Wednesday, May 23, 2012

NYT article on Google Street View

As a follow-up to Andrew Kloc's presentation on privacy at last week's terrific Spring Institute, I present the article below. Does anyone else skim a news story and then go directly to the reader comments? I believe they are the best part.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Position available Library Technical Assistant-Public Services (Albany)

reposting from ALLUNY-L listserv:

Albany Law School seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Library Technical Assistant – Public Services. Incumbent will provide duties related to circulating material using SirsiDynix ILS, assessing and clearing fines, interlibrary loan processing, training and oversight of student assistants, and providing basic IT support in the library. Applicants should have excellent communication and organizational skills, and dedication to customer service. Interest in and an aptitude for library promotional techniques desirable.

Qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree and one year of related library experience or Associate’s Degree with more extensive library experience considered. Ability to retrieve and shelve books and move loaded book carts required. Experience with Microsoft Office Programs desirable.

Albany Law School offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:

Albany Law School
Attn: Director of Human Resources
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208-3494

Fax: (518) 445-3262

Albany Law School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Congratulations to Joe Gerken, Reference Librarian, SUNY Buffalo Law Library

From Beth Adelman, Director of the University at Buffalo Law Library:
"I am very pleased to announce that Joe Gerken, Reference Librarian, is one of the 2012 recipients of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship. 
"The award honors 'skill in librarianship; service to the campus, the university and to the field; scholarship and professional growth; and major professional achievements.' Joe is very deserving of this honor. He is an expert reference librarian, an insightful contributor to the legal literature, an engaging professor of legal research, and a committed law school, law library, and university citizen. 
"Please join me in congratulating Joe on being selected as one of  the 2012 recipients of this very prestigious award."