Approximate Date of Posting February 24, 2017
Position: Law Librarian (Fellow)
Location: Orlando, FL
Company/Organization: Euliano Law Library at Barry University School of Law
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Time Frame Six-weeks that will take place over the summer, over a time span to be mutually agreed upon between Library Director and Associate Director completed before September 15, 2017
Compensation: $3,000 stipend
The Euliano Law Library is accepting applications for the 2017 Trammell/Ahlers/Studwell Law Library Fellowship. This Fellowship develops promising new professionals in academic law librarianship by supporting a career training program at the Euliano Law Library. Florida provides promising candidates with a vibrant, sharing, law library community and with tremendous networking opportunities.
The Fellowship provides a stipend to a law school or library science student or a recent graduate selected for training at the Euliano Law Library as described below. Fellowship Description – Summer 2017 The Fellowship gives candidates interested in a career in law librarianship an opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge in an academic law library setting.
Fellows works in the Euliano Law Library under the guidance and supervision of the Law Library Associate Director and other librarians and learns about the overall functions, policies and practices of the Euliano Law Library in both technical services and public services departments.
The primary focus of the Fellow’s work is determined by the interests and prior experience of the Fellow and the needs of the Euliano Law Library. In addition to participating in the daily work of an outstanding academic law library, Fellows undertake and complete a project based on the strategic planning needs of the Euliano Law Library
. Projects for Summer 2017 include:
1) Final Project. The Fellow may choose one of the following as their final project: a. Digital Commons Project. The Euliano Law Library maintains a scholarship repository called Digital Commons @ Barry Law, built on the BePress Digital Commons platform. The Commons contains the scholarship of current Law School faculty. The Fellow may research the scholarship produced by Barry Law faculty; develop and maintain lists of faculty publications using correct Bluebook citation form; develop and maintain internal collections of faculty publications in .pdf files; obtain permissions from faculty members and copyright holders to publish articles in Digital Commons @ Barry Law; and prepare, review, and upload articles to Digital Commons @ Barry Law; or
- The Fellow may also complete a series of copyright compliance projects related to the School’s SSRN or Digital Commons sites; or
- The Fellow may create LibGuides related to the Library’s needs (http://eguides.barry.edu/lawgroup); or
- The Fellow could choose to complete parts of each of these projects as long as the time spent comprises 40% of their total time working for the Library.
2) Job Talk. The Fellow will prepare a presentation similar to one the Fellow would present during a job interview.
The Trammell/Ahlers/Studwell Law Library Fellowship gives a $3,000 stipend for a minimum of six consecutive weeks of full-time work to be completed before September 15, 2017.
Eligibility and Requirements:
The Fellowship is open to recent graduates and currently enrolled students of an accredited library science or information science program or to recent graduates or currently enrolled students in a J.D. program at an ABA-accredited law school, who have demonstrated an interest in academic law librarianship through appropriate coursework or previous experience.
Applicants should submit a one- to two-page letter of application expressing their interest in this opportunity and their commitment to a career in academic law librarianship, including any coursework in law librarianship or legal information resources, and indicating which of the three proposed projects would be of interest to them. In addition, applicants should submit a résumé including a description of their library or information science graduate program and/or J.D. degree program; and a separate page indicating the names and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. The successful applicant will be selected on April 21, 2017. To apply go to: http://www.barry.edu/jobs
Deadline: March 31, 2017