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RUSA Awards Coordinating Committee

Discussion May 2017 committee meeting (teleconference)--rescheduled

by Joseph Yue on Mon, May 15, 2017 at 03:32 pm

RUSA Awards Coordinating Committee
Monthly Teleconference Meeting

May 19, 2017 2 pm CT - 3 pm CT

May 9, 2107 2 pm CT - 3pm CT

 

 

Dial: 866-714-4933
Passcodes: 57382923

Tentative Agenda

00:00 confirmation of agenda

00:05 finalize comprehensive plan on alternative award winner recognition options

00:25 update on awards manual project: template, tasks assignment and deadline

RUSA Awards Coordinating Committee
Monthly Teleconference Meeting

May 19, 2017 2 pm CT - 3 pm CT

May 9, 2107 2 pm CT - 3pm CT

 

 

Dial: 866-714-4933
Passcodes: 57382923

Tentative Agenda

00:00 confirmation of agenda

00:05 finalize comprehensive plan on alternative award winner recognition options

00:25 update on awards manual project: template, tasks assignment and deadline

00:50 new business

01:00 adjournment

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ALSC Managing Children's Services Committee

Online Doc Annual Report

by Megan Egbert on Mon, May 15, 2017 at 03:17 pm

Year end report for Managing Children's Services Committee

ACRL International Perspectives on Academic and Research Libraries Discussion Group

Discussion ACRL International Perspectives Webinar: Cuba Library Exchange Program - Webinar Recorded

by Raymond Pun on Mon, May 15, 2017 at 02:56 pm

Recording:

Name: ACRL DG IPARL: ALA Cuba Library Exchange Program

Recording of the May 15, 2017, ACRL DG IPARL: ALA Cuba Library Exchange Program

URL: https://youtu.be/UU1XSz0hYYs

Recording:

Name: ACRL DG IPARL: ALA Cuba Library Exchange Program

Recording of the May 15, 2017, ACRL DG IPARL: ALA Cuba Library Exchange Program

URL: https://youtu.be/UU1XSz0hYYs

Summary: Interested in hearing about Cuba and its library services? Join us for this presentation to hear from a few librarians who went to Cuba recently to participate in ALA's Exchange program and visited national, public and school libraries and Cuba's International Book Fair in February 2017! If you are planning to go to Cuba in the future, you may find this webinar to be helpful! Webinar will also be recorded. 

Speakers: Nancy Coradin, Coordinator, Multi-language Collections and Services
Westchester Library System; Diana Lennon, Librarian II, Spanish Speaking, Greenburgh Public Library

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Head of Special Collections, San Jose State University (apply by June 15)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, May 15, 2017 at 02:45 pm

Head of Special Collections
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
San Jose State University

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. 

Head of Special Collections
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
San Jose State University

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. 

The Head of Special Collections acquires, maintains, preserves, and provides access to and discovery of rich collections of rare books, photographs, artworks, political papers, digital objects, and university archival materials. 

This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Librarian.  Qualifications include a minimum of five years of academic library experience and demonstrated experience managing the operations of special collections.  

The full announcement details and required qualifications can be seen at https://apply.interfolio.com/41630.  Please submit all application materials by June 15, 2017 using the Interfolio link found within the position announcement.

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Conservation Librarian, Tulane University

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, May 15, 2017 at 02:07 pm

Conservation Librarian
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library invites applications for the position of Conservation Librarian. The library seeks to build its professional staff by recruiting talented, energetic librarians interested in shaping the future of Tulane University and New Orleans.
Position Summary

Conservation Librarian
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library invites applications for the position of Conservation Librarian. The library seeks to build its professional staff by recruiting talented, energetic librarians interested in shaping the future of Tulane University and New Orleans.
Position Summary

Reporting to the Director, Technical Services Division, the Conservation Librarian is responsible for collaborating with various librarians and staff to identify, assess and inventory the conservation needs of library materials and ensure their appropriate treatment. They identify conservation priorities, develops plans, estimates necessary resources, and manages a workflow that appropriately leads to conservation or withdrawal of materials based on condition and other criteria. They identify and work with outside conservation vendors to provide appropriate treatments to at‐risk materials, negotiates costs and timelines, ensures proper handling, and monitors vendor performance. Supervises staff assigned to stacks management and binding. Trains staff in basic in‐house repair. Performs some intermediate conservation of materials. Performs environmental monitoring and assessment for all buildings housing library collections. Actively pursues and administers grant proposals for conservation or preservation matters. Trains staff in recovery methods for damaged materials. Serves as a resource for conservation and preservation questions. Plays a leading role on the library’s emergency recovery team. Monitors and orders disaster and conservation supplies and equipment. Actively participates in professional and scholarly associations to acquire new knowledge, update skills, and keep abreast of emerging trends and issues in preservation and conservation.

Qualifications
Required
An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library and information science with an emphasis in preservation or conservation and 3-5 years’ experience working in a research or academic library OR an advanced degree in conservation or materials science and 3-5 years’ experience working in a research or academic library in preservation/conservation. Experience working in a research library, special collections or archives environment. Demonstrated formal training and experience in book and paper conservation techniques. Knowledge of book and paper preservation, standards, ethics, and current trends in the field. Knowledge of conservation principles, techniques, and procedures as relating to a wide variety of materials. Experience with staff supervision and project management. Grant application experience and grant oversight experience. Strong leadership, organization, problem solving and analytic skills. Ability to work independently and with others. Experience developing, designing and/or carrying out condition surveys and conservation needs assessments. Ability to meet Level1 Core Competencies as defined here: http://library.tulane.edu/sites/library.tulane.edu/files/documents/core_...

Salary/Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Librarians are academic appointees; librarians do not have tenure or faculty rank, but in other respects receive the benefits of faculty members. Competitive benefits include a choice of health plans, tuition waiver for self, professional development and travel support, and undergraduate tuition waiver for dependents.
Environment Tulane University is an AAU/Carnegie Research Institution and ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top fifty national universities in the United States. The university is located in beautiful uptown New Orleans, where it borders the historic St. Charles Avenue streetcar line and Audubon Park. Howard-Tilton Memorial Library is the University's main library with an ARL research collection of more than four million titles.

To Apply. To apply for this position please go to Tulane Jobs IRC11747.

To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, and the names with full contact information of three or more professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

Tulane University is an AA/EO Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Online Doc Upcoming 2017 scholarship deadlines for library and information science graduate education

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, May 15, 2017 at 10:52 am

Upcoming 2017 Scholarship Deadlines for Library and Information Science Graduate Students:   

Upcoming 2017 Scholarship Deadlines for Library and Information Science Graduate Students:   

Additional Scholarship Opportunities without currently posted 2017 deadlines

 

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