Tag Archives: communications

State Library of Queensland recruiting Digital Designer

(25 May 2018) As Digital Design Officer you will support the day to day marketing and promotion of SLQ and its programs through a range of activities. This role will also actively assist with exploring new communication channels, new audience bases and new ways to use more traditional forms of communication. Responsibilities expand across web, […]


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NTU Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information celebrates 25 years of success

(3 November 2017) The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is celebrating its 25th anniversary today with an alumni reunion to mark the successes of its over 6,000-strong alumni and recognise the contributions of its donors and industry partners. At the event at the National […]


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SMU Libraries hiring Communications and Outreach Librarian

(31 July 2017) This position supports the Library’s efforts in interactions and communications with its customers and stakeholders both internally and externally. The position holder will work with the larger team of library staff to ensure the library’s communication strategies and endeavours are effective, proactive, aligned with SMU’s strategic goals and the Library’s priorities, and […]


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Leading research institutions should not be allowed to get away with bad writing

(15 June 2017) Paul Romer, chief economist at the World Bank, was recently sidelined after encouraging his researchers to communicate more clearly, even going as far as imposing a limit on their use of the word “and”. Caroline Cassidy defends Romer’s intentions and argues that strong communication is of critical importance to using research to […]


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IFLA Headquarters hiring Communications Officer

(6 April 2017) The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Headquarters in The Hague,  is looking for an experienced Communications Officer to join a dynamic team and global project. This role will be responsible for increasing IFLA’s effectiveness in communicating with internal and external stakeholders regarding project activities and overall IFLA initiatives. A […]


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ASA task force issues report on evaluating public communication in tenure and promotion

(22 August 2016, Washington, DC) Increasingly, social scientists use multiple forms of communication to engage broader audiences with their research and contribute to solutions of the pressing problems of our time. Yet, in academia, it is unclear whether these efforts to communicate with the public should count when colleges and universities are evaluating scholars. To […]


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Bumper year end signals ongoing success for Kudos

(12 January 2016) Kudos, the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications has reported that an unprecedented number of new clients joined its services during December 2015: American Association of Petroleum Geologists American Nuclear Society American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) GlassTree Academic Publishing Harrington Park Press Hogrefe Publishing Group […]


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Libraries support citizens to be Linked Up and Literate in New Zealand

(10 November 2015) With the drive to deliver more and more government services online, libraries are also recognising their role in helping customers to become assured and competent users of digital services. The priorities and issues for libraries and cultural institutions will be discussed at a one day seminar: Linked Up, Loud and Literate: Libraries […]


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The University of New England Library, NSW, publishes its communications plan

The University of New England, Armidale, Australia, has published a library communications plan.  Designed to advance communications between the library and its patrons, it does not replace face to face discourse and in fact emphasizes that it is the responsibility of all library staff to deliver clear, consistent messages to library stakeholders.  A standardised terminology […]


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