Research Group Autumn 2019: Examining Values & Ethics in Children & Interaction Design Research
Led by PhD student Saba Kawas and Professor Julie Kientz
Weekly Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 1-3 PM, PT
Location: Meetings via Zoom
Research Group Course Credit: 2-4 CR/NC
Deadline: Applications due by September 21, 2019
Research Group Overview
If you’re interested in children and technology design, consider participating in this Directed Research Group for Autumn 2019. You’ll collaborate to review and analyze a body of Technology, Interaction Design & Children’s research papers from the past decade. The group’s goal is to examine the values and ethics expressed in the research papers, through (1) content analysis and (2) surveying authors of theses papers. Continue reading
Employment: Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Librarian, Emphasis in User Experience and Technology
Deadline: Applications due by 11:59:59 PM PST on October 7, 2019.
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology) for Chabot College in Hayward, California.
This position reports directly to the Division Dean.
The Librarian (with emphasis in User Experience and Technology) plays a key role in creating an excellent experience for both physical and virtual users of Chabot Library. The Librarian develops methodologies to measure changing student/faculty needs in library services, technology, and develops implementation plans for innovations that better reflect changing trends in student, faculty and staff needs. Continue reading
Employment: Assistant librarian -University of Wyoming Libraries Regional Medical Library/ Membership Coordinator
The University of Wyoming Libraries seeks applicants for the Wyoming Membership Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR). The mission of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information. Continue reading
Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries
Deadline: Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. Central on Monday, September 23, 2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
1-2 PM, CT
Join members of the PLA Social Work Task Force for this introduction to the use of trauma-informed approaches in public libraries.
A trauma-informed approach generally means understanding that library patrons may have experienced trauma and working with them to engender trust in libraries. Adopting trauma-informed approaches reduces barriers to library access, makes the library a more welcoming place, and positions the library as part of the solution for many of the issues faced by patrons experiencing trauma. Continue reading
Autumn 2019 DFW Opportunities
Deadline: Autumn 2019 Directed Fieldwork due by September 12, 2019 in iCareers
Some late-breaking DFW and job opportunities have opened up this week; please note that quite a few of the fall DFW opportunities overall have the potential to become Capstones. Save yourself some stress, and get your Capstone sorted out early! Continue reading
ACRL-WA 2019 Conference Registration, Scholarships, and Keynote Announced
Deadline: Application for student scholarships to attend is September 6, 2019.
Registration is now open for the 2019 Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Washington/Oregon Conference. The theme of the conference is Whiteness and Racism in Academic Libraries: Dismantling Structures of Oppression. Student scholarships are available to help cover costs of attending. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Ralina L. Joseph, Director of the UW’s Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity. The title of the keynote is “Interrupting Microaggressions.”
Campus Employment: Autumn 2019 LIS 516 Reader/Grader
Deadline: Applications due by August 25, 2019
Do you want to gain experience in an academic setting? Are you looking for a job in Autumn quarter? How about one on-campus at the iSchool? If so, you should consider applying to be a Reader/Grader for LIS 516 : Youth Development and Information Behavior in a Digital Age! Pay will be $16.35-17.80 per hour based upon experience.