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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 http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

Applications for the Bursary can be made by completing the application form which is available online athttp://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Heleni_Linton_Bursary/2017/application_form_HLB.doc

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 http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

Application form of the Award is available at http://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Biennial_Award/2018/application_form_HKLA_Biennial_Award.doc

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: 這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 . 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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CUHK Job Number: 170000Q1   (Closing date: 12 May 2017)

Assistant Librarian I/II (carrying the job title 'Systems Librarian')

CUHK Library seeks a Systems Librarian to join our Library IT & Systems (LITS) team at an exciting time as we implement a cloud-based, next generation Integrated Library System (ILS) shared with the local higher education libraries consortium. The successful applicant is expected to provide the best possible experience for library users and staff as they seek, access, and maintain the information in our library systems.

pplicants should (i) have a good Master's degree or above in Library and Information Science (MLS or equivalent), plus a strong educational background in computer science, computer engineering or a related discipline; (ii) at least three years' post-qualification relevant experience (for Assistant Librarian II) OR at least six years' post-qualification relevant experience, three years of which are at supervisory level (for Assistant Librarian I); (iii) have proven knowledge and experience in the management of library services platforms, technical support for electronic resources, various industry standards and protocols such as XML, SAML, SQL and SIP2; (iv)  have effective communication, interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills, with an ability to work with a widely diverse group of stakeholders; (v) demonstrate proven ability in learning new technologies independently and adapting quickly to changing technologies. Project management experience and certification, web and mobile applications design and familiarity in handling East Asian languages (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) will be an added advantage.

eporting to the Head of LITS and working closely with other library managers and a team of computer specialists, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

(a) providing technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and front line support for the ILS, discovery and reading list platforms, as well as other library specific software such as the archives management system. The Systems Librarian is the primary liaison with vendors for problem resolution;

(b) providing technical support to the Library's electronic resources including administration of the remote access service;

(c) managing a wide range of RFID-enabled self-check kiosks, self-return book drops and sorter bins;

(d) programming and software development based on various APIs and scripting languages such as Perl and PHP;

(e) maintaining knowledge of emerging trends and issues in library systems and user behavior that have potential for enhancing access to resources and services. Evaluating potential new services and technologies and suggesting policy and procedural changes that improve access or efficiency;

(f) assisting in other IT projects;

(g) deputizing for the Head of LITS;

(h) other duties as assigned.

Occasional evening and weekend duties may be required.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk.  The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure
Please apply online via 'www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel ' under 'Career Opportunities'.

 
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