Under the general supervision of the Institute Librarian, this
position is primarily responsible for technical duties related to
acquisitions and serials, plus, inputting and mediating ARES course
readings, circulation desk duty, cataloguing preparation, adding items
to the institutional repository, maintaining the course text collection
and shelf reading.
APPLY BY Friday May 18, 2015
Anticipated START date: week of June 8, 2015
The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) seeks a dynamic, multitalented
professional Librarian/Archivist to manage and further develop the UBCIC
Resource Centre. The successful candidate will work well with
Indigenous community members, have a broad set of the skills and
experiences, and be committed to learning any additional necessary
skills in order to meet the information needs of our communities. The
Resource Centre Director will work to support the needs of UBCIC staff
and the vision and mandate of the UBCIC.
Our Vision and Mandate
One of the main principles of the Union of British Columbia Indian
Chiefs is that, despite our differences, we will be stronger if we work
together. The goal of the UBCIC is to support the work of our people,
whether at the community, nation or international level, in our common
fight for the recognition of our Aboriginal title, rights and treaty
rights and respect for our cultures and societies. Our goal, the goal of
the people, has been to give the Indigenous people of BC a voice strong
enough to be heard in every corner of the world. We have, and we
continue, to carry out this mission in a number of different ways.
Lucidea is a global provider of content and information management
software and services. Our products and services organize and deliver
enterprise content, seamlessly integrate internal and external content
sources and deploy business-critical information to corporate portals,
intranets, extranets and the Web. Applications include content
management, competitive intelligence, library, archives and records
management, and litigation support and knowledge management. Lucidea
products are known for their flexibility and ease of use and deployment.
We are seeking a full time Librarian to work in our Vancouver Office.
You are a flexible, innovative and customer-focused individual. You
will play a key role in our client services team both locally and internationally.
With more than 460 lawyers working out of eight major cities in Canada and around the globe, Stikeman Elliott LLP has an international reputation for all areas of business law, including M&A, corporate finance/securities, litigation, banking, tax and real estate. Our Vancouver office is currently seeking a customer service oriented, enthusiastic and resourceful professional to join our team.
The primary duties will be the overall maintenance of the physical library (shelving books, recalls, circulation and some interlibrary loans), cataloguing, invoice processing and reconciliation, filing of loose-leaf service updates, coordination of student training with external vendors, routing of current awareness materials and basic reference. The position is based in our Vancouver office, working with our national library team based out of our Toronto and Calgary offices.
Please join VALL for our upcoming Brown Bag session where we
will discuss the topic of hosting library practicum students. Law libraries are
often asked to host practicum students from Library Technician or MLIS programs.
Whether your library regularly hosts practicum students or if your new to the
process, come out and learn from the experience of other VALL
VALL Executive Member Bronwyn Guiton has agreed to start off
the discussion by speaking about her article “Practical Approaches for Enhancing
the Student Practicum in Law Libraries” which was featured in Volume 39 (3) of
last year’s CALL/ACBD Canadian Law Library Review.
Space is limited, so please RSVP quickly.
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Time: 12:00 –
1:00 PM Place: Harper Grey LLP. 650 W Georgia St #3200, Vancouver
Cost: N/A (Please bring your own lunch). Registration:
Please RSVP to Emily.Klomps-Spanjers@mcmillan.ca.
This webinar, aimed at legal information professionals, will provide an overview of substantive first-year law school property law, including both real and personal property law.
There are two goals: (i) to give a sense of what students study and learn in their first year law school property law class, including explanations of substantive property law, and (ii) to provide practical tips on researching property law issues.
Have you registered for CALL 2015? If not, then act fast!
Make sure you register
before Friday, April 3rd to take advantage of the early bird rate. That’s before Easter! Watch for the next e-blast to win tickets for the FRYE JAM.
Coming in on Friday or Saturday? Participate in the Bay of Fundy Coastal Tour leaving at 1: 30 pm and coming back at 6:30 pm. Featured are visits to Hopewell Rocks, including a walk on the ocean floor as well as a visit to Cape Enrage. Details coming out soon on an e-blast!
On behalf of Simon Fraser University Library, and the BCLA Information Policy Committee, I am pleased to invite you to the Annual GovInfo Day, on Friday, April 24th,
at Simon Fraser University in downtown Vancouver (details below).
This event is free but registration is required.
To register for this event, please send an email with your name and
library affiliation to me [firstname.lastname@example.org] by April 17th, 2015.
Please note seating is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first
come, first served basis.
With the implementation of the revised Policy, the Court will provide more case
information on its website. In addition to the hearing schedules, docket
information, party information, case summaries, webcasts of appeal hearings and
factums on appeal, the Court will begin to post memorandums of argument on
applications for leave to appeal after they are granted.
LIBRARY TECHNICIAN Legislative Library of British Columbia $44,428-$50,822 Full Time Regular Position
The British Columbia Legislative Library invites applications for the position of Library Technician. Reporting to the Manager, Technical Services and Systems, this position will provide classification and cataloguing for all types of materials, with a focus on government documents. The position will analyze and design processes for the acquisition and cataloguing of print and digital material; create and modify webpages and databases; work with other staff to create digital services that improve access to the Library’s collection and supervise Technical Services Assistants. The position may include some additional systems and reference work under the supervision of a Librarian.
Qualifications: You have completed a Library Technician Diploma OR have a minimum of 5 years’ equivalent experience. You are familiar with web design, cataloguing standards and have sound working knowledge of standard library organization and procedures. Preferences include some experience in a library environment, supervisory experience, strong customer service skills and ability to pay attention to detail.