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Job Opportunity: Librarian, GS-1410-13 – DTIC, Program Manager for Public Access

The subject position is open to all Federal Employees (and Transfer,  Reinstatement Eligibles, 30% Disabled Veterans, Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) and other individuals eligible under special appointment authorities), via USAJobs at

This announcement opens today Thursday, 25 June 2015 and closes Wednesday, 8 July 2015. For questions, please contact the servicing HR Specialist listed
on the vacancy announcement.

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Air Force Office of Scientific Research: Job Title: Librarian (physical sciences and engineering) DO-1410-01


Air Force Office of Scientific Research is starting a library program

Job Title: Librarian (physical sciences and engineering) DO-1410-01
Department: Department of the Air Force
Agency: Air Force Materiel Command
Hiring Organization: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Job Announcement Number:9X15-391254-1422216-MPH

SALARY RANGE: $46,722.00 to $89,705.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 to Monday, June 15, 2015
SERIES & GRADE: DO-1410-01

1 vacancy in the following location:
Arlington, VA

WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

About the Agency
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
The Air Force’s only organization wholly dedicated to leading the discovery,
development, and integration of warfighting technologies for our air, space
and cyberspace forces. AFOSR, a division of AFRL, traces its roots back to
the vision of early airpower leaders who understood science as the key to
air supremacy. The passionate commitment of our people to realize this
vision has helped create the world’s best air, space and cyberspace force.

Position Summary: The incumbent of this position will perform functions
relating to Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) library program
by, conducting literature searches for R&D case files, maintaining online
resources and books, and serve as a subject matter for the organization’s
technical libraries.

Position Location: Arlington, VA

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The Importance of Data Occupations in the U.S. Economy

The Importance of Data Occupations in the U.S. Economy

The Importance of Data Occupations in the U.S. Economy (PDF)

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce (Economics and Statistics Administration)

The growing importance of data in the economy is hard to dispute. But what does this mean for workers and jobs? A lot, as it turns out: higher paying (over $40/hour), faster growing jobs.

In this report we identify occupations where data analysis and processing are central to the work performed and measure the size of employment and earnings in these occupations, as well as in the industries that have the highest concentration of these data occupations.

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Code4Lib Journal – Call for Papers

Code4Lib Journal – Call for Papers

We are now accepting proposals for publication in our 29th issue. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to share your ideas and experiences.  To be included in the 29th issue, which is scheduled for publication in mid July, 2015, please submit articles, abstracts, or proposals at or to  by Friday, April 10, 2015.  When submitting, please include the title or subject of the proposal in the subject line of the email message.

C4LJ encourages creativity and flexibility, and the editors welcome submissions across a broad variety of topics that support the mission of the journal.  Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Practical applications of library technology (both actual and hypothetical)
  • Technology projects (failed, successful, or proposed), including how they were done and challenges faced
  • Case studies
  • Best practices
  • Reviews
  • Comparisons of third party software or libraries
  • Analyses of library metadata for use with technology
  • Project management and communication within the library environment
  • Assessment and user studies


C4LJ strives to promote professional communication by minimizing the barriers to publication.  While articles should be of a high quality, they need not follow any formal structure.  Writers should aim for the middle ground between blog posts and articles in traditional refereed journals.  Where appropriate, we encourage authors to submit code samples, algorithms, and pseudo-code.  For more information, visit C4LJ’s Article Guidelines or browse articles from previous issues on our website:

Remember, for consideration for the 29th  issue, please send proposals, abstracts, or draft articles to no later than Friday, April 10, 2015.

Send in a submission.  Your peers would like to hear what you are doing.

Code4Lib Journal Editorial Committee

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Job Search Workshop, Join in 3/21!

Job Search Workshop, Join in 3/21!

Organized by SLA Maryland Chapter 

Job Search Workshop:  Writing Job-Winning Resumes & Giving Great Interviews! 

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

On-site and Webinar Register here

Entering or re-entering the job market soon?  Looking for a new or better job?  The SLA Maryland Chapter is pleased to again be hosting its popular Job Search Workshop.  This year’s Workshop will be a back-to-basics review of employment fundamentals:  resume writing and interviewing!

It’s no secret that a well-written resume is essential for standing out from the pack – no matter if it is for your first foray into the job market or to land that dream job you’ve spent your professional career preparing for.  Whatever your situation, you’ve got to get your foot in the door first!  Getting the job comes next, after going through interviews and sometimes follow-up interviews.  As with every skill you’ve ever learned, you have to learn the interview technique and then practice, practice, practice.  During this half-day workshop seasoned information professionals will share winning strategies, provide individualized reviews of resumes and offer tips on how to perfect your interviewing technique.   Register today for this free Workshop so that you can be prepared, self-confident and in top shape to tackle today’s competitive work environment!  Register here

Participate Onsite, Online, or sign-up for a post-Workshop resume review!  

Register here to participate   *Note:  If you are an expert willing to help job seekers, please add your name to the list  to provide resume reviews that day or in the future.

10:00    Coffee & Register

10:30    Speakers

11:15    Resume Reviews

12:30    Networking & Lunch on the rooftop overlooking our Nation’s Capital!

Drexel University Washington DC Office

Lafayette Tower

801 17th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 2006 

Questions?  Contact: Nancy Faget at:

Special thanks to these organizations helping to support the Workshop

  SLA DC Chapter, DCLA, Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics, ALA – Federal and Armed Forces Libraires Round Table


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Ohio State University Libraries Residency Program

“The Ohio State University Libraries is looking for recent library school graduates to join us in a unique two-year residency program. In 2015 – 2016, the program will place three residents in rich opportunities to advance innovative approaches, fill gaps, promote collaboration, and facilitate recruitment of under-represented backgrounds. Residents will gain practical work experience as an academic librarian with visiting faculty status and have the opportunity to make significant contributions to one of these dynamic, evolving opportunities:

  • Diversity Resident: Metadata Transformation
  • Diversity Resident: Digital Research Services for the Arts & Humanities
  • Diversity Resident: Latin American Studies

For more information visit:

Or if you are a graduate student or recent MLS-grad attending ALA Midwinter in Chicago, a former resident from Ohio State University Libraries will be available to answer questions at the ACRL Residency Interest Group Meeting Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 3-4PM McCormick Place West – W175c”

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