Archive for September, 2006

Library Research Seminar IV

Friday, September 29th, 2006

London, Ontario October 10-12, 2007 Theme: The Library in Its Socio-Cultural Context: Issues for Research and Practice Abstracts of 600-800 words, including references, are due by February 1, 2007 to the Conference Chair, Dr. Gloria Leckie (address noted below). It is a longstanding truism that for too long, too much library research has been focused […]

Let's Celebrate!

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

on October 7th, and farewell to Heather. Two poeple have showed interest in the cruise. Shall we go for the lunch party? and so who ever likes to get on the boat can still catch it in Granville Island at 5:30. I need to get hold of Xiaomeng for details, but this way, we may […]

In Praise of Librarians

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

From Bob Sutton, a Stanford Prof. “In short, although the rise of the web has changed what librarians do, it also means that we need them more than ever because there are so many facts out there now and they are so easy to get, and it is so hard to tell which ones to […]

Prof. Paul Courant's Piece

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

on library collections in the world of Google. I especially like his comment on copyright. Now our Access China project is placed in a embarrassing position because of the copyright limitation. Prof. Courant said ” Something is deeply wrong when the tools for extended and easy collaboration are plausibly frustrated by excessive concern with intellectual […]

Cruise Price

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

$15 per person, and discount price is $12 for adults and $5 for kids.

Great News!

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

Jian has happily started his co-op with North Van. Ying was offered a part-time position at VANOC after her summer co-op. Heather has become a Systems Librarian at McGill U. Ian is the Digitization Librarian now at SFU and a Burnaby resident. He is attending a conference in Beijing next month. Beibei is the Acting […]

Chinese Librarian Position at Duke

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

Librarian for Chinese Studies The Perkins Library System is seeking a librarian to develop, manage, and evaluate the collections from and about China and to provide specialized reference assistance and instruction to library users. The position reports to the Head of the International and Area Studies Department.Position requires an ALA-accredited MLS or the combination of […]

VPL Collection Focus Group

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

What do you want to see on your library’s shelves? VPL wants to know! Vancouver Public Library is holding a series of public focus group to ask you how we can provide a balanced collection of books and other materials to meet your diverse needs. English Sessions: September 19, 6:00pm, Britannia Branch, 1661 Napier St. […]

Chinese Cataloguer at UC Berkeley

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

Chinese Materials Cataloger $41,376–$71,916 per annum, depending upon qualifications The East Asian Library University of California, Berkeley Consideration will be given to applications received by October 31, 2006. Responsibilities: The Chinese Materials Cataloger performs original cataloging of books, serials, manuscripts, audio-visual materials, microfilms, maps, and other library materials in the Chinese language. All original cataloging […]

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