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Upcoming professional development opportunities: interpersonal skills, maker spaces, and profession in transformation


Tuesday, December 9th

3:00-4:00 pm EST

#SLAtalk – People Who Need People: Honing Your Interpersonal Skills

Be one of the luckiest people in the world and join us for an #SLAtalk Twitter chat session all about finding and strengthening your interpersonal skills.

Check back here for our discussion questions and more information.  How to #SLAtalk:



Friday, December 12th

1:30-2:30 pm EST

DEDU Inside Byte: Want to know about Maker Spaces? Benefits, examples, and things to consider

Sponsored by the Education Division of Special Library Association

Join the Education Division as Sharona Ginsberg, Maker Space maven at the University of Michigan, will share concrete implications for academic settings. To register for this free event, go to

The presentation will occur the first half hour, followed by Q/A and networking.



Friday, December 12th

4:30 am EST (A wee bit early in the morning. You can download the FT report from the SLA site.)

Webinar: Knowledge management, a profession in transformation

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Job Opportunity – Systems Librarian at U.S. Military Academy at West Point

The U.S. Military Academy Library is recruiting a Systems Librarian (GS-09/11) to join our team in West Point, NY.

The Systems Librarian reports to our Associate Director for Systems and will monitor and maintain the Library’s web properties and gateways while building and sharing knowledge on emerging web standards, schema, and coding systems with library staff. He/she will coordinate construction and maintenance of our main website built on SharePoint, blog built on WordPress, subject-oriented LibGuides, the Library’s hosted instance of Innovative Interfaces Millennium ILS, links and interfaces with consortial
partners such as ConnectNY through Innovative’s INN-Reach, our discovery platform Scout based on EBSCO Discovery Service, our digital collections held in OCLC’s CONTENTdm, and future deployment of an institutional repository.

Interested applicants can apply through USAJOBS at

Mr. Christopher D. Barth
Librarian and Associate Dean
United States Military Academy Library
West Point, NY 10996
845.938.3833 office | 845.649.9557 mobile | 688.3833 dsn

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Government Documents/Catalog Librarian — Senate Library

Vacancy Announcement

POSITION:                                           Government Documents/Catalog Librarian

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:                    1

DEPARTMENT:                                    Senate Library

SALARY RANGE:                                  $63,022 – $97,684

CONTACT:                                           Applications for the position must be submitted online; see the link below. 

If you need an accommodation to submit an application for this position, please contact Human Resources at 202-224-3625 or stop by the Human Resources office at SH-231B Hart Senate Office Building

FEDERAL RELAY SERVICE:                   Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the Federal Relay Service at 1 (800) 877-8339 TTY

POSTING DATE:                                   November 20, 2014

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:          December 7, 2014.     Applications will NOT be accepted after 11:59 p.m.

REQUIREMENTS:                                 Please see the full vacancy announcement and position description.

                                                            Interview and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.

The online application link can be found below the posting for the open position under the Secretary of the Senate Office of Human Resources section of the Employment page on -

All applicants must complete and submit the online Secretary of the Senate Application for Employment together with a cover letter and current resume to the Human Resources Department at the link listed above.  If claiming a veterans’ preference, an applicant must indicate that he/she is preference eligible on the application or resume, complete the Application for Veterans’ Preference portion of the online application, and submit the supporting documentation specified on that form. Qualified candidates will be contacted if selected for an interview.  Do NOT mail.    No phone calls please.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE:   To be eligible for a veterans’ preference, applicants must meet all of the requirements set forth in the VEOA and applicable regulations. The eligibility requirements are summarized in the Application for Veterans’ Preference portion of the online application. If the Office of the Secretary of the Senate does not receive the Application for Veterans’ Preference and supporting documentation by the closing date, the applicant’s claim for a veterans’ preference may be denied. Applicants may obtain a copy of the Office’s Veteran’s Preference policy by submitting a written request to

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Job Announcment: Supervisory Librarian – Yokota Air Base, Japan


Department: Department of the Air Force

Agency: Pacific Air Forces

Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies – Yokota Air Base, Japan

Salary: $50,790.00 to $66,027.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-1410-11 Open Period: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 to Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Position Information: Multiple Appointment Types – Full-Time Who May Apply: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

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Job Announcement – Congressional Research Service: Information Research Specialist

CRS has an opening for an Information Research Specialist in the Knowledge Services Group’s Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Section, GS-11 with promotional potential to GS-13.

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Announcement Notification – SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN – GS-1410-11 – LAKENHEATH RAF UK

Announcement Notification – RPA 14SEPM9GLEACHD220522 – SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN – GS-1410-11 – LAKENHEATH RAF UK

The announcement for subject RPA will open 29 September 2014 and close 06 October 2014.

It will be located on USAJOBS website at .  The announcement number is 9G-AFPC-1225308-220522-ERC; USAJOBS Control Number is 382432300.

Direct link is:

Your certificate should be issued shortly after the closing date of the announcement.

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