists. Doctoral students are advised by faculty who are engaged in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in areas such as:

• social informatics
• computer-mediated communication
• knowledge organization and representation
• digital curation
• digital libraries
• digital and computational humanities
• data and text mining
• social media mining
• documentation
• cultural heritage informatics
• history of the book, readership, and publishing

We are pleased to accept new applications through December 1, 2017. Please see the Department of Information and Library Science page on Graduate Admissions for details on how to apply:


Funding packages of up to $50,000 per year are available for top candidates.

University of Virginia Health System – Research Librarian

Research Librarian
The University of Virginia Health System seeks an innovative librarian to join the Health Sciences Library’s Research and Data Services team. This position will support the biomedical, clinical, and translational research missions of the Health System by building and developing information services and reproducible workflows across the research lifecycle. The Research Librarian will serve as a liaison to selected Health System departments, engaging with faculty, staff and students at all levels of experience.
To Apply:
Visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0622049. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.  Applications received before December 1, 2017 will receive priority.

Full announcement: UVALib2017-11-14

one year library fellowships at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

Position(s): National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows

How many: between 3 and 6 Associate Fellows selected each year

Fellowship: one-year with an optional second year to learn about the National Library of Medicine, its products and services

Where: National Library of Medicine, campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

When: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

Stipend: $54,972; additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance; up to $1,500 in relocation funding

Eligibility: recent graduate (within the past two years) with a master’s in information science/library science

Deadline for applications: January 26, 2018

Apply online here

Contact information: Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301.827.4284 or kathel.dunn@nih.gov

The Durham County Library is currently seeking a Library Youth Partnership Coordinator.

Job Description2017

The Durham County Library is currently seeking a Library Youth Partnership Coordinator. It is a part-time position, based at Durham County Library’s MakerLab at Northgate Mall.  The Library Youth Partnership Coordinator has the opportunity to work with teens, the Library Youth Partners, to develop storytime programs for elementary students. The Coordinator then travels with the Library Youth Partners to perform the programs at different elementary schools and organizations in the community, usually twice a week.

There’s more information on the job description which will be going out in the SILS jobs listserv. Interested candidates should send their resume and a letter of interest to Karlene Fyffe Phillips, Manager, Family Literacy and Community Services, at kfphillips@dconc.gov as soon as possible. We would like to have someone ready to take this position before the end of October.

Job Posting for an MLS Work Student

Job Posting for an MLS Work Student
The NCCU Law School Library would like to hire an MLS student to assist library staff in a variety of non-reference library tasks.
Deadline for applying: Friday, October 13, 2017
Interested students please email a current resume and hours available to work to the following contact:
Wadad Giles
Office Phone: 919-530-7177
Note: Preference will be given to applicants who are able to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.
 Link to full description: MLS-JDjob2017-10-05

Ford Library at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University has a job opening for a Resource Analytics Librarian.


The Resource Analytics Librarian gathers and synthesizes information to inform decision-making related to library resources, programs and projects. The Resource Analytics Librarian also communicates with, and collects information from database vendors, library users and staff to guide purchases and subscription renewals at terms favorable to the library.

The Resource Analytics Librarian also provides budgetary management for the Ford Library. This position also works as a member of a team that provides reference services to faculty members, staff members and students at the reference desk for a portion of each day. The Resource Analytics Librarian reports to the Associate Dean for Library Services.

For more information on the specific responsibilities of the position, and instructions on how to apply, please visit our web site at:


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

** Applicants should not reply directly to this posting. Contact information and application instructions are at the web page linked above. **

Applications for December Graduations are Due September 6!

Your due date for submitting your Application for Graduation if planning to graduate in December is September 6 (Wednesday). Send the Application for Graduation form below to your advisor. Please complete and sign the form and send it to your advisor.

Note that your advisor must submit form and verification to Dean’s office by September 8 (Friday) . So don’t delay and give your advisor time to review.

Application for Graduation-Grad, Prof, Doc