Call for Participants: Three Minute Thesis, Apr 5

Call for Participants: Three Minute Thesis

Deadline to submit a proposal is April 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM, PDT.

Are you a UW graduate student in the final stages of your capstone, thesis or dissertation project? Apply to compete in Three Minute Thesis, where you’ll have the opportunity to present your research in just three minutes for cash prizes totaling $2,500. The 2019 UW Three Minute Thesis (UW 3MT®) Competition is open to all eligible graduate students from Bothell, Tacoma, and Seattle campuses. Continue reading

Panel: The Changing Role of Librarians and Libraries in STEAM Education, May 7

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The Changing Role of Librarians and Libraries in STEAM Education

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6-8PM | Edmonds Public Library

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The image of librarians as knowledge holders and of libraries as holders of books is shifting as librarians take on roles as Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) educators with the growing emphasis on STEAM and makerspaces in libraries. Continue reading

Call for Papers: Access to information – Freedom and Censorship, May 31

Call for Papers: Access to information – Freedom and Censorship

The deadline to submit abstracts is 31 May 2019.

The deadline to submit full papers is 31 October 2019.

Open Information Science Journal invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to scholarship on the broad theme of Access to Information—Freedom and Censorship. Library and information science scholars and practitioners around the world are encouraged to submit a paper on this theme.

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Hiring: North Carolina A&T Assistant or Associate Professor, Graphic Design Technology, Mar 31

Hiring: North Carolina A&T Assistant or Associate Professor, Graphic Design Technology

Deadline: Mar 31, 2019

The Department of Graphic Design Technology (GDT) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of graphics user experience, starting in August 2019. The appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor level. An appointment at a higher rank might be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular the Department is seeking qualified candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in the field of applications in user experience and/or optimal customer experience for commerce. Continue reading

Webinar: C&CS Presents – Mapping your Journey, Steps for Beginning a Librarianship Diversity Residency, Mar 18

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Mapping your Journey: Steps for Beginning a Librarianship Diversity Residency

presented by Amanda Leftwich

March 18, 2019 at 1 PM (ET)

Register here for a Zoom link

You’ve gotten a residency, now what? This webinar will highlight a diversity residency located at the Montgomery County Community College to outline the steps of entering a residency based on this experience. Continue reading