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Virtual Worlds Interest Group (ACRL)

Discussion AI and the Future of Libraries in Virtual Worlds (Presentation Archives)

by Valerie Hill on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 07:25 pm

Two presentations were shared in 2017 by Shannon Bohle on the topic of Artificial Intelligence, Avatars and Future Digital Citizens.

On April 19, 2017 the topic was Avatars and Artificial Intelligence.  AI robot, Plutchik, interacted with the ACRL members in attendance in the virtual world of Second Life.

Two presentations were shared in 2017 by Shannon Bohle on the topic of Artificial Intelligence, Avatars and Future Digital Citizens.

On April 19, 2017 the topic was Avatars and Artificial Intelligence.  AI robot, Plutchik, interacted with the ACRL members in attendance in the virtual world of Second Life.

Returning on August 20th, 2017, Plutchik returned to share information about the future of digital citizenship as part of the Community Virtual Libraries Digital Citizenship Exhibit.  The exhibit closed at the end August and is being built as a Digital Citizenship Museum in the virtual world of Kitely.

Slides from the presentations can be accessed below. The image file shows the presenter at the podium and Plutchik (bot) is standing to the side at the left.

Participants asked numerous questions of Plutchik and were given appropriate answers.

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ALCTS Metadata Interest Group

Discussion Metadata Interest Group Agenda - ALA MW 2018 (Denver)

by Liz Woolcott on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 02:44 pm

AGENDA  

ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting

ALA Midwinter 2018 (Denver)

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Colorado Convention Center, RM 703

 

AGENDA  

ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting

ALA Midwinter 2018 (Denver)

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Colorado Convention Center, RM 703

 

Our Scheduler: http://bit.ly/2D5DkH8   

Our Connect Page: http://connect.ala.org/node/65847

 

Welcome - Liz Woolcott, Chair  

 

Program 8:30-9:30

Please note: more program information is available on the Metadata Interest Group blog: http://www.alcts.ala.org/metadatablog/

 

Presentation 1: National Strategy for Shareable Local Name Authorities

Presenter: Presenter: Chew Chiat Naun, Head, Metadata Creation, Harvard University

Presentation 2: Developing A Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects: Project Update at the Metadata Interest Group, ALA Midwinter 2018

Presenter: Ayla Stein, Metadata Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Business Meeting -- 9:30 - 10:00 am

1. Welcome and introductions of officers

2. Officers report

  • Program Co-Chairs (Darnelle Melvin/Anne Washington)
  • Blog Coordinator (Deb Kulczak)

3. Review minutes from ALA Annual 2017: http://connect.ala.org/files/ALCTS-MIG-2017AC_minutes.pdf

4. Liaison Reports:

  • Music Library Association (MLA) -  Jim Soe Nyun

  • Committee on Cataloging: CC:DA - Jessica Hayden  

  • Others

5. Open discussion for IG members

 

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ALCTS Metadata Interest Group

Online Doc Metadata Interest Group Meeting Minutes

by Liz Woolcott on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 02:37 pm

Metadata Interest Group Meeting Minutes for Annual Conference and Midwinter Meetings, from Midwinter 2000 to Annual 2016.

ACRL Standards Committee (Association of College and Research Libraries)

Discussion ACRL Standards Committee Meeting Agenda for 2018 ALA Midwinter Meetings in Denver, CO

by Amanda Xu on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 02:24 pm

This is the public announcement of ACRL Standards Committee (SC) Meeting Agenda for 2018 ALA Midwinter Meetings in Denver, CO.  SC will meet Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 1:00-2:30 pm MST in Sheraton Denver, 1550 Court Place, Room Governor’s Sq 12.  If internet connection is available, we will be joined virtually by Scott and Nancy via Google Hangouts.  We will discuss the following topics:

This is the public announcement of ACRL Standards Committee (SC) Meeting Agenda for 2018 ALA Midwinter Meetings in Denver, CO.  SC will meet Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 1:00-2:30 pm MST in Sheraton Denver, 1550 Court Place, Room Governor’s Sq 12.  If internet connection is available, we will be joined virtually by Scott and Nancy via Google Hangouts.  We will discuss the following topics:

  1. Introduction (5 minutes)
  2. Meeting recorder volunteer? (5 minutes)
  3. Review SC Charge (Chapter 14.2.1), Tasks of the Standards Committee (Chapter 14.2.3) and Procedures of Standards Committee (Chapter 14.4), available from  http://www.ala.org/acrl/resources/policies/chapter14  (10 minutes)
  4. Progress report on annual Work Plan for SC (5 minutes)
  5. Discussions:
    1. Status updates on Tracking Sheet Assignments – all members (10 minutes)
    2. Identifying which standards and guidelines are overdue, which ones are due now, and which ones are due in the coming year (10 minutes)
    3. Listing and color coding standards and guidelines that are due to start their revision process (30 minutes)
    4. Strategies to contact committees or task forces and seek guidance from the ACRL Board (5 minutes)
    5. Virtual check-in, e.g. frequency (5 minutes)
  6. Others? (10 minutes)

One of the key outcomes of this meeting is to come up with list of standards and guidelines that are due to start their revision process.  That's why it takes 30 minutes.  I hope every SC member will be able to attend the meeting.  Please bring your own copy of the meeting agenda and the tracking sheet that I sent out to you before New Year.

Looking forward to seeing you in Denver or connecting you virtually via Google Handouts!

 

Amanda

 

********

Amanda Xu

Chair, ACRL Standards Committee

 

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Teen Services Coordinator, DC Public Library (apply by Jan. 22)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 04:33 pm

Teen Services Coordinator

 

Job Summary:

 

Teen Services Coordinator

 

Job Summary:

 

The Teen Services Coordinator is a key contributor to policies, procedures, and strategic initiatives related to programs and services for teens, including identifying and recommending large-scale and long-term program and service initiatives for teens and integrating them with overall library service plans. The Teen Services Coordinator also represents the library on committees and task forces with other District government agencies and community-based organizations.

 

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Library Science, Education or a related field required. Masters in Library Science preferred.

Minimum three (3) years of work experience in programming in a library, educational institution, community non-profit, or early literacy organization. Library experience preferred. 

To apply, or for additional details, please visit our website at

 

http://dclibrary.org/about/careers

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Digital Scholarship and Preservation Archivist, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (apply by Feb. 19 for full consideration)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 03:56 pm

The Andersen Library at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a Digital Scholarship and Preservation Archivist (Academic Archivist I or II).

www.uww.edu/employment/academic-staff-non-instructional

JOB DETAILS:

 

The Andersen Library at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a Digital Scholarship and Preservation Archivist (Academic Archivist I or II).

www.uww.edu/employment/academic-staff-non-instructional

JOB DETAILS:

 

The Digital Scholarship and Preservation Archivist oversees the University Archives, Andersen Library Special Collections, and Wisconsin Historical Society Area Research Center (ARC).  The position reports to the Director of the Library and serves as a member of the Library’s management team which plays a leadership role in collaborative development of Library policies and strategic plans. The position is responsible for setting, implementing, assessing and reporting on short- and long-term operational goals and objectives for the Archives, Special Collections, and ARC in accordance with Andersen Library and UW-Whitewater strategic plan and unit goals. The position will be hired at the title of Academic Archivist I or II based on qualifications and experience.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science or an advanced degree in an appropriate subject discipline with relevant special collections or archival training.
  • Minimum of one year professional experience in an archives, special collections, or records repository.
  • Experience managing, supervising, and/or leading others.
  • Project management skills including interpersonal and team leadership skills and time management.
  • Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and a commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence.
  • Working knowledge of scholarly communication and open access issues.
  • Working knowledge of current trends and tools for archiving and preservation.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using archival collection management software.
  • Knowledge of and experience with an institutional repository.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archives and records management theory and practice, including experience creating archival records and finding aids.
  • Knowledge of strategies and technology developed or adopted by the archival community for managing born-digital archival and manuscript material.
  • Knowledge of electronic records management principles and practices and digital preservation theory and practice.
  • Experience managing and describing digital content in at least one digital object repository and/or delivery system.
  • Knowledge of basic genealogical research methods.
  • Experience supervising students and providing them with instruction in an academic environment.
  • Experience working with special collections materials and rare books.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with researchers, donors, alumni, or other constituencies.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Ability to work harmoniously and foster teamwork among others.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and build partnerships with faculty and staff in a culturally diverse community.
  • Ability to effectively engage students in an individual, group, and classroom setting.
  • Ability to learn new technologies and software platforms, and to effectively train or teach others in their use.
  • Knowledge of historical research methods using primary and secondary sources.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Library Responsibilities

  1. Manage the overall operation of the University Archives / Area Research Center / Special Collections and evaluate department functions to meet the changing needs of the University Library and the University.
  • Establish policies, procedures, and standards for the selection of and access to digital and physical materials in these collections
  • Prioritize and monitor relevant budget allocation and resources
  • Supervise department staff
  • Appraise, organize, and describe manuscripts, oral recordings, artifacts, and other materials for the collections.
  • Develop policies and standards to support physical and electronic storage of collections and scholarship.
  • Maintain proper preservation methods to ensure the integrity and security of the collections through appropriate policies, procedures, and supervision.
  • Design and manage digital collections by establishing the metadata schema and controlled vocabularies in coordination with library staff.
  • Develop policies and workflows to accommodate emerging data discovery and exchange standards.
  •  

    Campus Responsibilities

    1. Collaborate with faculty, students, and administration to collect and preserve University research and scholarly communication.
    2. Develop and implement the curation and preservation of the scholarly communication repository at the University.
    3. Foster partnerships across faculty and staff that encourage the exploration and adoption of evolving modes of digital research and pedagogy.
    4. Develop policies and workflows to support innovative scholarship around digital content, including traditional library content, born-digital material, research data and other digital products of scholarship, and other digital materials utilized by faculty and students in their research.
    5. Develop and maintain databases and digital repositories necessary to the discovery and access of the collections.
    6. Digitize collection materials and content in coordination with University priorities.
    7. Collaborate with the offices of University Marketing and Communications, Alumni Relations and Development, and Athletics to provide digital and physical access to collection resources.
    8. Assist the University with the responsibilities of records management, including the organization, accessibility, retention of necessary records.
    9. Coordinate with open access publications and collections to comply with open access best practices and University policies.
    10. Assist UW-Whitewater faculty, students, and external researchers in identifying and obtaining collections and resources from the University Archives, Special Collections, and the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Area Research Center network through individual consultation and classroom instruction.
    11. Actively participate in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

     

    State and Regional Responsibilities 

    1. Curate and organize historical collections related to Rock, Walworth, and Jefferson counties.
    2. Coordinate with county and regional historical and genealogical organizations for education, digitization, and preservation for materials of historical significance.
    3. Develop policies in accordance with the Wisconsin Historical Society to preserve archival materials from the Area Research Center network.
    4. Collaborate with the Wisconsin Historical Society and UW System campuses to manage and circulate state resources to researchers from UW-Whitewater and the public.
    5. Promote the use of the collections through outreach to the University, UW System, and regional community.

     

    DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:

     

    For more information about the Andersen Library please visit http://library.uww.edu.

     

    CAMPUS INFORMATION:

     

    UW-Whitewater (http://www.uww.edu) is the largest regional comprehensive university within the UW System and enjoys a reputation as a high quality residential campus located near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin. UW-W is situated on 400 acres of land and has an annual budget of more than $219 million. UW-W is located in the community of Whitewater, which has 14,622 residents and is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago. The university enrolls more than 12,000 students in 50 majors housed within four academic colleges. UW-Whitewater also offers 16 master’s degrees and a Doctorate in Business Administration. The university’s strategic plan can be found at: http://www.uww.edu/strategic-plan. It has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of university design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the state. UW-Whitewater is a Division III NCAA university and member of WIAC (http://wiacsports.com). The campus has over 200 student organizations and is a vital economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin.

     

    UW-W is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

     

    ORGANIZATION INFORMATION:

     

    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System (https://www.wisconsin.edu).

     

    Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

     

    UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

     

    The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

     

    For UW-W Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr. If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.

     

    SPECIAL NOTES:

     

    UW-Whitewater embraces AAC&U’s LEAP principles (http://www.uww.edu/leap) and emphasizes student, staff and faculty participation in High-Impact Practices (https://www.aacu.org/resources/high-impact-practices). The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (http://www.uww.edu/orsp) provides support for faculty scholarly and creative activities as well as other opportunities to apply for reassigned time and/or other resources to support research activities. UW-Whitewater faculty and staff also have access to technology transfer and research resources provided by WiSys (https://www.wisys.org).

     

    TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:

     

    Applications received by February 19, 2018 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

     

    If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262-472-1024 or hrstudent@uww.edu.

     

    For questions regarding the position please contact:

    Paul Waelchli

    Director, University Library

    waelchlp@uww.edu

     

    TO APPLY:

     

    Only complete application packages will be considered. A complete application includes online submission of the following documents:

    • Letter of application which addresses your specific qualifications for this role;
    • Resume;
    • Three to five professional references, including a description of relationship to applicant and contact information (email and phone number);
    • Graduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable).

     

    Full position description with instructions on how to apply can be found at:

    www.uww.edu/employment/academic-staff-non-instructional

     

    This Job ID is: 13864

     

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    Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

    Discussion National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows (multiple openings), National Library of Medicine (MD) (apply by Jan. 26)

    by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 03:43 pm

    Position(s): National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows

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

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

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

     

    When: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

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

    Position(s): National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows

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

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

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

     

    When: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

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

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

    Deadline for applications: January 26, 2018

    Apply online here

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

     

     

    MORE about us:

    Interested in data science, data management, open science, public access, vocabularies and ontologies, consumer health, common data elements, genetics, natural language processing, imaging, digital humanities, software preservation, exhibits, and digital communication? So are we. 

     

    NLM is planning its future: Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan Describes Vision for NLM

    Join us in making the future happen: yours and ours.

     

     

    The NLM Associate Fellowship Program offers a formal curriculum with exposure to library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of the NLM web-based products and services and the extensive outreach and education program reaching consumers, special populations, health professionals and librarians. In the second half of the year, Associate Fellows have the opportunity to choose projects based on real-world problems proposed by library divisions and work with librarians and library staff over a six-seven month period. Successful projects have led to peer-review publications and to services that have become a regular part of the services and product of the National Library of Medicine.

     

    The September through August program also offers professional development and an introduction to the wider world of health sciences librarianship that may include:

     

    Supported attendance at national professional conferences, including the Medical Library Association’s annual meeting, the American Medical Informatics Association annual meeting and others

    • Additional seminars, field trips and learning opportunities available on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus
    • Opportunities to meet and interact with senior management at the National Library of Medicine
    • Rotation at the NIH Library (by arrangement)
    • Experienced mentors from National Library of Medicine staff
    • Potential to complete a second year fellowship at a health sciences library in the United States

     

    The Fellowship offers:

    • A stipend equivalent to a U.S. Civil Service salary at the GS-9 level ($54,972 in 2017)
    • Additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance
    • Up to $1,500 in relocation funding

     

    Who is eligible?

    All U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned a MLS or equivalent degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school by August 2018.  Both recent graduates and librarians early in their career are welcome to apply.  Priority is given to U.S. citizens.

     

    Applications and additional information are available on the Web at Associate Fellowship Program: How to Apply .  Application deadline is January 26, 2018.   Between 3 and 6 fellows will be selected for the program.

    Feel free to contact Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301-827-4284 or kathel.dunn@nih.gov

     

    The National Library of Medicine is located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC. The 317-acre campus boasts plenty of green space, where we have regular cultural events for staff and the public. Excellent restaurants, shops, transportation, and entertainment make Bethesda a great place to work, and the wealth of museums, monuments, parks, sports and cultural activities in the Washington metropolitan area provides ample recreation opportunities. A metro subway station (Medical Center on the red line) and bus stops on the NIH campus provide access to DC, suburban Maryland, and North Virginia. We also have free parking.

     

    NLM and NIH are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diversity. NLM hires, promotes, trains, and provides career development based on merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity), parental status, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or political affiliation.

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    RUSA Interest Group: Shared Collections

    Discussion RUSA Interest Group: Shared Collections at ALA Midwinter!

    by Heather Weltin on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 03:16 pm

    Please join us again for the Shared Collections Interest Group during ALA! We will be meeting Saturday, February 10 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM at the Colorado Convention Center, room 104. Our agenda follows:

     

    Please join us again for the Shared Collections Interest Group during ALA! We will be meeting Saturday, February 10 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM at the Colorado Convention Center, room 104. Our agenda follows:

     

    • Welcome
    • Various Small Fires and No Milk: Bringing the ReCAP Shared Collection Live at Columbia University Zack Lane, ReCAP Coordinator
    • Ohio Last Copy Repository Feasibility Study Gene Springs, Collection Strategist at Ohio State University
    • Services for Shared Collections Jay Forrest, Data and Statistical Analysis Manager Librarian, Georgia Tech Library
    • OCLC Shared Print Registration Demo Erin Duncan, OCLC Product Marketing Manager

     

    We hope you can join us! 

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    Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

    Discussion National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows, apply by Jan. 26

    by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 01:54 pm

    Position(s): National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows

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

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

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

    When: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

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

    Position(s): National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows

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

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

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

    When: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

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

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

    Deadline for applications: January 26, 2018

    Apply online here

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

    MORE about us:

    Interested in data science, data management, open science, public access, vocabularies and ontologies, consumer health, common data elements, genetics, natural language processing, imaging, digital humanities, software preservation, exhibits, and digital communication? So are we. 

    NLM is planning its future: Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan Describes Vision for NLM

    Join us in making the future happen: yours and ours.

    The NLM Associate Fellowship Program offers a formal curriculum with exposure to library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of the NLM web-based products and services and the extensive outreach and education program reaching consumers, special populations, health professionals and librarians. In the second half of the year, Associate Fellows have the opportunity to choose projects based on real-world problems proposed by library divisions and work with librarians and library staff over a six-seven month period. Successful projects have led to peer-review publications and to services that have become a regular part of the services and product of the National Library of Medicine.

    The September through August program also offers professional development and an introduction to the wider world of health sciences librarianship that may include:

    Supported attendance at national professional conferences, including the Medical Library Association’s annual meeting, the American Medical Informatics Association annual meeting and others

    • Additional seminars, field trips and learning opportunities available on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus
    • Opportunities to meet and interact with senior management at the National Library of Medicine
    • Rotation at the NIH Library (by arrangement)
    • Experienced mentors from National Library of Medicine staff
    • Potential to complete a second year fellowship at a health sciences library in the United States

    The Fellowship offers:

    • A stipend equivalent to a U.S. Civil Service salary at the GS-9 level ($54,972 in 2017)
    • Additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance
    • Up to $1,500 in relocation funding

    Who is eligible?

    All U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned a MLS or equivalent degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school by August 2018.  Both recent graduates and librarians early in their career are welcome to apply.  Priority is given to U.S. citizens.

    Applications and additional information are available on the Web at Associate Fellowship Program: How to Apply .  Application deadline is January 26, 2018.   Between 3 and 6 fellows will be selected for the program.

    Feel free to contact Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301-827-4284 or kathel.dunn@nih.gov

    The National Library of Medicine is located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC. The 317-acre campus boasts plenty of green space, where we have regular cultural events for staff and the public. Excellent restaurants, shops, transportation, and entertainment make Bethesda a great place to work, and the wealth of museums, monuments, parks, sports and cultural activities in the Washington metropolitan area provides ample recreation opportunities. A metro subway station (Medical Center on the red line) and bus stops on the NIH campus provide access to DC, suburban Maryland, and North Virginia. We also have free parking.

     

    NLM and NIH are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diversity. NLM hires, promotes, trains, and provides career development based on merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity), parental status, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or political affiliation.

     

     

    Kathel

     

    Kathel Dunn, PhD

    Associate Fellowship Coordinator

    National Library of Medicine

    Bldg 38, Rm 2N-19

    8600 Rockville Pike

    Bethesda, MD  20894

    301.827.4284

    dunnk@mail.nih.gov

    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/training/associate/

     

    Preparing future leaders in health sciences libraries and in health services research

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    ALSC Children and Technology Committee

    File ALSC_C-T_January_2018_Meeting_Minutes

    by Angela Nolet on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:36 pm

    DOCX File, 125.99 KB

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