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Friday, July 3, 2015

Position vacant: Senior Technology Trainer, UQ Library

The University of Queensland Library is currently recruiting for the following position:

Senior Technology Trainer
Client Services

The University of Queensland Library is looking for an innovative and motivated Senior Technology Trainer to oversee the effective preparation and delivery of face to face and online technology based training programs for staff and students to support a range of digital literacies.
This is a continuing, full-time position and is located at the St Lucia campus. Further details are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 497626 or through the attached link)

Applications close: 16 July 2015 (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

JCU Vacancy, Manager Cairns Campus Library

JCU Library is currently recruiting for a Manager, Cairns Campus Library.   Reporting to the Director, Library and Information Services, the position is responsible for the effective leadership and management  of library services, resources, facilities and staff at the Cairns Campus Library.

This is a full-time continuing position, HEW 9.  More information is available online at:

Reference number 15244
Applications close 24th July.

For further information please contact heather.gordon@jcu.edu.au (phone: 47814472)

Joint ALIAQ & NSLA special event - 22nd July

State Library of Queensland and
The Australian Library and Information Association
 invite you to the

National and State Libraries Association
Meet and Greet

Wednesday 22 July
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Queensland Terrace, level 2
State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Bank

Dress: Business Casual

Join us for an opportunity to meet the national and state Librarians of Australasia
prior to the National and State Libraries Association conference.

Nibbles provided. Cash bar onsite 

RSVP by 5pm Wednesday 15 July to partnerships@slq.qld.gov.au

For more information contact Erin Gibbons on 07 3840 7914

Vacancy at UQ Library: Information Resource Administrator

 The UQ Library is currently recruiting for the following position in our Information Systems and Resource Services:

Information Resource Administrator
Become a part of a newly-formed agile and collaborative team focused on the acquisition, access and curation of electronic information resources at the University of Queensland. This position supports learning, discovery and engagement at The University of Queensland through the delivery of a range of services designed to maximize the benefits of relevant scholarly information resources. 
This is a full time position until 26 August 2016, and could be offered either as a secondment opportunity (subject to agreement by both institutions) or as a fixed term contract. Further details on how to apply are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 497580 or through the attached link)

For further information, please contact Majella Pugh on 07 3346 4350 or m.pugh@library.uq.edu.au
Applications close: 6 July 2015 (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)
Please circulate to relevant staff.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Vacancy at UQ Library

The University of Queensland Library is currently recruiting for the following position:

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Information Literacy Project Manager
Client Services

This is a Fixed Term, full-time position (36 hours and 15 minutes per week) for a period of 9 months and is based at the St Lucia campus. Further details are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 497550 or through the attached link)
Applications close: 5 Jul (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)

Vacancies at ACU

Liaison Librarian
Job No.:
Campus name:
McAuley at Banyo Campus
Functional unit:
Library (Brisbane)
Work type:
Continuing full time

Two (2) positions available

Design and implement a range of library services
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 1,800 staff supporting more than 30,000 students across seven campuses - Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.
ACU's libraries are well regarded within the University and are seen as key contributors to the University's success. The directorate has a strong client focus with a commitment to delivering the same level of services, facilities and collections regardless of the client's geographical location (including online).
As the Liaison Librarian, you will design, develop and implement a range of Library services in support of designated Schools across the University.
Specifically, you will:

  • facilitate the use of the library and its resources to support teaching, learning and research
  • develop the Library's collections in areas relevant to academic programs; and
  • establish good working relationships with designated School/s to promote the Library's services.

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate:
  • tertiary qualifications in Library Science or Information Management, conferring eligibility for   professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association
  • substantial relevant library experience delivering library information services
  • commitment to the mission and Catholic ethos of the institution; and
  • knowledge of Information Literacy theory and practice.

Total remuneration valued to $83,747 - $90,638 pa, including salary component $76,656 - $82,964 pa (HEW Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
A 3% salary increase will be effective as of 4 July 2015.
A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, these include: generous leave conditions; flexible working arrangements; salary packaging benefits and comprehensive staff development programs.
Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the specific mission and Catholic ethos of the institution.
How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description Liaison Librarian.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. Specific enquiries may be directed to Freya Bruce, Campus Library Manager on (07) 3623 7353. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below.
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.
Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is
University policy. For more details visit
Applications Close: Tuesday 30 June 2015
16 Jun 2015 E. Australia Standard Time
Closing date:
30 Jun 2015 11:55pm E. Australia Standard Time

Monday, June 15, 2015

QULOC Event announcement: 2015 Bibliographic Masterclass

QULOC is pleased to announce details on the 2015 Bibliographic Masterclass. This year, in response to feedback, the masterclass will be split over two different sessions. There will be an Endnote workshop and a Bibliographic Software webinar. Please see below for further details on both sessions.

Endnote Workshop 
This year, Jenny Cameron from Crandon Services will be running a workshop on Endnote. Please note, this session will be for Experienced Endnote trainers looking for essential tips on the new features of X7 and a hands on opportunity for those wishing to up-skill/re-cap their knowledge on modifying output styles.
When: 9:30am – 4:00pm, Friday 17 July 2015
Where: S02_3.13 (Webb centre) Griffith University, Southbank.

For further information see attached flyer or registration link below:

Please note places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Bibliographic management software webinar: what are out researchers using now and future predictions
The Bibliographic Software webinar will be presented by Lynette Wo (Griffith) and John Anderson (UQ) and is running as part of the Research Skills for Library Liaison Series, presented by the QULOC Research Support and Learning and Information Services Working Parties.
Essential details:
When: 1:00pm-2:00pm, Wednesday 30 September 2015
Where: online via Blackboard Collaborate

For further information and to register, go to:

Friday, June 5, 2015

QULOC Event announcement: Research Skills for Library Liaison Webinar series

QULOC Research Support and Learning and Information Services Working Parties are pleased to present the Research Skills for Library Liaison Webinar series. The purpose of the webinars is to assist library staff to develop their skills and knowledge in research support topics. Webinars will be held on most Wednesdays on Blackboard Collaborate from 1-2pm, starting 24 June. There will be a 30 minute presentation, with 30 minutes for questions and discussion. Attend all sessions or a select few - this webinar series is designed so that you can participate in the whole series or just attend the sessions that interest you.

Essential details:

When:                  1-2pm, most Wednesdays from 24 June
Where:                 Online via Blackboard Collaborate (details on accessing the webinars will be emailed out to registered participants prior to each session)
Cost:                      Free
Twitter handle: #QULOC (won’t be monitored during sessions)

To register, please click on the following link:

Webinar program:

24 June
The changing role of academic libraries
Louise Howard, Griffith University
1 July
Engaging, communicating and working with researchers
Jackie Wolstenholme, James Cook University
22 July
HERDC and ERA: an introduction and overview
Kylie Poulton & Mary-Anne Barratt, Griffith University
29 July
Open Access and AOASG resources
Ginny Barbour, Australian Open Access Support Group
5 August
Predatory vs Quality journals
Paula Callan & Stephanie Bradbury, Queensland University of Technology
Ethics, integrity and the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research
To Be Confirmed
2 September
Creative Commons and Copyright: an introduction and overview
Nerida Quatermass, Queensland University of Technology
9 September
Online profiles: tips for ORCID, Scopus, ResearcherID and Google Scholar
Jackie Wolstenholme, James Cook University & Paula Callan, Queensland University of Technology
16 September
Citation metrics and research impact
Helen Morgan, University of Queensland
23 September
Networking and communication for researchers
Jodie Rummer, James Cook University
30 September
Bibliographic management software - what are our researchers using now & future predictions. [Masterclass]
Lynette Wo, Griffith University & John Anderson, University of Queensland
7 October
Using social media, particularly Twitter, to promote research
Kate Galloway, James Cook University

The Webinars will be recorded, if permission is granted by the presenter.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Position vacant: Business Analyst (Library Systems) at USQ - 18 mth contract

Business Analyst (Library Systems)

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a young, dynamic University dedicated to providing quality programs and degrees in a flexible and supportive environment. USQ Library Services provides a range of physical and virtual facilities and services, delivering information in a variety of formats and channels; print, digital and electronic, face-to-face and online. Our reputation has been built on the principles of providing exceptional service and access to information, regardless of location or enrolment mode.

Through ICT Capital Projects, an opportunity has arisen for an accomplished Business Analyst to undertaking a detailed investigation of the current USQ Library Systems and through critical analysis and evidence based conclusions, advise what systems the USQ Library will need to continue providing high quality information services and support to clients.
You will join a team committed to engaging with our students to ensure they have access to the necessary resources to enjoy their learning journey at USQ and succeed in fulfilling their career and life goals, whilst also engaging with researchers to achieve research and scholarship success.

Reference No: 102418
Term:  Full-time fixed-term appointment for 18 months (36hrs/week)
Salary: Total remuneration range $99,374 to $114,111 pa (includes salary range of $83,969 to $96,421 pa, employer superannuation contributions of 17% of salary and annual leave loading)
Closes: Wednesday 10 June 2015

Further details: http://tinyurl.com/nfyhoht  

Monday, May 11, 2015

QULOC Event announcement: eTextbook Forum

QULOC Information Resources and Access Working Party is pleased to present the eTextbook Forum. During this session, representatives from publishing and academic backgrounds will be asked to address some specific questions about how their organisation is meeting the demand for eTextbooks at Australian university libraries. Bringing together vendors, librarians and academics, this event will facilitate a dialogue about how the needs of the academic community could be met, while also recognising the commercial realities driving publishers and vendors.

Essential details:
When:                 9:30am-2:00pm, Friday 19 June 2015 (9:30 for registrations, 10am start time)
Where:                V714, Level 7, V block, QUT, Gardens Point
Cost:                   QULOC Institutional Member: $50.00
   Non QULOC participant: $62.50
   Student registration: $37.50

To register, please click on the following link: