[Asis-l] Call for Applicants: TER Editor

Win Shih, Librarian, Pius Library shihw at SLU.EDU
Fri Apr 18 14:43:18 EDT 2003


The LITA Publications Committee invites applicants for Editor of
Technology Electronic Reviews (TER).  The appointment will be for three
years, 2003 - 2006, commencing after ALA.

Applicants should:

1.  Submit your resume along with a cover letter describing why you would
be interested in this appointment and what strengths/skill you would bring
to the position

2.  Both cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to
mstowe at library.rochester.edu (Melinda Stowe, Chair of the Publications

3.  Deadline for submissions is May 30th, 2003

4.  Interviews will be conducted either at ALA, if attending, or via
conference call

The job description follows.  We encourage interested persons to apply -
it's an excellent opportunity to contribute to LITA and its members!

Editor of Technology Electronic Reviews (TER) Job Description

* Oversees all aspects of the production of TER, including content,
form, design, marketing, and publication and distribution

* Chairs the TER  Editorial Board which meets in person at ALA Annual
and Midwinter meetings, and conducts business through e-mail

* Coordinates the activities of the Editorial Board

* Publicizes and markets TER within and outside LITA

* Maintains sufficient numbers of reviews and commentary to publish
monthly issues on average

* Ongoing monitoring of the publication

* Makes new appointments to the Editorial Board as needed (maximum of
two, two-year terms) and reports them to the LITA Office

* A record of publications

* At least one year of previous editing experience with
professional/scholarly material

* LITA member (can join if not already a member)

* Familiarity with LITA structure, IGs, and programs

* Familiarity with telecommunications, networking and current Web

Reports To
* LITA Publications Committee

* Provides reports twice annually for LITA Publications Committee and
LITA Board

* Serves as ex-officio member of LITA Publications Committee

* Serves as or designates ex-officio member for other LITA Editorial

* Three years (renewable once)

* $1,500 annual stipend or travel expenses up to $1,500

* Complimentary registration to Midwinter and Annual American Library
Association meetings

TER Information
Technology Electronic Reviews (TER) is an irregular electronic serial
publication of the Library and Information Technology Association, a
division of the American Library Association, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL
60611. The primary function of TER is to provide reviews of and pointers
to a variety of print and electronic resources about information
technology. Resources include books, articles, serials, discussion lists,
training materials, bibliographies, and other items of interest to
librarians and information technology professionals. The topics covered
may include, but are not limited to, networking technologies and
standards; hardware and software; operating systems; databases; specific
programming languages; management tools and utilities; technical project
management; training and personnel issues; library perspectives; and
research and development.

Ms. Melinda Stowe
Head of Systems
124 Rush Rhees Library
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY  14627
mstowe at library.rochester.edu
voice:  585.275.9313

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