Scholarly Communications and Copyright Services Librarian, Digital Initiatives, UBC Library, Vancouver, Canada

The Scholarly Communications and Copyright Librarian leads the planning, coordination, analysis and implementation of service models that focus on the provision of scholarly communications and copyright services for the UBC community.  This role provides information, campus instruction and consulting services on digital publishing and scholarship including intellectual property rights, copyright, fair dealing, other use rights, open access and related open scholarship initiatives to UBC users. Other activities related to these areas of expertise include building awareness and developing policies, procedures and best practices.

The Digital Initiatives unit is a key part of UBC Library’s effort to adapt to the evolving needs of faculty and students and to support teaching, research and learning at UBC. Our goal is to create sustainable, world-class programs and processes to make the collections and research at UBC available to the world and to ensure the authentic, long-term preservation of these digital holdings for the future. The Digital Initiatives portfolio includes digitization, scholarly communications and copyright and digital repository services.

We are seeking applications from Librarians with up to 5 years of experience.  However, all internal candidates will be considered regardless of years of experience and are encouraged to apply.

To view the complete job description and to submit an application, please visit the UBC Careers page at by midnight on June 8, 2017.

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