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ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group

Discussion Call for Proposals - ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group ALA Midwinter 2018

by Leila Rod-Welch on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 01:23 pm

Call for Proposals - ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group ALA Midwinter 2018

 

You are invited to submit a proposal for the ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group, ALA Midwinter 2018.

 

The ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group meeting will be held on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm at Sheraton Denver (1550 Court Place) room # Governor’s Sq 16.

 

Call for Proposals - ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group ALA Midwinter 2018

 

You are invited to submit a proposal for the ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group, ALA Midwinter 2018.

 

The ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group meeting will be held on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm at Sheraton Denver (1550 Court Place) room # Governor’s Sq 16.

 

The ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group welcomes proposals which address information literacy and outreach to graduate students. The presentations will be lightening talk format for 10 minutes followed by 20 minutes Q & A at the conclusion of all of the presentations. Lightning talks will be selected via a competitive blind review process.  

 

Proposals are due December 18th.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA 

Proposals will be evaluated based on the extent to which they: 

1. Measure or investigate issues of high interest to librarians, especially those working with graduate students. 

2. Represent innovative, original research.

3. Show evidence of carefully planned research design/program and thoughtful analysis. 

4. Clearly identify what stage of the project has been completed and estimate a timeline for the remainder of the project. Research that has been previously published or acceptedfor publication will not be considered. 

Please submit your proposal via this link.

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScOKw11J1YvOSqzDht06Hzc3BZOeQ45sAQHcSn7sq8Sae-xEQ/viewform

 

If you have questions please email Leila Rod-Welch, Convenor of ACRL Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group, at leila.rod-welch@uni.edu

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ALCTS Affiliates

Discussion Washington Library Association

by Christine McConnell (non-member) on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 01:11 pm

Washington Library Association Collection Development and Technical Services Interest Group (CATS)

http://wala.memberclicks.net/cats-contact-us

https://wala.memberclicks.net/interest-group-chair-roster

Officer transition: April, in time for annual conference 

Annual WLA Conference:
http://www.wla.org/conferences-events

Washington Library Association Collection Development and Technical Services Interest Group (CATS)

http://wala.memberclicks.net/cats-contact-us

https://wala.memberclicks.net/interest-group-chair-roster

Officer transition: April, in time for annual conference 

Annual WLA Conference:
http://www.wla.org/conferences-events

12-1-17 update:

According to their Section coordinator, the group is no longer active and hasn’t been for a couple of years.

 

Affiliate Relations Committee liaison 2017-2018

Elise Wong, Saint Mary's College of California: yw3@stmarys-ca.edu

 

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ALCTS Affiliates

Discussion Georgia Library Association

by Christine McConnell (non-member) on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 12:51 pm

Georgia Library Association Technical Services Interest Group

https://gla.georgialibraries.org/interest-groups/

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/glatsig/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/150109465199446/

SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/GLA_TSIG

Officers' terms: Jan.-Dec. Transition at midwinter conference. Also meet at October Annual Conference.

Chair, 2018
Shelley Rogers
University of West Georgia
shelley@westga.edu

Vice-Chair, Chair-Elect, 2018
Alexis Linoski
Georgia Institute of Technology
alexis.linoski@library.gatech.edu

Secretary, 2018
A. Carey Huddlestun
Kennesaw State University
ahuddle3@kennesaw.edu

 

 

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GODORT Rare & Endangered Publications Committee (Government Documents Round Table)

Discussion Call for Agenda Items

by Susanne Caro on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Rare and Endangered Publications will be having a meeting after ALA midwinter.

Please send suggestions for agenda items to aslater@brandeis.edu

There is a doodle poll regarding days and times for the meeting, please provide your preference here: https://doodle.com/poll/kubu998cx2atkqz3 

Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Online Learning Librarian, Loyola Notre Dame Library (MD) (open until filled)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 11:42 am

Online Learning Librarian

The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library seeks a dynamic, innovative, and experienced librarian to join our Access, Research and Learning Department. The Online Learning Librarian will provide leadership and direct the creation, implementation, and assessment of online learning services and programs.

Online Learning Librarian

The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library seeks a dynamic, innovative, and experienced librarian to join our Access, Research and Learning Department. The Online Learning Librarian will provide leadership and direct the creation, implementation, and assessment of online learning services and programs.

The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with other units in the library and on campus to build, position, and assess online tutorials and embed library materials into courses to support the information needs of a diverse population of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University

Position Responsibilities:

 

  • Create and implement an innovative and effective program of online instruction including the development and assessment of a broad range of accessible teaching and learning objects including but not limited to web-based tutorials, instructional videos, research guides, and web sites fully integrating e-learning into the course management system and the curricula that support research and learning for faculty, students and staff of the LNDL community.
  • Proactively seek faculty partners to promote and integrate information and digital literacy instruction into academic programs. 
  • Provide library research instruction to on campus and off-site students incorporating active learning into both in-person and online experiences.
  • Work closely with other units on the two campuses (Loyola University of Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University), to provide services to students, including technology services and online program support, to integrate library materials with course management software.
  • Investigate and implement enhancements to services for distance students.
  • Provide general reference service (some evenings and weekends required).
  • Perform liaison duties to promote services and resources to faculty.
  • Participate in other departmental and library-wide initiatives.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • ALA-accredited Master’s in Library/Information Science;
  • Two or more years of instruction experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and issues in online education;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of online course management software and video conferencing software;
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively both individually and collaboratively;
  • Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

 

  • Working knowledge of or grounding in online learning theory;
  • Working knowledge of tutorial software (Captivate, Camtasia);
  • Coursework or degree in instructional technology design;
  • Working knowledge of open-source technologies, web design, or instructional design;
  • Familiarity with tools and standards for creating accessible online learning objects;
  • Familiarity with copyright law and “fair use” guidelines.

 

About the Library:

 

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The library serves as an integral part of the campuses by providing information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of the two institutions. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a student population of 6,160 FTE.

The Library offers an excellent benefit package that includes medical, access to dental, life, disability insurance, and TIAA‐CREF retirement. Librarians also receive support for professional development. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre‐employment background check.

 

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

 

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Online Learning Librarian” in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator: ldion@loyola.edu.

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ACRL Division-level Committee Leaders

Discussion ACRL Volunteer Form for 2018-2019 Appointment Cycle - Now Open!

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 11:02 am

Dear ACRL Leaders,

The ACRL committee volunteer form for section and division-level appointments is now open! Please visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for a link to the form.

Please encourage your colleagues and committee members to consider volunteering for the 2018-2019 appointment cycle by forwarding this message, as appropriate. You are welcome to personalize the message for your audience.

Dear ACRL Leaders,

The ACRL committee volunteer form for section and division-level appointments is now open! Please visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for a link to the form.

Please encourage your colleagues and committee members to consider volunteering for the 2018-2019 appointment cycle by forwarding this message, as appropriate. You are welcome to personalize the message for your audience.

The deadline to volunteer is February 15, 2018, for appointments that begin July 1, 2018.

Best,

Allison Payne
ACRL Program Officer

Make a difference: Connect, contribute, collaborate

Volunteer for division, section, or representative appointment!

Are you looking for ways to expand your professional network and contribute to ACRL? Committee volunteers help shape ACRL by advancing its strategic plan and influencing the direction of academic and research librarianship. Serving on a committee or editorial board is a great way to become involved and make an impact on the profession.

This is an invitation for volunteers to serve on ACRL’s committees and sections. I ask you to consider volunteering with enthusiasm and with acknowledgement of the diversity of skills, perspectives, and experiences of our members. ACRL’s work is vital to the audiences we support, the librarians and libraries that make up our organization, and the communities we serve. Please consider sharing your expertise and experiences with ACRL. I hope that you will volunteer to work with ACRL and share in making a difference, supporting lifelong learners, and contributing to an informed society.

Thank you,

Lauren Pressley

ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect

 

The appointment process
Appointments are made at the division and section level, and through the editorial board process (see editorial board section below). Section vice-chairs are responsible for committee appointments for the year they will serve as chair. The ACRL vice-president is responsible for committee appointments at the division level for the year she serves as president. The ACRL Appointments Committee assists the vice-president in an advisory capacity. Division-level committees are created to conduct the work of the Board, and each committee crafts an annual work plan in consultation with their Board and Staff liaisons to accomplish their charged activities and responsibilities.

Current committee members whose terms conclude at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference should submit a new volunteer form if they wish to be considered for re-appointment. The online volunteer form closes February 15 and most committee appointment offers will be sent in April and May 2018.

Onsite attendance at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and the ALA Annual Conference is not a requirement of committee service. However, members of all ACRL committees, task forces, and similar bodies are expected to fully participate in the work of the group whether it be working virtually or face-to-face.

How to apply

Visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer. (Internet Explorer is the preferred browser for accessing the form). You will be asked to login using your ALA member ID and the password you created. The form should be completed by February 15, 2018. Be sure that you are a current ALA/ACRL member before attempting to login, as the form is tied directly to the ALA membership system. Need to renew? Please renew online here.

If you have any questions about using the volunteer form, please contact ACRL Program Officer Allison Payne for division committees at apayne@ala.org or ACRL Senior Program Officer Megan Griffin for section committees at mgriffin@ala.org.

Questions about the ACRL appointment process?  Please join the ACRL Membership Committee on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 1 pm CST, for an online discussion on how the ACRL appointment process works for division-level committees, sections, interest groups, and discussion groups.  Access information for the session is available here. 

ACRL division-level committee appointments
ACRL committees (and their charges) can be found on the ACRL website at http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/committees.

Appointments to ACRL standing committees are made in the spring for terms beginning immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. The Appointments Committee sends appointment recommendations to the ACRL president-elect. The president-elect makes the final appointments for the committees.

Questions about division-level appointments may be directed to the chair of the Appointments Committee, Catherine B. Soehner, Associate Dean, Research & User Services, University of Utah, catherine.soehner@utah.edu.

ACRL section appointments

ACRL sections help members customize their ACRL experience through newsletters, electronic discussion lists, specialized programming, preconferences, recognition, and focused activities.

Section vice-chairs appoint members to section committees. Most appointments are made in the spring for terms beginning immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. For more information about section appointments, please contact section vice-chairs. Contact information is available by logging in at http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections.

Editorial boards
ACRL has eight editorial/advisory boards for its publications: Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey Editorial Board; Choice Editorial Board; College & Research Libraries Editorial Board; College & Research Libraries News Editorial Board; New Publications Advisory Board; Publications in Librarianship Editorial Board; RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage Editorial Board; and Resources for College Libraries Editorial Board.

Appointments to editorial boards are made after the Midwinter Meeting for terms that begin immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. The editors recommend the names of individuals to fill vacancies. The Publications Coordinating Committee approves the recommendation and the ACRL vice-president/president-elect makes the appointment.

If you would like to be considered for appointment to an editorial board, contact the editor of the editorial board early in the fall or indicate your interest on the ACRL online volunteer form.

Representatives Assembly

The ACRL Representative Assembly consists of the current ACRL representatives to other ALA units. Appointments are made at the discretion of the ACRL president-elect. Questions about representative appointments may be directed to ACRL President-Elect Lauren Pressley at pressley@uw.edu.

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ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)

Discussion ACRL Volunteer Form for 2018-2019 Appointment Cycle - Now Open!

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 11:01 am

Dear ACRL Leaders,

The ACRL committee volunteer form for section and division-level appointments is now open! Please visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for a link to the form.

Please encourage your colleagues and committee members to consider volunteering for the 2018-2019 appointment cycle by forwarding this message, as appropriate. You are welcome to personalize the message for your audience.

Dear ACRL Leaders,

The ACRL committee volunteer form for section and division-level appointments is now open! Please visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for a link to the form.

Please encourage your colleagues and committee members to consider volunteering for the 2018-2019 appointment cycle by forwarding this message, as appropriate. You are welcome to personalize the message for your audience.

The deadline to volunteer is February 15, 2018, for appointments that begin July 1, 2018.

Best,

Allison Payne
ACRL Program Officer

Make a difference: Connect, contribute, collaborate

Volunteer for division, section, or representative appointment!

Are you looking for ways to expand your professional network and contribute to ACRL? Committee volunteers help shape ACRL by advancing its strategic plan and influencing the direction of academic and research librarianship. Serving on a committee or editorial board is a great way to become involved and make an impact on the profession.

This is an invitation for volunteers to serve on ACRL’s committees and sections. I ask you to consider volunteering with enthusiasm and with acknowledgement of the diversity of skills, perspectives, and experiences of our members. ACRL’s work is vital to the audiences we support, the librarians and libraries that make up our organization, and the communities we serve. Please consider sharing your expertise and experiences with ACRL. I hope that you will volunteer to work with ACRL and share in making a difference, supporting lifelong learners, and contributing to an informed society.

Thank you,

Lauren Pressley

ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect

The appointment process
Appointments are made at the division and section level, and through the editorial board process (see editorial board section below). Section vice-chairs are responsible for committee appointments for the year they will serve as chair. The ACRL vice-president is responsible for committee appointments at the division level for the year she serves as president. The ACRL Appointments Committee assists the vice-president in an advisory capacity. Division-level committees are created to conduct the work of the Board, and each committee crafts an annual work plan in consultation with their Board and Staff liaisons to accomplish their charged activities and responsibilities.

Current committee members whose terms conclude at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference should submit a new volunteer form if they wish to be considered for re-appointment. The online volunteer form closes February 15 and most committee appointment offers will be sent in April and May 2018.

Onsite attendance at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and the ALA Annual Conference is not a requirement of committee service. However, members of all ACRL committees, task forces, and similar bodies are expected to fully participate in the work of the group whether it be working virtually or face-to-face.

How to apply

Visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer. (Internet Explorer is the preferred browser for accessing the form). You will be asked to login using your ALA member ID and the password you created. The form should be completed by February 15, 2018. Be sure that you are a current ALA/ACRL member before attempting to login, as the form is tied directly to the ALA membership system. Need to renew? Please renew online here.

If you have any questions about using the volunteer form, please contact ACRL Program Officer Allison Payne for division committees at apayne@ala.org or ACRL Senior Program Officer Megan Griffin for section committees at mgriffin@ala.org.

Questions about the ACRL appointment process?  Please join the ACRL Membership Committee on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 1 pm CST, for an online discussion on how the ACRL appointment process works for division-level committees, sections, interest groups, and discussion groups.  Access information for the session is available here. 

ACRL division-level committee appointments
ACRL committees (and their charges) can be found on the ACRL website at http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/committees.

Appointments to ACRL standing committees are made in the spring for terms beginning immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. The Appointments Committee sends appointment recommendations to the ACRL president-elect. The president-elect makes the final appointments for the committees.

Questions about division-level appointments may be directed to the chair of the Appointments Committee, Catherine B. Soehner, Associate Dean, Research & User Services, University of Utah, catherine.soehner@utah.edu.

ACRL section appointments

ACRL sections help members customize their ACRL experience through newsletters, electronic discussion lists, specialized programming, preconferences, recognition, and focused activities.

Section vice-chairs appoint members to section committees. Most appointments are made in the spring for terms beginning immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. For more information about section appointments, please contact section vice-chairs. Contact information is available by logging in at http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections.

Editorial boards
ACRL has eight editorial/advisory boards for its publications: Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey Editorial Board; Choice Editorial Board; College & Research Libraries Editorial Board; College & Research Libraries News Editorial Board; New Publications Advisory Board; Publications in Librarianship Editorial Board; RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage Editorial Board; and Resources for College Libraries Editorial Board.

Appointments to editorial boards are made after the Midwinter Meeting for terms that begin immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. The editors recommend the names of individuals to fill vacancies. The Publications Coordinating Committee approves the recommendation and the ACRL vice-president/president-elect makes the appointment.

If you would like to be considered for appointment to an editorial board, contact the editor of the editorial board early in the fall or indicate your interest on the ACRL online volunteer form.

Representatives Assembly

The ACRL Representative Assembly consists of the current ACRL representatives to other ALA units. Appointments are made at the discretion of the ACRL president-elect. Questions about representative appointments may be directed to ACRL President-Elect Lauren Pressley at pressley@uw.edu.

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ACRL Communities of Practice Assembly

Discussion ACRL Volunteer Form for 2018-2019 Appointment Cycle - Now Open!

by Megan Griffin (staff) on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 10:56 am

Dear ACRL CoPA Leaders,

The ACRL committee volunteer form for section and division-level appointments is now open!

Please visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for a link to the form.

Dear ACRL CoPA Leaders,

The ACRL committee volunteer form for section and division-level appointments is now open!

Please visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for a link to the form.

Please encourage your colleagues and committee members to consider volunteering for the 2018-2019 appointment cycle by forwarding this message, as appropriate. You are welcome to personalize the message for your audience.

The deadline to volunteer is February 15, 2018, for appointments that begin July 1, 2018.

Best,

Megan Griffin
ACRL Senior Program Officer

***********************

Make a difference: Connect, contribute, collaborate
Volunteer for division, section, or representative appointment!

Are you looking for ways to expand your professional network and contribute to ACRL? Committee volunteers help shape ACRL by advancing its strategic plan and influencing the direction of academic and research librarianship. Serving on a committee or editorial board is a great way to become involved and make an impact on the profession.

This is an invitation for volunteers to serve on ACRL’s committees and sections. I ask you to consider volunteering with enthusiasm and with acknowledgement of the diversity of skills, perspectives, and experiences of our members. ACRL’s work is vital to the audiences we support, the librarians and libraries that make up our organization, and the communities we serve. Please consider sharing your expertise and experiences with ACRL. I hope that you will volunteer to work with ACRL and share in making a difference, supporting lifelong learners, and contributing to an informed society.

Thank you,

Lauren Pressley
ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect

The appointment process
Appointments are made at the division and section level, and through the editorial board process (see editorial board section below). Section vice-chairs are responsible for committee appointments for the year they will serve as chair. The ACRL vice-president is responsible for committee appointments at the division level for the year she serves as president. The ACRL Appointments Committee assists the vice-president in an advisory capacity. Division-level committees are created to conduct the work of the Board, and each committee crafts an annual work plan in consultation with their Board and Staff liaisons to accomplish their charged activities and responsibilities.

Current committee members whose terms conclude at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference should submit a new volunteer form if they wish to be considered for re-appointment. The online volunteer form closes February 15 and most committee appointment offers will be sent in April and May 2018.

Onsite attendance at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and the ALA Annual Conference is not a requirement of committee service. However, members of all ACRL committees, task forces, and similar bodies are expected to fully participate in the work of the group whether it be working virtually or face-to-face.

How to apply
Visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer. (Internet Explorer is the preferred browser for accessing the form). You will be asked to login using your ALA member ID and the password you created. The form should be completed by February 15, 2018. Be sure that you are a current ALA/ACRL member before attempting to login, as the form is tied directly to the ALA membership system. Need to renew? Please renew online here.

If you have any questions about using the volunteer form, please contact ACRL Program Officer Allison Payne for division committees at apayne@ala.org or ACRL Senior Program Officer Megan Griffin for section committees at mgriffin@ala.org.

Questions about the ACRL appointment process?  Please join the ACRL Membership Committee on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 1 pm CST, for an online discussion on how the ACRL appointment process works for division-level committees, sections, interest groups, and discussion groups.  Access information for the session is available here

ACRL division-level committee appointments
ACRL committees (and their charges) can be found on the ACRL website at http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/committees.

Appointments to ACRL standing committees are made in the spring for terms beginning immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. The Appointments Committee sends appointment recommendations to the ACRL president-elect. The president-elect makes the final appointments for the committees.

Questions about division-level appointments may be directed to the chair of the Appointments Committee, Catherine B. Soehner, Associate Dean, Research & User Services, University of Utah, catherine.soehner@utah.edu.

ACRL section appointments
ACRL sections help members customize their ACRL experience through newsletters, electronic discussion lists, specialized programming, preconferences, recognition, and focused activities.

Section vice-chairs appoint members to section committees. Most appointments are made in the spring for terms beginning immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. For more information about section appointments, please contact section vice-chairs. Contact information is available by logging in at http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections.

Editorial boards
ACRL has eight editorial/advisory boards for its publications: Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey Editorial Board; Choice Editorial Board; College & Research Libraries Editorial Board; College & Research Libraries News Editorial Board; New Publications Advisory Board; Publications in Librarianship Editorial Board; RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage Editorial Board; and Resources for College Libraries Editorial Board.

Appointments to editorial boards are made after the Midwinter Meeting for terms that begin immediately after the ALA Annual Conference. The editors recommend the names of individuals to fill vacancies. The Publications Coordinating Committee approves the recommendation and the ACRL vice-president/president-elect makes the appointment.

If you would like to be considered for appointment to an editorial board, contact the editor of the editorial board early in the fall or indicate your interest on the ACRL online volunteer form.

Representatives Assembly
The ACRL Representative Assembly consists of the current ACRL representatives to other ALA units. Appointments are made at the discretion of the ACRL president-elect. Questions about representative appointments may be directed to ACRL President-Elect Lauren Pressley at pressley@uw.edu.

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, University of North Texas (open until filled)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 09:54 am

All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator

https://www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?t...

Job Title All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator  
Department Library - 300540  
Quick Link www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=60426  
Shift Day  
Department Overview The NNLM SCR (https://nnlm.gov/scr) aims to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through increased access to health information within the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. 

The NNLM SCR extends the services and programs of both the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM https://nnlm.gov/) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM https://www.nlm.nih.gov) by partnering with health information agencies, health organizations, public health entities, community based organizations, libraries and the general public to offer outreach, funding opportunities and educational programming throughout the region. 

To accomplish this goal, the NNLM SCR program office operates under a UG4 Cooperative Agreement with the NLM and is housed within the Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library (https://library.hsc.unt.edu/) at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. 

The position is a full-time, staff position and is currently funded through April 30, 2020. The position will travel frequently to target areas and national meetings.  

Position Details The National Library of Medicine has initiated a new program with the National Institutes of Health "All of Us" Research Program (https://allofus.nih.gov/) to stimulate and facilitate community engagement and participant support through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The "All of Us" Community Engagement Coordinator will work within the states of TX, AR, LA, NM and OK in collaboration with "All of Us" program partners, the NNLM and regional partners to develop, pilot, model and evaluate "All of Us" community engagement activities. The Coordinator will work with regional public libraries, community-based organizations and others to develop activities based on community health needs. Target areas will be chosen to reach underrepresented populations typically not included in research. This position will be one of a team of four coordinators reporting to the NNLM SCR Executive Director. 

Duties will include: 
* Participate in national program coordination to develop effective, innovative, replicable approaches to meet the "All of Us" and health information needs of library users. 
* In consultation with the "All of Us" Research Program, select target areas for community engagement (2/year for a total of 6 areas by Year 3). 
* Convene a network of diverse partners that represent all segments of the targeted communities that are dedicated to improving community health, including public libraries, and identify community health and health literacy needs tailored to the identified geographic areas. 
* Prepare detailed evaluation and progress reports on activities, programs and services in close collaboration with the "All of Us" Training Center, National Network Coordinating Office, National Evaluation Office, and other NNLM regions. 
* Coordinate funding awards to support public libraries and community organizations in accomplishing the goals set forth in this project. 
* Contribute through scholarly articles, presentations at professional association meetings, and professional service (e.g., serving on professional panels) surrounding the "All of Us" national program. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 
* MPH, MSN, MS in Health Education, MEd, MLS; or equivalent advanced degree. 
* Health information programming or community health education experience. 
* Strong presentation skills. 
* Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
* Ability to plan and implement programs and prioritize projects. 
* Willingness to travel; valid driver's license at the time of employment. 
* Strong service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals and consumers in a diverse, multi-cultural community. 

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the Department. 

This is an office-based position, without an option for telecommuting, employed by and located at the Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library at UNTHSC in Fort Worth, TX. 

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. 

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.  

Required Qualifications The successful candidate will possess a Master's degree and two (2) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
Preferred Qualifications The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: 

* Experience working in public libraries or with public library staff 
* Significant project management experience 
* Program evaluation experience 
* Familiarity with National Library of Medicine and NNLM programs  

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application. 

* December graduates are welcome to apply. 

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the 
position is filled.  

Pay Rate Commensurate with Experience  
Pay Basis Monthly  
Job Type Full-Time  
Work Schedule M-F with some weekends  
Application Types Accepted Main Form  
Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV? No  
Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals? No  
Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis? No  
Security Sensitive? Yes  
Require a valid Texas Driver's License? No  
Require a certification? No  
If required, please list all certifications required for this position.  
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Discussion Head, Access and Resource Sharing; George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida (apply by Jan. 4)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 09:51 am

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Head, Access and Resource Sharing

Assistant-In or Associate-In

 http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html

 

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Head, Access and Resource Sharing

Assistant-In or Associate-In

 http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html

 

The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seeks a collaborative, innovative and user-oriented librarian to lead the Access and Resource Sharing Department. The Head of Access and Resource Sharing Department is a key member of the Libraries’ leadership team. The Head supports the teaching and research goals of University of Florida faculty, students, and staff, by facilitating access to resources in circulating collections, and through interlibrary loan and document delivery services, print and electronic course reserves, and consortial resource sharing partnerships. 

Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries, the Head of the Access and Resource Sharing Department is a year-around (12 month) non-tenure track library faculty position that provides leadership, strategic vision and direction for establishing circulation and resource sharing policies and procedures. The Head leads the department in the development, coordination, and training for effective customer service competencies that advance user access to information resources.

The Head has direct responsibility for fostering and standardizing policies and procedures related to circulation, borrowing privileges, interlibrary loan, document delivery, and course reserves in the Smathers Libraries. The position leads the implementation of services that promote access to information resources and cultivating user experience. In this role, the Head collaborates with library colleagues to support collection building and resource access through patron driven acquisitions enterprises as well as coordinates the Libraries’ involvement in various national and regional consortia resource sharing programs. 

The Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Head of Access and Resources Sharing serves on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Head is expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities. The Head of Access and Resource Sharing is expected to pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities.

The search will remain open until January 4, 2018, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

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