Lead Web Developer at UCLA

Posted in Library IT Jobs on July 3rd, 2014

UCLA is recruiting a Lead Web Developer.

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Under the supervision of the Head, Software Development and Project Management, the incumbent will work collaboratively to set priorities and goals and solve technical problems, identify technical opportunities and work with users.

As part of a project team, provides programming and systems analysis for the design, development and documentation of large, complex Library web presence. Uses web based system technologies, design methodologies, and user needs specifications to lead programming for our Drupal environment. Standard software tools and protocols, such as PHP, JavaScript, XSLT, Solr, and database technologies, will be used to create large multi-faceted, dynamic web sites and applications.

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    SCOAP3 Has Published 2,000 Articles

    Posted in Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on July 3rd, 2014

    The Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3) has published 2,000 articles.

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    Two thousand Open Access articles have been published with SCOAP3 funding since January 2014 in 10 journals from 11 publishers and learned societies. These articles are released under a CC-BY license, and openly accessible on publishers websites. In addition, articles are also immediately available on the SCOAP3 repository at repo.scoap3.org in several formats, including PDF/A and XML for text-mining and other purposes. Scientists from over 80 countries have freely published in SCOAP journals so far.

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      Digital Curation News (7/2/2014) #digitalpreservation

      Posted in Digital Curation News on July 2nd, 2014

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        Digital Access and Systems Librarian at Getty Research Institute

        Posted in Library IT Jobs on July 2nd, 2014

        The Getty Research Institute is recruiting a Digital Access and Systems Librarian.

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        The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks a highly skilled, creative, and agile person to provide technical leadership and support for the core library and discovery/access systems. Reporting to the Head of Information Systems and working collaboratively with departments across the Research Institute, the Digital Access and Systems Librarian is the technical point person for GRI's cloud based library management system—Alma, and integration and interoperability with our Primo discovery/access application. Responsibilities will center on data, platform, and workflow integration and interoperability, metadata extraction, transformation, and reuse, analytics and reporting, search strategies and services, and problem diagnosis and resolution. The position is the key component linking the content driven departments and workflows with technical implementations and process oriented automated workflows. The position also works closely with digital project and repository staff, application administrators, and software engineers

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          ARL Annual Salary Survey 2013—2014

          Posted in ARL Libraries on July 2nd, 2014

          ARL has released the ARL Annual Salary Survey 2013—2014.

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          The 2013—2014 data show that salaries for professionals in ARL libraries kept pace with inflation. The median salary for professionals in US ARL university libraries in 2013 was $68,773, an increase of 2.3% over the 2012—2013 median salary of $67,257. The US CPI rose 2% during the same period. The experience of professionals in Canadian ARL academic libraries was more favorable: while the Canadian CPI rose 1.3%, median salaries in Canadian university libraries increased from $87,120 (Canadian dollars) to $89,163 (Canadian dollars) a rise of 2.3%.

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            Systems & Applications Librarian at Whitman College

            Posted in Library IT Jobs on July 2nd, 2014

            Whitman College is recruiting a Systems & Applications Librarian.

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            This position is responsible for library systems and research technology planning and implementation, including application upgrades, configuration, maintenance, integration, troubleshooting and continued evaluation, quality assurance and testing; training and support of library staff; and design and maintenance of the Library's web site. This position provides technical and application support for the Library's instance of the Ex Libris-based shared Orbis Cascade Alliance catalog, Interlibrary Services, electronic resource management, online collections, and digital services projects.

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              European Commission Issues Action Plan for Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights

              Posted in Copyright on July 2nd, 2014

              The European Commission has issued an Action Plan for infringements of intellectual property rights.

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              The EU Action Plan sets out a number of actions to focus the EU's IPR enforcement policy on commercial scale infringements (the so-called 'follow the money' approach). The Strategy setting out an international approach examines recent changes and presents ways to improve the Commission's current means of action to promote enhanced IPR standards in third countries and to stem the trade in IPR infringing goods.

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                Digital Curation News (7/1/2014) #digitalpreservation

                Posted in Digital Curation News on July 1st, 2014

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