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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Webinar: Lightning Talks - Analytics for libraries: Trends, tools and uses

Lightning Talks - Analytics for libraries: Trends, tools and uses

The use of analytics in higher education has grown in recent years with ‘Learning Analytics’ consistently appearing on the NMC Horizon Report. Libraries have delved into the realm of analytics, using data from vendors, experimenting with tools and data services, to generating their own local data.

Join the QULOC ICT Working Party Lightning Talks webinar to explore some of the ways libraries have used analytics to shape library services and user interactions.

Opening the webinar will be a presentation from Aaron Tay, Manager Library Analytics & Research Librarian at Singapore Management University and author of Musings About Librarianship. Aaron will discuss trends in the use of analytics in libraries. This introduction will be followed by QULOC member libraries sharing their own case studies, including presentations on:

  • CAUL statistics dashboard in Alma (Peta Hopkins, Bond University)
  • Analytics for evaluating MARC records services: EzProxy logs and Tableau (Suzanne Bailey, Griffith University)
  • Re-visiting analytics for long term trend analysis (Sally Donnelly, Southern Cross University)
  • Using Search Term Analytics to tweak Library Database discovery for students (Cathy Slaven, Queensland University of Technology)
  • Managing COUNTER usage data and SUSHI harvesting (Alma plus JUSP) (Adam Atkinson, University of Queensland)
When: 12pm - 1.30pm AEST (10am-11.30am local time in Singapore), Friday 8 September 2017

Cost: Free

Where: via Zoom - Register here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Event organised by the QULOC Information and Communication Technology Working Party

Friday, July 21, 2017

Vacant Position: Patron Management Assistant, UQ

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

Patron Management Assistant
Information Systems and Resource Services

This position is a member of both the Patron Management and Learning Resources Team.  The duties include but are not limited to:
  • Answer basis client enquiries
  • Assist with the processing of learning resources and orders
  • Select a range of databases and other sources to obtain bibliographic and location data
  • Assist in the creation, editing/maintenance of systems records
  • Retrieve, sort and shelve library materials
See Position Description for further duties HEW3 Patron Management Assistant (ISRS).pdf 
This is a fixed term, full-time position ending 22 December 2017 and is located at the St Lucia campus.
Further details are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 500890 or click the link)
Applications close: 3 August 2017 (11:55 pm AES)

Friday, June 30, 2017

Digital Humanities Pathways Forum - Griffith University

You are invited to attend our Digital Humanities Pathways Forum  which will demonstrate local and national eResearch tools and services available to researchers working across the humanities, arts and social sciences. It is an opportunity to find out how information technologies have been applied to the humanities to accelerate research projects.

Event details

Date Friday, 21 July 2017
Time 9.30am - 4.00pm
Location Ship Inn, Cnr Stanley & Sidon Streets, South Bank Campus, Griffith University, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
The aim of this workshop is to encourage a discussion around the current digital collaboration trends, demonstrate the value of digital research and explore future possibilities for the Digital Humanities space in Queensland.
Opening Address
Future directions for the humanities and social sciences in Australia - Professor Suzanne Miller, Queensland Chief Scientist.
Unlocking the Australian Archives:
  • Prosecutions Project - Professor Mark Finnane, Griffith University
  • Cultures and Community 360 data sharing model - Sarah Nisbet, eRSA
SHOWCASE: Digital Humanities across the nation - What's happening in Digital Humanities in Queensland, in the rest of Australia, and how it is evolving.
  •  Speakers to be confirmed
Interactive Panel Discussions
Digital Humanities beyond the University: Cultural institutions in the GLAM sector talk about their collections and how they make them available to researchers.
  •  Speakers to be confirmed.
 The Future of Digital Humanities infrastructure - A discussion about what’s next for Digital Humanities infrastructure and how we can make the most of it.
This Pathways forum is for anyone in Queensland working across the humanities, social sciences, arts and GLAM sectors. If you are a researcher or supporting research in the humanities and social sciences in Queensland this event is for you.

Please register to attend below.

Can't make it? That's ok!

Be sure to subscribe to our dedicated Digital Humanities eNewsletter to hear all about it and what's to come! In the meantime, you can stay updated by reading our dedicated Cultures & Community blog

The eRSA team are here to help, when you need us most. Contact us on 08 7228 6236 (9am - 5pm), email servicedesk@ersa.edu.au or visit our self-service support site www.ersa.edu.au/support

Monday, June 26, 2017

Vacant position: Bond University Library - General Manager, Library Customer Services

Bond University Library is currently recruiting for the following position:

General Manager, Library Customer Services

Full-time continuing position

A stimulating and challenging leadership position for General Manager, Library Customer Services is available at Bond University. The position provides direction and leadership in the design and delivery of innovative services in a collaborative team–based environment. As a member of the senior management of Library Services the position contributes to the strategic planning direction and decision making of Library Services. The position also deputises for the University Librarian as required.

Remuneration for the appointment will commence at $105,420 per annum plus 17.5% superannuation.

See Jobs at Bond for further information including the Position Description.

Applications close: Friday 7 July 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Vacant Position - Southern Cross University Library - Digital Scholarship Librarian (Systems)

Applications are invited for the Digital Scholarship Librarian (Systems) position at Southern Cross University Library Services.  This is an exciting opportunity, where the successful candidate can choose their location either at Gold Coast, Lismore or Coffs Harbour campuses.

Vacancy ID: 17052

Full details available at http://www.scu.edu.au/jobs/index.php/12/

Closes: 9:00am 03 July 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

QULOC Annual Report 2016 now available

The QULOC Annual Report 2016 is now available.

Position Vacant: JCU Client Services Librarian

James Cook University, Townsville


Client Services Librarian

The Client Services Librarian provides quality library and information services and ICT assistance through the Library InfoHelp service and digital client and social media services, providing appropriate levels of user assistance and referrals as needed.  They participate in training clients in the skills required to use library information resources, services and technologies and also provides opportunities to support library liaison services.


PD and application instructions are available on the Jobs@JCU website. 


Applications close at midnight on the 22nd June 2017.



Thursday, May 25, 2017

Positions Vacant: QUT Library – Library Adviser, Library (2 positions available)

QUT Library – Library Adviser, Library (2 positions available)

HEW 5, part-time, ongoing.

The suitable candidate is required to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide both online and face to face support to students and researchers in their use of scholarly information. Library Advisers also work collaboratively within teams to prepare online and face to face learning, and to provide services to researchers.

More details LARole

Closing date: 11 June, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

QULOC Referencing Software Masterclass 2017 - registrations open

QULOC invites you to register for the Referencing Software Masterclass 2017

Members of the QULOC Bibliographic Software Community of Practice will be conducting a masterclass for experienced EndNote trainers and support staff. Please note that this is not an introductory session for those who are new to EndNote.

Registrations close 7 July

Monday, May 8, 2017

Vacancy: QUT Copyright Compliance Officer

QUT Copyright Compliance Officer position 

The position is offered fixed-term, part-time (21.75 hrs per week) for 12 months.
Closing date is 18th May.