Archive for November, 2006

Making the Business Case

Monday, November 20th, 2006

More skills to learn for librarians…

An Amazing Opportunity for New Librarians

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

This opportunity could be yours if you aim high and wish to emulate those who inspired you.The one skill specifically requested from the candidates is the Communication Skills. I firmly believe that it is the essential life skill no matter what you do in life. Check this out:

Paradigm Shift: Rich US Parents Seek Chinese Nannies to Teach Kids Mandarin

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

‘Chinglish’ website targets Asians lost in mistranslation by Clifford Coonan in Beijing CHINA: Rich parents in the United States are desperately seeking Chinese nannies to tutor their charges in Mandarin, the language of the future for westerners keen to make inroads in China. Meanwhile, in China, 300 million people are learning English, the language of […]

Attention please: new job opening again

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Digital Repositories Librarian, at Colorado State University Libraries. Colorado State University Libraries Digital Repositories Librarian: Responsibilities: This new position assists in the development, management and promotion of campus and cooperative digital repositories and services. Initial focus will include design and creation of a robust and innovative digital repository for the University, building on prior initiatives. […]

Position available at the Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

If you are interested, please go to the below job description link. There is a salary range stated on the advertisement, terms & conditions are negotiable depending on the backgrounds & experiences of the candidates.

Greetings from Montreal

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Please excuse me for not being in contact with most of you – I was homeless, sort of. Believe it or not, I moved 4 times in less than a month. Thanks to Jing for letting others know that I was still alive and well. I eventually moved to a permanent apartment last week that […]

Opportunity vs Good Fortune

Monday, November 6th, 2006

People often talk about how fortunate someone is in finding a job.Today I remembered something I copied in my Quotations notebook while studying literature at the University in China. The rough translation is: Those who are fortunate are those who can snatch the opportunity up as it flows by you.

One more new opening: East Asian and Web Development Librarian in an Outstanding College Library

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

At the Oberlin College Library, Oberlin OhioEast Asian and Web Development Librarian in an Outstanding College Library The Oberlin College Library, recipient of the 2002 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, invites applications for East Asian and Web Development Librarian. Incumbent coordinates collection development and bibliographic control for growing 26,000+ volume Chinese and Japanese collection […]

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