Asia Pacific

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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Hang Seng Management College hiring Associate Librarian

(19 September 2017) The Associate Librarian will: provide leadership in the development of strategic planning and formulation of policies for the library user-centered services; develop and implement innovative approaches for effective scholarly communication,      instruction activities, reference and access services; evaluate and develop library outreach and public services strategies; cultivate strong liaison relationships with faculty to […]

September 20, 2017 - 9:18 am
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SMU Libraries hiring Digital Initiatives Manager

(18 September 2017) The Digital Initiatives Librarian/Manager works collaboratively with the entire Library team and other stakeholders of the SMU community to identify, develop, deploy and manage new & existing technologies that support the Library’s learning, teaching and research goals. The appointee will provide professional management and operational administration of the Library Technology Systems including […]

September 19, 2017 - 7:56 pm
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Monash Health hiring Director of Library Services

(14 September 2017) The Director’s role is to design and deliver a library service that is highest quality, strategic, innovative, responsive, efficient, flexible and accessible. The successful applicant will develop a vision and build on existing strong relationships to grow and enhance the Library’s profile, and discover and enable new opportunities for collaboration and services. […]

September 18, 2017 - 2:44 pm
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SPIE Digital Library moves to enhanced new website

Society publisher moves world’s largest optics and photonics library to new site with improved, agile functionality (15 September 2018, Bellingham, Washington, USA)  Scholarly publisher SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced the move of the SPIE Digital Library (http://spiedigitallibrary.org/) on 15 August to a new and substantially enhanced website. Developed internally by […]

September 18, 2017 - 2:31 pm
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Library of Congress honors Asia Foundation for promoting literacy

(14 September 2017, Washington, DC)  The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia program was recently selected as a 2017 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practice Honoree. At the Library of Congress National Book Festival gala earlier this month, the Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced the winners of the 2017 Library of Congress Literacy […]

September 17, 2017 - 2:25 pm
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CPCE PolyU hiring Senior Assistant Librarian / Assistant Librarian I

(16 September 2017) The appointee will be required to: (a) manage the Integrated Library System, discovery platform and other Library mission critical systems, including in-house developed databases; (b) manage electronic resources, develop digital library applications, e-learning related systems and the Libraries website; (c) oversee all library related information and communication technology applications; (d) lead the System […]

September 17, 2017 - 2:18 pm
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Lingnan University hiring Chief Information Officer and Librarian

(16 September 2017) Lingnan University, Hong Kong, is seeking an accomplished professional who can bring vision and provide effective leadership in information technology and library services.  Reporting to the Vice-President of the University, the appointee will be responsible for the overall strategy and policy administration of the University’s Library and Information Technology Services Centre.  He/She is […]

September 17, 2017 - 2:14 pm
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Indonesia inaugurates national library building, claimed world’s tallest

(15 September 2017)  Indonesia has inaugurated the new library building located at the heart of capital Jakarta, claimed the tallest one in the world with 27 floors. Inauguration of the national library designed as a ‘green building’ and extensively uses latest digital technology was conducted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday. Asia Pacific Daily […]

September 16, 2017 - 5:33 pm
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Chinese libraries to work on cultural items

(15 September 2017) A mechanism to develop cultural products among libraries in China was launched in Beijing on Tuesday. Led by the National Library of China, the initiative will aim to combine efforts of different institutions in training people to make and market cultural souvenirs. Compared with museums in China, the development of such products […]

September 15, 2017 - 1:52 pm
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Carbon dating finds Bakhshali manuscript contains oldest recorded origins of the symbol ‘zero’

Ancient Indian mathematical text at Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries revealed to be centuries older than previously thought (14 September 2017) The origin of the symbol zero has long been one of the world’s greatest mathematical mysteries. Today, new carbon dating research commissioned by the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries into the ancient Indian Bakhshali manuscript, held […]

September 15, 2017 - 1:20 pm
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Monash hiring University Librarian

(14 September 2017) Monash is seeking to appoint an outstanding University Librarian to help shape and inspire its future. Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice-President, the appointee will provide vision and strategic leadership across the University Library, contributing to the development of the University, and taking accountability for the overall Library experience. Working closely […]

September 15, 2017 - 8:24 am
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