Yearly Archives: 2018

Clinical Librarian sought by Macquarie University

(9 February 2018) As a Clinical Librarian you will provide high quality research and teaching/learning support, embedded as part of a team-based approach to clinical practice, lifelong learning and patient centered care. Reporting to a Library Discipline Group Leader, the role is part of the Library’s Medicine, Health and Human Sciences team supporting clinical and […]

February 10, 2018 11:24 am
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UBC Library, Vancouver Campus hiring Chinese Rare Books Cataloguer Librarian

(9 February 2018)  The Puban Collection, formerly owned by Yao Junshi of Macao and acquired by UBC in 1959 with funds from the Friends of the Library and Dr. Walter Koerner, contains some 3,200 Chinese titles in about 45,000 volumes in thread-stitched binding, the majority of which came from the well-known Nanzhou Studio of Guangdong […]

February 9, 2018 5:56 pm
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Brisbane City Council hiring Team Leader and Regional Coordinator – Library Services

(7 February 2018) The Council is seeking an enthusiastic person to lead and facilitate the Library Services’ East Regional Management Team, based at Holland Park Library. As Team Leader and Regional Coordinator you will be responsible for leading a branch team and strategically facilitating a networked Leadership Team to ensure that the most effective operations […]

February 8, 2018 11:26 am
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AALL Spectrum on coding and library workflows

(7 February 2018)  The latest issue of AALL Spectrum has an article by Nick Szydlowski about how law librarians can use coding to create customisations within their work flows. The article doesn’t focus on any advanced coding languages (think Python or Ruby) but instead focuses on the codes that form the building blocks of the […]

February 8, 2018 11:22 am
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Data and reproducibility: The role of research institutions

(7 February 2018) To achieve greater transparency, replicability, and trust in scientific findings, research authors are increasingly expected to enhance textual reporting by providing associated data and materials. This growing expectation has focused attention towards the appropriate handling of research data. Of particular note are the topics highlighted on COPE’s website on Core Practice in […]

February 8, 2018 11:16 am
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Back to the Future: Institute for Scientific Information re-established within Clarivate Analytics

(7 February 2018, Philadelphia, /PRNewswire) Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced it will re-establish the prestigious Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) to its Scientific and Academic Research Group. This new incarnation of the institute will be focused on the development of existing and […]

February 8, 2018 7:25 am
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Copyright Clearance Center launches RightFind Insight, transforming scientific research

(6 February 2018, Danvers, Mass.)  Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global leader in content management, licensing, discovery and delivery solutions, today announced the release of RightFind® Insight, a groundbreaking scientific research solution. RightFind Insight was developed through CCC’s continuing partnership with Cambridge, UK-based SciBite, a leading provider of semantic solutions for the life sciences […]

February 7, 2018 1:58 pm
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More data or better data? Using statistical decision theory to guide data collection

(2 February 2018) When designing data collection, researchers must take important decisions on how much data to collect and what resources to devote to enhancing the quality of the collected data. But the threshold for choosing better over bigger data may be reached long before the sample numbers in the thousands, write Jeff Dominitz and […]

February 7, 2018 1:33 pm
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Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! 2018-1: THE Asia: Reshuffling the same deck

(7 February 2018) The 2018 cycle begins.  THE released its 2018 Asia rankings 7 February 2018.  Covering 359 universities from 25 countries across Asia, this is an increase of 101 universities from 2017. Table 1 shows the top 15 universities in 2018 with their 2017 rankings and 2018 world rankings. The names are the same; […]

February 7, 2018 12:01 pm
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State Library Victoria calls for 2018 Fellowship applications

(2 February 2018) Applications are now open for State Library Victoria’s prestigious annual fellowships program, with a new specialist fellowship for Victorian Aboriginal researchers offered from 2018. The Indigenous Victorian Aboriginal Cultural Research Fellowship supports Aboriginal researchers to explore the Library’s collections and engage with archival records to produce research material that can be used […]

February 6, 2018 3:31 pm
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Victoria University , Melbourne, hiring The Manager, Libraries City

(5 February 2018) The Manager, Libraries City is responsible for: the management and efficient operation of two campus libraries and one learning space in the Melbourne CBD, and will provide leadership in the delivery of high quality library services, the improvement and development of library services, strategic staff professional development and managing cross-campus library services. […]

February 6, 2018 3:21 pm
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Taipei, New Taipei libraries share resources to benefit cardholders

(5 February 201, TAIPEI (Taiwan News) Holders of library individual cards issued by either Taipei or New Taipei can now borrow books from libraries across the city limits after the two municipalities agreed to share library resources with each other. Taipei Deputy Mayor Chen Chin-chun (陳景峻) made the announcement during a press event on January […]

February 5, 2018 4:15 pm
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Now, a hi-tech library for girls in J-K

(4 February 2018) A hi-tech library for girls have been inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri District. Minister of Tribal Affairs, Choudhary Zulfikar Ali inaugurated the library. The library has been established under the ‘beti bachao beti padao’ scheme. The library is equipped with latest technology and books of all subjects. Computers with high speed […]

February 5, 2018 2:23 pm
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Dissertations from Philippines university available globally

(2 February 2018)  For the first time, dissertations from the Philippines are now available to researchers around the world through the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global™ database (PQDT), the largest database of graduate research collected from the world’s greatest universities. As a member of the PQDT publishing program, Philippines Women’s University will contribute its graduate […]

February 4, 2018 8:23 pm
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Satellite meeting: E4GDH Call for papers Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, thursday 23 August 2018

(2 February 2018) Health and Biosciences Libraries Section is sponsoring a new special interest group, Evidence for Global & Disaster Health [E4GDH] Theme: Evidence for global and disaster health – where are we now and where do we need to be E4GDH will contribute to this year’s WLIC theme of “Transform Libraries, Transform Societies” with a […]

February 3, 2018 5:24 pm
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