Movers and Shakers sci-tech librarians wanted...

Oct 12, 2006 by

With my apologies for my delay, I would like to transmit here an invitation for submissions by Marylaine Block, primary writer for the Library Journal “movers and shakers” issue: The editors of Library Journal need your help in identifying the emerging leaders in the library world. The sixth annual Movers & Shakers supplement will profile 50-plus up-and-coming individuals from across the United States and Canada who are innovative, creative, and making a difference. From librarians to vendors to others who work in the library field, Movers & Shakers 2007 will celebrate the new professionals who are moving our libraries ahead. The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2006. You can use the online form at http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6358087.html [warning: print out a copy before you submit, in case your submission fails and everything you wrote vanishes]....

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New format for the job postings...

Oct 12, 2006 by

I’ve decided to try something new with the job opportunities posts. They will now feature the whole text of the job posting. The post title will also feature the zip code, if available, of the job so US readers could do a search on...

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Sorry for the hiccups…

Aug 30, 2006 by

… it seems I’m having some problems with publishing.

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The Linda Hall Library has a blog...

Aug 25, 2006 by

The Linda Hall Library now has a blog. Posts will cover news items about the library, announcements of lectures and events, staff reviews of books intended for the non-specialist audience and announcements of selected new titles in the...

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Back from vacation

Aug 8, 2006 by

I’m back from vacation. I thought I would have a good Internet connection but it turned out very flaky. I’ve started updating the job openings listing. I should have new content for the central column soon as...

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Promoting science librarianship...

Mar 3, 2006 by

A popular subject in science librarianship these days is how to recruit and retain the next generation of said science librarians. Two tidbits about the subject: the 7.2 issue of LiveWire, the ACS newsletter for librarians features an article by Emily Wixson in the form of a blog. The title of the post/article is Promoting chemistry librarianship through library science graduate school practicum experiences: field projects to inspire future chemistry librarians. Readers are invited to leave their comments. Linda Eells is conducting a survey on the factors on the recruitement and retention of science librarians. You will find her research statement in the extended entry. From an email sent by Linda Eells to various listserves: Colleagues: Please excuse any duplication or cross posting. I am trying to reach as many practicing science and technology...

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