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Associate Dean for Content Management and Scholarly Communications at Kansas State University

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:33:23 +0000

Kansas State University is recruiting an Associate Dean for Content Management and Scholarly Communications. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership and expertise to refine and reposition collections and technical services in the context of emerging trends to meet evolving needs of the university community. . […](image)



Martin Halbert Named Dean of University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:32:08 +0000

Martin Halbert has been appointed Dean of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Halbert has served as dean of libraries and associate professor at the University of North Texas since 2009. Halbert also serves as president of the board of directors of the Educopia Institute, a […](image)



Supervisory Librarian, Digital Content Management Section at Library of Congress

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:31:16 +0000

The Library of Congress is recruiting a Supervisory Librarian, Digital Content Management Section. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Digital Content Management Section is responsible for providing digital acquisitions support to Library Services, and for the lifecycle management of digital collections that are not otherwise under the care of a custodial division. The section […](image)



"National Library Groups Oppose Bill to Make Register of Copyrights a Presidential Appointee"

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:30:51 +0000

Kara Malenfant has published "National Library Groups Oppose Bill to Make Register of Copyrights a Presidential Appointee" in ACRL Insider. Here's an excerpt: It’s also difficult to understand how the public or Congress itself would benefit from politicization of the Register of Copyrights' position by making it subject to presidential appointment and Senate confirmation, as […](image)



Metadata Librarian at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:34:36 +0000

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is recruiting a Metadata Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Metadata Librarian will work closely with developers and other stakeholders to design and implement metadata, crosswalks, standards/policies, workflows, and tools to support access to collections of digitized and born-digital materials in multiple digital collection management […](image)



Call for Proposals: Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives (July 6, 2017 Deadline)

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:32:56 +0000

The NHPRC and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have issued a call for proposals for Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives. Here's an excerpt: The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation invite proposals for Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives. Working together, the Cooperatives will develop technical and human infrastructures to support […](image)



Scholarly Communications Librarian at University of Central Florida

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:31:27 +0000

The University of Central Florida is recruiting a Scholarly Communications Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The scholarly communications librarian will: Work closely with the University of Central Florida, College of Medicine (UCF-COM) librarians and faculty, students, and staff to assist in scholarly communication endeavors initiated by the library and by the College of […](image)



The ABC Method: A Risk Management Approach to the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:30:11 +0000

The Canadian Conservation Institute has released The ABC Method: A Risk Management Approach to the Preservation of Cultural Heritage. Here's an excerpt: This manual offers a comprehensive understanding of risk management applied to the preservation of heritage assets, whether collections, buildings or sites. It provides a step-by-step procedure and a variety of tools to guide […](image)



Scholarly Communications Librarian at Gettysburg College

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:33:41 +0000

Gettysburg College is recruiting a Scholarly Communications Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Scholarly Communications Librarian plays a key role in providing and expanding library services related to open access, Open Educational Resources, and library publishing. This newly-created position will oversee sustainable growth and management of our established institutional repository, The Cupola, as […](image)



"Practices of Research Data Curation in Institutional Repositories: A Qualitative View from Repository Staff"

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:32:50 +0000

Dong Joon Lee and Besiki Stvilia have published "Practices of Research Data Curation in Institutional Repositories: A Qualitative View from Repository Staff" in PLOS ONE. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The importance of managing research data has been emphasized by the government, funding agencies, and scholarly communities. Increased access to research data increases the […](image)



Research Data Management Librarian at Auburn University

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:31:57 +0000

Auburn University is recruiting a Research Data Management Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services/Head of Reference and Instruction Services, the Research Data Management Librarian (Data Librarian) will represent the Libraries in a campus-wide effort to build a comprehensive suite of research data management (RDM) services at […](image)



PubMed Launches LinkOut to Institutional Repository Full-Text Publications and Other Resources

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:30:59 +0000

PubMed has launched LinkOut. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: PubMed users can now see the icon that links to the full text deposited at an institutional repository (IR) using LinkOut. The LinkOut service allows you to link to full text, library holdings, and other relevant external resources from PubMed and other NCBI databases. Digital […](image)