Submitted by ronpeterson on Wed, 2012-05-30 00:58
Call for Proposals (and apologies for cross-posting):
The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future.
We are now accepting proposals for publication in our 18th issue. Don't miss out on this opportunity to share your ideas and experiences. To be included in the 18th issue, which is scheduled for publication in October 2012, please submit articles, abstracts, or proposals at http://journal.code4lib.org/submit-proposal or to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 29, 2012. 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
* 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
Submitted by jrochkind on Mon, 2012-05-07 18:50
- Extensive rewrite of MARC::Reader (ISO 2709 binary reader) to
provide a fairly complete and consistent handing of char encoding
issues in ruby 1.9.
- This code is well covered by automated tests, but ends up complex,
there may be bugs, please report them.
- May not work properly under jruby with non-unicode source
- Still can't handle Marc8 encoding.
Submitted by edsu on Tue, 2012-04-10 18:36
The Code4Lib Journal is looking for volunteers to join its editorial committee. Editorial committee members work collaboratively to produce the quarterly Code4Lib Journal. Editors are expected to:
- Read, discuss, and vote on incoming proposals.
- Volunteer to be the assigned editor or second reader for specific proposals.
- Assigned editors work with the author(s) to make sure the article is as strong as possible, that the copy is clean, and deadlines are met. They also enter the article into WordPress, making sure the formatting is okay, all images and tables look good, etc.
- Second readers act as a second set of eyes for the assigned editor.
- Read and comment on any other article that interests you.
- Volunteer for administrative tasks and projects as they crop up.
- Take a turn as Coordinating Editor for an Issue. The Coordinating Editor shepherds the issue through its life cycle.
We seek an individual who is self-motivated, organized and able to meet deadlines; is familiar with ideas and trends in the field; and has an interest in the mechanics of writing. There is a sometimes significant time commitment involved; expect to set aside ten or more hours a month.
It sounds like a lot of work, but it's also a lot of fun (if editing is your idea of fun).
Intrigued? Please send a letter of interest by Monday, April 30 to [log in to unmask] Your letter should address these two basic questions:
- What is your vision for the Code4Lib Journal? Why are you interested in it?
- How can you contribute to the Code4Lib Journal, i.e. what do you have to offer?
We encourage people who have previously applied and who are still interested to re-apply. We have had to turn down a lot of highly-qualified people in the past due to the large number of applications.
If you have any questions, contact us by email at email@example.com or ask any member of the editorial committee. We plan to make decisions about additional editors by mid-May.
Submitted by beanworks on Fri, 2012-02-03 22:00
- Carmen Mitchell, carmenmitchell at gmail (@carmendarlene)
code4lib 2012, Wednesday, February 8 2012, 11:15-12:00
Submitted by Nishit Bhuva on Thu, 2011-12-29 19:26
My name is Nishit Bhuva and I am the Partner Development Manager in the Developer Network team at Elsevier. I am sure many of the Code4Lib members must be aware of SciVerse Applications that are developed on the Elsevier platform. For the members who are new to this platform, the apps on SciVerse basically assist researchers in accelerating their scientific study by saving time and effort and presenting targeted information, rather than having them go through the vast amount of scientific data available.
Submitted by jodi on Thu, 2011-12-01 16:30
The Code4Lib Conference Planning Group is calling for
proposals to host the 2013 Code4Lib Conference. Information on the
kind of venue we seek and the delineation of responsibilities between
the host organization and the Planning Group can be found at the
conference hosting web page  and on the Code4Lib Wiki .
Equinox (2ea. $750)
Oregon State University ($3,000)
Ada's Technical books
Andrew Nagy (Serials Solutions) -- 5 Licenses for oXygen XML Editor
Submitted by bputa on Thu, 2011-05-05 16:40
The University of Texas at Arlington Job
Web Developer (Web Software Specialist)
Go to my application
FLSA status: Exempt
Posting number: 11-01-28-01-9847
Job status: Open
Date available: Immediately
Position duration: Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Monthly salary $3125 negotiable depending on qualifications.
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Location Arlington, TX
Hiring department Library http://uta.edu/library
Number of vacancies 1
General notes Finalist(s) will be asked to provide a list of 3 professional references (with phone numbers).
Required Application Materials
A Resume is required in order to apply.
Purpose of position: The position provides the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment on creative and innovative web projects with the UT Arlington Library. The Web Software Specialist will work as part of a team to build and implement web applications, databases and web pages for the Library’s web presence.