Yearly Archives: 2018

CUHK hiring Senior Sub-Librarian (carrying the job title of ‘Associate Librarian’) – (180000UW) (11 May 2018 to 10 June 2018)

(11 May 2018) The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Library, a leading research library in East Asia, is seeking a senior academic librarian with the personal drive, track record and professional expertise to play a leading part in the development and implementation of the Library’s strategy to meet the present and future needs of […]

May 15, 2018 2:32 pm

De Gruyter launches Sciendo

Publishing services division supports authors, societies and conference organizers (14 May 2018) The international independent scholarly publisher De Gruyter is increasing and expanding its publishing service offering and has launched a new division to do so: Sciendo (['sjɛn|do] for the linguists). Sciendo provides specialized custom publishing services and solutions for third parties, especially academic and […]

May 15, 2018 2:17 pm

How to design an award-winning conference poster

(11 May 2018) A good academic conference poster serves a dual purpose: it is both an effective networking tool and a means by which to articulately communicate your research. But many academics fail to produce a truly visually arresting conference poster and so opportunities to garner interest and make connections are lost. Tullio Rossi offers […]

May 14, 2018 12:48 am

State Library Victoria named best specialty venue in Australia

(11 May 2018) State Library Victoria has been named one of Australia’s best venues by the events industry national peak body. The Library won the ‘best unique event venue without accommodation’ category at the Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) National Conference in Adelaide on Tuesday 8 May. The win followed the Library’s success in the […]

May 14, 2018 12:42 am

Now Available: 4,300 additional images from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

(10 May 2018) The Philadelphia Museum of Art has contributed approximately 4,300 additional images of its encyclopedic and exceptional permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library bringing its total to more than 7,500. The current contribution centers on the museum’s comprehensive Chinese collections. The museum’s Chinese holdings include several thousand works of art and objects, […]

May 14, 2018 12:38 am

RMIT Vietnam hiring Head of Libraries, Digital Services and Vietnamese Culture Collections

(13 May 2018) The Head of Libraries, Digital Services and the Vietnamese Culture Collections provides strategic leadership, compelling vision and effective management for the University’s Library physical spaces, digital services and Vietnamese Culture collections to advance the University’s strategic plan. The Head of Libraries, Digital Services and the Vietnamese culture collections provides high level advice […]

May 14, 2018 12:34 am

EIFL extends agreement with Credo Reference

(4 May 2018) EIFL has signed a three-year renewal agreement with Credo Reference, an online reference database with authoritative content from over 700 e-book titles, covering major topics in the arts, humanities and sciences. The agreement, which runs until 2021, is available to library consortia and libraries in 37 EIFL partner countries. Among Credo Reference’s […]

May 12, 2018 1:57 am

Chinese full text English translations are now enhanced in Derwent Innovation

(7 May 2018) China continues to grow in importance both as a global market and as a source of the majority of the world’s patent information. In 2017, 2.66 million Chinese patent documents were published (0.97 million utility model patents, 1.27 million invention patent applications and 0.42 million granted invention patents).  Access to the best […]

May 10, 2018 11:46 am

LiYuan Library, Beijing : Huairou Building

(7 May 2018) This project is modest addition to the small village of Huairou on the outskirts of Beijing, just under a two hours drive from busy Beijing urban life. It was a category winner for Culture in the WAF Awards 2012. On the one hand it forms a modern programmatic complement to the village […]

May 9, 2018 11:08 pm

University of South Australia hiring Manager: Library Services

(8 May 2018) This position is responsible for a campus based Library team, and is responsible for addressing strategic campus and Division based issues. This position is also responsible for the management and the delivery of facilities, services and resources in support of the academic programs and the research activities of the University. Closing date […]

May 9, 2018 10:47 pm

Vice President U Myint Swe delivers speech at closing ceremony of CONSAL XVII

(5 May 2018) Vice President U Myint Swe delivered a speech at the closing ceremony of the 17th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL XVII) at the Myanmar International Convention Centre-II (MICC-II) in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon. Vice President U Myint Swe said that by hosting the CONSAL XVII, Myanmar had successfully conducted works […]

May 5, 2018 5:28 pm

NTU Libraries hiring Librarian/Senior Librarian

(4 May 2018) NTU Libraries are looking for a passionate individual who has an interest in transforming disorganized data into high quality, value-added information which enables effective decision making. The incumbent will be in based in the Planning, Research and Analytics team but will have to work across multiple stakeholders to plan, develop and refine […]

May 4, 2018 2:59 pm

Library Systems Report 2018

New technologies enable an expanded vision of library services By Marshall Breeding (1 May 2018) A plethora of integrated library systems (ILS) with long lineages pervades the industry. In many respects these products have not only matured in functionality but have also adapted to changing expectations. The ILS continues to be the dominant solution for […]

May 4, 2018 9:29 am

The new Jisc model licence

(2 May 2018) The Jisc Model Licence has an international reputation for excellence, and is used as a benchmark across the world. In 2017 Jisc reviewed the license to make sure that it reflects the realities of contemporary teaching, study and research and that it is up to date and responsive to recent developments in […]

May 4, 2018 9:24 am

Recording and the slides of the COAR webinar by Leslie Chan are available

(3 May 2018) The recording and the slides from today’s webinar entitled Open Access in the global South: Perspectives from the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network are now available on Zenodo. Prof. Leslie Chan shared key lessons from OCSDNet which is a research network with scientists, development practitioners, community members and activists from 26 countries […]

May 4, 2018 9:21 am