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Job vacancy at NUI Galway – Head of Collections

The post of Head of Collections has been advertised at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Details are available at: https://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/, with a closing date of April 8th 2021.This senior management position has responsibili…

NORF- infrastructure webinar

Dear All,This will likely be of interest to some, see below.RegardsAoifeNORF Open Research in Ireland webinar: Infrastructures for Open Research, 30 March 2021As part of a webinar series on Open Research in Ireland, the National Open Research Forum<…

Job vacancies at RCSI

Dear ColleaguesApologies for cross-posting. Please circulate to anyone you think may be interested.ThanksKateVacancies RCSI1. Content and Metadata Management Librarian (Assistant Librarian grade, full-time, temporary, maternity leave). CLOSING DATE: Ma…

LibPMC call for papers

Apologies for cross-postingThe 14th International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries (LibPMC) will take place 2-4 November 2021, in an entirely online format. Submissions are now welcome on any aspect of performance measurement and asse…

Re: Library Community Question – Thesis Digitisation

Thanks Fran,I’m building a nice recognised practice case for finance. Also a big fan of a good takedown policy!Regards,ThereseFrom: HEAnet User Group for Librarians – Discussion List <LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE> On Behalf Of fran.callaghanSent: Mon…

Re: Library Community Question – Thesis Digitisation

Hi Therese DCU have mandated e deposit (alongside print) since 2010. In 2012/13 we undertook a retrospective project (with dundalk bookbinders like cual) and since we were a young university we digitised the entire back catalogue (about 2,500 from memo…

Vacancy in AIT

Hi everyone,We are recruiting! Feel free to spread the word. Details Below:Current Job Vacancies in AITSenior Library Assistant – Grade VDepartment : Library Closing Date : 25-Jan-2021 13:00Contact Email : recruit@ait.ie<mailto:recruit@ait.ie>Sen…

Re: Vacancy in AIT

Celine, you should put this on the general list. You can do this by sending to LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE<mailto:LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE>David.

Happy Christmas from LIR

Dear Colleagues,Everyone’s lives have been affected by the changes this pandemic has wrought, and no job description has remained untouched. You have had to use technology in new ways to achieve the same outcomes at work and this is just as true with t…