Twitter job shadowing

Mar 12, 2010 by

On March 4th, I participated in a virtual job shadowing project on Twitter organized by the Florida Library Association. The objective was to help recruit new librarians by showing them what librarians did during the day. Also featured were public librarians, a hospital librarian, a trainer/ independent worker and a library cooperative director. You will find below the tweets that composed my day, in reverse order (meaning in chronological order). My handle is...

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Help with research/publishing/presenting...

Apr 16, 2009 by

The Internet Resources column in the April issue of C&RL News (vol. 70, no. 4) offers a useful list of resources to help academic librarians with the research component of their workload. The column, by Laurie L. Putnam, is entitled Professional Writing and Publishing: Resources for...

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Library Technical Assistant – Univ. South Florida – Lakland, FL...

Jan 24, 2007 by

All employment listings are quoted from the source document, website, or listserv post. Department: Academic Affairs Campus: Lakeland Position Number: 10647 Date Posted: 01/17/07 Deadline to Apply: 02/01/07 Annual Salary: $24,000 – $30,000 Duties: Full time position responsible for providing specialized paraprofessional library functions at the Lakeland Campus Library such as circulation functions, processing of interlibrary loan requests, processing of new items, stacks maintenance and general assistance to library users in locating resources. Provides supervision to student and non-student assistants. Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and four years appropriate library or office experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Position requires moderate lifting, up to 50 lbs. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with circulation procedures and policy, Interlibrary loan procedures and policy, USF Libraries procedures and...

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Corporate Librarian – Library Associates – Houston, TX...

Jan 17, 2007 by

All employment listings are quoted from the source document, website, or listserv post. Library Associates is seeking an experienced Corporate Librarian who has excellent literature searching skills, particularly with databases dealing with oil and gas, and ideally some cataloging experience. This is a temporary part-time position (30 hours a week) that will last 2-3 months but will possibly turn into a full-time, permanent position. The position is with a world-wide corporation located in Houston, Texas. RESPONSIBILITIES Search a variety of databases, both internally and externally, especially in the fields of oil and gas literature. Ability to write, edit and summarize results of literature searching into a cohesive package to be delivered to designated personnel, both internally and externally. Cataloging and management of internal documents and maps, as well as a print collection. Local maintenance...

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Integrated Learning Librarian – Queen’s University – Kingston, Ontario...

Jan 10, 2007 by

All employment listings are quoted from the source document, website, or listserv post. Integrated Learning Librarian, Engineering and Science Library Continuing Track Appointment ; Available immediately Queen’s University Library requires an innovative, energetic and service-oriented public services librarian to deliver services in support of the Faculty of Applied Science’s Integrated Learning initiative. Reporting to the Head, Engineering and Science Library, the Integrated Learning Librarian, in collaboration with the Integrated Learning Centre, has the responsibility to identify, develop, promote, deliver and assess information services to applied science students and faculty members engaged in Integrated Learning programs. As part of a team in the Engineering and Science Library, the incumbent provides reference and research services; participates in the provision of orientation and teaching programs; is responsible for faculty liaison and collection development in assigned subject areas....

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Technical Information Specialist — U.S. Patent and Trademark Office — Falls Church, VA...

Oct 25, 2006 by

All employment listings are quoted from the source document, website, or listserv post. Technical Information Specialist SALARY RANGE: 65,048.00 – 97,213.00 USD per year OPEN PERIOD: Friday, October 13, 2006 to Sunday, November 12, 2006 SERIES & GRADE: GS-1412-12/13 POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time Permanent PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 13 DUTY LOCATIONS: FEW vacancies – Alexandria, Arlington & Falls Church, VA WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Applications will be accepted from United States citizens and nationals. JOB SUMMARY: THIS IS A LOW RISK POSITION WHICH REQUIRES A NATIONAL AGENCY CHECK INQUIRIES (NACI) Vacancy Location U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Search & Information Resources Administration Scientific & Technical Information Center Electronic Information Center Division Alexandria,...

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