SPEC Kit 332: Organization of Scholarly Communication Services · 89
University of Ottawa
Scholarly Communication Librarian
May 1st, 2009 2
1. Communication with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, GSAED, Office of
V-P Research, faculties and students to promote and expand the use of the institutional
repository and other scholarly communication initiatives.
2. Frequent and continuous communication with internal staff: subject specialists, Systems,
Collections and Information Resources as well as with colleagues from other academic
institutions, associations/organizations.
1. A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) from an ALA accredited
2. Four (4) years of professional experience, or fewer, depending on relevance of experience to
the position
3. Knowledge of open access principles, emerging trends in digital scholarly communication,
intellectual property issues and Canadian copyright law as it pertains to digital content,
acquired through studies or professional experience
4. Knowledge of the academic research environment, granting agencies and the practices and
policies of universities and their libraries
5. Knowledge of and experience with library technologies and digitization initiatives relevant
to academic libraries
6. Knowledge of project management and of marketing library services
7. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
8. Bilingual (English and French), written and spoken, including the ability to make
presentations in both official languages.
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