Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Buddhist Digital Resource Center is hiring

(29 September 2017) The Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center now called the Buddhist Digital Resource Center, has an expanded mission to preserve and make accessible texts beyond the Tibetan literary tradition. To fulfill this expanded mission, BDRC is recruiting an Archive Engineer and a Full Stack Developer. These technologists will improve the library’s digital infrastructure and […]

September 30, 2017 10:43 am
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Indian professor in China explains how public libraries are benefiting Chinese society

(27 September 2017) What could be the best way to construct a better society? asks Dr Rajiv Ranjan. Imparting free education and opening the gates of learning centres to all. Libraries are repositories of knowledge, and as was argued by Francis Bacon centuries ago, knowledge is power. Public libraries in China are serving not only […]

September 28, 2017 7:54 pm
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Civica hiring Librarian

(27 September 2017, Singapore) The Librarian will Manage and/or assist to manage the daily operations of the library. Oversee the handling of tasks such as performing library loan transactions, acquisitions, cataloguing and processing of library resources, execution of library programmes and activities, etc. Provide reference, information and research services to assist library patrons in their research […]

September 27, 2017 2:41 pm
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New Economics (econ) archive announced

(26 September 2017) An Economics section of the scientific repository arXiv is opening this month. arXiv is internationally acknowledged as a pioneering open access preprint repository which is hosted by the Cornell University Library with additional funding from 220 members libraries and several scientific foundations including the Simons Foundation. The Economics arXiv will start with […]

September 27, 2017 11:45 am
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Have parts of DOAJ metadata in your catalogue/discovery service/A-Z List changed, are out-of-date or are missing completely?

(25 September 2017) DOAJ has received  several messages from library catalogue administrators, their readers, and researchers asking why all of a sudden so many of the articles indexed from DOAJ are now missing? Within library catalogues, users are perhaps seeing a 404 message. On DOAJ itself, users are noticing that the article content included in […]

September 26, 2017 2:49 pm
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Services for people with disabilities in libraries: survey

(25 September 2017) IFLA and the Section on Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN) have been asked to participate in an important United Nations project on serving people with disabilities, in the context of delivering the Sustainable Development Goals. Libraries can help IFLA/LSN participate in this project by providing a response to the […]

September 26, 2017 2:27 pm
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WIPO Translate: cutting-edge translation tool for patent documents extends language coverage

(25 September 2017, Geneva) WIPO’s ground-breaking “artificial intelligence”-based translation tool for patent documents is now available in ten languages, marking an important expansion of the highest-quality service yet available for accessing information on new technologies. WIPO Translate uses cutting-edge neural machine translation technology to render highly technical patent documents into a second language in a […]

September 26, 2017 10:33 am
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Federation University Ballarat hiring Director Library and Learning Spaces

(26 September 2017) The Director – Library and Learning Spaces ensures the quality, relevancy and efficiency of library services and learning spaces through a combination of ways: through the building of strategic and collaborative partnerships and communication networks across the tertiary education sector and across the University; through ensuring library collections, programs and services, and learning […]

September 26, 2017 10:18 am
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Senior Manager, Research and Learning Monash University, Malaysia Campus

(25 September 2017) Monash University is seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced professional for the position of Senior Manager, Research and Learning in the Library and Learning Commons. The incumbent will lead a team of professional librarians, learning skills advisers and technical experts, who work closely with the schools to meet their various teaching and […]

September 25, 2017 4:09 pm
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iLPixel releases ImaChek, a suite of image analysis solutions

(22 September 2017, Singapore)  iLPixel Global releases ImaChek, a suite of image analysis solutions for promoting scientific integrity and detecting image misconduct. Free trials are available for all first-time users of ImaChek Pro. ImaChek Pro : Tapping into advanced image analysis algorithms, the system automates the process to detect reutilized images. Users simply upload their […]

September 24, 2017 11:10 am
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International Forum on Data, Information, and Knowledge for Digital Lives

(22 September 2017) Registration is now open for the International Forum on Data, Information, and Knowledge for Digital Lives. The forum hosts two major conferences: the 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP) and the 19th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL). The forum will be held at Chulalongkorn University, […]

September 23, 2017 1:15 pm
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National Library of Australia hiring Indigenous Curator

(21 September 2017) The Curator will provide strategic advice on collection development initiatives, making collections accessible to First Nation’s people and communities, observing cultural protocols and developing the capability of other Library staff in appropriate use of Indigenous collections for publications, exhibitions, education and other public outreach activities, onsite and online. Closing date is 15 […]

September 21, 2017 8:04 pm
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Deakin University hiring Digital Literacy Learning Designer

(21 September 2017) The Digital Literacy Learning Designer will coordinate the design and development of Digital Literacy programs, including alignment of the Digital Literacy framework with course and unit learning outcomes. Closing date is 1 October 2017. ALIA has the job description.

September 21, 2017 7:59 pm
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Building a children’s digital library in Indonesia

(21 September 2017) Indonesia is made up of over 17,000 islands, with around 700 languages spoken across the archipelago. For all of its rich and diverse cultural history, Indonesia does not have a long and deeply embedded tradition of children’s literature. Access to quality children’s books is difficult, especially in remote and underserved areas. On September 16, […]

September 21, 2017 7:54 pm
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注册并使用ORCID iD号的10条理由

(21 September 2017) This post is a Chinese translation of a recent article, “Ten reasons to get – and use – an ORCID iD! ” written by ORCID Director of Community and Engagement Alice Meadows. 要确保研究成果总能准确地被归属到相应的作者身上有时会比较困难,尤其是当该研究人员的姓名容易与别的研究人员混淆的时候。Dave Dustin‏在其Twitter账户@venzann中提到的这篇拥有2000多位作者的论文就是一个很好的例子。幸运地是,有一种很棒的机制可以有效地解决歧名问题,并确保研究成果能被准确地与它的作者关联起来,那就是:ORCID。在本期博客中,我们邀请ORCID社区互动与支持总监Alice Meadows来介绍一下ORCID具体能如何帮助您。 Read the rest of this post at https://orcid.org/blog/2017/09/21/10reasons-get-iD-zh.

September 21, 2017 11:42 am
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