Music Library Summer Internship Opportunities

January 9, 2009 on 5:00 pm | In Scholarships | No Comments

Music Library: Ensemble Librarian Intern, 7 positions: (7 week stipend $1,175 includes room and board)

Priority consideration given to completed applications submitted before February 28, 2009.

Duties may include distributing music for large performing groups, photocopying, marking string parts, repairing and filing music.  Attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment are musts.  Program requires a 3 day learning intensive covering the basics of performing ensemble librarianship.  Each ensemble librarian will be responsible for all music preparation and distribution for their assigned ensembles and must participate in a team environment.  Must be able to lift and transport boxes on wheeled carts across campus.  Music background is necessary and bachelor’s degree preferred.

For more information, please check out:

http://www.interlochen.org/library%20files/MusicLib/IAC09/ELTP.htm

Required for application: seasonal application, music library supplemental application and three Interlochen reference forms http://www.interlochen.org/about/work_volunteer/summer_camp/how_to_apply_1

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Music Library: Music Reference Intern, 2 positions: (7 week stipend $800 includes room and board)

Duties may include circulating chamber music/recordings, photocopying, and acting as an information source for music reference.  Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and willingness to participate in a team environment required.  Music background is necessary and bachelor’s degree a plus.

Required for application: seasonal application and three Interlochen reference forms

http://www.interlochen.org/about/work_volunteer/summer_camp/how_to_apply_1


 
 
 

Graduate Student Poster Session Opportunity, HERA 2009

January 9, 2009 on 4:59 pm | In Events | No Comments

This year, the Hawaii Educational Research Association (HERA) is hosting a new event during the annual meeting for up and coming scholars in the field of education. Feel free to forward this notice to any graduate students who may benefit from this opportunity. Graduate students not in the field of education, but with an education-related topic will be considered.  However, priority this year is being given to those enrolled in masters or doctoral education programs.

HERA cordially invites graduate students in the field of education to present a poster at the 31st Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 7, 2009. This is an opportunity for graduate students to interact with leading educational researchers in Hawaii and to solicit feedback about their theses and dissertations. There are 20 spots available that will be assigned on a first come first serve basis.
 
If interested, education graduate students should contact Truc Nguyen, Immediate Past President, via email at herainfo@hawaii.edu.

The following information should be included in the email:

Subject Line: Education Graduate Student Poster
Name:
School:
Program:
Degree sought:
Projected Year of Graduation:
Description of thesis or dissertation (100-300 words):
Feedback you hope to gather:
Information about the conference can be found at http://www.hawaii.edu/hera/.

 If you have any questions, feel free to contact Truc Nguyen at 808-956-6507.
 

Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications

January 9, 2009 on 4:56 pm | In Uncategorized | No Comments

We are pleased to announce that the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications.

The application forms are available below:

  1. Mentee Registration Form: http://www.cala-web.org/node/307
  2. Mentor Registration Form: http://www.cala-web.org/node/309

The main goals of the CALA Mentorship Program are:

  1. To encourage and guide Chinese or Chinese American students of library and information science with career planning
  2. To help new Chinese American librarians to develop their professional careers
  3. To recruit and provide a pool of experienced Chinese American librarians as potential mentors

Please fill out an appropriate form to indicate your desire to be a “mentee” or a “mentor.” Participants of a previous year need to fill out the form again to join this year’s program.

Please encourage Chinese or Chinese American students who study at the School of Library and Information Science in your areas to participate in the program. Non members should join CALA first. Here is the Membership Application Form: http://www.cala-web.org/node/306.

The Mentorship Program Guidelines are available online: http://www.cala-web.org/node/276.

Please feel free to contact any of the CALA Mentorship Committee members listed below if you have any questions or suggestions.

CALA Mentorship Program Committee 2008/2009
Wenwen Zhang (Chair) wwzhang@library.lacounty.gov
Jason Alston JKALSTO3@uncg.edu
Nora Chen nchen@library.lacounty.gov
Sun Li lisun@rci.rutgers.edu
Zao Liu zliu@neo.tamu.edu
Eve Alison Nyren enyren@placerlibrary.org
Lian Ruan lruan@fsi.uiuc.edu

Karen Sternheim Memorial Scholarship

January 9, 2009 on 4:55 pm | In Scholarships | No Comments

The Southern California Chapter of Special Libraries Association (SLA) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2009 Karen Sternheim Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship is open to residents of California and Nevada who are currently taking classes in an accredited MLS or MLIS program.

For more information, rules, deadlines, and the application form, please go to:

http://sla-scc.org/web_pages/student_programs_section/sternheim_scholarship.html

2009 CALA Scholarships

January 9, 2009 on 4:53 pm | In Scholarships | No Comments

Application Deadline: March 15, 2009

The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2009 CALA Scholarships:

      • The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science
        Established in 2004, the CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science awards $1,000 annually to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library school in North America.
      • The C.C. Seetoo Conference Travel Scholarship
        The scholarship awards $500 annually to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library school in North America to attend the ALA Annual Conference and the CALA Annual Program. The recipient is required to attend the above conference.
      • The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship
        The scholarship awards $500 to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library school in North America.
      •  The Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-yu Scholarship (USA)
        The scholarship awards $200 annually to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library school in North America.

These scholarships are open to full-time students of Chinese heritage who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited master’s or doctoral program of library and information science at an institution of higher education in North America.

Applicants may select and apply to any or all of the scholarships listed above. One application and reference package will suffice.

These Scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. They are posted on the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) website. For more information, please visit the CALA website at http://www.cala-web.org/node/204  where you will find guidelines, application forms, and other information. The application deadline is 12 midnight Pacific Time March 15, 2009.  The recipients of the scholarships will be announced by May 31, 2009, and the awards will be presented by the Chinese American Librarians Association at the CALA Awards Banquet during the ALA annual conference in Chicago, IL.

The Chinese American Librarians Association was founded in 1973, has seven regional chapters, and is affiliated with the American Library Association. In addition to holding annual and regional programs, CALA publishes its own Newsletter, Membership Directory, and the Journal of Library and Information Science in cooperation with the National Taiwan Normal University.

Please send the completed application package via email to yxu1@calstatela.edu, Ying Xu, Chair of the CALA Scholarship Committee.

CALA Scholarship Committee:
Dajin Sun
Vincci Kwong   
Irene Ke        
Joy-yi Wang
Jian Anna Xiong
Lingling Kuo
Ying Xu(Chair)

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Campbell-Meier

January 6, 2009 on 7:18 pm | In Congratulations | 1 Comment

http://www2.hawaii.edu/~jlcampbe/

For succesfully defending her CIS http://www.hawaii.edu/cis/ dissertation, “Case Studies on Institutional Repository Develop: Creating Narratives for Project Management and Assessment.” Campbell-Meier taught LIS 601 and 670 while studying at UH. She has also taught at San Jose State University and the University of British Columbia. She currently is employed as the Coordinator of Information Literacy & Distance Education at the North Georgia College & State University.

Dr. Wertheimer was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association for Library and Information Science Education

January 6, 2009 on 7:16 pm | In Congratulations | No Comments

Dr. Wertheimer was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). He will serve as Director for Special Interest Groups.

Three UH LIS Faculty to Present at the Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education (ALIEP-09) Conference

January 6, 2009 on 7:15 pm | In Events | No Comments

Three UH LIS Faculty to Present at the Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education (ALIEP-09) conference in Tsukuba, Japan. Professors Asato, Harada, and Wertheimer will be giving papers. Improving Asia-Pacific ties is part of the LIS Program’s strategic planning agenda. They are looking forward to meeting LIS alumni in the region.

The LIS Program congratulates Felton Thomas (UH MLS 1993) on his appointment as the new Director of the Cleveland (OH) Public Library

January 6, 2009 on 7:13 pm | In Congratulations | No Comments

http://www.cpl.org/index.php

He currently serves as Director of Regional Branch Services for the Las Vegas-Clark Co. Library District, where he worked for over two decades. His new job will include overseeing a Main Library, 28 neighborhood branches, the CLEVNET consortium, and online services for 30 library systems in nine counties, the federally-assisted Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the Ohio Center for the Book, and two mobile libraries.

Congratulations to Molly Due, Betsy Knight, and Dean Louie on receiving the Maui Friends of the Libraries

January 6, 2009 on 7:09 pm | In Scholarships, Congratulations | No Comments

http://users.maui.net/~mfol/

The LIS Program thanks the MFOL for allocating $2,000 in scholarships for Maui County LIS students. This is their first time to offer student scholarships. The Friends earn funds from memberships and their bookstore. Neighbor island students on the Big Island can also apply for scholarships from the Friends of the Hilo Library Scholarship. All UH LIS students are also encouraged to apply for the Friends of the Library of Hawai’i Scholarship.

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