MD Tech Connect at Universities at Shady Grove- Dec. 8, 2017

Registration is now open for the MD Tech Connect 2017 on December 8 at the Universities at Shady Grove  – http://mdtechconnect2017.weebly.com/ The event has been developed via collaborative partnership with Priddy Library at Shady Grove, MDLIBTECH, Maryland Special Libraries Association, and the Maryland State Library. Questions? For registration Continue reading MD Tech Connect at Universities at Shady Grove- Dec. 8, 2017

ARSC Conference Travel Grants- due Dec. 15, 2017

ARSC CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANTS Application Deadline: December 15, 2017 The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is now accepting applications for ARSC Conference Travel Grants to be awarded in 2018. The grants are designed to: — encourage ARSC members to attend Continue reading ARSC Conference Travel Grants- due Dec. 15, 2017

Canadian Courts Preserving Webpages Cited in Rulings

Take a look at this interesting article on Motherboard. The Canadian Judicial System has gone through their records to secure sources that were referenced through hyperlink in court records. Using the Wayback Machine and Internet Archive, they have recorded the Continue reading Canadian Courts Preserving Webpages Cited in Rulings

Undocumented Student Resources: Website Launch

The University of Maryland has launched the new site Undocumented Student Resources. This site contains useful information for students, faculty, and staff. At the bottom of the post, there are printable PDF resources courtesy of Undocumented Student Resources. Keep reading Continue reading Undocumented Student Resources: Website Launch

Library and Archives Canada newsletter: Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

The newsletter helps readers keep current with the latest news, initiatives, guidance, best practices, tools and case studies in the information management, archives and libraries. The latest issue (April) of the “Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World” newsletter is now online: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/services/government-information-resources/information-management/Pages/governance-recordkeeping-newsletter.aspx

Call for Book Chapter Proposals for LIS Students/Faculty

A forthcoming book on large-scale digital libraries for the publisher IGI entitled: Collection development and management in Massive Digital Libraries, which will specifically examine HathiTrust, Google Books, is accepting contribution proposals. It’s a good opportunity to publish in a developing area Continue reading Call for Book Chapter Proposals for LIS Students/Faculty

Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian – Smithsonian Libraries – Washington, DC

Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian For the complete posting and application instructions see usajobs.gov at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/368195700. The Smithsonian Libraries invites applications for a collaborative and flexible professional to fill the position of Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian.  The Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian Continue reading Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian – Smithsonian Libraries – Washington, DC