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Heleni Linton Bursary 2017

This Bursary was established in memory of Heleni Linton, an outstanding librarian also worked for Ernst and Young Hong Kong was tragically killed in an air crash in 1991. A memorial account was later established from funds donated by Ernst and Young, by colleagues, and by friends. From December 1992, interest accrued to the account has been used to award a modest annual bursary bearing her name. The beneficiary receivers the bursary at a ceremony held every year at the association's annual general meeting.

The bursary is awarded on a competitive basis in full or part-time students of library and information science to assist in their studies. It might help with course fees, short sabbaticals, research materials costs, conference attendance, and the like. Applications for the Bursary, which amounts to HK$5,000, will be assessed by considering the potential applicability and contribution of the proposal to library and information science in our region and the likely impact of the Bursary on the career of the applicant. More details can be found from the HKLA website at,english/

Applications for the Bursary can be made by completing the application form which is available online at

Please send completed applications by post to Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, PO Box 10095, GPO, Hong Kong, by the 10th October 2017 (Tuesday). Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.


Hong Kong Library Association Biennial Award 2018

This award was established by the Hong Kong Library Association in 2010. The Association is committed to provide comprehensive professional support to its members. This Award is hence set up to address the professional development needs of eligible Full Members of the Association who are practicing at paraprofessional to middle professional levels in the library and information fields. Through this Award, the Association will support the professional development of the awardees, such as conference or workshop attendances, overseas professional visits, preparation of a scholarly publication or any professional activities, etc., which are otherwise unlikely to be sponsored by their employers, nor by the other scholarships or awards currently offered by the Association. Details of the Award can be found from the HKLA website at,english/

Application form of the Award is available at

Deadline for application will be announced in 2018. For enquiries, please contact the Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, by phone: 2346-1033; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

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Assistant Librarian (Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Section) (PR279/16-17)                                                                                           

The University Library is currently seeking a highly motivated and service-oriented professional for the position of Assistant Librarian in the Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Section.  Reporting to the Associate Librarian of Public Services, the appointee will be responsible for managing and further enhancing the development of access services including circulation, stack management, course reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery service, HKALL services, book drop and counter services, library card issuance, patron record maintenance, printing and copying services, and other related services.  He/She will also perform a variety of duties, take up reference duties, serve as a liaison to work with teaching faculty and other users for the enhancement of library collections and services, and participate in various special projects and library-related activities.  The appointee will be required to work on shift duties on some evenings/weekends/public holidays.

Applicants should have a recognised professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent) and at least three years of experience in an academic library setting with demonstrated managerial, supervisory and leadership experience.  In-depth knowledge of circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and collection management issues and trends is essential.  They must have excellent interpersonal skills and a customer service-oriented attitude, as well as the ability to respond to users' needs, inquiries, and concerns in a professional and constructive manner.  Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Chinese are required.  Additionally, knowledge of Putonghua is highly desirable.  The successful applicant must have the ability to work collegially, independently and collaboratively with people within and outside the Library.  

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from ; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.  The completed application form should be sent to the same address.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 13 April 2017

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