“Research Associate in Archiving and Preserving Open Access Books – Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) Project.
1.0 FTE, fixed-term appointment for 12 months ending no later than 31 October 2022.
A full-time Research Associate (1.0 FTE) is required to contribute to the Research England and Arcadia Foundation funded COPIM project (Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs), which is composed of 10 main partners including Universities, libraries, publishers, and infrastructure providers. The post is for a full-term contract of 12 months at 1.0 FTE.
The Research Associate will lead Loughborough University contributions to the COPIM project and collaborate closely with project partners to in identifying the metadata and other information required by preservation services as well as repository platforms used by libraries and universities; manage the creation of a Toolkit to assist authors, publishers, and Librarians in archiving open access books; and build relationships with projects working in similar areas….”
“Working in collaboration with members of the Think. Check. Submit. (TCS) Committee, this part-time, flexible role involves communicating key messages and news relating to the campaign, helping to strengthen the TCS brand, and building on previous work to raise awareness within the research and library community. It also involves maintaining the TCS website (built on WordPress), social media and communication channels, and ensuring the initiative maintains momentum through regular meetings and updates with Committee members….”
“Stanford Libraries seeks a full-time Director for the Office of Scholarly Communications, a unit that will support the Open Access Policy passed by Stanford University’s Faculty Senate in November 2020. With the passage of the OA Policy, the entire focus of which is academic articles, the University is poised to quickly move forward in support of open scholarship, increased access to scholarly information, and transforming the academic article publishing landscape. …”
“The Open Library Foundation is accepting nominations to fill two Board of Directors seats. The Foundation is looking for proven leaders who support open source projects and open source software development and are interested in enabling discovery and research. Nominees are welcome either from within the Open Library Foundation community or the open source development community at large….”
“Last year the Open Data Charter (ODC) celebrated its fifth year of operation, calling for governments to repair the many cracks in data infrastructures that hinder swift and accountable responses to global challenges, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate action and other sources of power imbalance in societies. As part of a global push for a fairer balance of data rights to be enshrined in governing principles and incisive policies and practices, our work on advocacy and movement building in this area is making headway with policy makers, civil society organisations and others….
After close to 5 years as the ODC’s founding Executive Director, Ania Calderon will be stepping down to make way for new leadership. We thank her for a bold vision and thoughtful guidance that she has brought to the ODC and wish her success in her future endeavours. To ensure a smooth transition, we are pleased to launch a search for a forward-looking leader who will steer the course of the ODC as a driver of open data reforms needed for an inclusive global recovery….”
“punctum books is looking for a Libraries Outreach Associate to the join the team, for a period of 17 months, working full time. The successful applicant will assist with punctum’s work on the Community-led Open Publishing Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) project, funded by Research England and the Arcadia Fund and led by the Centre for Postdigital Cultures, Coventry University, in collaboration with several world-class universities. The project addresses the key technological, structural, and organisational hurdles—around funding, production, dissemination, discovery, reuse, and archiving—that are standing in the way of the wider adoption and impact of open-access (OA) books (see the project website for more information: https://www.copim.ac.uk/)….”
“Stanford Libraries is seeking a full-time Digital Projects and Data Manager to join a team supporting preservation, discovery, and access as part of its digital library, an internationally recognized technology program developing innovative solutions to advance teaching, learning and research at one of the world’s leading universities. We are a mission-driven organization that emphasizes open, collaborative work and community engagement within Stanford and with partner institutions around the world. The Libraries values are rooted in a commitment of mutual respect and the idea that every member of the staff has something to contribute, and that learning is constant….”
“The Librarian for Scholarly Communications supports Open research, communication, and data on the Vanderbilt University campus through education, training, and analysis. As a member of the Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) Office, the Librarian for Scholarly Communications consults with faculty, students, and staff about emergent scholarly communications models, analyzes faculty publishing patterns and impact metrics, and evaluates and advises on research communication tools. The Librarian for Scholarly Communications also manages the institutional repository, coordinating the ingestion workflow in dialogue with liaison librarians in the divisional libraries, and with LTDS in software development….”
“As Open Access Librarian you will play a vital role in making King’s world-class research publications openly accessible to the benefit of all. Greater openness of both research and educational resources is threaded through Libraries & Collections Library Evolution plan to transform our services, resources, and spaces, to support King’s compelling vision to ‘make the world a better place’ in its Strategy for 2029.
The Open Access Librarian role is an opportunity to work in an exciting and developing area of HE Library provision. You will be part of a friendly hard-working ‘Open Research’ team whose remit also covers research data management services and subscriptions, working collaboratively and pro-actively with colleagues to provide cohesive and high-quality researcher focused services….”
“Cita Press: Getting Fit project, a two-year partnership between the Educopia Institute and Cita Press, and generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, aims to build capacity to support the growth and sustainability of Cita, an award-winning, open access, independent press that specializes in carefully designed public-domain texts written by women in free, contemporary editions for print and web….
This part-time, 30hr/week, position will be responsible for project coordination and daily management of project activities for the Cita Press: Getting Fit project. In addition to overall project coordination, this position will be responsible for editing English language texts as well as writing press releases, newsletter text, answering emails, and drafting social media posts in Spanish. Candidates that do not have writing proficiency in Spanish will be considered, however, all candidates selected for an interview must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly to a broad audience in English….”