Call for Participants: HSRProf Research Competition
Deadline: Applications due by February 28, 2020.
AcademyHealth is proud to announce the fourth annual HSRProj Research Competition for Students hosted by AcademyHealth and the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This annual competition invites students to use data from the Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) database in conjunction with other sources to identify research priorities in health services and systems research.
Deadline: Priority application deadline is January 29, 2020
Interested in a career in Slavic/East European/Eurasian librarianship? Know someone else who might be? The Slavic Library Institute 2020 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering a limited number of fellowships (covering tuition, lodging, and up to $500 in travel costs) to participate in the Institute, which will take place at the UIUC iSchool and Library in Urbana from May 19th to June 5th, 2020.
Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13
JANUARY 13, 2020 Kane Hall Walker Ames Room 5:30PM Reception with Refreshments 6:00PM to 8:00PM Roundtable Panel
On January 11, 2020, Taiwan holds its presidential and legislative election. Voters will have the opportunity to elect a new President and Vice President, or re-elect the incumbent administration led by President Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The 113-seat Legislative Yuan is also up for election. Against the backdrop of the Hong Kong protests and the significant electoral turnout in Hong Kong, the Taiwan election will have major ramifications, both domestically and internationally.
Natural science illustrator, historian, UW Information School student, and Miller Library volunteer Tasha Gross will be the UW Botanic Gardens’ featured artist during the month of January. Tasha is passionate about the use of art to further of science communication and information literacy, and recently published a coloring book entitled Women in Science: Astronauts and Astronomers (Pomegranate Communications, 2019).
Paid Summer Fellows Program, UNC Charlotte Atkins Library
Deadline: Applications due for priority consideration by February 3, 2020.
Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is accepting applications for the Atkins Fellows summer program. Applications submitted by February 3, 2020 will receive first consideration. These fellowships are designed to give LIS students hands-on experience in an academic library.
Mark your calendars for the first ever WLA Virtual Conference on Tuesday, January 14, 2020! This all-day event will bring together library professionals from around Washington and the world to build connections and envision the future of libraries.
Employment: Director of Educational Technology and Library Services, Asheville School
Deadline: Position open until filled.
Asheville School, a coed 9-12 boarding school in Asheville, North Carolina, seeks a Director of Educational Technology and Library Services for a full-time position. The school is hoping to transition from a traditional library into a new space that revolves around many things technology-focused.