Mail gleanings for today...
Looking for library promotion resources to tie in with the movie Seabiscuit?
Check out Stephanie Stokes Design's newsletter.
Celebrate National Kids Day
National Kids Day (NKD) is Sunday, August 3. National Kids Day is sponsored by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, who are asking everyone to spend meaningful time with children--especially that day. Several libraries are conducting NKD activities prior to August 3. For more information, and suggestions on what your library can do to promote the day, please refer to the Breaking News section of the ALSC website, or the Kids Day website.
Is the US getting too insular in its reading tastes?
The New York Times has an interesting article entitled: America Yawns at Foreign Fiction that examines this.
The ALA responds to CIPA
Check it out
FCC issues order on CIPA compliance
New publication on Gender and Health
Exploring Concepts of Gender and Health, a new guide for the implementation of gender-based analysis (GBA) for health research and policy from Canada.
Looking for a job in New York?
Online Analyst National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Middle Atlantic Region
...or perhaps the Carribbean is more your cup of tea?
The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine on the island of St. Maarten in the Netherland Antilles is seeking a full-time, medical librarian for the position of Director of Library Services.
Responsibilities: Management and supervision of programs and services of the medical library. The librarian will supervise staff; maintain, select and organise print and electronic resources for the faculty and students; perform reference services.
Qualifications: Masters degree in library and information sciences from an ALA, accredited institution with at least 3 years experience in a medical library setting.
Salary: $50,000-$55,000 (housing allowance included in that range).
Please send your resume to Ms Jerry Stuenkel or to Dr William Thurman, Academic Dean. You may also fax to Ms Stuenkel at 248-623-9548 or to Dr Thurman at 011-599-545-2440. Questions concerning the position should be sent to Ms Stuenkel.