Web Development Librarian at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is recruiting a Web Development Librarian.

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Virginia Tech's University Libraries seeks an energetic, creative, and highly collaborative librarian to engage in the design, implementation, testing, and maintenance for the Libraries’ growing portfolio of websites and web applications. The Web Development Librarian will work within the Information Technology Division, in close collaboration with the University Libraries Strategic Communications team, to improve the ease of use, visual appeal, adoptability, and desirability of library websites and web applications.

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"Purdue Appoints New Dean for Libraries and School of Information Studies"

Purdue University has released Purdue Appoints New Dean for Libraries and School of Information Studies.

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Beth McNeil, dean of library services and professor at Iowa State University, will join Purdue on July 1. . . .

Previously, McNeil was Purdue's associate dean for academic affairs and a professor of Purdue Libraries. Before her initial appointment at Purdue, McNeil was assistant, and then associate, dean of libraries for the University of Nebraska. She also has held positions in the libraries at Bradley University and the University of Illinois.

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Manager of Digital Collections as Data at Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University is recruiting a Manager of Digital Collections as Data.

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The Manager of Digital Collections as Data will develop a vision for and implement a program of digital collections as data. The Manager will provide leadership in further development and management of the Institutional Repository ("JScholarship"), direct digitization services including developing services for use of digitization services beyond the library, and collaborate with other Library departments to build strong digital collections that showcase Johns Hopkins unique resources. In particular, the Manager will focus on the growing set of resources and recommendations related to collections as data from the Always Already Computational project.

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"Karyn A. Temple Is Named Register of Copyrights"

The United States Copyright Office has released Karyn A. Temple Is Named Register of Copyrights.

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Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced that she has appointed Karyn A. Temple as Register of Copyrights and director of the U.S. Copyright Office, effective today, March 27, 2019. Temple has been Acting Register of Copyrights since October 21, 2016. . . . .

Prior to her appointment as Acting Register, Temple had served since 2013 as Associate Register of Copyrights and director of policy and international affairs for the U.S. Copyright Office. In that role, she oversaw the office’s domestic and international policy analyses, legislative support, and international negotiations.

Before joining the Copyright Office in 2011, Temple served as senior counsel to the deputy attorney general of the United States, where she helped formulate U.S. Department of Justice policy on legal issues and helped manage the Department of Justice’s Task Force on Intellectual Property. She also spent several years in private practice as vice president, litigation and legal affairs for the Recording Industry Association of America and at the law firm Williams & Connolly, LLP.

Visiting Research Programmer for Scholarly Communication and Publishing at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is recruiting a Visiting Research Programmer for Scholarly Communication and Publishing .

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Reporting to the Manager of Scholarly Communication and Repository Services (SCARS) team in Library IT and working closely with the Head of Scholarly Communication and Publishing, the Visiting Research Programmer will play a key role in research development and systems administration of open source software used by the library publishing service, the Illinois Open Publishing Network (IOPN). The individual in this role will also consult with authors and editors as needed to resolve technical problems with library publishing systems for books, journals and open educational resources, and will implement technical solutions to publishing problems that arise in the creation of these multimodal, nontraditional works where the form of the digital publication relates closely to the research argumentation.

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"Charles McClure Wins 2019 LITA/OCLC Kilgour Research Award"

ALA has released Charles McClure Wins 2019 LITA/OCLC Kilgour Research Award.

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Charles McClure has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology, sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). He is the Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies in the School of Information at Florida State University and the Director of the Information Use Management and Policy Institute at FSU. Previously he was a Distinguished Professor at the iSchool at Syracuse University and Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma.

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Director for Research Data Management Services at Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University is recruiting a Director for Research Data Management Services.

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Texas A&M University Libraries invites applicants for the Director for Research Data Management Services (RDMS), a new unit within the Libraries’ division of User Services. The Director will lead the Libraries’ efforts to envision and build a new program that provides data management services and advances open science at Texas A&M University. Under the Director's leadership, the RDMS team, along with collaborators from across the Libraries, will develop and implement data management services that support the evolving needs of Texas A&M faculty and students engaged in research data management throughout the research life-cycle. Services will include outreach and instruction, development of standards and workflows, and collaboration on the management of the Texas Data Repository with the Texas Digital Library community.

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"Implementing Publisher Policies That Inform, Support and Encourage Authors to Share Data: Two Case Studies"

Leila Jones, Rebecca Grant, and Iain Hrynaszkiewicz have published "Implementing Publisher Policies That Inform, Support and Encourage Authors to Share Data: Two Case Studies" in Insights.

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Open research data is one of the key areas in the expanding open scholarship movement. Scholarly journals and publishers find themselves at the heart of the shift towards openness, with recent years seeing an increase in the number of scholarly journals with data-sharing policies aiming to increase transparency and reproducibility of research. In this article we present two case studies which examine the experiences that two leading academic publishers, Taylor & Francis and Springer Nature, have had in rolling out data-sharing policies. We illustrate some of the considerations involved in providing consistent policies across journals of many disciplines, reflecting on successes and challenges.

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IT Administrator II – Library at University of Tennessee

The University of Tennessee is recruiting an IT Administrator II – Library.

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Reporting to the Libraries lead developer, this position is one of four full stack developers in the Libraries' Digital Initiatives department. Collaborating with other team members, this position is responsible for developing, implementing, and administering open source software in use by the Libraries.

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Report on the Survey of Digital Data Management Practices at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Boris Radosavljevic et al. have self-archived Report on the Survey of Digital Data Management Practices at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences.

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The GeoDataNode project, funded by the Federal Ministry for Research and Education (BMBF) conducted a survey of data management practices at GFZ. The aim was to assess the state of current practices and needs, and their alignment to institutional and national guidelines for data management. The target audience included scientific and technical employees at all levels. A response rate of 24% of the target demographic was achieved. The survey revealed a general need for improvement and structuring of research data handling. This includes provision of adequate storage space, back-up schedules, and the familiarization of young researchers with good scientific practice.

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Systems and Data Services Librarian at National Louis University

National Louis University is recruiting a Systems and Data Services Librarian.

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This position will be based at the Chicago campus and reports to the Dean of the University Library. This Librarian will serve as the Library’s data ambassador and be responsible for the Library's platform/integrated library system and developing data resources that support student learning and scholarly communications.

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Digital Initiatives Librarian at Newberry Library

The Newberry Library is recruiting a Digital Initiatives Librarian.

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Under the direction of the Digital Initiatives Manager, the Digital Initiatives Librarian serves as technical lead for the department, assessing complex digital project requirements and providing technical solutions that balance quality, efficiency, and sustainability. As a key member of Digital Initiatives and Services, the Librarian increases the visibility and usability of digital resources in support of the Newberry's teaching and research mission. Projects may include the development and ongoing care of digital collections and digital publications; review, selection, and implementation of DAMS; digital platform implementation; and the development and execution of scripted data remediation.

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