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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

F/T - Business Librarian, Lehman Coll-CUNY (NY)

Lehman College, CUNY's senior college in the Bronx, is seeking a Business Librarian [#13622]:
Reporting to the Head of Reference, the Business Librarian serves as liaison to Lehman’s new School of Business, which comprises a large number of majors and growing graduate programs.  The Business Librarian provides reference consultations and customized instructional services, as well as selects print, electronic, and multimedia resources in consultation with Economics and Business faculty to support the curriculum, research initiatives, and community development.

The candidate is responsible for outreach and marketing library services by partnering with Business faculty and conducting workshops on new business resources.  Further, develops research guides in specialized areas such as accounting, competitive intelligence, market research, purchasing, and statistics.  The individual also serves on library committees and develops an active research agenda.
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.  Second Master’s required, preferably in a related business or social science field, for appointment to Assistant Professor.  At least two years’ experience in an academic or special library providing business reference and instructional presentations.  Proven expertise in navigating emerging technologies, social media, and mobile applications.  Candidate must be committed to serving diverse user groups and possess a strong service ethic.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
Visit, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID#13622 or Title.  Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information:
Candidates should provide a CV-resume and statement of scholarly interests.
Review of applications to begin December 1, 2016.
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

F/T - Coll'n Design & Assess't Librarian, Arcadia U (PA)

Collection Design & Assessment Librarian, Arcadia University (Glenside, PA)

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. Approximately 3,900 students study at Arcadia, with 2,400 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world.

This academic librarian will be responsible for designing, managing and assessing a university print and electronic collection responsive to the needs of Arcadia's constituents and reflective of 21st century trends in academic libraries, including open access, as well as balancing student and faculty preferences for resources.  In addition, the individual will ensure that Arcadia’s curriculum and the University’s library collection are aligned.  The person will also lead activities in the compilation and reporting of statistical data for ongoing assessment of, and changes to, the library collection. Position carries the rank of Assistant Professor with opportunity for promotion, but not tenure. Resources are available for professional activities, including travel to local and national conferences; publication in the field of Library Science is encouraged.

Essential Functions
  • Manages library’s print and electronic resources
  • Evaluates library collection using data to guide decision-making
  • Assists in managing library budget
  • Main contact for faculty for collection development
  • Supervises technical staff
  • Manages library software system (Koha)
  • Communicates with database vendors about renewals, new subscriptions or changes to products
  • Provides research support to students and faculty
  • Information literacy instruction in liaison areas and first-year seminars
  • Contributes to the discipline of academic librarianship by attending/presenting at regional and national conferences, publishing in the field and attending regional consortium meetings.
  • Contributes to the academic life of the university by serving on curriculum and university-wide committees
  • As a library faculty member, the Collection Development Librarian is expected to participate in professional development, research, and service activities in order to meet the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion
Marginal Functions
  • Knowledge of university and library security policies
  • Serves as second in command when Associate Dean is away from campus

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in collection management and assessment in academic libraries
  • Insight into University curricula and library collection alignment
  • Extensive experience using Excel or Access for managing statistical data and generating reports.
  • Open to new ideas and interested in creating a dynamic 21st century academic library 
  • Successful in collaborating with college/university faculty 
  • Evidence of work with integrated library software 
  • Skilled communicator and collaborator 
  • Commitment to professional growth and development 
  • Experience working with university students and faculty 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Masters in Library Sciences from an accredited institution 
  • Collection design, development and assessment
  • 3-5 years academic library experience 
  • Evidence of successful personnel management experience
  • Indication of scholarly interests and professional development activities
  • Knowledge of academic culture, especially the role of the Library within that environment.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Archival experience helpful but not required 
  • Second Masters in an academic discipline
  • Knowledge of technical services: acquisitions, cataloguing
  • Teaching experience, especially in Information Literacy

To read full posting and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.   

Thursday, September 24, 2015

F/T - Librarian, Mercy College (NY)

Librarian, Full Time— Mercy College — Dobbs Ferry, NY

Mercy College Libraries in Dobbs Ferry, NY is seeking a Librarian with broad reference and instruction skills to join our busy and innovative Library Learning Commons. This is a full time, faculty status position. 12 month Contract. Tenure optional.

MLS Required, Second Masters preferred
Background in Teaching/Education/Business/Marketing a plus

Must be comfortable teaching  information literacy sessions           

Willing to participate in very active General Education IL program.
Knowledge of electronic databases, resources and library technology.
3-5 years background in academic libraries preferred

Will consider candidate from corporate or public library with the right skills and personality

 Must have

Collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit
Superior service orientation
Excellent communication and presentation skills                                      

Interest in learning new and emerging technologies such as 3D printing, ePortfolio, Digital Storytelling                        

Keen desire to work closely with students to help them achieve academic success

 Please send resume and cover letter to
Salary 55-65K


Wednesday, September 23, 2015

P/T - Virtual Ref Librarian (Telecommute) SNH Univ

The Shapiro Library at Southern New Hampshire University is seeking a part-time Virtual Reference Librarian. This is a completely telecommuting position.

Posting Number:2015-0286-Staff
Functional Title:Virtual Reference Librarian
Department:University Library
Job Summary/Basic Function: 
The Shapiro Library at Southern New Hampshire University seeks an engaged, service-oriented Reference Librarian who welcomes the opportunity to offer services that meet the learning needs of SNHU students, faculty, and staff. Reporting to the Head of Reference, the Librarian works as a member of a collaborative staff providing prompt, courteous and supportive virtual reference service to all library users seeking information via an electronic means; such as email, chat, VoIP (voice over IP such as Google Voice) and through videoconferencing.
Staffing the virtual reference desk, the librarian will assist users with research, utilizing library tools and resources, and suggest materials for further study. This individual will also assist users with general inquires of citation styles, technology and University information as needed. The Librarian may also work with individual students on a scheduled appointment basis over the phone and/or through videoconferencing. Other projects as assigned can include: creating subject and course guides, video tutorials, etc.
Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:
  • Staffs the virtual reference desk and provides service to all SNHU community members
  • Conducts thorough reference interviews to determine users’ questions and extent of information needed
  • Instructs library users on use of print and electronic resources
  • Assists users in developing research strategies to locate, evaluate and use resources in an effective and ethical manner
  • Assists users with general information on citation styles, technology and University information
  • Assists with basic troubleshooting of access issues and/or refers to appropriate person or department
  • Works with scheduled individual students via phone and/or videoconference as assigned
  • Refers users to make individual instruction appointments for more in depth research assistance as needed
  • Refers users to other departments on campus for information as needed
  • Creates subject Libguides as assigned
  • Other projects as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:The successful applicant must have:
  • A Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program
  • Knowledge of Internet, print, and online resources
  • Strong computer-based skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, e-mail, web searching and basic computer troubleshooting
  • Experience with automated library systems, Millennium preferred
  • Ability to handle complex questions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with students from a wide range of cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to public service
  • Commitment to instruction and building student knowledge as it relates to research
  • High level of comfort with technology, able to learn new technology quickly and efficiently
  • Two years professional experience providing reference and/or virtual reference for an academic audience
  • Reliable computer/laptop setup and high speed cable/DSL connection required with speeds of at least 50mbps
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with Springshare Products such as LibAnswers, LibChat and LibGuides
  • Experience working with distance education students
Minimum Education:Masters
Minimum Experience:2+ to 4 years
Equivalent of education & experience acceptable?Yes

Physical Demands:
Work Hours:This individual will work selected reference shifts during the academic year (late August-mid December and January – early May) depending on reference desk needs. There may be a possibility of summer hours.
Fall schedule:
Sunday: 1pm-5pm
Monday-Thursday: 12pm-5pm

Shift hours may change due to schedule needs, as appropriate.
Operator/drivers licenseNo
Posting Date:09/21/2015
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:Yes
To read the full posting and to apply:

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

P/T - Ref Librarian, Library of Hasbrouck Hts (NJ)

(PT) Reference Librarian, Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights – NJ

The Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights (NJ) seeks a Part-Time Reference Librarian, 20 -25 hours per week, includes  1 evening a week and 1 Saturday a month.

Duties include reference service, collection development, reader’s advisory, bibliographic instruction, computer training and community outreach.  MLS required.  Knowledge of BCCLS a plus.  Salary commensurate with experience.

Please email resume and three references to Director Mimi Hui at

Manager-Reference (Pro Libra) (NY)

Title: Manager-Reference
Leading Global Law Firm
New York City
Pro Libra is seeking a Manager-Reference for its client, a top–tier global law firm providing coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice. 
Description/Job Summary

The Manager-Reference is responsible for managing a staff of Reference Librarians and for responding to requests from lawyers and other staff for general, legal, and company information.

* Manage a staff of Reference Librarians 

* Respond to requests and provide reference services to lawyers, paralegals, and staff from all of the Firm's offices in a timely manner 

* Maintain awareness of key resources and technologies in the Firm's practice area

* Stay abreast of current library trends through continuing education 

* Oversee all incoming requests and staff's responses to all legal inquiries and corporate information requests, such as cited material, legislative and regulatory tracking, foreign and international material, jurisdiction, SEC filings, analyst reports and company information verification 

* Mediate and take corrective action with staff as needed; perform yearly performance evaluations 

* Maintain daily attendance, punctuality and approved vacation requests via Day Off Tracking system 

* Perform other duties as assigned 

Required Skills

* 6 to 10 years of relevant experience required 
* Supervisory experience required 
* Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing 
* Knowledge of the print legal research bibliography 
* Knowledge of how to search legal research resources including Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, BloombergLaw, Lex Machina, Thomson One, Hoover's, D&B, and the various SEC filings search resources 
* Ability to identify complex problems, make determinations and implement effective solutions 
* Ability to work independently, determine priorities and coordinate workflow effectively 
Preferred Experience
* Prior experience in law firm environment. 
Required Qualifications
* Master’s degree in Library Science required 
Please contact Angela Dzikowski at 800-262-0070
Pro Libra Associates, Inc.

F/T - Business Info Researcher, Bank of Am (NY)

Business Information Researcher
Bank of America
New York, NY
Process Overview:
Business Information (BI) caters to research and information needs of various groups in the Bank. The primary objective of the group is to help requestor optimize time spent on data analysis and client interactions by leveraging the expertise of BI team in research. The primary customers include Global Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Research, Debt Capital Raising, Administration, Credit and Risk.
Job description: The role would involve researching information on companies/ industries from a set of data sources. Also as a senior associate should be able to manage workflow effectively
Preferred Skill Set:
-Should have good flair on internet search
-Ability to understand the financial terminology and provide the relevant information on short notice
-Ability to communicate through verbal/e-mail with the requestor for any further clarifications, if needed
-Assist junior researchers in understanding the requirements of the requestor also training the juniors to next level of work
-Ability to collaborate with teammates during difficult situations
-Ability manage workflow effectively
-Ability to work under pressure
-Able to work weekends (will have two days off during work week)
Required Skill Set:
-A Post Graduate with a minimum of 5 years experience in Business Research/Information Research
-Prior hands on experience in financial databases such as Dealogic, Datastream, Bloomberg, Factiva & Factset also few Industry related data sources such as IDC, Gartner, Frost & Sullivan
-Attention to detail & good communication skill set
Posting Date: 09/17/2015
Location: US-NY-New York
Travel: No
Full / Part-time: Fulltime
Hours Per Week: 40.00
Shift: 1st Shift
Weekly Schedule: Weekend Shifts
Job number: 1500034644

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

F/T - Business Research Assoc, Capital Group (NY)

Business Research Associate, Capital Group
Req # 19002BR, based in NYO.

Position Overview Skills & Exp
The Business Research Services group works within a global team to provide timely and customized research and reference services to Capital Group associates. The team leverages and searches a broad range of resources and databases, including the Internet and print sources to fulfill requests. The information is organized, summarized and presented in the format desired by the requesting client.

Role Summary:
Provide document delivery and research and reference support to Capital Group associates. Utilizes online databases and internet sites to retrieve, package and deliver results. Contribute to larger BRS requests and projects. Maintain familiarity with content and search capabilities of online tools and platforms.

Primary responsibilities:

•Respond to requests for documents, company information compilations and other research requests from Capital Group associates with information needs
•Searches and leverages company, industry and internal databases to deliver requested information
•Works within global team to manage requests
•Prioritizes requests in order to meet client deadlines
•Communicates with requestor to understand needs, deadlines and deliverables
•Participate in team meetings, projects and initiatives
•Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates
•Demonstrates strong degree of accuracy when performing time sensitive tasks.
•Demonstrates effective and professional service orientation and builds appropriate rapport with internal and external contacts.
•Demonstrates sounds judgment in resolving matters of moderate complexity.
•Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work effectively as a team.
•Masters of Library Science and 1-2 years of experience ideally within a corporate, legal or academic library
•Excellent communication skills
•Word, Excel and Adobe skills
•Experience with online resources such as Factset, Lexis-Nexis, Factiva, Thomson databases or CapIQ
•Strong customer service and team orientation

F/T - Director, N. Arlington Public Lib (NJ)

Director, North Arlington Free Public Library – NJ

The North Arlington Library Board of Trustees seeks an enthusiastic and innovative Library Director.

The North Arlington Free Public Library serves approximately 16,000 residents and has an annual operating budget of approximately one-half million dollars. The Director will be expected to work with the Board to meet present and anticipated needs of the community.

Requirements include a master’s Degree in Library Science from a university program accredited by the American Library Association, and a New Jersey Public Librarian’s Certification. Familiarity with BCCLS and management is preferred. The candidate should also possess strong interpersonal and technology skills.

This position is full-time with benefits. Please submit your resume, cover letter and references to NAPL Director Search Committee, 210 Ridge Road, No. Arlington, NJ 07031 by October 15, 2015

Librarian, Briarcliffe College (NY)

Librarian, Briarcliffe College – NY

The Patchogue, NY campus of Briarcliffe College seeks a Librarian.

Under the direction of the Library Director, the Campus Librarian oversees all aspects of the library systems activities to support instructional needs of students and faculty and to ensure a high quality learning experience therein. Maintain library collections of books, serial publications, documents, multimedia, and other materials, and assist groups and individuals in locating and obtaining materials by performing the following duties:
  • Furnish information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services
  • Search files, reference shelves, and computerized information systems to locate requested information
  • Assemble, arrange, and maintain reference and circulation materials
  • Answer correspondence on special reference subjects
  • Investigate technologies that will improve service
  • Implementation of Library policies and procedures to ensure effective administration of library operations
  • Supervise/manage one or more work study students.
  • Promote and encourage amongst students and faculty the ethical use of information.
  • Effectively advocate library services and opportunities for In-Service type projects to all campus departments.
  • Teach APA and Information Literacy to different classes.
  • Perform paper reviews.
  • Catalog incoming items.


  • Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree from and ALA accredited institution.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a public or academic library with management experience preferred
  • Database software, Internet and Content Management systems; Experience with various databases and knowledge of the EOS Library OPAC (preferred)
  • Teaching and/or library instruction experience preferred.
  • Available to work 1-2 nights per week at the Bethpage and/or Patchogue Campus library.
  • Word Processing and spreadsheet software including MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • High customer service demand in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to copy catalog as well as original catalog items.
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

F/T - Ed Svcs Librarian, Temple U (PA)

Education Services Librarian, Temple University – PA

Temple University in Philadelphia, PA seeks an Education Services Librarian to serve on the Health Sciences Center campus.

Reporting to the Head of Research, Education and Outreach Services, the Education Services Librarian will coordinate the library’s instructional services, including virtual and in-person training programs for faculty, staff and students at the Health Sciences Center. Working with relevant stakeholders, the Education Services Librarian will assess educational needs then manage the design, development and delivery of information literacy skills training programs to be held in the classroom, the hospital, faculty office, or computer center in the library. The Health Sciences Libraries serve the information needs of the School of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Podiatry, nine departments in the College of Public Health and Temple University Hospital. The Education Services Librarians serves as one of a team of research and education librarian staff, with liaison and reference service responsibilities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science. Demonstrated teaching experience in a health sciences library or higher education (university or college) library setting. Experience developing course content. Demonstrated experience with electronic information resources, including searching proficiency with web-based information search systems. Experience with MS Office and desktop publishing software. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Excellent verbal communication and teaching skills.
*Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.


*Experience in an academic health sciences library environment and/or teaching hospital library.
*Experience with PubMed, Web of Science, CINAHL or other biomedical information search systems.
*Experience collaborating with faculty in developing education programs.
*Experience with course management software.
*Experience with screen capturing/tutorial creation software, such as Camtasia or Adobe Captivate.
*Instructional design skills and experience with the application of new technology to deliver instructional services.

To Apply: (Source:

F/T - Librarian II, NYPL-Schomburg Ctr (NY)

Librarian II, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – NY

The Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture seeks a Librarian II. This position is located in Harlem, New York.

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture located in Harlem, New York, is a research unit of The New York Public Library system. It is recognized as the world’s leading repository focusing on materials related to the African-American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. We serve an array of functions—from international research library to cultural center, museum, and a space for life-long education.
The Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division collects and provides access to books, serials, and microforms containing information by and about people of African descent throughout the world, concentrating on the humanities, social sciences, and the arts.

Principal Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Associate Chief Librarian, the Librarian II will:
  • Provide reference service in the field of black studies in-person, by telephone and email using print and electronic resources
  • Develop and teach library instruction classes
  • Offer tours and orientations to groups from a variety of academic institutions, particularly local post-secondary institutions
  • Participate in collection development by helping to select new materials
  • Update and create content for Web pages, research guides, and training materials
  • Develops and maintains content for social media platforms such as Library blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest
  • Maintain a personal program of continuous education and professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Key Competencies:
  • Accountability and Professionalism
  • Customer Service
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Job-Specific Knowledge and Skills
  • Commitment to Diversity
Minimum Qualifications:
  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of African and/or African-American history
  • Experience providing reference and research services including use of online catalogs, databases and Internet information sources
  • Must be collaborative, service-oriented, and interested in the application of new technologies to library services
  • Strong ability to articulate and express ideas clearly in oral presentations and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Highly flexible with ability to thrive in a fast-paced and continually changing environment
  • Successfully demonstrated computer and word processing skills, including MS Word and Excel
Work Environment:
Research Library
Urban Public Library


To be scheduled between Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Evenings and Saturday as required.
Schedule subject to change.

Union / Non Union:
Local 1930

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P/T - Archivist, NYC Municipal Archives (NY)

(Temp/PT) Archivist, Dept. of Records/Municipal Archives – NY

The Department of Records/Municipal Archives seeks a responsible individual to join its team helping to preserve the City’s historical records in the Municipal Archives. This part-time/temporary/grant-funded Archivist position is located in New York, NY.

Job Description
Under supervision, the archivist will catalog the Almshouse ledger collection and related materials according to accepted standards. Tasks include developing the controlled set of name authorities and subject terms, making use of the Library of Congress Name Authorities file and their Subject Classifications and local authority names and subjects. The archivist will also implement the chosen authorities by assigning name and subject access terms to each item. The archivist will prepare the finding aid and will assist in preparation of the ledgers for digitization.   The position may include performance of other tasks such as data entry, This position will include moving and lifting heavy over-size cartons and books within and between the Archives headquarters and off-site facilities.   This temporary position is funded by a federal grant.

Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A Masters degree from an accredited college in Library Science, Archival Science, American History, Political Science, or a related area; or
2. A baccalaureate degree form an accredited college and one year full-time professional experience in archival, records management or library work; or
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have the baccalaureate degree from an accredited college.

Preferred Skills
All candidates must have experience in processing and cataloging analog and
digital records, knowledge of archival theory and best practices, experience with
archival management software and/or content management software, digitization workflows and metadata standards.


Work Location
31 Chambers St., New York, NY 10007

Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

F/T - Web Content Editor, NY-Presbyterian (NY)

F/T Temp - Web Content Editor, NewYork-Presbyterian – NY

NewYork-Presbyterian seeks a temporary Web Content Editor. This position is located in New York, NY.

Under the supervision of the Web Services Manager, the Web Content Editor is responsible for developing and updating content on the hospital’s website as well as ensuring that the required tags and codes are on all web pages to support analytics, SEO and other web related activities. Edit the hospital’s primary website using its Content Management System (Oracle WCS), and run reports in programs such as Webtrends and Google Analytics to ensure that web data is being accurately captured. Create graphics and other visuals using Adobe Creative Cloud, help manage the hospital’s YouTube channel by uploading and embedding videos, and organizing playlists, and support web quality assurance activities including eliminating broken links, misspellings, etc.

This is a temporary position. Qualified candidates will be contacted through Winston Resources.

Key Criteria

Ideal candidates will have 2 – 3 years of experience performing web content editing. A design background is preferable, as is knowledge of HTML/CSS/JAVA Script. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

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