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New LAI-accredited module at UCD School of Information & Communication Studies

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:34
For any information professionals who are considering CPD options for the coming year, we are pleased to announce that our advanced module IS40480 Information Professional as Teacher, taught by Claire McGuinness, has recently been approved by the LAI as an accredited CPD course. The module will run in the School of Information & Communication Studies, UCD, from 10-12 pm every Friday from January 26th to April 27th 2018 (except March 16th, 23rd & 30th). The cost of taking this module is €400 (€200 unwaged). Certificates will be issued by the LAI for course attendance. [...]

2018 CONUL Conference: Reminder Abstract Submission Deadline Sunday 14 January 2018

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:00
*Apologies for cross posting*

2018 CONUL Conference: Reminder Abstract Submission Deadline Sunday 14 January 2018

Abstract submissions are welcome for consideration for the 2018 annual conference of CONUL, the Consortium of National and University Libraries in Ireland, which will be held in Galway, Ireland on 30-31 May 2018. The closing date for abstract submission is midnight (GMT) Sunday 14th January 2018. Further information on the Call for Papers, including presentation types, important dates and submission guidelines are available at http://conference.conul.ie/submissions_new/.
Keynote Speakers:
Vivian Lewis, University Librarian at McMaster University
Jim Neal, University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University & President of [...]

Re: NIH/Pubmed: LinkOut Local or the Outside Tool

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:15
Hi David, pubmed is heavily used here, so I am very interested in this. I was just getting our link resolver updasted in endnote basic, so I will have a look at your suggestion. thanks

Áine Meehan
Systems Librarian
Yeats Library, Institute of Technology Sligo
Tel:+353719137351<tel:+353719137351>

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of David Kane
Sent: Monday 8 January 2018 12:03
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: NIH/Pubmed: LinkOut Local or the Outside Tool [...]

NIH/Pubmed: LinkOut Local or the Outside Tool

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:02
Hello Everyone,

Happy New Year. I have come across the LinkOut Local and the Outside Tool on PubMed. These tools allow you to put an openURL link to your institution's link resolver from the record in PubMed. Handy.

Does anyone here use this service?

Thanks,

David.

Client Advisory: "Meltdown" vulnerability mitigation

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 16:15
Dear LIR mailing list subscribers,

You may be aware of the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" vulnerabilities that
were disclosed in the media during the past 24 hours. These are
vulnerabilities in CPUs (notably, but not only, Intel CPUs made since
1995) which can allow programs to access memory, and therefore sensitive
restricted information, that they should not have access to. [...]

Job Vacancy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI): Content & Metadata Management Librarian (Assistant Librarian Grade)

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 09:39
Job Vacancy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI): Content & Metadata Management Librarian (Assistant Librarian Grade)

Location: RCSI Library, No.26 York Street, Dublin 2
Reporting to: Associate Librarian, Library Services Delivery
Contract: Assistant Librarian, Permanent, Full-time
The Content and Metadata Management Librarian will play a key role in maintaining, developing and delivering library collections, in all formats but principally electronic and digital, to support the learning, teaching, research and clinical activities of RCSI. Working collaboratively within the library team s/he will have responsibility for coordinating a team of paraprofessional staff to deliver on all aspects of content [...]

Job Vacancies at University of Limerick Library

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 16:04
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The University of Limerick (UL) with over 13,000 students and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity. We are renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and conducting leading edge research. Our commitment is to make a difference by shaping the future through educating and empowering our students. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with [...]

CESSDA launches online data management guide

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:57
Dear colleagues,

The following may be of interest:

CESSDA ERIC <https://www.cessda.eu/>is very proud to announce the launch
of our online expert tour guide. Over the past year, eleven social sciences
data archives have combined forces to create a detailed and thorough guide
on data management across the research data life cycle.

The expert tour guide <http://cessda.eu/DMGuide> was created to introduce
the concepts of data management and provide guidance to researchers. With
this tour guide, CESSDA wants to contribute to increased professionalism in
data management and to improve the value of research data. A downloadable
checklist helps researchers who need to [...]

Happy Christmas a Datatastic New Year from the LIR Committee

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 15:55
Dear All,

Thanks to all who attended our annual seminar or one of our workshops in 2017.

2018 will be a year for data literacy. We look forward to your participation in a series of workshops that we will be offering - based on the Library Carpentry<https://librarycarpentry.github.io/> framework. They are designed to help you meet the challenges of librarianship in the 21stcentury by giving you the opportunity to develop your practical skills in working with data. [...]

2018 CONUL Conference - Call for Papers

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 10:11
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2018 CONUL Conference: Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to Sunday 14 January 2018

Abstract submissions are welcome for consideration for the 2018 annual conference of CONUL, the Consortium of National and University Libraries in Ireland, which will be held in Galway, Ireland on 30-31 May 2018.
Keynote Speakers:
Vivian Lewis, University Librarian at McMaster University
Jim Neal, University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University & President of the ALA [...]

Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 23:18
Elaine, have you got access back yet? We are having the same issue still.

David.

From: "LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE" <LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE> on behalf of Elaine Doherty <elaine.doherty@DIT.IE>
Reply-To: "LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE" <LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE>
Date: Friday 17 November 2017 at 12:26
To: "LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE" <LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE>
Subject: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Hi,

Anyone else lost access to Westlaw.co.uk this week?
Both proxy and ip recognition.

Not feeling the love from customer support [...]

LIR Annual Seminar Slides and Recorded Talks available now

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:22
Dear all,

The annual LIR seminar with the theme of "Cultivating Libraries in a Post Digital Learning Ecosystem" took place in the Trinity Long Room Hub on Friday 24th November.

We are pleased to let you know that the slides and recordings from the seminar are now available on the LIR website. http://lirgroup.heanet.ie/drupal/LIR2017 [...]

2018 CONUL Conference: Call for papers now open

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 15:57
*Apologies for cross posting*

*2018 CONUL Conference: Call for papers now open*

Abstract submissions are welcome for consideration for the 2018 annual
conference of CONUL, the Consortium of National and University Libraries in
Ireland, which will be held in Galway, Ireland on 30-31 May 2018.
*Keynote Speakers:*
Vivian Lewis, University Librarian at McMaster University
Jim Neal, University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University & President
of the ALA [...]

LIR Seminar this Friday 24th November

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:11
Dear all,

The LIR Annual Seminar takes place on this Friday, 24th November at the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin with the theme “Cultivating Libraries in a Post Digital Learning Ecosystem”. Registration closes midnight Tuesday 20th November. The full programme outline is available here http://lirgroup.heanet.ie/drupal/?q=node/96 and registration is available from here http://lirgroup.heanet.ie/drupal/?q=node/100 [...]

Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 15:47
Hi Elaine
We've lost access, I reported it to TR last week, but haven't received a response yet. According to the BIALL list there are a number of institution - in the UK more so, though some here too, experiencing difficulties with access. Apparently it is now a "known issue" and is being looked into.... [...]

Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:59
Hi Elaine,

The resource is working fine here as well.

Kind regards,
Rose

Rose Buttimer | Electronic Resources Librarian | Boole Library | University College Cork | College Road | Cork | T12 ND29 | Ireland
e. r.buttimer@ucc.ie<mailto:r.buttimer@ucc.ie> | t. +353 21 490 2085

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Assumpta Byrne
Sent: 17 November 2017 12:45
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk [...]

Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:46
Hi Elaine,

There have been a number of complaints about accessing Westlaw on the BIALL (British and Irish Association of Law Librarians) list this week, so I don't think you're the only one.

Neil

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Elaine Doherty
Sent: 17 November 2017 13:26
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk [...]

Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:45
Hi Elaine

Same here as Simon reports.

Assumpta Byrne
Systems Librarian
Library
Athlone Institute of Technology
Dublin Rd.
Athlone
Co. Westmeath
Ireland
Tel.: 353 (0)90 6442592
Web: http://library.ait.ie

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Elaine Doherty
Sent: 17 November 2017 12:41
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Dear Simon,

Many thanks its helpful to hear this.

Elaine

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Simon Perry
Sent: 17 November 2017 12:38
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE<mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE>
Subject: Re: [LIR-L] Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk [...]

Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:40
Dear Simon,

Many thanks its helpful to hear this.

Elaine

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List
[mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Simon Perry
Sent: 17 November 2017 12:38
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: Re: [LIR-L] Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Hi Elaine,

Didn't get any reports during the week and seems ok now.

Regards, Simon

Simon Perry

Systems Librarian

Institute of Technology Carlow

Kilkenny Road [...]

Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:38
Hi Elaine,

Didn't get any reports during the week and seems ok now.

Regards, Simon

Simon Perry
Systems Librarian
Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow R93 V960

T: 059 917 5766

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Elaine Doherty
Sent: 17 November 2017 12:26
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Hi,

Anyone else lost access to Westlaw.co.uk this week?
Both proxy and ip recognition. [...]

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