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"FCC’s Next Step on Net Neutrality: Blocking the States"

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 18:41
Margaret Harding McGill has published "FCC's Next Step on Net Neutrality: Blocking the States" in Politico. The article states that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's "Proposal to Restore Internet Freedom" order would pre-empt "state and local regulations attempting to regulate broadband in ways that run counter to the federal rules." Research Data Curation Bibliography, […]

Six Ways to Contact Congress and the FCC to Support Net Neutrality

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 18:18
Matt Petronzio has published "Net Neutrality's in Trouble. Here's How to Fight for a Free and Fair Internet" in Mashable. The article describes and provides links to six sites that you can use to easily contact Congress and the FCC to support net neutrality, including the Battle for the Net, 5 Calls, the Free Press […]

Data Librarian at Yale University

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 13:33
Yale University is recruiting a Data Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This librarian coordinates and provides Yale Library services to support research data management and develops the data management education program. The incumbent assists researchers in data management planning and provides instruction in data management issues and best practices to diverse audiences, including […]

Vice Provost for University Libraries / University Librarian at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 13:31
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting a Vice Provost for University Libraries / University Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Vice Provost works to increase the library's financial support from internal and external sources and leverages and aligns those resources to facilitate strategic priorities and needs, to transform the library's physical spaces to […]

Research Libraries Powering Sustainable Knowledge in the Digital Age: LIBER Europe Strategy 2018-2022

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 13:30
LIBER has released Research Libraries Powering Sustainable Knowledge in the Digital Age: LIBER Europe Strategy 2018-2022. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Three Strategic Directions are at the heart of our Strategy, positioning research libraries as Platforms for Innovative Scholarly Communication, Hubs for Digital Skills & Services and Partners in Research Infrastructure. Activities under each […]

Widespread Reports That the FCC Chairman Plans to Kill Net Neutrality

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 15:56
There are a number of reports that Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the FCC, plans to repeal net neutrality rules in December. See the below articles for details. F.C.C. Is Said to Plan Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules FCC Plans Total Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules What to Know About the FCC's Upcoming Plan to […]

Information Technologies Librarian at University of Denver

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 13:33
The University of Denver is recruiting an Information Technologies Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Associate Dean for Scholarly Communication & Collections Services, the Information Technologies Librarian plays a vital leadership role in the development and provision of University Libraries technical infrastructure. The incumbent functions as the main technical product owner […]

Digital Humanities Developer at Princeton University

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 13:31
Princeton University is recruiting a Digital Humanities Developer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Digital Humanities Developer will work as part of the CDH's Development Team to implement innovative digital humanities projects in a collaborative environment that includes fellow CDH staff, humanities faculty and graduate students, and other relevant campus partners. This position will […]

"Is Small Beautiful? The Position of Independent Scholarly Publishers in an Environment of Rapid Industry Consolidation"

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 13:30
Charlie Remy et al. have self-archived "Is Small Beautiful? The Position of Independent Scholarly Publishers in an Environment of Rapid Industry Consolidation." Here's an excerpt: The publishing industry continues to consolidate, with large multinational publishers acquiring journals and other content from academic societies and independent publishers. This panel provided candid insights into the challenges facing […]

Web Developer 3 (Content Strategist) at University of Houston

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 13:33
The University of Houston is recruiting a Web Developer 3 (Content Strategist). Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Content Strategist position is a 2 year term position funded by the IMLS grant project—Bridge2Hyku (B2H, LG-70-17-0217-17). The content strategist will participate in the development of workflows, data models and use cases through an Agile development […]

IMLS 2018 Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 13:32
IMLS has released the initial 2018 Digital Humanities Advancement Grants guidelines. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant category, leading to innovative work that can scale to […]

Metadata Librarian at University of Florida

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 13:31
The University of Florida is recruiting a Metadata Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Chair of Digital Production Services, the Metadata Librarian will coordinate projects that involve the digitization and description of collections belonging to the University of Florida and collaborating institutions. The Metadata Librarian will apply knowledge of metadata, taxonomies, […]

"Green on What Side of the Fence? Librarian Perceptions of Accepted Author Manuscripts"

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 13:30
Jimmy Ghaphery, Sam Byrd, and Hillary Miller have published "Green on What Side of the Fence? Librarian Perceptions of Accepted Author Manuscripts" in the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. Here's an excerpt: INTRODUCTION There is a growing body of accepted author manuscripts (AAMs) in national, professional, and institutional repositories. This study seeks to explore […]

Reference and Digital Projects Archivist at Mount Holyoke College

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 13:33
Mount Holyoke College is recruiting a Reference and Digital Projects Archivist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Reference and Digital Projects Archivist offers a new or early-career librarian the opportunity to develop expertise in a functional area and to contribute to initiatives of strategic importance. . . . This position reports to the Associate […]

"Anne Kenney Named Interim ARL Executive Director"

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 13:32
ARL has released "Anne Kenney Named Interim ARL Executive Director." Here's an excerpt: The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Board of Directors has appointed Anne R. Kenney as interim executive director of the Association, effective January 1, 2018. Kenney served as Carl A. Kroch university librarian at Cornell University from April 2008 to April 2017, […]

Metadata Librarian at Columbia University

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 13:31
Columbia University is recruiting a Metadata Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The purpose of this position is to develop, document, maintain and apply standards and procedures for creating metadata used to manage, preserve, and provide access to digital content generated by the Libraries; to work with the Digital Library and Scholarly Technologies Group […]

"Digital Music Libraries: Librarian Perspectives and the Challenges Ahead"

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 13:30
Meghan Goodchild has published "Digital Music Libraries: Librarian Perspectives and the Challenges Ahead" in CAML Review. Here's an excerpt: This paper reports the results of a survey targeting current members of the Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (CAML) that investigated the extent to which the current designs and structures of digital […]

Digital Archivist and Institutional Repository Librarian at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 13:33
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is recruiting a Digital Archivist and Institutional Repository Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Manages, plans, and develops WPI library’s digital archives and institutional repository, including collections of faculty and student scholarship, digital cultural and data collections, digital exhibits, and digital publishing systems and services. Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 8 […]

"Leading Across Boundaries: Collaborative Leadership and the Institutional Repository in Research Universities and Liberal Arts Colleges"

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 13:32
David M. Seaman has self-archived "Leading Across Boundaries: Collaborative Leadership and the Institutional Repository in Research Universities and Liberal Arts Colleges." Here's an excerpt: Two methodologies—content analysis of IR web pages and surveys of library directors and IR developers—were employed to determine if IRs revealed evidence of collaborative leadership. The study populations were those members […]

Data and Government Information Librarian at Rice University

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 13:31
Rice University is recruiting a Data and Government Information Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Head, Kelley Center for Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services, the Data and Government Information Librarian helps to lead the library’s data services, including the discovery, use, and management of locally created and externally available statistical […]