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Short-term part-time Assistant Librarian Contract Posts

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 15:32
Maynooth University Library invites expressions of interest, from fully qualified librarians, in three short‐term part‐time (20 hours per week maximum) Assistant Librarian contract posts.

Post 1:
The candidate should have excellent database searching and report writing skills and an interest in researching/reporting on the following topics

· Research Data Management: policy development and platforms [...]

Workshop: Finding & Reusing Data, June 15th 2017

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:56
Dear all,

The workshop below may of interest, particularly to those supporting
students and researchers in finding and accessing Social Science research
data.

Thanks and kind regards,
Jenny

AGI Seminar - Diversity in Libraries: Challenges in 21st Century Procurement - May 26th

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:32
Dear all,

The AGI Seminar in TCD may be of interest to LIR members.

http://www.lagi.ie/Slides/ProgrammeAGISeminar2017.pdf

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Regards,
John

IReL Manager post at MU Library

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 12:26
Dear All,

Please follow the link below to find details of an exciting job opening with the IReL initiative based at Maynooth University Library:

www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies

This is an opportunity to work in a key role with colleagues across the country. The closing date is May 23rd.

Regards,

Cathal

Cathal McCauley
University Librarian
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Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland. [...]

Save the Date: LIR Annual Seminar 2017 Friday November 24th - Long Room Hub Trinity College Dublin,

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 10:43
"Cultivating Libraries in a Post Digital learning Ecosystem"

This year's Annual Seminar has a broad spectrum encompassing several subthemes prevalent to library strategy.

· Copyright

· Reading list software

· Learning Analytics

· Data Support

· Developing Library presence in a VLE

· Supporting Digital Humanities

A call for papers addressing these subthemes will be made in June 2017.
Keynotes & Invited Speakers - TBC [...]

2017 LIR Bursary Application Deadline extended to Friday May 19th

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 16:28
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The LIR Committee would like to extend the application deadline by one week, for a bursary valued at €500, to be offset against attendance at a national or international conference which considers emerging technologies in libraries.

The bursary will be awarded to a maximum of €500 and can be used to defray costs such as conference registration, travel and accommodation. [...]

Want to write an article or develop a conference poster? Maynooth University Library Academic Writing Workshop

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 14:24
On Wednesday 7th June 2017, Maynooth University Library will host its annual academic writing workshop. This will be of interest to library staff who wish to write for academic publication and/or create conference/seminar posters.
The morning session, delivered by Helen Fallon, will focus on writing for peer reviewed and professional journals. The afternoon session, delivered by Laura Connaughton, will cover designing posters. [...]

Re: 3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:02
Apologies all. Wrong recipient!

Clíona Ní Shúilleabháin

On 28 Apr 2017, at 14:55, "Cliona Ni Shuilleabhain" > wrote:

Am in O'D's. think I'll have to skip it. Have to go home to painter, Cred Union and Troc for 5.30.

Clíona Ní Shúilleabháin

On 28 Apr 2017, at 12:52, "Brian O'Connell" > wrote:

Thanks, must be a browser problem; I can find it by googling
brian [...]

Re: 3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:55
Am in O'D's. think I'll have to skip it. Have to go home to painter, Cred Union and Troc for 5.30.

Clíona Ní Shúilleabháin

On 28 Apr 2017, at 12:52, "Brian O'Connell" > wrote:

Thanks, must be a browser problem; I can find it by googling
brian

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Padraig.Kirby
Sent: 28 April 2017 12:44
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: Re: 3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina. [...]

Re: 3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:52
Thanks, must be a browser problem; I can find it by googling
brian

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Padraig.Kirby
Sent: 28 April 2017 12:44
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: Re: 3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina. [...]

Re: 3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:44
Hi Brian

Thank you for your message- I have accessed the site just now using the web address given in the Call for Papers http://www.wbilc2017.com/en/ so the site is functioning OK and should be accessible.

Thanks again for your message

Best Regards

Padraig.

Padraig Kirby BA (Hons) HdipLIS
Senior Library Assistant
The Library
Limerick Institute of Technology
Moylish Park
Limerick
Republic of Ireland
Padraig.Kirby@lit.ie
0035361-448516 (516)

Re: 3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:36
The conference website for the “western Balkan Information Literacy Conf.” appears not to be functioning. Is there an error?

From: HEAnet User Group for Librarians - Discussion List [mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE] On Behalf Of Padraig.Kirby
Sent: 28 April 2017 12:17
To: LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE
Subject: 3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina. [...]

3rd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:16
Apologies for Cross Posting. Please see 3rd Call for Papers and Keynote Speakers announcement for WBILC 2017, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina, June 6th-9th 2017. Call for papers due May 15th 2017.

WESTERN BALKAN INFORMATION LITERACY CONFERENCE

Generation Z: Fake News and Information Literacy, the New Horizon.

JUNE 6th-9th 2017, Juni na Uni 2016 , Hotel Opal, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina. [...]

2017 iSchool PhD Scholarship (UCD School of Information & Communication Studies)

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 14:01
For anyone who might be considering a return to academia to obtain a PhD:

The School of Information & Communication Studies, UCD is currently offering PhD Scholarships. The total value of the scholarship will be equivalent to the EU fee rate and an annual stipend of €10,000 for a period of up to three years. Non-EU students may be offered the scholarship at EU rate and apply the stipend to make of the difference between the EU and the Non-EU tuition rate. Student levy is not included. [...]

AGI Seminar Event Friday 26th May 2017

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 17:02
Dear all,

The Acquisitions Group of Ireland hosting our 2017 AGI Seminar on Friday 26th May in the North Training Room of the Berkley Library, TCD and bookings are now open!

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A full programme for the day and bookings and further information can be found on our website: www.lagi.ie
or you can book directly on Eventbrite at https://lagi2017.eventbrite.ie [...]

Call for Applications for LIR Bursary 2017

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 14:43
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The LIR Committee would like to invite applications for a bursary valued at €500, to be offset against attendance at a national or international conference which considers emerging technologies in libraries.

The bursary will be awarded to a maximum of €500 and can be used to defray costs such as conference registration, travel and accommodation. [...]

Two Vacancies at NUI Galway

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 09:14
Dear colleagues,
With apologies for cross-posting, you may be interested in two job vacancies in NUI Galway Library:

* Special Collections Cataloguer (Fixed term, 5 month contract)

* Librarian, Shannon College of Hotel Management (maternity leave cover)

More details on both posts are available at: http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs

Please share with anyone you think might be interested.
Best regards,
Monica [...]

2nd Call for Papers Due May 15th & Keynote Speakers announcement - Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, June 6th-9th 2017, Bihać , Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:34
Apologies for Cross Posting. Please see 2nd Call for Papers and Keynote Speakers announcement for WBILC 2017, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina, June 6th-9th 2017. Call for papers due May 15th 2017.

WESTERN BALKAN INFORMATION LITERACY CONFERENCE

Generation Z: Fake News and Information Literacy, the New Horizon.

JUNE 6th-9th 2017, Juni na Uni 2016 , Hotel Opal, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina. [...]

UCD's Open Access Publishing Surveys

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:54
Dear Colleagues,

The UCD Library Research Services Unit, in conjunction with UCD’s
University Research Managers and Administrators Network (URMAN) Open Access
Group, has distributed two Open Access Publishing Surveys to UCD’s
researchers and research managers/administrators.

Open Access publications (and increasingly data) are of growing importance
as the vast majority of funders (and particularly the EC) introduce and
strengthen their requirements in this area, regardless of discipline.
Moreover, there is clear evidence that release of published research papers
and data through Open Access mechanisms broadens dissemination of research
findings and enhances impact. [...]

Online CPD Professional Certificate in Digital Stewardship

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 13:07
*Apologies for cross-posting*

Posted on behalf of Amber Cushing, School of ICS:

The School of Information and Communication Studies at UCD is planning a new online CPD Professional Certificate in Digital Stewardship.

Please consider responding to this 5 minute questionnaire, so that we can design CPD offerings to best meet the needs of Irish Information Professionals. [...]

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