Job Postings: Emily Carr University of Art + Design (Vancouver) needs a Circulation Assistant and a Library Assistant

http://www.ecuad.ca/about/careers/jobs/313762 http://www.ecuad.ca/about/careers/jobs/313761 Both positions require a Library Technician diploma; further details can be found at each link. The deadline for both positions is July 4th (that’s tomorrow!) — I apologize for not posting these more in advance, but I’ve just gotten back from a trip across the country. Also, summer heat wave. Very convenient excuse. […]

Job Postings: Reference Librarians (part-time, temporary), Simon Fraser University, BC

Please excuse the fact that I’m sharing this PDF from my own Google Drive; it was just emailed out this morning and no copy can be found on the SFU website. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4JS-UKo3Mi5Tk55YlhZV29fa2lFN3lhS0pLeFYzeGZ2RXlZ/edit?usp=sharing The SFU Library invites applications for limited term part-time reference librarian positions at the Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver campuses for the Fall 2014 […]

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.” […]

Webinar Series: What is a Data-Driven Academic Library?

Our readers who are interested in pursuing a career in academic libraries may be interested in this free webinar series, offered through Library Journal. Even if you’re not available when the webinars are running live, those who register will receive a link to the archive when it becomes available. Part 1:  What is a Data-Driven […]

The Sunday Scoop: Makerspaces and Academic Libraries

Should the workshop materials for art and architecture students stay in the studio? Or should we make space in the library for collaborative and multidisciplinary creative work? What do you think, arlisnappers? Makerspaces are popping up in many public and school libraries, and are changing the way people see the library. Also known as fablabs, […]

Job Posting: ARTstor Library Relations Associate

ARTstor Library Relations Associate New York City ARTstor is a not-for-profit organization that assembles and makes available a Digital Library of images and associated data for noncommercial educational and scholarly uses, and an image management platform called Shared Shelf.  The Digital Library and Shared Shelf are made available online through site licenses with educational and […]

Job Posting: Curator in the Office of Art Properties, Avery @ Columbia

The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library seeks a knowledgeable, experienced, and collaborative individual for the position of Curator in the Office of Art Properties. Reporting to the Director, the Curator is responsible for the management, use, preservation, and development of Columbia University’s art holdings: paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, decorative arts, and other objects. Specific duties: plans […]

ARLIS/NA Lunchtime Chat on VRCs and Academic Libraries: Friday, April 16

ARLIS/NA Lunchtime chat: “Visual Resource Centers and Academic Libraries: Shall the twain meet?” April 16, 2010, 11am Pacific – 12pm Mountain – 1pm Central – 2pm Eastern Moderators: Deborah Ultan Boudewyns and Greta Bahnemann, University of Minnesota This chat is a lead-up to an in-person discussion at the ARLIS/NA conference in Boston on Sunday at […]

“Newbie Dispatches”: podcasts via ACRL Residency Interest Group

The ACRL Residency Interest Group has launched a new podcast series called the “Newbie Dispatches.”  It is a set of ‘casts on a variety of topics of interest to current library school students, recent graduates, early career librarians, and former and current library residents. The first podcast is on publishing a manuscript for the first […]