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Job posting: Special Project Officer, McGill University Library, Montreal

http://www.mcgill.ca/library/sites/mcgill.ca.library/files/20140520-special-project-officer-rbsc.pdf McGill University Rare Books and Special Collections is looking to fill a one-year, full-time position working with “accessions to an important architectural archive held by McGill Library comprised mostly of large architectural plans, paper archives, related visual materials and digital projects. The Officer will update inventories and assist in the updating of the website.” […]

Student Essay Award: Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award from ASIS&T

Here’s another opportunity to get published, fund a conference trip, and notch up your resume: The Best Student Research Paper Award is organized by the Association for Information Science and Technology, and rewards a masters-level research effort that in some way involves technology. (Metadata? Cataloguing technology? Arts databases? Digitization techniques? Tumblr for institutions?) The prize […]

Student Essay Award: Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award from ASIS&T

Here’s another opportunity to get published, fund a conference trip, and notch up your resume: The Best Student Research Paper Award is organized by the Association for Information Science and Technology, and rewards a masters-level research effort that in some way involves technology. (Metadata? Cataloguing technology? Arts databases? Digitization techniques? Tumblr for institutions?) The prize […]

Student Essay Award: Book History Essay Prize

Book History, a yearly scholarly journal on the history of printing and publishing, gives away an annual essay award to graduate students writing about books. It’s composed of a $400 cash prize and publication in the journal. http://www.sharpweb.org/book-history-essay-prize/ “The deadline for submission for each editorial year is 31 August. Please contact either Ezra Greenspan or Jonathan Rose for more […]

Internship: Art Library Work-Study at the Banff Centre in Alberta

The Banff Centre offers a wide variety of internships, workshops, writing and artist retreats, and work-study positions. Their Art Library is now open to Canadian and international applicants for a six-month work-study (September 2014 – March 2015): http://www.banffcentre.ca/programs/program.aspx?id=1360 This role complements studies in arts librarianship and will primarily focus on The Banff Centre Library’s collection […]

Job Posting: CBC/Radio-Canada Media Librarian – Toronto

CBC/Radio-Canada seeks a full-time media librarian to work for the radio services in their Toronto office. The deadline for applications is May 23rd, 2014. http://current.ischool.utoronto.ca/jobsite/2014/media-librarian-0 As a Media Librarian, you will be employing your skills as an information professional by cataloguing CBC radio content in accordance with CBC’s corporate and departmental standards and policies. Expertise […]

Library Services Assistant – DHX Media, Toronto

DHX Media, a huge family-programming corporation, has a three-month contract open (with possibility of extension) for a media and digital asset librarian in the Toronto office. There’s no specific salary information, and the deadline for applications is May 23rd. “If you are interested in special libraries, media, children’s programming, and cartoons, then this could be […]

Film Reference Library (Paid) Internship with the Toronto International Film Festival

The Film Reference Library is seeking interns to assist with the inventory of a large collection under the direction of the Manager, Special Collections, using pre-set standards for archival description. Here’s the job post. This is a summer contract, running from May 26 – August 15. Responsibilities: • Cataloguing and labeling artifacts, textual records, graphic materials, […]

Young Canada Works Jobs for Canadian Students

Young Canada Works. Despite its faults*, it’s a beautiful initiative: government funding for cultural heritage organizations to give summer employment to students and new professionals. Here’s a selection of arts-related YCW positions across Canada, from curation and conservation to research and events planning (with varying application deadlines): Registration / Conservation Assistant at the Vancouver Art Gallery […]

ARLIS/NA Canada Call For Proposals: Book Chapters on Art Libraries in Canada

Attention all Canadian art-librarian hopefuls! Here’s a great project to be involved in, if you have worked at, or are interested in, one of the many art libraries our country has to offer. If you’d like to get published, do an interesting research project, and support the efforts of Canadian ARLIS members, take a look. […]