At the 2013 SLA-SD Fall Seminar, we enjoyed a day of informative presentations.
The weeks have flown by, and it feels like just yesterday that an enthusiastic group of SLA-SD members and friends headed to the San Diego Central Library for a guided tour of the new space on March 20. Though most public tours of the library are led by volunteers, we were lucky enough to be […]
Posted on June 9, 2014.
Description Department: UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $65,734) Position Availability: Immediately Application deadline: July 4, 2014 Description of Institution and Library One of ten University of California campuses, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is located in Westwood Village, approximately five miles […]
Posted on June 4, 2014.
On May 28th, librarians from Ashford University (AU) and the University of San Diego (USD) delivered an excellent overview of innovative strategies for providing reference and instruction services virtually. The event was generously hosted at AU’s San Diego headquarters. Elizabeth Grossman, AU’s Senior Director of Library Services, together with librarians Dana Haff and Rebecca Nowicki, […]
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Posted on May 27, 2014.
Anyone who has used Google Earth or Google Maps has used a GIS. GIS (Geographic Information Systems) allow users to manipulate and visualize spatial data in endless ways, by combining the power of maps, databases, and statistics. At the most basic level, GIS can be used to make custom maps (cartography), with data points such […]
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Posted on May 22, 2014.
The Society of California Archivists held its annual meeting in Palm Springs on May 8-10. Over 230 archivists enjoyed 15 panel sessions, 2 local history plenaries, 2 preconference workshops, an OAC contributors’ meeting, and several networking events. A number of sessions supported this year’s theme of “Archives and the Public”. The Center for Sacramento History […]
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Posted on May 22, 2014.
Lambda Archives of San Diego (LASD) is seeking an archivist to work with its Head Archivist and interns to manage its library, document, photo, and digital collections. Founded in 1987, LASD is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and teaching the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history of San Diego county and the Northern Baja California region. […]
Posted on May 9, 2014.
Information Resources Manager Opportunity in Los Angeles—Strong Salary! An Information Resources Manager job in Los Angeles, CA is currently available courtesy of TRAK Records and Library. To be considered for this position, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years library services experience. If you are interested in working for an […]
Posted on May 8, 2014.
Created by SLA’s Core Competencies Revision Task Force, the draft revision of SLA’s 2003 Core Competencies statement (available here) is intended to reflect current realities and emerging opportunities while describing the competencies that will best position SLA members to lead–or create–those opportunities. The Task Force requests feedback from the SLA community, both current and future (i.e. students). […]
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Posted on May 6, 2014.
Virtual Reference & Research Services Panel When: Wednesday, May 28, 4:30 – 6:30 pm Where: Ashford University, 8620 Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123 [map: http://goo.gl/kmKSBW] Why: It’s a great local professional development opportunity! Cost: Free to SLA members and nonmembers Are you interested in learning what local librarians are doing to meet the […]
Posted on May 2, 2014.
Responsibilities: Bastyr University, a fully accredited institution offering BS, MS and clinical doctorate degrees in the fields of natural health arts and sciences, is looking for a medical librarian to manage our satellite campus library in San Diego, CA. Under distance supervision of the Director of Library Services, based in Kenmore, WA, the senior […]
Posted on May 2, 2014.
This position is limited to 999 hours of employment in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) with an average of less than 30 service hours per work week. Hours may vary between 0 – 16 hours per week, dependent upon the daily staffing needs of the department. POSITION SUMMARY : To perform […]