Friday, February 26, 2016

Two Internships

Happy Friday SLA!

Check out these two internships that have specifically requested St. Kate's students to apply. Applications for the second one are due Feb. 29 so get applying!

American Academy of Neurology
Primary Duties:
  • Assist in creating a standard taxonomy & ontology for AAN content and the field of neurology
  • Coordinate testing of the taxonomy and ontology by subject matter experts (editorial board members and other physicians)
  • Use the Temis taxonomy & ontology management tool to update the taxonomy
  • Develop a system or process for the AAN to update and maintain the taxonomy and classify content correctly on a regular basis
Metro Transit
Primary Duties:
  • Develop and improve a taxonomy for the LRT division
  • Manage and update the ECMS used by the LRT systems
  • Locate documents for employees
  • Maintain small paper document collections with inventories
  • Assist in building common MS Access "Key" database to handshake Access with ArchGis

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Feb 29: Information Professional Panel

The SLA/ALA Information Professional Panel that was rescheduled from fall will now take place later this month. Here is the event information:

Information Professionals Panel
Monday, February 29
6:00pm to 7:30/8:00pm
CdC 362

From prison librarians to digital media managers, come here five professionals currently working in "alternative" careers in library science. Hear their stories, get their advice, have your questions answered. The event is free. Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Our panelists are:

Mary Wittenbreer (Regions Hospital)
Robert Nicholl (American Swedish Institute)
Sarah Quimby (MN Historical Society)
Phil Seibel (Aldis Systems)
Jean Anderson (Minnesota State Law Library)

Hope to see you there!