Please see what you can do about https access to the GBS api.
Systems Librarian / Associate Professor
Libraries and Media Services
Kent State University
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Will Brockman
> Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 5:02 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Conference followup; open position at
> Google Cambridge
> As a first-time Code4Lib attendee, let me say thanks for a fun
> conference - a very interesting and creative group of people!
> A question I posed to some of you in person, and would love to hear
> more answers to: What are you doing with Google Books? Do you have a
> new way of using that resource? Are there things you'd like to do
> with it that aren't possible yet?
> Also, a couple of people asked if Google is hiring. Not only are we
> hiring large numbers of software engineers, but we're now seeking a
> librarian / software developer (below). I'm happy to take questions
> about either.
> All the best,
> Metadata Analyst
> Google Books is looking for a hybrid librarian/software developer to
> help us organize all the world's books. This person would work
> closely with software engineers and librarians on a variety of tasks,
> ranging from algorithm evaluation to designing and implementing
> improvements to Google Books.
> Candidates should have:
> * An MLS or MLIS degree, ideally with cataloguing experience
> * Programming experience in Python, C++, or Java
> * Project management experience a plus, but not required
> This position is full-time and based in Cambridge, MA.