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Member Blog Policy

All VALL members are welcome to post on the VALL website. Please see the Website Policy page for full details of how to post materials. If you run into any issues posting an announcement, please contact the webmaster.

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Job posting: Bodleian Law Librarian (Oxford, UK)

Bodleian Law Librarian

Bodleian Libraries, Bodleian Law Library, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford

Grade 9: £45,562 - £52,793 with a discretionary range to £57,674 p.a.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Law Librarian to lead and manage the Bodleian Law Library as a world-leading library service for law research, teaching and scholarship. The current incumbent is retiring after 13 years in the role and at the conclusion of a major refurbishment project, and this post offers an exciting opportunity to develop world-class law collections and services during a time of significant change in the information landscape.

You will be experienced in building effective working relationships and managing staff, will have excellent knowledge of legal resources and legal publishers, and an informed commitment to the aims of library support in a major academic institution. You will deputise for the Head of the Bodleian Social Sciences Libraries, will oversee the Bodleian’s Official Papers Section which is housed in the Law Library, and will actively contribute to the law library profession at a national and international level.

You will have a good undergraduate degree and a higher degree in librarianship or information science. Experience of fund-raising and working with development officers and donors will be an advantage.

This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence Form in place of the more usual ‘supporting statement’. Please ensure that you carefully read the ‘How to Apply’ section provided in the Job Description, which you can download below along with the required Supporting Evidence form. CVs will not form part of the selection process.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Head of the Bodleian Social Sciences Libraries, Louise Clarke (tel: 01865 278709; email: louise.clarke@bodleian.ox.ac.uk. For enquiries on the application process please contact ssl-recruit@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

This post requires Disclosure Scotland and financial background checks.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Friday 24 March 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 2 May 2017.

Job posting: Website Manager, Courthouse Libraries BC (Vancouver)

Position: Website Manager (permanent, full-time)

Organization: Courthouse Libraries BC, Vancouver

Courthouse Libraries BC (CLBC) is currently searching for a Website Manager. We are looking for a team member who engages and collaborates with enthusiasm, is innovative and understands the value of sharing knowledge. We pride ourselves on these values.

The Website Manager reports to the Director, Knowledge Management.  The primary focus of the Website Manager is to ensure our website continues to meet the changing needs of our end users and partner with cross-functional teams to develop our online community platform.

CLBC connects the legal community and the public in British Columbia with legal information and strives to equip our users with the skills needed to use legal information. Our website is one of the  primary ways we create that access.

Job posting: Law Librarian, Alberta Law Libraries (Edmonton)

Job Title:                              Law Librarian
Job ID:                                  1007428
Location:                              Edmonton
Full/Part Time:                     Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:          Regular

This position is being re-advertised with revised qualifications.  To apply for this position, you must submit your application under this Job ID, even if you had applied to the previous competition.

Scope

Open competition

Closing Date

October 7, 2011

Classification

Program Services 3

Job posting: Law Librarian, Alberta Law Libraries (Calgary)

Are you a dynamic, innovative person with a passion for legal reference and research? If so, Alberta Law Libraries has an opening for a Law Librarian in Calgary.

The Role:
As a Law Librarian, you will:

  • Provide reference and research services primarily to the judiciary but also to members of the bar, law students, Alberta Justice employees and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in the development and provision of outreach services.
  • Provide tailored personal and group legal research and database instruction.
  • Participate in collection development by recommending materials to be added or withdrawn from the collections.

SLA looking for writers for Canadian legal column

From: Liz Polly [mailto:librarianliz@gmail.com]
Sent:
Thursday, September 22, 2011 10:27 AM
To:
Legal Division
Subject:
[sla-dleg] Writers needed for Legal Division Quarterly's Canadian Corner/Coin Canadien column

Calling all Canadians! SLA's Legal Divison newsletter, Legal Division Quarterly, is renewing its Canadian column formerly known as "Letter from Canada." The Legal Division would love to hear from Canadian law librarians, members of SLA and CALL are welcome to contribute. The revamped Canadian Corner/Coin Canadien column will feature membership news, Canadian legal trends, hot topics, and much more. We need YOU to make this happen. Send us your news from the Great White North!

Please contact the LDQ editor, Liz Polly, for any contributions or more details regarding the new column. All articles must be submitted to the editor in electronic format.

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