Tag Archives: University of Sydney

University of Sydney is hiring Director of University Libraries

(30 Sep 2019)  The University of Sydney is hiring Director of University Libraries with job description as below – A nationally visible leader and advocate, the Director will bring passion and a clear vision for leading-edge libraries positioned at the academic and cultural heart of a university, embracing digital innovations to deliver customer-centric services of […]


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University of Sydney is hiring Director of University Libraries

(20 Sep 2019)  About the job: A nationally visible leader and advocate, the Director will bring passion and a clear vision for leading-edge libraries positioned at the academic and cultural heart of a university, embracing digital innovations to deliver customer-centric services of the highest quality. Demonstrating an excellent understanding of the scholarly library context on […]


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University of Sydney is hiring Manager, ARMS & University Archivist

(4 Sep 2019)  University of Sydney is hiring Manager, ARMS & University Archivist About the opportunity  We have an exciting opportunity available for a Manager, Archives and Records Management Services (ARMS) to join our Office of General Counsel. This role is responsible for the design and implementation of the strategic direction for the University’s compliance […]


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The University of Sydney is hiring Associate Director, Site Services

(6 Aug 2019)  The University of Sydney is seeking an Associate Director, Site Services to provide strategic direction and development of high quality and evolving client-centred library and information services and spaces to support collaboration and skills development for the University’s higher degree research and postgraduate communities. In this role you will have the opportunity […]


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The University of Sydney is hiring Associate Director, Site Services

(19 Jul 2019)  We are seeking an Associate Director, Site Services to provide strategic direction and development of high quality and evolving client-centred library and information services and spaces to support collaboration and skills development for the University’s higher degree research and postgraduate communities. In this role you will have the opportunity to bring your […]


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University of Sydney hiring Digital Curation Manager

(13 November 2018) The post provides specialist advice and expertise, including technical understanding, on the long-term management and curation of digital collections, including research data, and develop guidelines, procedures and training to ensure digital content created or curated by the Library is managed, described and formatted in ways that provides long term meaningful access for […]


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University of Sydney selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo

(14 August 2018) Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of Sydney has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Primo® discovery and delivery solution to improve the visibility and accessibility of the university’s unique, extensive collections and provide greater integration and interoperability capabilities for behind-the-scenes library management. […]


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University of Sydney hiring Academic Liaison Librarian

(21 December 2017) The Academic Liaison Librarian will develop and deliver quality client-centred Library programs and services for academics, researchers, students and other relevant areas of the University, ensuring that they meet the current and future scholarly information needs of clients and are clearly aligned to emerging trends in information support services and to the […]


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University of Sydney joins the Open Library of Humanities

(22 October 2015) The University of Sydney has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership. The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the platform covers costs with payments from an international library consortium. The OLH launched on September […]


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Email accounts scam at University of Sydney

(26 November 2014)  Some University members have received an email that purports to come from the university library informing users that their accounts have expired. A link is provided for account reactivation. Recipients are advised to delete the email. The news is here. Email scams involving libraries are not new. University World News has recently […]


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Teachers clash with Sydney University over library cuts

(14 August 2014) Sydney University library staff  have been told they will be made redundant by the new system that will focus on a digital platform as well as the extension of opening hours. The planned cuts will affect 156 staff in total. Altmedia.net has the story.


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University of Sydney named as JSTOR’s 2013 Highest Usage Award recipient in Australia

(4 July 2014) As the highest institutional JSTOR user in Australia (and the 19th highest user worldwide), the University of Sydney logged the highest number of PDF downloads for archival content on the JSTOR platform in 2013—more than any other participating institution in Australia. More here.


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Books and Things: Collections for Pacific Studies

(23 April 2014) This exhibition at the Fisher Library, University of Sydney,  illustrates the wealth of the Library’s holdings related to Pacific Studies. It includes early printed books, maps and charts, works of natural history and fiction. The exhibition runs until 19 December 2014 and is open to the public. Read the announcement.


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University of Sydney Research Data Management Policy 2014

(7 February 2014)   The University of Sydney has a new Research Data Management Policy.  It includes an electronic lab notebooks service, a research data store and data management guidelines. The Research Data Management policy sets out the responsibilities of the University, Faculty representatives and individual researchers with regard to the management, storage, retention and ownership of […]


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eBot Plant Sciences Collection free to use

(25 November 2013) If you are interested in the botany of Australia the University of Sydney is offering eBot, a free to use database of plant images contributed by staff and students. Orchids, pineapples, eucalyptus and hundreds more plants are featured, each with common and botanical names, descriptions and photographs. Read the  terms and conditions. The […]


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