Senior Library Assistant – Cataloging Assistant, Washington & Lee University Library, Lexington, VA Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland, OH Chemistry Librarian, Auburn University Libraries, Auburn, AL Vice Provost for Libraries and Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Systems Librarian for Consortium Operations, Connecticut State Colleges & Universities, Hartford, CT Business Systems Analyst Senior – IT Library Services, Multnomah County, Portland, OR Visit the Core Jobs Site for additional job openings and information on submitting your own job posting.
Dr. Trevor Owens has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology, sponsored by OCLC and Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures. He is the Head of Digital Content Management at The Library of Congress. The Kilgour Award honors research relevant to the development of information technologies, especially work which shows promise of having a positive and substantive impact on any aspect(s) of the publication, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information, or the processes by which information and data are manipulated and managed. It recognizes a body of work probably spanning years, if not the majority of a career. The winner receives $2,000, and a citation. Owens is being recognized for his work on the Zotero project, a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded study on the potential for text mining and data visualization tools for historical scholarship, the Viewshare collection visualization platform,…Continue Reading
We’re honored to have Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, renowned author, scholar, facilitator, and co-host of the popular podcast series #FixMyLibrary as our President’s Program speaker at ALA Annual from 11:45am to 12:45pm CT on Saturday, June 26. Focusing on her research on morale in the workplace, Kendrick will discuss the impacts of repeated and long-term exposure to workplace abuse and/or neglect on employee emotional and physical health and career practice and outlook. Kendrick’s presentation will review low-morale research data, including data on how these experiences are being effected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and will offer attendees pathways to begin applying self-preservation tools immediately in their workplaces and personal lives. A graduate of Clark Atlanta University School of Library and Information Studies and an alumna of Winthrop University, Kaetrena Davis Kendrick’s research interests include professionalism, ethics, racial and ethnic diversity in the LIS field, and the role of communities of practice in practical academic librarianship. Her most recent work,…Continue Reading
Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD Digital Services Librarian l / ll, Virginia Beach Public Library, Virginia Beach, VA Librarian, San Juan College, Farmington, NM Head of Library Discovery Systems and Design, Brown University, Providence, RI Head of Libraries Systems & Technologies, Georgia Southern University Libraries, Statesboro, GA Visit the Core Jobs Site for additional job openings and information on submitting your own job posting.
Regardless of age and experience, young adults must be mindful of their digital presence in the expanding digital world. In Digital Civics and Citizenship: An Applied Approach, Casey Davis provides a guide for librarians, educators, counselors, and administrators to guide secondary and higher education students in successfully practicing responsible citizenship and civics in the digital world. In our world where our social credit is held increasing value, digital civics and citizenship are powerful tools, especially for students just venturing into this expansive realm. Available this Fall, Core members receive a 20% discount when purchasing this title using the code RLLITA20. Preorder your copy today. Digital Civics and Citizenship: An Applied Approach is a must read for every educator striving to help their students navigate the ever changing landscape of our digital world. With themes of respect, empathy, and advocacy, to name a few, Davis has put together an honest and much…Continue Reading
Shared by Ajaye Bloomstone, Acquisitions Librarian at LSU Law Library As the former ALCTS liaison to the American Association of Law Libraries – Technical Services Special Interest Section (AALL TS-SIS), my liaison reports over the years for the ALCTS membership have been on programs and workshops to be presented at AALL annual meetings which may be of interest to ALCTS members. I am now continuing in this role for Core so would like to share this list of programs that will be presented at the AALL virtual conference to be held in July 2021. Some programs will be livestreamed, and others will be prerecorded to be viewed on-demand prior to the virtual conference, with an opportunity to connect with session speakers during the week of the conference. There is a charge for attendance, with member and non-member costs listed on the main AALL conference site. Please check the full schedule…Continue Reading
In Sustainable Enterprise Strategies for Optimizing Digital Stewardship: A Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums, Angela I. Fritz explores how a multicomponent Digital Asset Management Ecosystem (DAME) can ensure strategic growth of institutional collections in the context of long-term holistic collection management plans. Increasingly, librarians, archivists, and curators are managing an integrated digital ecosystem by coordinating and complementing a number of existing and emerging initiatives. This new guide provides a high-level overview and offers a conceptual framework for understanding a digital asset management ecosystem with discussions on digital collection typologies and assessment, planning and prioritization, the importance of a community of practice through associated workflows, and an understanding of the critical role that foresight planning plays in balancing an evolving infrastructure and expanding digital content with creative cost modeling and sustainability strategies. Available this Fall, Core members receive a 20% discount when purchasing this title using the code RLLITA20. Preorder…Continue Reading
Media Specialist (SSHS), Steamboat Springs School District, Steamboat Springs, CO Preservation Liaison (Remote), Conserv Solutions Inc. Research Librarian, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Pullman, WA Visit the Core Jobs Site for additional job openings and information on submitting your own job posting.
We have a lot going on at next month’s ALA Virtual Annual Conference! View our full list of programs, interest group discussions, committee meetings, and of course Happy Hour! Highlights include President’s Program speaker Kaetrena Davis Kendrick’s discussion about Seeking Clarity during Low-Morale Experiences: Actualizing Tools for Self-Preservation, our popular Top Technology Trends round robin conversation, and 13 different interest group discussions. A Sample of Core Programs Accessible, Not Just Discoverable: Ensuring Accessibility in Digital Collections Adapting Library Spaces . . . For Whatever Comes Next Beyond Picture Perfect Diversity: How to Create a Sense of Inclusion Chaos, Order, and Control: Uncertain Worlds and the Regimes and Rebellions They Produce in Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection Budget Reductions! Strategic Approaches to Problem Solve Our Way Out of This Mess Connect with Them in Their Preferred Platform: The Benefits of Using Institutional Text Messaging to Promote Library Services and Tools Design…Continue Reading