Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Call for presentations, discussion, convenors

ACRL Philosophical, Religious, Theological Studies Discussion Group
ALA Annual 2012 / Anaheim, CA
Sunday, June 24 / 4:00-5:30 PM
Disneyland Hotel - Frontier Board Room

The PRT Discussion Group invites proposals for brief presentations and suggestions for discussion topics within the realm of library and information services to philosophy, religious studies and theological studies for its upcoming meeting at ALA Annual in Anaheim. Recent discussions have focused on Big Deal packages and e-books and their implications for philosophy, religion and theological studies. Any relevant suggestions are welcome. Please send your ideas and proposals to Colin McCaffrey, colin.mccaffrey@yale.edu.

PRT Is also looking for new leadership. If you are interested in serving as a convenor or co-convenor of the discussion group, please send an expression of interest to Joshua Barton: bartonjp@msu.edu.


Colin McCaffrey: colin.mccaffrey@yale.edu
Joshua Barton: bartonjp@msu.edu

Monday, May 7, 2012

Postion: Liaison Team Leader for Philosophy, Theology & Humanities

From the ALA Job List:

"Liaison Team Leader for Philosophy, Theology & Humanities
Work in one of the most innovative academic libraries in the country, home of VUFind and other similar projects. Plan and coordinate the work of the Philosophy/Theology/Humanities liaison team, including collection development (the selection and acquisition of print, media and electronic library resources), course-integrated information literacy instruction, faculty research assistance, student research consultation services, and the formal and informal connection of pertinent academic departments to all library program areas. Provide support for emerging digital humanities, open access publishing projects and other similar initiatives with emphases on Philosophy, Theology and Humanities; support critical library activities on a secondary team (Assessment, Communication, Scholarly Outreach, Digital & Special Collections or Technology & Web Services) based on interest, expertise and experience."