News

.

  • Archivist & Digital Project Lead, Southern Futures at CPA | Carolina Performing Arts at UNC Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina, In July 2021, Carolina Performing Arts launched Southern Futures at CPA , a new initiative to support the discovery and sharing of cultural artifacts and local histories that challenge entrenched narratives around racial equity, social justice, and the American South.  This project is intended as an outgrowth of Reckoning: ...
  • State Librarian (9/19/21)
    State Library of OregonSalem, OR Serve as the Agency Director and Chief Administrative Officer that provides guidance and assistance to the Library Management Team and represents the Library in dealings with the heads of other state and local agencies and organizations and the Legislative Assembly. The State Librarian directs the Library staff to meet the ...
  • Medford, MA: Online Learning Librarian, Tisch Library/Tufts University
    The Research & Learning unit at Tufts University’s Tisch Library seeks an innovative and collaborative colleague for the position of Online Learning Librarian to continue our growth within the context of a new strategic plan. This position will contribute to the development of the User Experience & Student Success Department, which, along with the Collections ...
  • Position Announcement: George L. Ohrstrom, Jr. Head Librarian, National Sporting Library & Museum
    George L. Ohrstrom, Jr. Head Librarian The National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM) seeks a dynamic and personable individual with rare book knowledge and/or experience to oversee the F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room collections, library, and archives. This position, which reports to the Executive Director, will partner with the Development, Curatorial, Education, and Marketing Departments ...
  • Los Angeles, CA: 2 positions: Food Studies Librarian & Expert Search Services Librarian, UCLA Library
    The UCLA Library is actively seeking nominations and applications for two positions, Food Studies Librarian and Expert Search Services Librarian,  that will work in our Sciences User Engagement Division (Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library and Science and Engineering Library). For your convenience, the complete postings can be viewed here at Food Studies Librarian: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06752 Expert ...
  • Youth Services Assistant – North Adams Public Library (North Adams, MA)
    TITLE: Youth Services Assistant (Part Time) SALARY: $15.83/hour POSITION SUMMARY The Youth Services Assistant works seven hours per week in the Youth Services department to provide evening and weekend services to the library community. The ideal candidate has a solid background in youth services, knowledge of print and non-print materials pertinent to children and young adults, and the desire to work ...
  • Position Announcement: Archival Research Assistant, University of Southern Mississippi
    The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Archival Research Assistant. See full position details and apply at: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2119&site=1.  Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants will submit a cover letter summarizing their experience that fits the requirements/preferences outlined in this ad, and a curriculum vitae. They will also have three references submit a ...
  • Position Announcement: Pine Tree-Fearrington Rare Materials Cataloger, Rare Book School
    The Pine Tree-Fearrington Rare Materials Cataloger Rare Book School (RBS) seeks a motivated, collaborative individual capable of precise and complex work to join its team as the School’s full-time Pine Tree-Fearrington Rare Materials Cataloger. The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to the cataloging and processing of RBS’s teaching collections. This is a four-year, full-time ...
  • Librarian or Library Associate
    Location:  Lima, Ohio Organization:  Lima Public Library Hours:  Duties:  Provides excellent customer service and assistance at all service desks as needed in a proactive manner. Provides library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, locating appropriate library materials and in the use of public computers, personal electronic devices and digital resources. Participates in collection development, weeding, programming, outreach and other library projects. Plans, develops ...
  • Member Services Librarian (Open until filled. First review 8/16/21)
    Libraries in Clackamas County (LINCC)Oregon City, OR Libraries in Clackamas County (LINCC), a division of the Business and Community Services department, seeks a highly skilled and motivated person to join our team as the Member Services Librarian. Our cohesive team of 12 full-time staff provides centralized services to the 13 member libraries of LINCC. The ideal candidate ...
  • Archives and Records Management Coordinator III | City of Portland, City Auditor's Office, Archives and Records Management division
    Portland, Oregon, The Position: The City Auditor’s Office is seeking a collaborative, inquisitive, detail-oriented, analytical, and  public service-minded archivist to join the Archives and Records Management division as our Archives and Records Management Coordinator III.   As the sixth elected official in the City of Portland, the Auditor is independent of City Council and ...
  • Cataloger, Published Material, Harvard Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library
    About the Position Reporting to the Head of Published and Printed Materials and working in a special collections environment, the Cataloger, Published Material at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library performs a variety of complex technical and specialized library functions in relation to the preparation of bibliographic and holdings records for monographs and serials, including original ...
  • Digital Initiatives Librarian
    Location:  Cincinnati, Ohio Organization:  Xavier University Hours:  Duties:  Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal art and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, ...
  • 'Personal Librarian' tells pioneer's tale through mix of fact and fiction'Personal Librarian' tells pioneer's tale through mix of fact and fiction
    Personal Librarian Authors: Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray Berkley, 347 pages, $27 Imagine being a young woman in the early 1900s with the moxie to convince the American titan of industry and finance, J.P. Morgan, to hire you as his personal librarian over candidates with stronger credentials. Imagine this young woman is a light-skinned Black American passing ...
  • Information Specialist/Librarian – Champlain Valley Union High School (Hinesburg, VT)
    This job in a busy high school library serving approximately 1,300 students includes working together as a team with two other librarians, supporting students and teachers, and co-teaching with classroom teachers. Another primary role of this position is working with the school’s leadership teams to map and respond to student engagement data. Candidates should be ...
  • Drescher Graduate Campus Librarian, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 
    The Drescher Graduate Campus Librarian is a key member of the team of librarians and staff who together manage the operations of the graduate campus libraries at Pepperdine University. The librarian develops strong working relationships with faculty, students, staff, and affiliated researchers at the Graziadio Business School, School of Public Policy, and Graduate School of ...
  • Drescher Graduate Campus Librarian, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 
    The Drescher Graduate Campus Librarian is a key member of the team of librarians and staff who together manage the operations of the graduate campus libraries at Pepperdine University. The librarian develops strong working relationships with faculty, students, staff, and affiliated researchers at the Graziadio Business School, School of Public Policy, and Graduate School of ...
  • Reference Librarian
    Location:  Rootstown, OH Organization:  Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) Hours:  Typically Monday-Friday 8-5 Duties:  SUMMARY: The position provides reference service, bibliographic research assistance and instruction, and information literacy education to the campus community. Position is also responsible for the implementation and management of the NEOMED scholarly communications initiative, including copyright instruction and support. Provides general reference service to all library patrons. Develops ...
  • Web Services Librarian, CSU Stanislaus
    California State University, Stanislaus is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and skilled librarian with a passion for web technologies to join the library faculty as the Web Services Librarian. The Web Services Librarian leads the effort of maintaining, designing and continuously improving the University Library’s website architecture and integration of web-based services. This is a ...
  • Web Services Librarian, CSU Stanislaus
    California State University, Stanislaus is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and skilled librarian with a passion for web technologies to join the library faculty as the Web Services Librarian. The Web Services Librarian leads the effort of maintaining, designing and continuously improving the University Library’s website architecture and integration of web-based services. This is a ...
  • Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
    Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, seeks an energetic, self-directed and collaborative Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business who will provide high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU community, with a particular emphasis on LMU’s College of Business Administration. The position is available immediately. Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is ...
  • Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
    Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, seeks an energetic, self-directed and collaborative Reference and Instruction Librarian for Business who will provide high-quality reference, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the LMU community, with a particular emphasis on LMU’s College of Business Administration. The position is available immediately. Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is ...
  • Integrative Support & Technology Librarian, Southeast Los Angeles
    LAC Group seeks an Integrative Support & Technology Librarian for a renowned university located in Southeast Los Angeles County. The Technology Librarian will be primarily responsible for providing leadership and coordination for the university library and will be responsible for helping the library to serve as a transformative center of intellectual exploration in an increasingly ...
  • Integrative Support & Technology Librarian, Southeast Los Angeles
    LAC Group seeks an Integrative Support & Technology Librarian for a renowned university located in Southeast Los Angeles County. The Technology Librarian will be primarily responsible for providing leadership and coordination for the university library and will be responsible for helping the library to serve as a transformative center of intellectual exploration in an increasingly ...
  • Teaching & Outreach Librarian, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, CA
    We’re excited to share this job opportunity at The Claremont Colleges Library, ideal for entry level or early career librarians. First consideration date is 7/28/21. Position Title Teaching & Outreach Librarian Job Description: The Teaching & Outreach Librarian focuses on supporting the Library’s successful First Year Information Literacy program and the Core Curriculum of the ...
  • Teaching & Outreach Librarian, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, CA
    We’re excited to share this job opportunity at The Claremont Colleges Library, ideal for entry level or early career librarians. First consideration date is 7/28/21. Position Title Teaching & Outreach Librarian Job Description: The Teaching & Outreach Librarian focuses on supporting the Library’s successful First Year Information Literacy program and the Core Curriculum of the ...
  • Reference, Instruction & Outreach Services Librarian, CSU Dominguez Hills
    Temporary Faculty Pool Reference and Instruction Librarian/Affordable Learning Solutions Coordinator University Library Position Description The Reference, Instruction & Outreach Services (RIOS) Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool of full-time teaching appointments. At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include ...
  • Reference, Instruction & Outreach Services Librarian, CSU Dominguez Hills
    Temporary Faculty Pool Reference and Instruction Librarian/Affordable Learning Solutions Coordinator University Library Position Description The Reference, Instruction & Outreach Services (RIOS) Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool of full-time teaching appointments. At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include ...
  • Associate University Librarian for Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
    Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation oversees all aspects of the Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation department. The AUL leads a team of faculty, staff, and student workers to conduct collection development, preservation, organization, description, access, instruction, promotion and outreach for cultural ...
  • Associate University Librarian for Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
    Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation oversees all aspects of the Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation department. The AUL leads a team of faculty, staff, and student workers to conduct collection development, preservation, organization, description, access, instruction, promotion and outreach for cultural ...
  • Digital Services and Instruction Librarian – Hiram College (Hiram, OH)
    Digital Services and Instruction Librarian Hiram College Hiram, OH Type: Full-Time Posted: 07/28/2021 Application Due: Open Until Filled LogoHiram College is seeking candidates for the position of Digital Services and Instruction Librarian. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio. Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century ...
  • Youth Services & Digital Outreach Librarian – Jaquith Public Library (Marshfield, VT)
    Do you love to work with youth? Are you interested in building skills in the library field? This job could be for you! The Jaquith Public Library in Marshfield, Vermont is seeking a dynamic, creative person to serve as our Youth Services & Digital Outreach Librarian, who will work in collaboration with the Library Director to ...
  • iSchool Professor Emerita Receives SLA’s John Cotton Dana AwardiSchool Professor Emerita Receives SLA’s John Cotton Dana Award
    The Special Libraries Association (SLA) awarded iSchool professor emerita Jill Hurst-Wahl the 2021 John Cotton Dana Award. Named after the founder of SLA, the John Cotton Dana Award is SLA’s highest honor recognizing an information professional’s lifetime achievements and superior contributions to SLA and information profession.  Hurst-Wahl joined SLA in 1990. “I know I’ve done a ...
  • Adjunct Librarian (PT) – Minnesota State University Moorhead Library (Moorhead, MN)
    The Minnesota State University Moorhead Library is in need of an adjunct librarian to work 20 hours/week, including library reference and instruction and special library or technology-related projects. M‐F hours as arranged, August 17 2021 ‐ May 13 2022. ALA‐accredited MLS degree required. Assignment is working at the library reference desk and some library instruction ...
  • Part-Time Public Services Librarian
    Location:  Ohio Dominican University 1216 Sunbury Rd. Columbus, OH 43219 Organization:  Ohio Dominican University Hours:  Sunday – Thursday, 5 PM to 9 PM Duties:  Public Services Librarian Ohio Dominican University   Columbus, OH 43219   Part-time Full Job Description Position Summary: With a strong service orientation, provide assistance in the supervision of the library’s circulation services; perform functions within OhioLINK; provide patrons with research assistance; fulfill general building duties; assist fulltime ...
  • Part-Time Public Services Librarian
    Location:  Ohio Dominican University 1216 Sunbury Rd. Columbus, OH 43219 Organization:  Ohio Dominican University Hours:  Sunday – Thursday, 5 PM to 9 PM Duties:  Public Services Librarian Ohio Dominican University   Columbus, OH 43219   Part-time Full Job Description Position Summary: With a strong service orientation, provide assistance in the supervision of the library’s circulation services; perform functions within OhioLINK; provide patrons with research assistance; fulfill general building duties; assist fulltime ...
  • R0004416 – Metadata Archivist | University of Arkansas at Little Rock
    Little Rock, Arkansas, The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applicants for a full-time Metadata Archivist (R0004416) position at its primary facility at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture in the RiverMarket District of downtown Little Rock. UA Little Rock operates its archives in partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System with ...
  • Collections Archivist | The University of Hong Kong
    HKG, Hong Kong, China, The University of Hong Kong Applications are invited for appointment as Collections Archivist (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 504628), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory performance. Applicants should ...
  • Records and Information Management (RIM) Archivist | The University of Hong Kong
    HKG, Hong Kong, China, The University of Hong Kong Applications are invited for appointment as Records and Information Management (RIM) Archivist (at the rank of Assistant Librarian II) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 504630), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal, subject to ...
  • Audio Archivist (Archivist 1) – Limited Duration | Oregon Secretary of State
    Salem, Oregon, WHAT YOU WILL DO: This is a limited duration, full-time position, and is expected to end no later than June 30, 2023.   In the role of Audio Archivist, you will help the Oregon State Archives provide access to decades of unique legislative records, while ensuring the long-term preservation of these historically ...
  • R0004417 – Archivist | University of Arkansas at Little Rock – Little Rock, AR
    Little Rock, Arkansas, The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applicants for a full-time Archivist (R0004417) position at its primary facility at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture in the RiverMarket District of downtown Little Rock. UA Little Rock operates its archives in partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System with which ...
  • Position Announcement: University Archivist, University of Kansas Libraries
    https://employment.ku.edu/university-archivist/19542br The University of Kansas Libraries (KUL) seeks a creative and enthusiastic archivist to become the fourth university archivist since the archives were established in 1968. The University Archivist will have responsibility for building KU’s archives and will articulate a vision for collecting opportunities beyond the official records of the institution. The archivist will become an ...
  • Lodi, WI: Assistant Librarian (part-time), Lodi Public Library
    The Lodi Public Library is seeking a creative, detail-oriented employee with warm and attentive customer service skills. The Assistant Librarian helps patrons at the circulation desk and develops creative projects that improve the library’s collection, programs, and services. This is a part-time position that includes 20 hours a week with a starting wage of $15/hour, ...
  • Updates to the graduate fall 2021 and winter 2022 draft timetables from July 19, 2021 to July 27, 2021
    Please check back often to the draft fall 2021 and winter 2022 timetables for updates. Fall 2021 INF1003H tutorials 0101, 0102 and 0103: Information Systems, Services and Design are now on Wednesdays INF2104H: Archives and Community – approved, waiting for course et up in ACORN INF2162H: Rare Books & Manuscripts – updated course delivery method to online synchronous INF2167H: ...
  • Position Announcement: Manuscripts Archivist, Ohio University Libraries
    Ohio University Libraries is seeking a Manuscripts Archivist at the Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections.  Applications are accepted until the position is filled, with highest consideration given to those received by Sunday, August 15, 2021.  Ohio University Libraries embraces a culture of connection, empowerment and sustainability. Within the university, the Libraries is a catalyst for research, creativity, student ...
  • Digital Services & Instruction Librarian
    Location:  Hiram, OH Organization:  Hiram College Hours:  Typically Monday-Friday 8-5 with limited weekend or evening hours for special events. Duties:  The Digital Services and Instruction Librarian provides leadership in technology, instruction, and reference services for the Hiram College Library and its users. The position reports directly to the Director of the Library. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited ...
  • Roanoke, VA: Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Librarian, Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University
    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Librarian. Early-career candidates are encouraged to apply. Reporting to the University Librarian, the Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Librarian will provide vision and direction for digital learning at Hollins, including the development, planning, implementation, creation, and support of teaching ...
  • Portage, WI: Youth Services Librarian, Portage Public Library
    Recognizing that there are multiple positions being advertised at other libraries, the Portage Public Library wants to highlight the qualities of the Youth Services Librarian position we are looking to fill. We seek a dynamic, energetic, independent and flexible librarian with youth services public library experience, cutting-edge ideas, creative design and a unique style, willing ...
  • College Archivist | Macalester College
    St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester College’s DeWitt Wallace Library seeks to hire a full-time College Archivist to provide leadership, advocacy, and vision for this important college asset. The ability to address inequities and challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups and the commitment to centering the Macalester student experience is essential in this position. The College Archivist ...
  • Librarian 2 – Northern Vermont University (Lyndonville, VT)
    Northern Vermont University is looking for a Librarian to carry out professional library responsibilities including coordinating one or more major library function(s); to participate in development of policies and procedures and library planning activities. CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Manage information literacy and academic research instruction for both online and on-campus course instruction. Work with other VSC librarians to create ...
  • Librarian 2 – Northern Vermont University (Johnson, VT)
    Northern Vermont University is looking for a Librarian to carry out professional library responsibilities including coordinating one or more major library function(s); to participate in development of policies and procedures and library planning activities. CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Manage information literacy and academic research instruction for both online and on-campus course instruction. Work with other VSC librarians to create ...
  • E-Resources and Open Strategies Librarian, University of Idaho
    The University of Idaho Library is hiring an E-Resources and Open Strategies Librarian! Location: Moscow Division/College: Library Employee Category: Faculty (Tenure-track) Pay Range: $50,003 – $54,995 or more DOE Full/Part Time: Full Time Date of first consideration: August 1, 2021; open until filled. Position Summary: The University of Idaho Library seeks an enthusiastic and innovative Electronic Resources and Open Strategies Librarian to oversee ...
  • Youth Services Librarian 2
    North Olympic Library SystemPort Angeles, WA The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is seeking Youth Services Librarians to fill positions in both Port Angeles and in Forks/Clallam Bay.  In this recruitment, NOLS is particularly, but not exclusively, interested in reviewing applications from candidates who have skills and experience in children’s and young adult programming and collections, ...
  • Youth Services Librarian 1 (8/13/21)
    North Olympic Library SystemForks and Clallum Bay, WA The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is seeking Youth Services Librarians to fill positions in both Port Angeles and in Forks/Clallam Bay.  In this recruitment, NOLS is particularly, but not exclusively, interested in reviewing applications from candidates who have skills and experience in children’s and young adult programming ...
  • Youth Services Librarian 1 (8/13/21)
    North Olympic Library SystemPort Angeles, WA The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is seeking Youth Services Librarians to fill positions in both Port Angeles and in Forks/Clallam Bay.  In this recruitment, NOLS is particularly, but not exclusively, interested in reviewing applications from candidates who have skills and experience in children’s and young adult programming and collections, ...
  • Head of Archives and Special Collections | University of Maine
    Orono, Maine, The Head of the Archives and Special Collections provides leadership, vision, and planning in the collection, organization, and preservation of materials in multiple formats. The position supports the instructional, research, and public service functions of the university through collection building and access to Maine and regional materials and the University of Maine ...
  • Manuscripts Archivist
    Location:  Athens, OH Organization:  Ohio University Libraries Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm Duties:  Ohio University Libraries embraces a culture of connection, empowerment and sustainability. Within the university, the Libraries is a catalyst for research, creativity, student success, and transformation. Located in the scenic Appalachian foothills of southeastern Ohio, the city of Athens is surrounded by a patchwork of hardwood forests ...
  • Branch Library Manager
    Location:  Brookfield, Ohio Organization:  Warren-Trumbull County Public Library Hours:  Duties:  Due to an upcoming retirement, the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library is looking for an energetic and innovative individual for the position as Branch Library Manager for the 5,900 sq. ft. Brookfield Library location to provide outstanding library service; develop and maintain the branch library collection; supervise a staff of 2.85FTE’s (full-time & part-time); and oversee ...
  • Position Announcement: Associate University Librarian for Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation at Pepperdine University
    Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation oversees all aspects of the Special Collections, University Archives, and Preservation department. The AUL leads a team of faculty, staff, and student workers to conduct collection development, preservation, organization, description, access, instruction, promotion and outreach for cultural ...
  • Position Announcement: University Archivist, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    The UMKC University Libraries are seeking a collaborative, team-oriented individual to fill the role of University Archivist, responsible for planning, building, and stewarding collections documenting the history of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The University Archivist provides leadership and expertise in archives and records administration, access to University records and archives in all formats, and research support. ...
  • Position Announcement: Special Collections Public Services Librarian, Boston Public Library
    The Boston Public Library is seeking a Special Collections Public Services Librarian to manage and provide daily oversight of in-person public services for the library’s recently reorganized and reimagined Special Collections Department. This newly created position reflects the BPL’s commitment to supporting research, learning, and public engagement with its special collections. Reporting to the Manager of ...
  • Adult Services Librarian
    Location:  Worthington Park Library 1389 Worthington Centre Drive Worthington, OH 43085 United States Organization:  Worthington Libraries Hours:  Sunday (every 3rd): 12:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (after Labor Day); Monday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.*; Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.*; Either a Friday or Saturday each week (based on a rotating schedule): 9:15 a.m. – 6:15 ...
  • Teen Librarian (8/6/21)
    Eugene Public LibraryEugene, OR Eugene Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic professional to join our team in an exciting era of growth and innovation. With this recruitment we are looking for a team member to join us in creating a library of the future by supporting evolving public programs and services, including a robust Youth Services Department. Library. MLIS required. Link to full job announcement.
  • Librarian Adult Services-32 hours per week (8/3/21)
    Cedar Mill & Bethany Community LibrariesPortland, OR Are you passionate about engaging adults in reading and library use? Do you know and love all kinds of fiction for adults? Would you enjoy providing a wide variety of public service in a busy library? Do you have interests in promoting library services to the community? The Cedar ...
  • Chief Archivist/Principal Information Scientist | Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
    Budapest, Hungary, The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) at Central European University (CEU) based primarily in Budapest but with teaching tasks in Vienna, Austria invites applications for the Chief Archivist/Principal Information Scientist position. Blinken OSA ( www.osaarchivum.org ), one of the most important Cold War and human rights archives in the ...
  • Librarian II – Northern Vermont University (Johnson, VT)
    BASIC FUNCTION To carry out professional library responsibilities including coordinating one or more major library function(s); to participate in development of policies and procedures and library planning activities. CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Manage information literacy and academic research instruction for both online and on-campus course instruction. Work with other VSC librarians to create digital learning objects, including online research ...
  • Librarian – Winhall Memorial Library (Bondville, VT)
    The Winhall Memorial Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Librarian who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative, and community orientated. The Librarian reports to the Board of Trustees and plans, implements, and manages all services to the public. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of current practices and trends in library services. They will be skillful in ...
  • Outreach Librarian – Aldrich Public Library (Barre, VT)
    Description: The Outreach Librarian oversees library service to those persons in the Barre City/Barre Town area with special needs. At present, these needs are served by home delivery of library materials to the homebound. The Outreach Librarian is responsible for insuring that this service runs smoothly. Supervised by the Library Director. Responsibilities: Maintains contact with Outreach patrons Visits new patrons to set ...
  • Gainesville, FL: STEM Instruction Librarian, University of Florida George A Smathers Libraries
    The University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative individual to join our library faculty and lead Marston Science Library’s instruction program, with an initial focus on supporting introductory courses in engineering. The STEM Instruction Librarian is a year-round (12 month) tenure track faculty position who will work collaboratively with Marston ...
  • DIRECTOR, CLARKE HISTORICAL LIB | Central Michigan University
    Mt Pleasant, Michigan, Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries and in cooperation with the Clarke Historical Library Board of Governors, the Director of the Clarke Historical Library exercises leadership, oversight and management of the library. Primary responsibilities of the director include: administration of the Clarke Historical Library, staff supervision, development and promotion of ...
  • Research Librarian (Tenure Track Faculty Position)
    Location:  Columbus, Ohio Organization:  The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library Hours:  Duties:  The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks an innovative, motivated and collaborative professional for the tenure-track faculty position of Research Librarian. As part of the Research and Education liaison team, the Research Librarian will develop and provide instruction and consultations in classroom, small group, and individual ...
  • Curator of the Iowa Women's Archives | University of Iowa Libraries
    Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa Libraries Curator of the Louise Noun – Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women’s Archives   We intend to hire for one position at either the Expert Librarian classification (PLB3/5A), requisition #20004275 or Senior Librarian classification (PLB4/6A) requisition #21003267, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please indicate in your ...
  • Vacancies at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
    The CalArts Library is currently seeking applications for two different librarian positions: a Reference and Instruction Librarian and an Access Services Librarian.
  • Vacancies at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
    The CalArts Library is currently seeking applications for two different librarian positions: a Reference and Instruction Librarian and an Access Services Librarian.
  • Omaha, NE: Digital Scholarship Librarian, Creighton University
    Creighton University Libraries seeks a creative, collaborative, risk-taker to join our team as our new Digital Scholarship Librarian. This position is a part of a three-year pilot to reimagine the university’s research and development lab, which is to be merged into the University Libraries. The transformed lab will offer expanded services and expertise, including support for digital scholarship. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will ...
  • Omaha, NE: Data Services Librarian, Creighton University
    Creighton University Libraries seeks a creative, collaborative, risk-taker to join our team as our new Data Services Librarian. This position is a part of a three-year pilot to reimagine the university’s research and development lab, which is to be merged into the University Libraries. The transformed lab will offer expanded services and expertise, including support for data services. The Data Services Librarian will play ...
  • Bloomington, IN: Public & Environmental Health Sciences Librarian, Indiana University Bloomington Libraries
    The Indiana University Libraries seek a creative and innovative librarian to liaise with students and scholars engaged in the growing discipline of public health, taking into special account how environmental issues affect human health in a multitude of interdisciplinary ways.  This position provides general and specialized instructional, research, outreach, and collections support through a variety ...
  • Library Assistant 3 (Evening) – Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Sciences (ABES) Department, University of MN Twin Cities
    Library Assistant 3 (Evening) Next Job Apply for Job Job ID341849 Location Twin Cities Job FamilyLR-Technical Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code4997 Employee ClassAFSCME Unit 7 – Technical Add to Favorite Jobs Email this Job Special Notice for COVID-19 The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University’s mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this ...
  • Dayton, OH: Information Services Librarian (LGBTQIA+ Emphasis), Dayton Metro Library
    The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Information Services Librarian with an LGBTQIA+ emphasis for the Main Library. The successful candidate will offer a varied schedule of programs that appeal to LGBTQIA+ patrons and organizations in the community. This individual will also help us develop and refine policies and procedures with members of the ...
  • Middle School Steam Teacher/Librarian – Rochester, MN Math and Science Academy
    Rochester Math and Science Academy is interviewing candidates for Steam/Librarian opening for the 2021-2022 School Year.  Qualifications: Minnesota Library Science (K-8)  teaching licensure (preferred). Please email Cover Letter, Resume, Copy of Teaching License(if you have one), and 3 Letters of Recommendation to employment@rmsacademy.org The post Middle School Steam Teacher/Librarian – Rochester, MN Math and Science Academy first appeared on Metronet.
  • Position Announcement: Special Collections Librarian, Reese Library, Augusta University
    URL to University site:   https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=216523&PostingSeq=1 Librarian, Instructor  Special Collections Librarian, Reese Library  Job Opening ID: 216523  Position #: 20011196  Augusta University, University Libraries, Reese Library, Summerville Campus  Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Special Collections Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Reese Library, this full-time, non-tenure track faculty ...
  • Archive Distribution Manager | Educational Video Center
    New York, New York, The Educational Video Center ( www.evc.org ) is seeking an exceptional full time mission-driven Archive Distribution Manager to oversee the maintenance and dissemination of our living archive of youth-produced films. EVC is a nonprofit youth media arts organization dedicated to teaching documentary video as a means ...
  • Archive Video Editor | Educational Video Center
    New York, New York, The Educational Video Center ( www.evc.org ) is seeking an exceptional full time mission-driven Archive Distribution Manager to oversee the maintenance and dissemination of our living archive of youth-produced films. EVC is a nonprofit youth media arts organization dedicated to teaching documentary video as a means ...
  • Collection and Acquisitions Manager
    Location:  Cleveland, OH Organization:  Cleveland Public Library Hours:  Minimum of 7.5 hours per day. Must be able to work flexible and/or additional hours as mandated by library operational needs. Duties:  Select physical books, non-book materials, and OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks for the library system.  Provide centralized selection of library materials for the Popular Library, Main Library Youth Services, and Branches.  Ensure that library ...
  • Library Assistant
    Location:  Plain City, Ohio Organization:  Plain City Public Library Hours:  Monday & Wednesday 9am to 3pm Tuesday & Thursday 2pm to 8pm Friday/Saturday rotation 8:30am to 5pm Duties:  The Plain City Public Library is looking for a creative, curious, empathetic, energetic and customer-oriented individual to join our team in serving as part-time Library Assistant. Our mission is to provide resources to enhance the quality ...
  • College Archivist | Hampshire College
    Amherst, Massachusetts, Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium invites applications for the position of college archivist. The college archivist works collaboratively to ensure preservation of and access to archival and special collections that document and support Hampshire College’s mission. The mission of Hampshire College is ...
  • Blending Music and Library ScienceBlending Music and Library Science
    Nora Ramsey loves music. She played viola in high school and describes herself as an enthusiastic music student who came in early and stayed late to perfect her craft. Around her sophomore year of high school, Ramsey realized she could study music in college, which led her to earn a bachelor’s degree in Music History ...
  • School Librarian – Saint Francis Xavier School (Winooski, VT)
    The Saint Francis Xavier School Library is in need of a librarian who will also teach grades 3-5 Digital Learning classes. Requirement Appropriate Vermont state certification as a school librarian (complete or in process) Responsibilities Empowers all members of the SFX learning community to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, curators and ethical users of information. Collaborates and co-teaches ...
  • Library Director – Rockingham Free Public Library (Bellows Falls, VT)
    The Rockingham Free Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a director to lead our municipal library, which serves approximately 5,200 Rockingham residents and has broad community support. It is a beautiful Carnegie library that was built in 1909, renovated in 2013, and is located in the historic village of Bellows Falls, overlooking the scenic ...
  • Metadata Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian) | Baylor University
    Waco, Texas, The Baylor University Libraries seek to hire a full-time Metadata Librarian. The Metadata Librarian creates, maintains, and enriches the metadata for Baylor’s digital, physical, and virtual collections. They serve in a critical role for making our collections discoverable and accessible using tools such as the library services platform (Alma), discovery ...
  • Systems & Technology Manager, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
    The Library Systems & Technology Manager is an IT professional who supports, manages, and maintains the library’s computing environment. The Manager must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as demonstrated technology expertise. Collaborating with librarians, library staff, and the College’s Information Technology Services (ITS), the Systems & Technology Manager will: contribute technical expertise to the ...
  • Archivist | Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
    Charlotte, North Carolina, Opportunity Summary The Billy Graham Archive and Research Center (BG ARC) Archivist is responsible for maintaining professional standards in the access, research, and processing of the archives and museum collections. This individual serves as an assistant to the Director of Material Archives and oversees reference services.  Additionally, this archivist oversees the ...
  • Middle School Library Media Specialist (2 FTE) (Open until filled)
    Greater Albany Public SchoolsAlbany, OR The district is hiring two full-time middle school library media specialists (JobID 625). Each will be assigned as .5 FTE to two buildings, and responsibilities include implementing a comprehensive information literacy curriculum. Albany is just over an hour south of Portland, east of the Pacific Ocean, and west of the ...
  • Contract Licensed School Librarian (.2 FTE) (Open until filled)
    Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service DistrictLincoln County, OR Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District (LBL ESD) is seeking a licensed school librarian to do contract work for Lincoln County School District. The .2 FTE position is temporary for this coming school year and will report to LBL ESD’s Strategic Partnerships Director, Nancy Griffith. The job seems ...
  • Technical Services Librarian – Stowe Free Library (Stowe, VT)
    The Stowe Free Library is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented librarian to fill the position of Technical Services Librarian and to assist in fulfilling our mission: “To Welcome, To Inspire, To Enrich the Mind.” This position involves maintaining the library catalog system and processing material. The Stowe Free Library is a cherished community institution and has ...
  • Circulation Librarian – Stowe Free Library (Stowe, VT)
    The Stowe Free Library is seeking a customer service and detail oriented individual to fill the position of Circulation Librarian, and to assist in fulfilling our mission: “To Welcome, To Inspire, To Enrich the Mind.” This position involves direct contact with the public as well as maintaining the library’s patron database. The Stowe Free Library ...
  • Middle School Library Assistant (7/31/21)
    Catlin Gabel SchoolPortland, OR This position assists the Middle School Librarian in library functions and helping to maintain Catlin Gabel School is seeking a Middle School Library Assistant to assist in the responsibilities for the vision, leadership, and operation of the Middle School Library as a vital intellectual and community center of the school.  This position ...
  • STEM Librarian, UC Santa Cruz
    The University Library at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of STEM Librarian. For this position, we seek a user-focused and creative individual to lead the Library in envisioning its role in support of engineering research, teaching, and learning within an equity and inclusion framework. The Library has established ...
  • Systems & Digital Strategies Librarian, CSU Los Angeles
    Position: University Library Senior Assistant Librarian: Systems & Digital Strategies Librarian Starting Date: November, 2021 Minimum Qualifications: ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science. Working knowledge and experience with web-based discovery systems/services (e.g. Primo/Primo VE) and one or more of the following systems/applications: unified library services platforms (e.g. Alma), link resolvers, proxy servers, ...
  • Program Director, Scholarship Tools and Methods | UCSD Library
    92093, California, Program Director Scholarship Tools and Methods The University of California, San Diego Library seeks creative, collaborative, and service-oriented applicants for the position of Program Director (PD), Scholarship Tools and Methods (STM). The STM PD leads staff who are engaged in a range of activities including but not limited to; developing digital content, ...
  • Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian, LAC Group
    LAC Group is seeking an Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian for an opportunity to work at a prestigious federal agency located in Washington, DC. The library serves the agency’s department, public, education community and other government agencies. This is a full-time (40 hours a week; Monday-Friday) benefited contract position. Work must be performed on-site.RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage electronic databases, journals and monographs Update and ...
  • Digital Metadata Librarian | Brigham Young University
    Provo, Utah, Job Title :  Digital Metadata Librarian Job Category:   CFS Professional position Desired start date :  02/01/2022 Posting close date:   08/09/2021 Duties/Expectations: Creates, updates, remediates, transforms, imports, and exports metadata for digital objects and collections residing in various library systems and metadata repositories Coordinates aggregation of digital content and metadata, including digital ...
  • Dublin, Ireland: Teaching Fellow in Library and Information Studies (1-year term), University College Dublin School of Information and Communication Studies
    Undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervise masters students. Seeking a scholar who has completed a PhD and has experience teaching modules in the field of Library and Information Studies. The teaching fellow will diversify and enhance the academic activities carried out by other colleagues in the School and will work collaboratively with them in ...
  • Information Services Librarian (Africana Archives Emphasis) | Dayton Metro Library
    Dayton, Ohio, The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Information Services Librarian with an Africana Archives Emphasis. We are looking for someone who will focus on gathering, organizing and digitizing collections related to Dayton’s African-American community.  The selected candidate will also create, plan, schedule and possibly deliver a variety of programs for the ...
  • Position Announcement: Community Archivist at the University of California, Santa Cruz
    The University Library at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), is pleased to invite applications for the new position of Community Archivist in the Department of Special Collections & Archives. The Community Archivist will partner with local stakeholders to promote the acquisition, preservation, and use of archival materials that document the communities of Santa ...
  • University Library: Community Archivist | University of California Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz, California, University Library: Community Archivist The University Library at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), is pleased to invite applications for the new position of Community Archivist in the Department of Special Collections & Archives. The Community Archivist will partner with local stakeholders to promote the acquisition, preservation, and use ...
  • Position Announcement: Librarian/Borderlands Curator (Assistant or Associate), Special Collections Department, University of Arizona Libraries
    The University of Arizona Libraries seeks a driven, collaborative, service-oriented professional as a Borderlands Curator / Librarian. This position meets the information needs of students, faculty, and other customers of Special Collections by highlighting collections emphasizing the U.S. – Mexico Borderlands; providing reference service and primary source literacy instruction, curating exhibits, and acquiring archival collections, ...
  • Digital Metadata Librarian, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    JOB MISSION Responsible for strategic and tactical digital object metadata workflow, maintenance, migration, and use; digital object metadata synchronization across library management and discovery systems; the creation and maintenance of original cataloging records in the integrated library system (ILS) for library digital objects holdings; supervision of digital object metadata unit personnel; participation, consultation, and liaison work ...
  • Madison, WI: Project Processing Archivist (2 temp. positions), UW-Madison
    We are recruiting for two project archivist positions. One position will focus on processing University Archives collections and is a one year term position. The other position is a two year term position that will focus on processing archival collections related to UW Extension. Under the supervision of the University Archivist and Head of UW ...
  • Director of Library – Friends University (Wichita, KS)Director of Library – Friends University (Wichita, KS)
    Type: Full-Time Posted: 07/07/2021 Application Due: Open Until Filled Friends University is seeking to fill the Director of Library position in Wichita, KS. This position provides strategic leadership for all functions of the library in collaboration with other academic units and in support of the mission of the University; serves as primary advocate for the library. Responsibilities include; directing library operation, ...
  • Children’s Services Librarian (7/21/21)
    Sno-Isle LibrariesLynnwood, WA The Librarian focuses on system initiatives and committee work, information services, collection maintenance, program and service creation, system level support for smaller community libraries, and community engagement – making connections, developing relationships, and providing services, spaces, and resources that are representative of diverse cultures and perspectives, intentionally inclusive, and accessible to everyone while ...
  • Position Announcement: College Archivist at Macalester College
    Macalester College’s DeWitt Wallace Library seeks to hire a full-time College Archivist to provide leadership, advocacy, and vision for this important college asset. The ability to address inequities and challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups and the commitment to centering the Maclaester student experience is essential in this position. The College Archivist is responsible for managing, planning, ...
  • State Records Manager (Library Manager) | Library of Virginia
    Richmond, Virginia, The Library of Virginia, the state library and archives of the commonwealth, is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the State Records Manager in the Government Records Services Division. The division consists of three departments: the State Records and Local Records archival programs, and Records Management Services. The selected candidate will ...
  • Sevgi ErdoğanSevgi Erdoğan
    Sevgi Erdoğan Assistant Professor Dr. Sevgi Erdoğan is joining as Assistant Professor at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University (S.U.) in Spring 2021.  Prior to joining Syracuse, Dr. Erdoğan was an Assistant Research Professor and the Director of the Transportation Policy Research Group at the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education (NCSG) and ...
  • Yiqi LiYiqi Li
    Yiqi Li Faculty yiqili@usc.edu@syr.edu Dr. Yiqi Li is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University (S.U.) in Fall 2021.  Her research lies at the intersection of social networks, computational social science, and online communities. The overarching goal is to understand how individuals and/or organizations communicate, interact, and engage in collective/connective actions in computer-mediated ...
  • UNCC Collection Strategist
    Collection Strategist The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Collection Strategist to lead the coordination for evidence-based content acquisition, management, and assessment regardless of format or delivery platform and will contribute to budget planning and management. The strategist guides collection development and management decision making, designs assessment strategies and analyzes quantitative and ...
  • Diversity Scholar (7/25/21)
    Oregon State University LibrariesCorvallis, OR The Oregon State University Libraries (OSUL) Diversity Scholars Program (DSP) is now recruiting for the program’s fifth Diversity Scholar (DS) for the 2021-2022 academic year. The DS 2021-2022 position is for a person of color who is enrolled in an online or distance learning library science master’s program – a program ...
  • iSchool Professor wins ASIS&T Award of MeritiSchool Professor wins ASIS&T Award of Merit
    Dr. Steven Sawyer, iSchool professor and core faculty in the University’s Renée Crown Honors Program, was recently announced as the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Recipient of the 2021 Award of Merit. The Award of Merit is the highest honor presented by ASIS&T and recognizes an individual who has made noteworthy contributions to the ...
  • Program Director, Collection Development and Management -UCSD Library | UC San Diego Library
    La Jolla, California, Program Director Collection Development and Management The University of California, San Diego Library seeks creative, collaborative, and service-oriented applicants for the position of Program Director (PD), Collection Development & Management (CDM). The CDM PD is positioned to support a range of activities that define the development and management of the Library’s ...
  • Position Announcement: Head of the Special Collections and Archives Department, Northern Illinois University Libraries
    The Northern Illinois University Libraries seek a highly engaged and innovative individual to serve as the Head of the Special Collections and Archives Department. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collections Management, the successful candidate will lead the management and oversight of rare books, manuscripts, regional history collections, and university archives. Duties include supervising faculty ...
  • Position Announcement: Rare Book Cataloger, New York Public Library
    Overview Founded in 1925 and named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world’s leading cultural institutions devoted to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of materials focused on African American, African, and African Diaspora experiences, featuring diverse programming and a collection of over 11 million ...
  • Archivist | Berks History Center
    Reading, Pennsylvania, The Historical Society of Berks County dba Berks History Center (BHC) in Reading PA is seeking an energetic and passionate library/archives professional for the role of its Archivist. The ideal candidate will be a leader familiar with all facets of a historical society’s operations including archivist/librarian duties, collections management, personnel management, and ...
  • Systems Librarian
    Location:  821 E State St, Salem, OH 44460 Organization:  Salem Public Library Hours:  varied Duties:  Salem Public Library (OH) seeks a bright, creative and driven professional to lead our library’s technology efforts.  Salem Library frequently ranks among the leading libraries nationally and believes in providing the best possible services to our community.  Major duties: Manage communications infrastructure including Internet connectivity, local networks, and ...
  • Institutional Repository Librarian, Non-Tenure Track, San Francisco State
    Position Summary San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard Library is a busy, teaching-oriented institution supporting a community of 25,000 students as well as faculty and staff. Our campus is part of the 23-campus California State University system, and we are seeking applications for an Institutional Repository Librarian who will work collaboratively with other librarians ...
  • Electronic Records Archivist | Drake University
    Des Moines, Iowa, Drake University’s Cowles Library invites applications for the position of Electronic Records Archivist. We are seeking an innovative and collaborative professional who is passionate about developing socially inclusive services and access to archival materials. This archivist will join Drake University Archives & Special Collections to lead its efforts to preserve and ...
  • Teen Services Librarian
    Location:  Trotwood, Ohio Organization:  Dayton Metro Library Hours:  Duties:  Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the Teen area through personal presence and area’s design. Provides all library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use of library materials and reference resources (all formats).  Serves at the service desk and in ...
  • Santa Barbara Public Library & UCSB Partner to Preserve Local HistorySanta Barbara Public Library & UCSB Partner to Preserve Local History
    Source: UC Santa Barbara Library In a prime example of inter-library collaboration, the Santa Barbara Public Library (SBPL) recently partnered with the UCSB Library Special Research Collections to preserve more than 3,000 historic photos of Santa Barbara County collected by Santa Barbara native Edson Smith; 104 issues of Santa Barbara County’s first newspaper The Santa Barbara Gazette; and ...
  • 'The Personal Librarian' is the 'GMA' July 2021 Book Club pick: Read an excerpt'The Personal Librarian' is the 'GMA' July 2021 Book Club pick: Read an excerpt
    ‘The Personal Librarian’ is the ‘GMA’ July 2021 Book Club pick: Read an excerpt | GMA
  • Systems Librarian for Consortium Operations, CSCU Library Consortium
    The Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (CSCU) Library Consortium (https://www.ct.edu/libraries) is accepting applications for the newly created position of Systems Librarian for Consortium Operations. Under the direction of the Program Manager for Library Consortium Operations, the Systems Librarian for Consortium Operations works collegially to advance functional leadership and technical support in planning, implementing, maintaining, and ...
  • Assistant Librarian/Coordinator of Collections and Online Resources, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN
    Indiana University Southeast invites applications for the position of Assistant Librarian, Coordinator of Collections and Online Resources. The IU Southeast Library plays a vital role fostering student success via excellent reference services, an outstanding information literacy program, effective and engaging patron outreach and service, and responsive, pedagogically relevant collections and services. We seek a creative and ...
  • Library Sales Manager, Modern Language Association, New York, NY
    The Modern LanguageAssociation (MLA) is seeking a library sales manager to develop and sustain relationships with library customers, create data-driven institutional sales strategies, and coordinate with customer service to support customers’ use of our digital subscription product MLA Handbook Plus.  Reporting to the director of outreach, the library sales manager will work closely with marketing staff and ...
  • Serials & Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC
    The Serials & Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian oversees the acquisition of continuing resources and the management of print serials at Duke University Libraries (DUL). Working in a changing and complex multi-consortia environment, you will participate in the acquisition, licensing, and renewal of print serials and electronic resources. You will also oversee the receipt and management ...
  • Celebrating UCLA Library’s 2020 GraduatesCelebrating UCLA Library's 2020 Graduates
    Celebrating UCLA Library's 2020 Graduates
  • Strategies for combatting Zoom fatigueStrategies for combatting Zoom fatigue
    Yes, Zoom fatigue is a real thing and might explain why you have been struggling to stay focused in class or participate in conversations more than normal. What is Zoom Fatigue and Why Does It Happen? Humans are social beings, and part of that innate nature is a reliance on non-verbal cues in addition to spoken communication. ...
  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 8IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 8
    Dear Patrons, As we begin the ninth week of classes, I’m writing to provide you with a synopsis of recent news and links to useful resources and events of interest for the next several days. We trust you’re connecting to digital resources without difficulty. However, if you run into any trouble our IS Lab Staff, as ...
  • Young Activists & the Public Library: Facilitating DemocracyYoung Activists & the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy
    In her new book “Young Activists and the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy,” published by ALA Editions, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) past president Virginia A. Walter demonstrates how libraries can foster greater civic literacy and civic engagement in young patrons. Using a research-based approach that incorporates case studies and interviews with young ...
  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 7IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 7
    Dear Patrons, As we begin the eighth week of classes, I’m writing to provide you with a synopsis of recent news and links to useful resources and events of interest for the next five days. We trust you’re connecting to digital resources without difficulty. However, if you run into any trouble our IS Lab Staff, as ...
  • Advice from a Young Adult Librarian: An IS Lab Chat with Emily MeehanAdvice from a Young Adult Librarian: An IS Lab Chat with Emily Meehan
    https://youtu.be/0crAbts9o0M
  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 6IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 6
    Dear Patrons, As we begin the seventh week of classes, I’m writing to provide you with a synopsis of recent news and links to useful resources and events of interest for the next five days. We trust you’re connecting to digital resources without difficulty. However, if you run into any trouble our IS Lab Staff, as ...
  • Advice from an Archivist: An IS Lab Chat with Courtney DeanAdvice from an Archivist: An IS Lab Chat with Courtney Dean
    https://youtu.be/wZZlrU83ZBQ  
  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 5IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 5
    Dear Patrons, As we begin the sixth week of classes, I’m writing to provide you with a synopsis of recent news and links to useful resources and events of interest for the next five days. We trust you’re connecting to digital resources without difficulty. However, if you run into any trouble our IS Lab Staff, as ...
  • Copyright during the Covid-19 crisisCopyright during the Covid-19 crisis
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries and educational institutions are using online resources more than ever to serve their communities, students, and patrons. A major concern in the current crisis is providing access to print materials held in institutions’ physical collections. Because many of these works are copyrighted, academic institutions and libraries have evoked the ...
  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 4IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 4
    Dear Patrons, As we begin the fifth week of classes, I’m writing to provide you with a synopsis of recent news and links to useful resources and events of interest for the next five days. We trust you’re connecting to digital resources without difficulty. However, if you run into any trouble our IS Lab Staff, as ...
  • MLIS student Doug Daniels employs rapid 3D-print prototyping to aid frontline workersMLIS student Doug Daniels employs rapid 3D-print prototyping to aid frontline workers
    MLIS student and new UCLA Emerging Technologies Librarian spearheads rapid 3D prototyping in response to coronavirus shortages
  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 3IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 3
    Dear Patrons, As we begin the fourth week of classes, I’m writing to provide you with a synopsis of recent news and links to useful resources and events of interest for the next five days. By now, you’ve probably worked through any technical issues you may have had connecting to digital resources. However, if you encounter ...
  • Librarians publish article on development of new IS Lab resourcesLibrarians publish article on development of new IS Lab resources
    Librarians publish article on development of new IS Lab resources
  • Individual Portfolio Presentation Review with an Alumni PanelIndividual Portfolio Presentation Review with an Alumni Panel
    Presenting a digital portfolio with confidence—particularly via Zoom—takes practice. Please register to participate in a new matchmaking endeavor, in which students and alumni are matched for one-on-one coaching.
  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 2IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 2
    Dear Patrons, I hope this email finds you and yours faring relatively well, under these unprecedented circumstances. Each week, I’ll provide you with a synopsis of recent news and links to useful resources and events of interest for the next five days. Since the official closure of UCLA’s campus libraries on Friday, March 20, patrons have been unable ...
  • IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 1IS Lab Patron Update 20S Week 1
    Dear Patrons, I hope this email finds you and yours faring relatively well, under these unprecedented circumstances. For many reasons, I write to share with you how the IS Lab aims to serve our community during the Spring and Summer terms. Chief among them is my ardent hope that we all acknowledge our humanity as we ...
  • Call for metadata volunteers: Critical hospital equipment service manualsCall for metadata volunteers: Critical hospital equipment service manuals
    Medical teams around the world are either dealing directly with or preparing for an onslaught. Biomedical technicians (biomeds for short) are the repair experts at hospitals, and in many regions they are stretched thin. There are a wide variety of machines made by a number of different manufacturers at hospitals around the world, and there ...
  • Taking advantage of e-books in the UCLA Library catalogTaking advantage of e-books in the UCLA Library catalog
    While, sadly, we cannot take advantage of the many books available in UCLA Libraries and the IS Lab collection during this period of online instruction, many Information Studies materials are actually available as e-books. You can search for these materials in the catalog the same way you would normally search for items. Use the filtering ...
  • Perspectives on professional labor & library services to incarcerated people in Library Quarterly & Library TrendsPerspectives on professional labor & library services to incarcerated people in Library Quarterly & Library Trends
    In this new series of blog posts, we highlight physical resources available for research and experimentation in the IS Lab . For our first blog post, we introduce The Library Quarterly and Library Trends, two longstanding journals of library and information research. Both journals and their editorial teams are composed of scholars with interdisciplinary backgrounds ...
  • 2020 LAUC-LA Librarian of the Year Award Nominations Due March 132020 LAUC-LA Librarian of the Year Award Nominations Due March 13
    Has a UCLA librarian had a major impact on a course you teach? Has a librarian gone above and beyond to further your research? Has a librarian been a creative partner in one of your initiatives or other projects? This is your chance to recognize this librarian’s work! The Librarians Association of the University of California, ...
  • IS Lab Forum Friday: Special CollectionsIS Lab Forum Friday: Special Collections
    On the fourth Friday of every month, community members meet in the IS Lab for input on work in progress in an informal session with peers and invited experts. Join us as MLIS student Kathryn Brunet workshops her presentation on the Clark Library’s collection of illustrated fencing manuals. Distinguished Librarian Emerita, Curator of the UCLA ...
  • Maker Monday 01-06-20Maker Monday 01-06-20
    Join your peers to explore & expand your skills set  On the first Monday of every month, community members meet in the IS Lab to experiment with new technlogy and techniques that not only look great on the resume, but also enable LIS graduates to hit the ground running in their new professional positions. Join us ...
  • Using Creative Commons Licensing in Libraries & ArchivesUsing Creative Commons Licensing in Libraries & Archives
    Presenters Heather I. Briston, University Archivist and Head of Curators and Collections, UCLA Maureen Callahan, Sophia Smith Collection Archivist, Smith College Description Many archivists and users of archives experience intellectual property restrictions as a serious impediment for promoting, disseminating, using, and re-using archival materials. This webinar discusses the important opportunity that creators of archival materials have to assert their ...
  • OpenUCLA #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – Wednesday, 11/20 from 10am-2pmOpenUCLA #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon - Wednesday, 11/20 from 10am-2pm
    Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 – 10:00am to 2:00pm YRL – Main Conference Room OpenUCLA, a Centennial Initiative, will host the Fall 2019 #citeNLM Wikipedia edit-a-thon focused on Mental Health, held in conjunction with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region. Learn how to adjust and develop Wikipedia articles with scholarship from the UCLA Library, as ...
  • UCLA IS Colloquium, Thursday, Oct 31, 3-5pm, GSEIS 111UCLA IS Colloquium, Thursday, Oct 31, 3-5pm, GSEIS 111
    UCLA Department of Information Studies Colloquium The Re-creation of a Masterpiece: La Prose du Transsibérien.  Documentary by Rosylyn Rhee. Los Angeles, 2019.  Thursday, October 31, 2019, 3:00–5:00 pm, Room 111 GSEIS  Documentarian Rosylyn Rhee and Drop Dead Gorgeous Curator Kitty Maryatt  In this documentary, we follow Kitty Maryatt as she produces her re-creation of the gorgeous 1913 book by painter ...
  • Open Access Week 2019Open Access Week 2019
      Tips, Tools, Treats, and GAMES! Celebrate Open Access Week 2019 with us! Tuesday, Oct. 22 Does Open = Access? 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Research Library Main Conference Room Looking Beyond the Journal Article 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. | Boyer Hall 159 Wednesday, Oct. 23 IIIF for Open Access 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Research Library Presentation ...
  • Historic Recordings from the Ottoman Diaspora: Music & Migration, Tuesday, October 29 1:00 PM
    When: Tuesday, October 29 @ 1:00 p.m. Where: UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive; 1630 Schoenberg Music Building Record Collector Ian Nagoski will address immigrant musical performers from present-day Turkey and Syria who recorded in the U.S. during the 1910s-1940s and present original research on the artists while considering them in the context of both their native and adopted homes. This ...
  • UC-AFT / LIS Meet-Up, Thursday, Oct 10UC-AFT / LIS Meet-Up, Thursday, Oct 10
    RSVP below
  • Various Library Books: An exhibit of phonebooks from the UCLA Arts LibraryVarious Library Books: An exhibit of phonebooks from the UCLA Arts Library
    View and download the “Various Library Books” booklist. Organized by Dianne Weinthal (UCLA MLIS ’20)
  • IS Colloquium: Andrew Culp, Oct 3, 3 pmIS Colloquium: Andrew Culp, Oct 3, 3 pm
    Tomorrow, October 3, we invite you to a presentation from Andrew Culp titled “Invisibility in the Age of Disclosure”. Andrew Culp is Professor of Media History and Theory in the MA in Aesthetics and Politics program and the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts. His 2016 book Dark Deleuze poses a challenge to ...
  • SCELC Supports the University of California’s Push for Open Access to ResearchSCELC Supports the University of California's Push for Open Access to Research
    An Open Letter from the SCELC Board of Directors (Approved September 13, 2019) LOS ANGELES, CA—SCELC, a California based consortium of 113 private academic and nonprofit research libraries, fully supports the University of California in their decision to not renew their Elsevier subscriptions until a transformative open access agreement can be reached. As North America’s largest ...
  • Design Thinking Tech Bootcamp Registration Deadline Oct 6Design Thinking Tech Bootcamp Registration Deadline Oct 6
    Join us for a 6-week bootcamp led by seasoned industry experts to gain skills in product development and project management. In partnership with the County of Los Angeles, students will use the Google Ventures Design Thinking framework to address a social issue and learn the steps to produce real outcomes that benefit the local community. REGISTER ...
  • Rare Books LAX presents… Make way for ducklings! with Russell Johnson and Derek QuezadaRare Books LAX presents…    Make way for ducklings! with Russell Johnson and Derek Quezada
    MLIS students, librarians, archivists, collectors, and other scholars are invited to take part in an interactive tour of Rare Books LAX guided by Russell Johnson (Curator of History of Medicine and the Sciences at UCLA Library Special Collections) and Derek Quezada (Special Collections Outreach and Public Services Librarian at UC Irvine). Featuring more than 75 leading ...
  • Kickoff Event for Archival Project To Help VA House Homeless VeteransKickoff Event for Archival Project To Help VA House Homeless Veterans
    Put your archival skills to work in the community. Volunteer for the IS Department’s contribution to UCLA Volunteer Day on Saturday, September 28, at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The hospital serves veterans in an unincorporated area surrounded by the city of Los Angeles. Bruin volunteers will work with Professor Anne Gilliland ...
  • Digital Collections: Strategies, Methods, & Outcomes Webinar, 6/27Digital Collections: Strategies, Methods, & Outcomes Webinar, 6/27
    When: June 27 at 12:00 PM (Central Time) Register: https://forms.gle/jiaLxqBXBDmdt8EM9 This webinar will focus on library programs and initiatives that aim to facilitate access to unique resources from around the world and ensure their physical preservation without taking physical custody of the materials themselves. Each panelist will discuss the ways in which they form partnerships with scholars and ...
  • Escuchando la Frontera: Listening to Collections and Communities, UCLA Digital Library Special EventEscuchando la Frontera: Listening to Collections and Communities, UCLA Digital Library Special Event
    The Music Library, Chicano Studies Research Center, and Ethnomusicology Archive invite interested community members to a shared exhibit on the Frontera Collection, which is hosted by the UCLA Digital Library.  Escuchando la Frontera: Listening to Collections and Communities will include two panels with roundtable discussions, presentation of related student work, a DJ playing of some ...
  • Special Colloquium: Rémi Boivin on Montreal Police-Worn Bodycam ProjectSpecial Colloquium: Rémi Boivin on Montreal Police-Worn Bodycam Project
    In addition to our regular colloquium at 3pm, the Department will be hosting a special colloquium this Thursday May 9 at 12h30 in room 111, featuring Professor Rémi Boivin from the Université de Montréal (abstract and bio below). Pizza and strawberry-rhubarb crisp will be served. How video documents caused the ending of the Montreal police body-worn ...
  • Accession & Digitization Workshop, May 2, 12:30pm, IS Lab Zone AAccession & Digitization Workshop, May 2, 12:30pm, IS Lab Zone A
    How do institutions add new materials to their collections? The IS Lab welcomes participants to assist with the accession and digitization of recently acquired materials. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to accession and digitization practices for archival collections, including setting the appropriate level of description, articulating the link between description and arrangement, documenting an ...
  • Oxygen XML & OpenRefine Working Session, May 8, 12:30pmOxygen XML & OpenRefine Working Session, May 8, 12:30pm
    If you’re enrolled in IS 464 Metadata this term—or if you wanted to take the course, but were unable to—please join us at 12:30pm on Wednesday, May 8, for  a working session. We’ll start the session with an overview of Oxygen XML and work through the class assignment. Then we’ll shift into an overview of OpenRefine ...
  • Horn Press General Meeting, 4:45pm WednesdayHorn Press General Meeting, 4:45pm Wednesday
    The Horn Press will be holding a general meeting this Wednesday, April 24th, from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. in room 111! We will be discussing workshops & other activities for the spring as well as the future of Horn Press. Please join us if you might be interested in taking on a board position or being ...
  • Upcoming Research Assistance WorkshopsUpcoming Research Assistance Workshops
    Please RSVP
  • README Lab Hours, Spring 2019README Lab Hours, Spring 2019
    Are you interested in learning more about digital rights or looking for a space to talk about the latest data breach? Maybe you know a new online security tool and want to share it… Join README during our weekly Lab Hours! For the 2019 spring quarter through June 6th, members of README will be posted up in ...
  • MLIS Student Megan Sallabedra Wins ARLIS/NA 2018 Gerd Muehsam AwardMLIS Student Megan Sallabedra Wins ARLIS/NA 2018 Gerd Muehsam Award
    Megan Sallabedra is the recipient of the Society’s 2018 Gerd Muehsam Award for her paper, “Finding the Material: Collecting and Protecting Intellectual Property in Ephemeral Works of Art,” written for Professor Maureen Whalen’sIntellectual Property for Librarians and Archivists course at UCLA’s Graduate School of Information Studies.
  • Accession & Digitization Workshop, May 2, 12:30pm, IS Lab Zone AAccession & Digitization Workshop, May 2, 12:30pm, IS Lab Zone A
    How do institutions add new materials to their collections? The IS Lab welcomes participants to assist with the accession and digitization of recently acquired materials. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to accession and digitization practices for archival collections, including setting the appropriate level of description, articulating the link between description and arrangement, documenting an ...
  • Ethical EdTech Inaugural Edit-a-thon: April 3, 11am-2 pm
    Calling educators, students, technologists, designers, polemicists, and curious others! Join us in Zone A in the IS Lab from 11am to 2pm on Wednesday, April 3, to participate in Ethical EdTech’s first edit-a-thon event. Ethical EdTech is a wiki collection of “tools that value user freedom, privacy, and control, so that these norms might become more easily ...
  • Calligraphy Workshop, Horn PressCalligraphy Workshop, Horn Press
    The Horn Press will be holding a calligraphy workshop on April 20th, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in GSE&IS Room 121. We have invited Jane Shibata, a local artist and professor from Santa Monica College, to teach the workshop. She is also the Outreach contact for the Society for Calligraphy, Southern California, a non-profit ...
  • UCLA Department of Information Studies MLIS program granted continued ALA accreditation status
    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2019 The Committee on Accreditation (COA) of the American Library Association (ALA) has granted continued accreditation status through 2025 to the Department of Information Studies’ Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program.  “The ALA decision underscores our forward momentum and strategic direction as a department, and the outstanding value our programs deliver to our students ...
  • BioScience Images + Popular CultureBioScience Images + Popular Culture
    BioScience Images + Popular Culture, a new exhibit on the 1st and 4th floors of the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, was generated as part of a Masters-level course in the Department of Information Studies. Historical Methodology of Information Studies: Historiography of Graphics and Visual Culture (IS 281, Seminar 2) was taught this quarter by Rose Roberto, ...
  • 2019 UCLA IS Internship Fair 2019 UCLA IS Internship Fair 
    WhenFriday, April 12   &   Friday, April 1912-2pm WhereRooms 111, 121, and the IS LabGSE&IS Building WhatA networking event on two consecutive Friday afternoons, during which first- and second-year MLIS students meet with representatives from potential internship sites. This long-standing tradition, hosted by the IS Department, is a great way to network with leaders in your field and ...
  • Rewind & Hit Play, April 6
    REWIND & HIT PLAYa day long mini-conference of past presentations, projects and researchSaturday, April 6th, 2019UCLA’s Charles E. Young Research Library RSVP TO ATTEND! For many students conferences can be unfeasible to attend due to expense, geographic location, or scheduling conflicts. However, attending conferences is part of professional growth for both new and seasoned professionals. With the ...
  • LA Women: Female Voices in Audio, March 14LA Women: Female Voices in Audio, March 14
    The Student Chapter of ARSC, with the UCLA Center for the Study of Women and UCLA Graduate Students Association, invite you to attend LA WOMEN: FEMALE VOICES IN AUDIO, a panel discussion with Lenise Bent (audio engineer for Blondie, Steely Dan, Supertramp), Julie Bill (Director of Library Services at the Musicians Institute), Elizabeth Kirkscey (head ...
  • CFP, 6th Annual LILi Conference
    Save the Date / Call for Proposals 6th Annual LILi Conference Friday, August 2, 2019, 10:00am – 2:00pm Registration & Refreshments, 9:30am – 10:00am CSU Northridge Oviatt Library 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330 Creating Connections: Extending Our Instructional Reach Through Collaborations and Community Partnerships Proposal Deadline: Friday, March 22nd How has your library developed successful instruction-related collaborations with other libraries, departments, organizations or community members? Do you have ...
  • Nominations due March 15Nominations due March 15
  • Nominate a Librarian for RecognitionNominate a Librarian for Recognition
    The 2019 LAUC-LA Librarian of the Year Award recognizes excellence in librarianship that furthers the teaching and research mission of UCLA and responds to the intellectual, informational, and cultural needs of the university community. Please consider nominating a librarian with whom you’ve worked on a course, research project, or other initiative. The nomination deadline is ...
  • UCLA Center for the Study of Women Awards & Grants
    Now accepting applications from UCLA Graduate Students for 2018-2019 CSW Awards and Grants GRADUATE STUDENTS ·         Travel Grants  For UCLA graduate students to support their travel expenses related to academic or professional conference presentations and field research on women, gender, and sexualityMaximum Award of $400 (multiple awards given each cycle)Spring Quarter 2019 Deadline (for travel between January 1-June 30, 2019): April 1, 2019 ·         Constance Coiner Graduate Fellowship For ...
  • 11th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Eleventh Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in honor of Morris L. Cohen, late Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School. The competition is designed to encourage ...
  • Winter Tea Breaks
    Tea Breaks will resume for the Winter Quarter starting TOMORROW at noon in the IS Salon. As always, you are welcome to drop in and out of the conversation with our guest as your schedules permit—we know your schedules are complicated, but spending just a few minutes introducing yourself to a senior colleague and hearing ...
  • Library Grand Tour: Acquisitions & Cataloging-MetadataLibrary Grand Tour: Acquisitions & Cataloging-Metadata
  • Ethical Dilemma: Should the Library Add a Book Hitler Owned to Its Collection?Ethical Dilemma: Should the Library Add a Book Hitler Owned to Its Collection?
    When the book appeared on LAC’s radar, Kent said curators struggled with the moral implications of purchasing it. Other institutions including the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum refuse to buy items owned by Nazis.Ultimately, Kent said, LAC decided to purchase the book because of the prevalence of Holocaust denial and xenophobia.”While this is certainly a ...
  • Recruiting Fair
    Harvard-Westlake School’s Upper campus is co-hosting a recruiting fair on Saturday, 2/23 from 9-12pm. This will hopefully give those new to the independent school community a look into opportunities at local schools. The event is open to all, and warmly welcomes job candidates from underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.  There are often librarian, archivist, instructional/information technology, ...
  • History from Different Angles: South Asian American Stories in California
    Join us for a day of archival outreach! February 23, 2019, 10am to 4 pmCharles E. Young Research Library South Asian Americans have been a presence in the United States for more than 130 years, yet their stories are little known. Early immigrants from South Asia worked on farms and factories, helped build railroads, fought for India’s ...
  • Nominate a Librarian for Librarian of the Year
    The 2019 LAUC-LA Librarian of the Year Award recognizes excellence in librarianship that furthers the teaching and research mission of UCLA and responds to the intellectual, informational, and cultural needs of the university community. Please consider nominating a librarian who you’ve worked with on a course, research project, or other project. The nomination deadline is ...
  • README Weekly Lab HoursREADME Weekly Lab Hours
    Join README during our weekly Lab Hours!  For the 2019 winter quarter through March 12th, members of README will be posted up in the IS Lab (Zone A) on Tuesdays from 11am-12pm. Each week, we will circulate a topic and relevant short news article through our website, IS-Net, and our listserv to better frame the conversation. If you have a topic or article suggestion, ...
  • Digital Collections for Humanities and Social Sciences Instruction at UCLADigital Collections for Humanities and Social Sciences Instruction at UCLA
    January 31st, 2019, 2:30pmCharles E. Young Research LibraryMain Conference Room UCLA Library Special Collections will be hosting a workshop on available primary sources for teaching in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr Ben Lacey from Adam Matthew Digital will present on digital collections available through the library, and case studies of how tutors around the world ...
  • Conference Scholarship, Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM)
    Since its founding in 1956, the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) has engaged in a wide variety of projects and programs designed to advance the scholarly study of Latin America, the Caribbean, Iberia and the Latino/a diasporas.  We are offering a scholarship that enables master’s candidates in an ALA-accredited ...
  • Kleinrock Tour of Boelter Hall Site of First Internet MessageKleinrock Tour of Boelter Hall Site of First Internet Message
    On Thursday, January 31st at 1pm, Leonard Kleinrock has kindly offered to give ASIS&T a tour of Boelter Hall 3420. The room was recently restored to look just like it did when the first internet message was sent using a large piece of equipment, called the Interface Message Processor. Leonard Kleinrock, a professor of computer ...
  • NASIG OpportunitiesNASIG Opportunities
    NASIG is a professional organization that focuses broadly on the information community with emphasis on e-resource and serials management, as well as scholarly communications work. The organization encourages student involvement through free student membership and low-cost conference and webinar attendance. Registration for the 2019 NASIG Annual Conference in Pittsburgh has just opened at http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=700&pk_association_webpage=15020. The ...
  • SJSU’s School of Information Student Research JournalSJSU’s School of Information Student Research Journal
    Call for Submissions San Jose State University’s  School of Information Student Research Journal (SRJ) invites submissions from currently enrolled graduate students from all disciplines and institutions. Submit original research, literature reviews, book reviews, critical essays, or evidence summaries, covering topics in all fields of library and information science theory, policy, application, or practice. The journal accepts ...
  • Roberto Hernández on Coloniality of the US/Mexican Border: Power, Violence, and the Decolonial ImperativeRoberto Hernández on Coloniality of the US/Mexican Border: Power, Violence, and the Decolonial Imperative
    Tomorrow our Colloquium series welcomes Roberto Hernández to present on “Coloniality of the US/Mexican Border: Power, Violence, and the Decolonial Imperative.” Dr. Hernández is associate professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies at San Diego State University. His research, teaching and community commitments focus on the intersections of colonial and border violence, the politics of knowledge production, ...
  • Upcoming Data Science Center WorkshopsUpcoming Data Science Center Workshops
    Introduction to the Bash Shell Command Line1:00pm – 3:00pm Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Python for Data Science1:00pm – 3:00pm Thursday, January 24, 2019 Introduction to R1:00pm – 3:00pm Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Data cleaning and preparation in R using DPLYR and TidyR1:00pm – 3:00pm Thursday, January 31, 2019 Data Cleaning with OpenRefine1:00pm – 3:00pm Thursday, February 14, 2019 Web Scraping ...
  • IS Colloquium: Lilly Irani on Entrepreneurial Citizenship
    This Thursday we invite you to hear from Dr. Lilly Irani on “Entrepreneurial Citizenship: Promising Knowledge and the Subsumption of Hope.” Dr. Irani works between Science and Technology Studies and Computer Science to research how technical practices are shaped by hierarchies of race and gender. She has also developed information systems that allow people to subvert existing labor ...
  • SAA @ UCLA General MeetingSAA @ UCLA General Meeting
    The UCLA student chapter of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) will have its Winter Quarter General Meeting on Tuesday, January 15 at 12:30pm in Zone A of the IS Lab. This meeting is open to all IS students and there will be light refreshments for your enjoyment. We invite you to introduce yourselves to your fellow ...
  • Data-Intensive Ecology & the New Biopolitics of Animal ConservationData-Intensive Ecology & the New Biopolitics of Animal Conservation
    Etienne BensonJanice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor in the Social SciencesUniversity of Pennsylvania4pm, January 17th, 20196265 Bunche (History Department Reading Room) Over the past hundred years there have been dramatic changes in the way scientists study the long-range movements of animals, from the large-scale bird-banding initiatives of the early twentieth century to today’s deployment of satellite-linked tracking devices and networks ...
  • SAA Josephine Forman ScholarshipSAA Josephine Forman Scholarship
    The purpose of the Josephine Forman Scholarship is to provide financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue a career as an archivist, and to promote the diversification of the American archives profession. The scholarship is given to applicants who demonstrate excellent potential for scholastic and personal achievement and ...
  • 2019-2020 Fellowship & Internship Opportunities at the American Philosophical Society Library2019-2020 Fellowship & Internship Opportunities at the American Philosophical Society Library
    The American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia invites applications for long and short-term research fellowships for scholars working in all fields, and especially those working on projects pertaining to the history of science, technology, and medicine; early American history; and Native American and Indigenous Studies.  The Library is also accepting applications for its 8-week Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American ...
  • Urauchi: Backing Cloth and Artwork with Washi WorkshopUrauchi: Backing Cloth and Artwork with Washi Workshop
    GENERAL INFORMATION   Date: Sunday, January 27, 2019Time: 12:00-4:00 PMLocation: Hiromi Paper, Inc. 9469 Jefferson Blvd Suite 117Culver City, CA 90232(310) 998-0098PARKING Located in the back FEESClass fee: $70.00Materials fee (required): $30.00TOTAL: $100 MATERIAL FEE INCLUDESUnbacked Cloth3 weights of paper for backing cloth and paperPasteTamping Brush (provided by instructor) TOOLS PROVIDEDDrying boards  What to bringSpray Bottle (One that can create a fine ...
  • SAA @ UCLA Happy Hour Friday 1/11SAA @ UCLA Happy Hour Friday 1/11
    The UCLA student chapter of the Society of American Archivists invites you to kick off the new year and the new quarter with us at the Wellesbourne this Friday, January 11 at 5:00pm! Please RSVP by completing this form: https://goo.gl/forms/L6J4JuN8Mf6sBvvS2. The Wellesbourne is located at 10929 Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 and their happy hour runs from 5pm ...
  • Confab Equity Scholarship
    We love seeing new faces at Confab, and we consider inclusion a core value of all of our events. Yet we know it’s extremely difficult for some folks to get time, budget, and other needs met so they can attend a professional conference. In this spirit, we’re thrilled to announce the very first Confab Equity Scholarship, which ...
  • National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship ProgramNational Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program
    APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 25, 2019, 11:59 PM ET  The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship is a one-year residency program for recent library science graduates interested in a career in health sciences librarianship. The program combines curriculum and project work and is located at the National Library of Medicine on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in ...
  • Winter Wednesday WorkshopsWinter Wednesday Workshops
    It’s crucial for scholars to develop workflows that befriend technologies and make their research come to life. UCLA Librarians team up with colleagues at IDRE to bring you workshops with technology proven to make research sing! Intro to Statistical SoftwareWed, Jan 9, 11:30 – 1:30Research Commons Classroom (First Floor, YRL) Intro to RWed, Jan 16, 11:30 – ...
  • CFP: Society of Mississippi Archivists Annual Meeting 2019
    The Society of Mississippi Archivists is pleased to announce their annual meeting will occur on April 24-26, 2019 on the campus of Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS. This one and one half day multidisciplinary conference will explore the theme of Diversity and Inclusion in the Archives. There will also be a pre-conference workshop on Wednesday, April 24, ...
  • Software Carpentry Workshop Jan 9-10Software Carpentry Workshop Jan 9-10
    On Jan. 9-10, UCLA is hosting a Software Carpentry workshop for the UCLA community. Register now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/software-carpentry-workshop-python-tickets-52891375528 The Carpentries are a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives. They teach skills that are immediately useful for researchers, using lessons and datasets that allow researchers to quickly apply what they’ve learned to their own work. We are really excited about using the ...
  • SAA Hosts Scholarships 101 Information Session Jan 22SAA Hosts Scholarships 101 Information Session Jan 22
    The UCLA student chapter of SAA will be holding a Scholarships 101 Information Session on Tuesday, January 22 at 12:30 to 1:30pm. This is an informal session in which a group of panelists will be dispersed throughout the space for students to approach and ask questions one on one.If you have received a scholarship or ...
  • SAA Mosaic ScholarshipSAA Mosaic Scholarship
    The application period for the Society of American Archivists’ (SAA) Mosaic Scholarship is currently open, with a deadline of February 28, 2019. The Mosaic Scholarship was established to provide financial and mentoring support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue careers in archives, and to promote the diversification of the American archival ...
  • Caring for Artists’ Films, June 10-14, Museum of Modern ArtCaring for Artists’ Films, June 10-14, Museum of Modern Art
    Does your institution have a collection of avant-garde, experimental, or artists’ films? Are you uncertain where to get started in caring for such a collection? This five-day hands-on workshop will focus on the stewardship of both analog and digital artists’ films within collecting institutions such as museums, archives, libraries, and distributors. Participants will gain the knowledge ...
  • UCLAiS Colloquium: Audrey BennettUCLAiS Colloquium: Audrey Bennett
    This Thursday we invite you hear from our final colloquium speaker of the year, Dr. Audrey Bennett, on “Using interactive aesthetics to engage youth with the heritage algorithms embedded in Gees Bend, Anishinaabe, Lakota, and Appalachian quilts.” Dr. Bennett is Professor in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of ...
  • Ethno C100 & IS 480 Course Coordination from Shawn VanCour
    This message is for any of our students who may be considering taking Ethno C100: Audiovisual Archiving in the 21st Century and IS 480: Intro to Media Archiving & Preservation (our MAS “gateway” class) concurrently this winter, but are concerned about the small overlap between the scheduled meeting times and/or possible overlap in content.  The course ...
  • Elsevier Journal NegotiationsElsevier Journal Negotiations
    By Dawn Setzer on Dec 3, 2018 First published here. The UC Libraries are currently negotiating a new journal contract with the scholarly journal publishing giant Elsevier. Elsevier has earned international criticism for profit margins of close to forty percent, which far exceed inflation, and for its opposition to open access except in its own open access ...
  • UCLA IS Colloquium: Audrey Bennett on Interactive AestheticsUCLA IS Colloquium: Audrey Bennett on Interactive Aesthetics
    This Thursday we invite you hear from our final colloquium speaker of the year, Dr. Audrey Bennett, on “Using interactive aesthetics to engage youth with the heritage algorithms embedded in Gees Bend, Anishinaabe, Lakota, and Appalachian quilts.” Dr. Bennett is Professor in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of ...
  • SAA @ UCLA Bake SaleSAA @ UCLA Bake Sale
    Come support SAA @ UCLA and have a treat at the same time! Vegan and gluten free options available
  • Winter Book Sale & Prisoner Solidarity Event 12/15/18Winter Book Sale & Prisoner Solidarity Event 12/15/18
    Please consider joining the Southern California Library (SCL) and Critical Resistance Los Angeles (CRLA) next Saturday from 11AM to 5PM for a winter book sale and prisoner solidarity event! There will be thousands of donated books for sale at affordable prices. All purchases will support the continued work of SCL. Write a postcard to someone incarcerated with CRLA and get a free ...
  • Congress 101 WorkshopCongress 101 Workshop
    Do you have questions about the 2018 midterm election results and its impact on UCLA? Have you ever wondered how the appropriations process works? Are you curious about how to best interact with the federal government? Get answers to your questions and continue the dialogue on UCLA’s response to federal policy by joining UCLA Federal Relations ...
  • BrowZine: Browse Scholarly Journals on your Tablet or PhoneBrowZine: Browse Scholarly Journals on your Tablet or Phone
    BrowZine is a tablet application that lets you browse, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available from the UCLA Library. Download it now. A web version of BrowZine is also now available! Features of BrowZine include: Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals Be alerted when new issues are published Easily save to Zotero, Mendeley, Dropbox, and other services To use BrowZine ...
  • Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Students of Color
    MAC is soliciting applications for the 2019 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Students of Color (http://www.midwestarchives.org/motley).The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students of color pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encourage ethnic diversification of the MAC membership and of the archival profession as a whole. Two $750 scholarships, accompanied by ...
  • Participate in National Film and Sound Archive of Australia SurveyParticipate in National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Survey
    My name is Mona Soleymani and I am the manger, Collections Conservation at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. We are currently undertaking a project on naphthalene syndrome and vinegar syndrome on films and I am hoping you may be able to take part in our survey to provide some advice from your own ...
  • IAC- Social Justice Graduate Fellows (SJGF) Program
    Applications Now Available for the IAC- Social Justice Graduate Fellows (SJGF) Program. DEADLINE: December 18, 2018, 11:59 p.m. The UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC), with support from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, seeks applicants for the inaugural cohort of the Social Justice Graduate Fellows (SJGF) program. Open to UCLA graduate students with a ...
  • SAA ScholarshipsSAA Scholarships
    Society of American Archivists (SAA) Scholarship portals are now open. This is a great thing to work on over winter break, as they require personal essays and evidence of scholarly work, and you can line up your letters of recommendation now. UCLA swept the awards last year (yay!) and it would be great to have continued ...
  • Call for Contributions Open for iPRES2019
    We are pleased to announce that the Call for Contributions for iPRES2019 is now open. iPRES is the premier international conference on the preservation and long term management of digital materials. The 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation will be held on September 16-20, 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We invite original contributions that describe practice- ...
  • Dr. Marcia Bates on “Designing Search Interfaces for our Inner Hunter-Gatherer: Getting Serious about Browsing.”Dr. Marcia Bates on "Designing Search Interfaces for our Inner Hunter-Gatherer: Getting Serious about Browsing."
    This Thursday the 6th we invite you to hear from Dr. Marcia Bates on “Designing Search Interfaces for our Inner Hunter-Gatherer: Getting Serious about Browsing.” Dr. Bates is Professor Emerita in our own Department of Information Studies, where she has also served as Associate Dean and Department Chair. Dr. Bates joins us Thursday to share ...
  • Call for Applications: 2019 Lucille M. Wert Scholarship – Deadline: February 1, 2019Call for Applications: 2019 Lucille M. Wert Scholarship –  Deadline: February 1, 2019
    Designed to help a person with an interest in the fields of Chemistry and Information to pursue graduate study in Library, Information, or Computer Science, the Scholarship consists of a $1,500 honorarium.  This scholarship is given yearly (to a qualified applicant) by the Division of Chemical Information of the American Chemical Society. The applicant must have ...
  • Tour the UCLA Library Special Collections Punk Archives – Tuesday, December 4Tour the UCLA Library Special Collections Punk Archives - Tuesday, December 4
    Please join us for a tour of the Punk Archives with Special Collections next week! The Punk Archive Collective will be pulling artworks, zines, and other ephemera from the 80s/90s LA and San Francisco punk scenes. Come learn about the history and future of this exciting collection. Save the date: Tuesday December 4, 3:30PM. Meet ...
  • Data and Citizenship: Critical Questions and Research Perspectives from the MarginsData and Citizenship: Critical Questions and Research Perspectives from the Margins
    This Thursday we invite you to hear from Dr. Veronica Barassi and Dr. Lina Dencik on “Data and Citizenship: Critical Questions and Research Perspectives from the Margins.” Dr. Barassi (Goldsmiths University) and Dr. Dencik (Cardiff University) both study the relationships between digital media, social movements, activism, and cultural practices more broadly. This week they present ...
  • Help us re-envision the IS Lab!Help us re-envision the IS Lab!
    Schedule an interview to discuss how the IS Lab can support your current needs and plan for your future success. The IS Lab is maintained by the IS Department for the academic use of the entire UCLA community, including all GSE&IS students.
  • Social Research Methodology Brown Bag: Brian Stecher, RAND, 12/6/18
    Social Research Methodology Brown Bag: Brian Stecher, RAND, 12/6/18
  • SAA – UCLA Artifacts Brown Bag with Local Information Professionals 2/8/19SAA - UCLA Artifacts Brown Bag with Local Information Professionals 2/8/19
    The UCLA student chapter of the Society of American Archivists, in collaboration with UCLA Artifacts, invite you to join us for a casual conversation over lunch with several local information professionals at the Skirball Cultural Center on Friday, February 8 at 12:30 pm. This brown bag meeting will be followed by curator-led tours of the Skirball’s ...
  • 60th Anniversary All-Class Reunion & Symposium
    Saturday, December 1, 2018 12pm: Lunch & Keynote | Faculty Center 2pm: Panel Sessions | Royce Hall 4pm: Reception | Powell Library Join us in celebrating 60 years of excellence at the forefront of preserving, organizing, and rethinking information for the 21st Century. To reserve your seat, please RSVP by Monday, November 26, 2018. As GSE&IS faculty and/or staff, you receive one complimentary ticket. Additional ...
  • Seeking authors with research projects and papers related to intellectual freedom and privacy
    The Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy (JIFP) seeks two types of submissions: Features (4000-8000 words): research papers, peer-reviewed (including literature reviews, theoretical or critical analyses, or empirical research articles) Commentaries (500-1500 words): short think pieces or essays, not peer-reviewed We interpret intellectual freedom and privacy very broadly (not just in libraries, but across the broader world), so ...
  • Center for Primary Research and Training Graduate Student Positions
    The Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT) seeks applications from graduate students across UCLA for positions that will allow students to gain first-hand experience in working with archives and special collections. CFPRT scholars are able to work up to 19 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 9am-5pm, and are paid $19.54 per hour. To be considered ...
  • Ever done a shelf read?Ever done a shelf read?
    Want some hands-on experience in the library stacks? Join us in the IS Lab on Monday, November 19, from 1:30pm – 3:00pm to learn how to conduct a shelf read.  If you’ve never conducted a shelf read before and would like to learn how, or if you’d like to refresh your shelf-reading skills, please join us at 1:30pm ...
  • IS Colloquium Thursday, November 15IS Colloquium Thursday, November 15
  • GIS Day
    GIS Day
  • Community Discussion: Former US Sec of Education John King Jr
    Join us for a community discussion with former United States Secretary of Education Dr. John King, Jr.   Dr. King served in President Obama’s cabinet as the 10th U.S. Secretary of Education.  President Obama called Dr. King “an exceptionally talented educator,” citing his commitment to “preparing every child for success” and his lifelong dedication to education as ...
  • UCLA Biomedical Library Tour, Nov 16
    The UCLA Chapter of SLA will tour the UCLA Biomedical Library on the afternoon of Friday, 11/16/18 from 3-5pm. The amazing Russell Johnson (Curator, History & Special Collections for the Sciences) will lead us in a tour of the Library and Special Collections, a show & tell of some amazing Special Collections items, and a ...
  • UCLA GIS Day November 14, 10am-2pm, YRL
    UCLA will celebrate GIS Day on November 14th from 10am until 2pm in Research Commons at the Charles E. Young Research Library.  This year’s program features GIS and geospatial technologies employed in the humanities and will kick off with lightning talks by faculty and students including our own Maddie Yakal describing the three-dimensional mapping at ...
  • Extraordinary Opportunity: Hands-On Audio-Transfer WorkshopExtraordinary Opportunity: Hands-On Audio-Transfer Workshop
    From Information Studies Assistant Professor Shawn VanCour: I’m pleased to announce an opportunity for students to participate in an audio transfer workshop that will be held in conjunction with my IS 484/289-5: Sound Technologies & Society course from 1:30pm to 5pm on Wednesday, 11/14. The event will be hosted by the Music Library and held in ...
  • Interested in law libraries? SCALL Mentorship Opportunity
    Want to explore a career in law librarianship and need someone to answer your questions? The Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) is pleased to announce its annual mentorship program, which matches students to mentors who are professionals working in law-related libraries and organizations. Our mentors come from a variety of different backgrounds, e.g. ...
  • Tour the Young Research Library
    Tour the Young Research Library
  • Explore the IS LabExplore the IS Lab
    IS Lab Staff will host an introduction to the updated Media Space located in Zone C of the IS Lab on Tuesday, October 23, from 1pm-2pm. Through this introductory workshop participants will: Tour the updated space and audio/visual equipment Learn about upcoming media archiving projects Discuss classes in media archiving scheduled for winter quarter. Following the introduction, Lab Staff will ...