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Online Doc RBMS Instruction & Outreach Committee Conference Call Schedule 2017-18

by Heather Smedberg on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 07:30 pm

The RBMS Instruction & Outreach Committee will hold monthly conference call meetings from Nov-June to further the work of the committee throughout the year. These meetings will be held using Zoom Video Conference Call software, but attendees can call in through a variety of means, including telephone. To join our meeting, please contact Heather Smedberg at least one day in advance for call-in instructions (or follow the call-in instructions below). hsmedberg@ucsd.edu

The RBMS Instruction & Outreach Committee will hold monthly conference call meetings from Nov-June to further the work of the committee throughout the year. These meetings will be held using Zoom Video Conference Call software, but attendees can call in through a variety of means, including telephone. To join our meeting, please contact Heather Smedberg at least one day in advance for call-in instructions (or follow the call-in instructions below). hsmedberg@ucsd.edu

Monthly Phone Calls:

idays 1pm EST, 12pm Central, 11am Mountain, 10am Pacific.

 

November 3 - Meeting Notes

December 1 - Meeting Agenda

January 5

February 2

March 2

April 6

May 4

June 1

In person meetings:

Midwinter Meeting, Denver, CO: February 9-13, 2018; Our meeting likely to be on Sunday morning, Feb 11.

Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA: June 21-26, 2018; Meeting day/time not yet requested.

 

Zoom Log-in Instructions:

 

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:https://ucsd.zoom.us/j/221420394

 

Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +16465588656,,221420394#  or +16699006833,,221420394#

Or Telephone

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location)

       US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 669 900 6833

    Meeting ID: 221 420 394

    International numbers available:https://ucsd.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=Ygs7xu6Y4vBMX3-zDbROCnLoQsy9Ut2P

 

Or an H.323/SIP room system:

    H.323:

       162.255.37.11 (US West)

       162.255.36.11 (US East)

       221.122.88.195 (China)

       115.114.131.7 (India)

       213.19.144.110 (EMEA)

       202.177.207.158 (Australia)

       209.9.211.110 (Hong Kong)

       64.211.144.160 (Brazil)

       69.174.57.160 (Canada)

    Meeting ID: 221 420 394

 

    SIP: 221420394@zoomcrc.com

 

Or Skype for Business (Lync):

    https://ucsd.zoom.us/skype/221420394

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ACRL ULS Academic Outreach Committee

Discussion Academic Outreach Online Roundtable Discussions: Library Outreach in Civic Engagement

by Jason Kruse on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 05:00 pm

The ULS Academic Outreach Committee offers a series of Online Roundtable Discussions on topics related to Academic Outreach endeavours.

November’s Topic: Library Outreach in Civic Engagement

The ULS Academic Outreach Committee offers a series of Online Roundtable Discussions on topics related to Academic Outreach endeavours.

November’s Topic: Library Outreach in Civic Engagement

This month’s discussion will focus on the library’s involvement in civic engagement. We will talk about how libraries define “civic engagement,” working with on-campus partners, the benefits and challenges of getting involved, and more! Come prepared to talk about what you’re doing, share ideas, successes, and lessons learned. Join us for a lively discussion and leave with great ideas to bring back to your library!

Each discussion will last 1 hour and be limited to 9 participants and 1 facilitator (like a face-to-face roundtable discussion).

All discussions will be hosted on Google Hangouts on Air/YouTube Live. NOTE: While past Roundtable discussions have been recorded and shared online, this session will NOT be recorded.

 

Sign up for one of the following dates and times:

Tuesday, November 28       10am PST / 11am MST / 12pm CST / 1pm EST/ Register

Wednesday, November 29 11am PST / 12pm MST / 1pm CST / 2pm EST/ Register

Thursday, November 30    12pm PST / 1pm MST / 2pm CST / 3pm EST/ Register

*You will need a valid Gmail/Google account to participate. Confirmation details and instructions for accessing the discussion will be sent to participants by email.

Discussions are limited in numbers to encourage active discussion from all participants, varying in expertise. Participants must have a microphone in order to participate.

Instructions for accessing the discussion in Google Hangouts on Air will be sent to participants by email.

Questions?  Please email ULS.AOC@gmail.com

Best,

ULS Academic Outreach Committee

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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Research & Instructional Services Librarian, The University of Alabama (apply by Dec. 15 for full consideration)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 03:27 pm

THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA LIBRARIES

Research & Instructional Services Librarian

https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/42035

THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA LIBRARIES

Research & Instructional Services Librarian

https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/42035

The University of Alabama seeks a forward-thinking librarian with innovative ideas for learning-centered approaches to research and instructional services in social sciences or humanities. Reporting to the Head of Gorgas Information Services, this position works with campus faculty to develop instruction materials and library assignments and identify needs and opportunities for outreach in assigned academic departments in social sciences or humanities. The ideal candidate possesses a strong desire to teach and seeks out further knowledge in teaching and learning theories. S/he will be responsible for developing a robust instruction and outreach program, both in-person and online, while also offering software application training and support related to areas of responsibility for the disciplines assigned. This position also plans and coordinates activities for individuals who are involved in creative programs and communities in the social sciences, such as undergraduate research and Honors College, as well as participates in instruction for Freshman Writing. This position promotes collaboration and shared information experiences among graduate students, assists with development and implementation of assessment initiatives aimed at improving services and collections, and creates and utilizes a variety of technologies and media for the advancement of library goals and objectives. This position collaborates with a broad range of stakeholders to conceptualize, define, and deliver contemporary services in support of cutting-edge approaches in instruction and research. Candidate will work in a team environment in the University Libraries and must have a willingness for continual learning, development, and application of additional expertise through work related experiences and professional development opportunities. Candidate must also possess the ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems in an academic setting. This position may also provide outreach to non-academic units such as student housing to develop events and services that promote the University Libraries, supervise staff and students as required, and perform other duties/functions as requested. Responsibilities of the position evolve as the library environment continues to change. The University of Alabama Libraries is currently re-envisioning the liaison program with more emphasis on outreach and seeking opportunities to work with campus faculty and students.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Library & Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution.
• Knowledge of reference/instructional services in an academic library setting.
• Knowledge of trends and services in academic libraries to support undergraduate and graduate education.
• Knowledge of current and emerging trends in information literacy instruction and information technologies.
• Awareness of new and emerging technologies and how they can be utilized in an academic library.
• Ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects.
• Understanding of ways to market and promote instruction, collections and services to various groups. 
• Demonstration of ability, interest, and willingness to assume additional and/or new responsibilities, along with the ability to set and model high performance standards.
• Ability to conceptualize, articulate, and implement short and long range goals.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member to solve problems, using sound judgment in decision-making according to an established timeframe.
• Friendly, approachable, public service attitude.
• Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, along with skills associated with listening, negotiating, compromising, and adapting.
• Proven interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, students, and staff.
• Ability to support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelors or graduate degree in social sciences or humanities.
• One to three years of experience providing reference/instructional services in an academic library setting. 
• Teaching experience.
• Experience developing LibGuides, tutorials, and learning objects. Functional knowledge of WordPress, CSS, HTML, and the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. 
• Experience with Blackboard or another Learning Management System.

ENVIRONMENT: The University of Alabama, The Capstone University, is the State of Alabama’s flagship public university and the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. UA enrolls over 37,000 students, is ranked in the top 50 public universities in the United States. UA has graduated 15 Rhodes Scholars, 15 Truman Scholars, has had 121 Fulbright Scholars, is one of the leading institutions for National Merit Scholars (150 in 2015), and has 5 Pulitzer Prize winners among its ranks. Under the new leadership of President Stuart Bell, UA has launched a strategic planning process that includes an aggressive research agenda and expansion of graduate education. UA is located in Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of 200,000, with a vibrant economy, a moderate climate, and a reputation across the South as an innovative, progressive community with an excellent quality of life. Tuscaloosa provides easy access to mountains, several large cities, and the beautiful Gulf Coast.
The University Libraries maintains memberships in the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition for Networked Information, the Digital Library Federation, centerNet, LYRASIS, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries, the Digital Preservation Network, and the Alabama Digital Preservation Network. As a U.S. Government Documents Regional Depository, the UA Libraries serves Alabama libraries and the public. The University Libraries homepage may be accessed at http://www.lib.ua.edu.

Prior to employment the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background investigation.

SALARY/BENEFITS: 12 month non-tenure track, renewable faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor rank, depending on qualifications. Salary is $50,000-$60.000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Strong benefits including professional development support and tuition fee waiver.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted online only at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Click Search Positions. University Libraries in Organization drop down box. Please include your application, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e- mail addresses of three references, including one current supervisor.

Position open until filled. Applications received by December 15, 2017 are assured of receiving full consideration.

The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including women, members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

 

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ALA Council

Discussion Executive Director Eduction Requirements

by JoAnne M. Kempf (staff) on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 03:03 pm

From Jim Neal:

Council Colleagues, thanks to everyone who participated in the Connect discussion and voted in the poll on the resolution concerning the executive director educational requirements. 

Please find below the verification from Eli Mina of the results of the Council ballot on the resolution. Please note that two individuals submitted their “no” votes orally and not on Connect. Lois Ann will send out a follow up message explaining the total number of 180 for Councilors eligible to vote. Jim. 

 

From Jim Neal:

Council Colleagues, thanks to everyone who participated in the Connect discussion and voted in the poll on the resolution concerning the executive director educational requirements. 

Please find below the verification from Eli Mina of the results of the Council ballot on the resolution. Please note that two individuals submitted their “no” votes orally and not on Connect. Lois Ann will send out a follow up message explaining the total number of 180 for Councilors eligible to vote. Jim. 

 

Thank you Lois Ann for submitting the poll numbers for verification.  Below is my verification.

Quorum requirement:

As per ALA Bylaws, the quorum requirement for the poll was 50% of the voting membership of Council. 

Council currently has 180 voting members in office, and 50% of this number is 90 Council members. 

A total of 151 of 180 Council members participated in the poll, making 83.889% of the voting membership of Council, substantially above the 50% mark. 

Therefore, the quorum requirement for the poll was met.

 

Voting threshold:

As per ALA Bylaws: To be adopted, the proposal required a 75% majority vote (75% of the total number of the votes cast, excluding abstentions).

The total number of votes cast in the affirmative (115) plus the total number of votes cast in the negative (34) was 149.

The number of positive votes (115) divided by the total number of votes cast, excluding abstentions (149) is 0.7718

This means that the percentage of votes in the affirmative exceeded the required 75% threshold.

Therefore, the motion was duly adopted by Council by 77.18% of the total votes cast, excluding abstentions.

 

Please let me know whether you require any further input.

 

Eli Mina, Board Effectiveness Consultant &
Registered Parliamentarian
604-730-0377
Free articles at www.elimina.com/insights

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ACRL Division-level Committee Leaders

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