Hiring: Congressional Research Service’s 2019 Graduate Recruit Program, Apr, 17

Congressional Research Service’s 2019 Graduate Recruit Program is Hiring

Deadline: Applications must be received by April 17, 2019

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has just launched its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program. The highly competitive Graduate Recruit Program offers a variety of paid employment opportunities, including analyst, technical information specialist and librarian positions: Continue reading

Hiring: Open Access & Digital Scholarship Specialist at UW Tacoma Library, Apr 8

UW Tacoma Library is hiring an Open Access & Digital Scholarship Specialist

Deadline: Applications are due by April 8, 2019

Is distributing scholarly work to the broader, non-academic community important to you? Do you believe in the vital nature of open access publishing? Are you looking for paid, practical experience working in an academic library? If so, you should apply to become UW Tacoma’s Open Access & Digital Scholarship Specialist! Continue reading

Funding: ABOS Bernard Vavrek Scholarship, July 31

Funding: ABOS Bernard Vavrek Scholarship

Deadline: Applications due July 31, 2019 at 6 p.m. ET.

The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services (ABOS), an affiliate of the American Library Association, offers annual awards that recognize outstanding service, support for conference attendance, and the education of a student currently enrolled in a Library Science degree program. In particular, The Bernard Vavrek Scholarship provides $1000 to a library school student interested in outreach and bookmobile services. Continue reading

Events: Crafting Effective Diversity Statements & Cover Letters”



A panel and workshop for postdocs and graduate students.

Thursday, Apr 4th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, Unity Suite

What is a diversity statement? Why is it important? How do I describe my potential to contribute to diversity, inclusion and equity in academia and industry?


  • Rickey Hall, Vice President and University Diversity Officer, UW
  • Evangelina Shreeve, Director, STEM Education and Outreach, PNNL
  • Butch de Castro, Professor and Associate Dean, Nursing, UW
  • Cynthia del Rosario, Diversity, Equity and Access Officer, Information School, UW

Hear panelists talk about what they look for in a diversity statement when they are hiring; discuss expectations for a diversity statement in your job application; and begin writing one as part of the workshop.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/diversityStatement 

In celebration of 2019 Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, this event is generously co-hosted by:

  • UW Postdoc Diversity Alliance
  • Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
  • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
  • Core Programs, Graduate School

Call for Papers: JCDL 2019 Workshop on Organizing Data, Information, and Knowledge in Big Data Environments, Apr 5

Call for Papers: JCDL 2019 Workshop on Organizing Data, Information, and
Knowledge in Big Data Environments

Deadline: Extensive summary submission due April 5, 2019

This workshop will provide an opportunity for participants – information and computing researchers and professionals who work in the areas of information organization, information retrieval, knowledge management, data mining, and Big Data analytics — to get together and exchange research ideas on organizing access to data, information, and knowledge in Big Data environments. Continue reading

Scholarship: Friends of the Libraries, Kona, Apr 30

Friends of the Libraries, Kona (F.O.L.K.) 2019 M.L.I.S. Scholarship Available

Deadline: Complete applications with all required materials are due by April 30, 2019

Friends of the Libraries, Kona is offering up to $6,000 in scholarships to students pursuing a Masters in Library and Information Sciences at the University of Hawai`i, or any online American Library Association accredited master’s degree program. Continue reading