SPEC Kit 332: Organization of Scholarly Communication Services  · 89
University of Ottawa
Scholarly Communication Librarian
May 1st, 2009
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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