Archive for November, 2015

Director, Digital Scholarship Commons at University of California, Santa Cruz

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on November 30th, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The University of California, Santa Cruz is recruiting a Director, Digital Scholarship Commons.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Digital Scholarship Commons at McHenry Library will play a key role in fostering the advancement of technologically driven interdisciplinary scholarship and asserting the University Library's commitment to supporting new modes of digital research across the campus. The Commons will build and sustain an intellectual community around Digital Scholarship that invites all members of the campus community to feel invested in the new Digital Commons and leverages the new infrastructure and services it represents.

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Using Open Educational Resources, UGA Saves Students $2 Million

Posted in Open Access on November 30th, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

From 2013-2016, the University of Georgia estimates that it has saved students $2 million .

Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

The University of Georgia is actively engaging in the promotion and adoption of OERs by providing faculty members, especially those who teach large enrollment courses, such as those included on the University System of Georgia Top-100 Undergraduate Enrollment list, with resources and assistance to transition away from expensive textbooks to open education resources. Since the OER initiative began in 2013, OERs will have saved UGA student $2 million in textbook costs by the end of 2015-2016.

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Scholarly Communications Librarian at University of San Francisco

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on November 30th, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The University of San Francisco is recruiting a Scholarly Communications Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

This newly created position will develop a broad range of services in support of evolving models of scholarly communication and digital scholarship, and provide advocacy for open access on campus in support of the USF Scholarship Repository. Reporting to the Digital Program Librarian, the successful candidate will join the Systems Department that is responsible for the ILS, IR, digitization and digital publishing services.

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"Criteria for Open Access and Publishing"

Posted in Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on November 30th, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

ScienceOpen has released an e-print of "Criteria for Open Access and Publishing" by Tom Olijhoek, Lars Bjørnshauge, and Dominic Mitchell .

Here's an excerpt:

This article gives an overview of the history and current status of the DOAJ. After a brief historical overview, DOAJ policies regarding open access, intellectual property rights and questionable publishers are explained in detail. The larger part of this article is a much requested explanation on how DOAJ uses its new set of criteria for the evaluation of open access journals and the rationale behind choosing the seven extra criteria that qualify for the DOAJ Seal. A final section is devoted to the extended possibilities that DOAJ will be offering shortly to scholars and publishers for searching the database and for uploading metadata. The result is a renewed DOAJ that offers a more robust platform, a more stable database and enhanced services to allow the upload and collection of metadata.

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DigitalKoans Posts Resume on 11/30/2015

Posted in Scholarly Communication on November 23rd, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

DigitalKoans posts will resume on 11/30/2015.

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Scholarly Communication Librarian at University of Wyoming

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on November 23rd, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The University of Wyoming is recruiting a Scholarly Communication Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The successful candidate will provide energetic leadership for scholarly communication initiatives and will manage the institutional repository (IR).

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Digital Projects Librarian at University of Toronto

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on November 23rd, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The University of Toronto is recruiting a Digital Projects Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Reporting to the Information Architecture Librarian, and working with project teams composed of developers and librarians, the Digital Projects Librarian will contribute to the design, coding and maintenance of all Scholars Portal related services, with a special focus on support for our scholarly communications services, including Open Journals System and Open Monograph Press hosting services.

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Mobile Developer, Library Simplified at NYPL

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on November 23rd, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

NYPL is recruiting a Mobile Developer, Library Simplified.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Seeking: an experienced mobile developer to help reinvent eBook discovery and access for public libraries.

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Digital Collections Librarian at University of Wyoming

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on November 23rd, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The University of Wyoming is recruiting a Digital Collections Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

This position builds digital collections, manages the digital repository, and supports related initiatives and projects across multiple disciplines.

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Digital Curation News (11/20/2015) #digitalcuration #digitalpreservation #datamanagement #researchdata #rdm

Posted in Digital Curation News on November 20th, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

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Principal Software Engineer at Indiana University Bloomington

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on November 20th, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Indiana University Bloomington is recruiting a Principal Software Engineer.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Responsible for collaborating, leading, and ensuring the successful delivery of critical components of Enterprise Systems serving the faculty, staff, and students at all campuses of Indiana University. Many of these systems require continuous operation/high availability and 24 X 7 support.

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Office of Scholarly Communication: Scope, Organizational Placement, and Planning in Ten Research Libraries

Posted in ARL Libraries, Reports and White Papers, Research Libraries, Scholarly Communication on November 20th, 2015 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Ithaka S+R has released Office of Scholarly Communication: Scope, Organizational Placement, and Planning in Ten Research Libraries.

Here's an excerpt:

The project was designed to gather basic information about these issues at some of the largest research-intensive university libraries. It finds categorical differences in the vision for the scholarly communications unit and its organizational placement, as well as associated differences in staffing and budget.

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