Librarian II, Adult Services – Wilson County Public Library, Wilson NC

Title: Librarian II – Adult Services
Department: Wilson County Public Library
Hiring Salary: $45,624
Position Salary Range: $45,624 – $77,124

The Librarian II for Adult Services for the Wilson County Public Library is responsible for providing reference assistance to library customers in locating information and materials primarily at the main library and occasionally at the branches. This librarian is also responsible for the effective development, promotion, implementation and assessment of programs for adults; for the evaluation and selection of library materials; and for the collections and services of the Genealogy and Local History Room. The job includes regular nights and weekend work.

The Wilson County Public Library has for its Main Library a beautiful 43,000+ square foot brick building fronted by a spacious lawn and flanked by a beautiful rose garden. Areas of the county are served by five branch locations and a bookmobile. The Library provides a wide range of Youth, Adult and Teen’s programs and services.

The City of Wilson is North Carolina’s first Gigabit city and owns its fiber optic system, Greenlight. Leveraging the power of high speed internet, Wilson is one of five city recipients of the NCInnovate Award used to develop its local innovation economy. The nationally recognized Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park has become the center of downtown revitalization and includes the construction of Whirligig Station, a historical warehouse restored for residential living.

An impressive list of national pharmaceutical, industrial manufacturing and banking corporations provide a solid employment environment. Wilson County Schools offer the International Baccalaureate Program, Wilson Early College Academy, and Wilson Academy of Applied Technology. Barton College, a private liberal arts college located in Wilson, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the NC Association of Colleges and Universities. Barton College’s Hackney Library has a reciprocal borrowing agreement with Wilson County Public Library.

The minimum qualifications for this position are a Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school and experience working in a library (public preferred). Desirable qualifications include a considerable undergraduate or graduate coursework History and fluency in Spanish.

Required Materials:
– Cover letter
– Application
– Resume

Applications will be received until December 22, 2017, at 11:59pm and may be filed online at

Questions: Please contact Molly Westmoreland, Director, at 252-237-5355 ext 5024 or

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Special Collections Librarian – Randall Library, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington NC

Position Title Special Collections Librarian
Department Randall Library – 30800
Vacancy Number E210
Position Number 6551
Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus

Summary of Position
Reporting to the Associate Director Library Specialized Collections, the Special Collections Librarian provides expertise and leadership for the strategic development and maintenance of Special Collections.

Minimum Requirements
– ALA-accredited MLS
– Knowledge of metadata and intellectual control in the context of special collections
– Significant demonstrated experience (at least three years) processing special collections material
– Significant demonstrated experience providing reference for special collections in a university or special library
– Experience managing graduate students, interns or other temporary employees
– Experience with digital library development in the context of special collections including knowledge of EAD and ArchivesSpace
– Knowledge of published materials cataloging practices
– Experience with managing a museum collection in an Archive, including tracking collections using PastPerfect software
– Experience creating and installing exhibits
– Knowledge of and experience with digitization projects and creating digital collections
– Ability to work with a diverse group of donors and solicit donations in accordance with the Collection Development Policy
– Experience drafting and revising policies, including those related to collection development
– Experience providing reference and information literacy services in relation to Special Collections for undergraduate and grad students, faculty, patrons and visiting scholars
– Commitment to professional development and membership in professional organizations
– Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
– Strong service orientation
– Collegial, team-focused, management orientation

Preferred Qualifications
– Preservation management experience and knowledge of conservation practices
– Experience digitizing and managing oral history collections
– Grants writing experience
– Experience with space planning in a library
– Knowledge of best and innovative practices as they relate to library technology

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Special Collections unit collects, manages and preserves a wide variety of both primary source and specialized materials within Randall Library. It provides access to these materials for undergraduate and grad students, faculty, patrons and visiting scholars. The Special Collections unit also coordinates multiple exhibits of materials housed in that area during any given year.

University Information
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Months Per Year 11J (July-May)
Position Type Permanent
Priority Consideration Date 01/05/2017
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply

Questions: Please contact Nathan Saunders, Associate Director for Library Specialized Collections at or 910-962-2614.

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Librarian II (Full-Time) – Henderson County Public Library, Hendersonville NC

Title: Full-Time Librarian II
Library: Henderson County Public Library

Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs difficult professional library work to provide services for youth ages 0-18 for the County Public Library system; supervises subordinates and volunteers; plans, schedules, coordinates, and/or presents special programs and services for the youth to meet community needs; reviews, selects and purchases materials for the youth collections; provides reference assistance; performs related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Exercises limited supervision of subordinates and volunteers. Reports to the Librarian III – Youth Services Coordinator.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of library science; thorough knowledge of library and technical techniques, procedures, and working tools; thorough knowledge of reference sources and materials; thorough knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the field of library science appropriate to the area assigned; ability to use standard library methods and principles in bibliography, cataloging, classification, circulation, and reference services; ability to promote interest in library services; ability to implement library programming; ability to evaluate books and materials to determine potential value for the library collection; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to attend work regularly; excellent interpersonal skills.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited school or from a regionally accredited school of higher education, with some professional library experience preferred.

Applications must be obtained and submitted to Henderson County HRD, 112 First Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or Applications may also be obtained at the Henderson County NCWorks Career Center, Blue Ridge Community College, 180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Apply by: Open until filled
Starting salary: $39, 585.00
Grade: 74A

For additional information: Visit or contact the Henderson County Human Resources Department at 828-697-4669 or

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Artist Illustrator II – Library Administration, State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh NC

JOB CLASS TITLE: Artist Illustrator II
DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
DIVISION/SECTION: State Library / Administration
SALARY RANGE: $33,001.00 – $52,644.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $33,001 – $40,763
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
CLOSING DATE: 12/11/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

Division Information:
The State Library of North Carolina is the principal library of state government, with a mission to build the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina and to provide access to specialized collections for its residents. The State Library is comprised of three major programs:  the Government and Heritage Library (GHL) which provides print and digital information about North Carolina as well as research expertise, the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), and Library Development that supports libraries throughout the state.

Description of Work:
The Graphic Designer supports all three sections. This person:
– Develops and maintains the State Library’s look and brand across all published materials including marketing material, signage, online and digital communications.
– Creates effective visual designs for educational and promotional initiatives
– Creates and prepares images and videos for use in social media and other digital projects.
– Creates and produces video content for in house and public use
– Works primarily during the work week with occasional travel
– Coordinates with vendors in selecting print finishes
– Produces print ready files for outside vendors
– Works collaboratively with all sections on projects involving graphic design, outreach communications, published materials and digital resources.

** To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. **

To qualify for this position, you must meet ALL the following KSAs listed below:
– Demonstrated graphic design skills
– Demonstrated knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
– Demonstrated fluency with Microsoft Office Suite
– Knowledge of visual design concepts and best practices, user experience design, and iterative design methodology
– Demonstrated knowledge of current printing and publications practices to achieve best possible reproduction
– Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple projects

Management Preferences:
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Basic knowledge of web scripting (ex. HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript) and content management systems (ex. WordPress, Drupal).
– Demonstrated knowledge of media production and recording software (Adobe Premiere, Camtasia, etc.)
– Familiarity working with video, multimedia design or motion graphics production.
– Demonstrated experience working across print, web, email, and mobile platforms.
– Demonstrated ability to develop internal and external communication plans.

Graduation from high school and four years experience in commercial art illustrating work
Graduation from a technical school program in commercial art and two years of experience
An equivalent combination of education and experience.

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.

Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. “See Resume” or “See Attachment” will NOT be accepted and will render your application incomplete.

Information should be provided in the appropriate areas, to include the following: Education, including high school and all degrees obtained, Work Experience, and Certificates & Licenses. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive candidate information.

Answers to Supplemental Questions are not a substitute for providing all relevant information within the body of your application. In order to receive credit for the supplemental questions, you must provide supporting information within the “Work Experience” section of the application, to support your answers

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.  Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.

To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.

Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.

Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.  Please call the human resources office for assistance.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click on “Application Status”.  Upon the closing date, applications are “Under Review” and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment.   We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone:  919-807-7373

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Library Associate III / Youth Services Coordinator – Pender County Public Library, Burgaw NC

TITLE: Library Associate III / Youth Services Coordinator
LIBRARY: Pender County Public Library
CITY: Burgaw, NC

SALARY: $40,900.00 Annually

DUTIES: The library is seeking candidates to apply for a Library Associate III position serving as Youth Services Coordinator for Pender County Public Library in Burgaw. Primary responsibilities include planning and implementing programs throughout the year for ages from pre-school to high school as well as a weekly program for developmentally disabled adults with their caregivers. The employee is responsible for an extensive schedule of children’s programming from mid-June through July promoting summer reading. The position also supervises 0.5 FTE staff in the Early Literacy Outreach program and participates providing books to Head Start, child care homes and centers throughout the county. The employee leads collection development for youth services. Duties include serving as a liaison between the library and other organizations in the community serving youth as appropriate opportunities arise. Additional responsibilities include some customer service to the general population by assisting the circulation and reference desks when needed.

The position consists of a full time 40 hour per week schedule including a rotation among two evenings and on Saturday. The position offers a full benefit package. The employee works under the direct supervision of the library director.

QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant should be knowledgeable in designing, planning and implementing age appropriate programs relating to juvenile literature and literacy inspiring children to attend programs and to grow in the world of reading and books. Also the applicant should be familiar with pre-literacy educational concepts, knowledgeable in juvenile literature, and able to relate well to children and parents/care givers. Experience in basic office software, aptitude to learn new software applications, and an interest in exploring and utilizing new technology to enhance library youth services are also required. We are looking for a winsome, positive personality equipped to create, maintain and promote a welcoming and helpful environment for families who visit. Physical requirements include the ability to lift and push between 10 and 25 pounds of force, standing and walking with periods of bending and stooping. All applicants should possess a NC driver’s license, able to pass a drug test and are subject to a criminal background check.

A minimum of a Bachelor or Associate degree with coursework in library science, English, education, or a related field supporting the requirements of this position. Extensive experience in performing these duties in a public library environment will be considered in lieu of a college degree.

AVAILABLE: Immediately.
APPLY BY: Position is open until filled.


FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please contact Mike Taylor, Library Director, at 910-259-5113 or

Pender County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Librarian II / Youth Services – Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center, Fayetteville NC

TITLE: Librarian II / Youth Services, position #117000050
LIBRARY: Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
CITY: Fayetteville, NC

SALARY: $41,132/year

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) with 18 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library. Six months supervisory experience preferred. Experience in providing services to youth is preferred.

Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.

CONDITIONS: Selected applicant must have or obtain, and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license with an acceptable driving record; must have access to transportation; background check with local law enforcement agency required; and must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Refusal to submit to testing or a confirmed positive test shall be basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer.


  • An employee in this position is required to provide reference service and readers’ advisory in youth literature.
  • Develops and presents programs for youth from birth through grade 12.
  • May act as supervisor in charge on a regular basis in the absence of the manager.
  • Works with other YS Librarian II’s under the direction of the Division Manager for Youth Services to plan and implement new services and programs for youth.
  • May be assigned system-wide responsibilities such as grant management, new service development, or ordering materials.
  • Supervises, hires, trains, evaluates and schedules Youth Services staff within the assigned branch or within the system to ensure policies and procedures are followed, customers are given efficient, prompt, and competent assistance, and pleasant working conditions are maintained.
  • Develops and conducts age-appropriate programs within and outside the library.
  • Provides assistance to customers at the Youth Services desk or Adult Information Desk by assisting with information requests and readers’ advisory.
  • Assists customers with computer labs.
  • Oversees Youth Services collection development including print and electronic materials under the direction of the Youth Services Division Manager; deselects obsolete and worn materials; makes recommendations for replacement materials and may contribute to system wide collection development areas, including responsibility for expending a designated portion of Youth Services materials budget.
  • Develops plans for Youth Services programming to ensure adequate number of programs for children and their caregivers are provided and effectively promotes programs using system resources.
  • Acts as person in charge and mediates customer service issues in the absence of branch manager.
  • Discusses with supervisor work methods, problems, short- and long-range developments and/or plans.
  • Actively participates in Youth Services Advisory Council and Youth Services Leadership Team.
  • Actively participates in coordinated programming among all locations as determined by the Youth Services Division Manager, and makes recommendations for programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Promotes library Youth Services and programs through, but not limited to public outreach such as informational fairs, school and/or child care center visits, and writing occasional articles as requested.
  • Compiles, prepares and maintains departmental reports, records, statistics, and budget information.
  • Participates in professional training and activities to keep current on issues and trends and to further professional development.
  • Provides Youth Services training under the direction of the Youth Services Division Manager, including, but not limited to: children’s literature, puppetry, storytelling, book talking, programming skills, reader’s advisory, reference, and bulletin board development.
  • Participates in planning special events, including but not limited to: Summer Reading Program, Children’s Book Week, and Teen Read Week, and other special events.
  • Maintains an attractive and inviting department.
  • Works collaboratively with community agencies serving youth.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

: December 8, 2017

TO APPLY: We accept on-line applications only. You may complete the application from our website at
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Ms. Dagmar Aerdelman at (910) 483-7727 extension 1305, fax: (910) 486-5372, or e-mail: or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7653.

Library website:

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DevOps Services Section Head – Duke University Libraries, Durham NC

TITLE: Section Head, DevOps Services
LIBRARY: Duke University Libraries
CITY: Durham, NC

ENVIRONMENT: Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections, Lilly, and Music and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort. Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

Duke offers a comprehensive benefit packages which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes 15 days vacation, 13 holidays, 12 days sick leave; health, dental, disability and life insurance and support for professional development and training.

Provide leadership and management of a team of Development Operations (DevOps) Analysts, providing support, design, and maintenance of complex application environments. S/He will collaborate with Library IT and business managers and project Product Owners in Agile Sprint or Kanban planning, developing work tasks and schedules for staff, prioritizing those tasks based on staff abilities and commitments, and executing on communication plans to keep product managers and stakeholders well informed. S/He will work with other campus and external service providers, and provide guidance on how to best integrate their capabilities with the needs of the Libraries.

S/He will proactively identify solutions and enhancements, and provide guidance and input to high-level architecture decisions and forward-looking plans. S/He will keep abreast of current and cutting-edge technologies and help the Library plan for future environments.

S/He will collaborate with the DevOps analysts and application developers on system analysis and troubleshooting, continuous integration and testing, performance profiling and high availability, monitoring and reporting, and system and configuration management.

QUALIFICATIONS: It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity. In addition, managers and supervisors are expected to help develop a common vision by providing clear direction and priorities, clarifying roles and responsibilities, and promoting mutual understanding through effective communication. They are also expected to take the time to effectively plan and evaluate performance, provide feedback, recognition and coaching, and develop employees to achieve their personal and organizational goals.

Required: BA/BS in computer science or a related technical field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred: Master’s degree in Information Science, Computer Science, Library Science, or a related field.

• Five years of experience in DevOps or related experience interfacing with both software developers and end-users/business analysts.
• Five years of experience working with Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack, Ruby on Rails, Java, physical and VM server infrastructure, and related technologies.
• Demonstrated experience with Agile methodologies, Scrum, Sprint, and/or Kanban planning, and project management.
• Experience with virtualization technology; knowledge of cloud and container technology.
• Strong service orientation as demonstrated by an ability to work effectively with staff in a team environment and with other personnel at all levels.
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; time management and project management skills.
• Demonstrated ability to manage a team of IT analysts, including prioritization of tasks.
• Ability to establish and build collaborative working relationships with a wide range of people.

• Prior experience supporting IT in an academic research library.
• Experience with Amazon or Azure cloud technology, Docker containers, and/or automation frameworks.
• Ten years of experience with system administration on servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux or variant.
• Advanced understanding of web services technologies.
• Experience with search engine architectures such as Apache Lucene and Apache SOLR.

• Normal office environment
• Occasional weekend and evening work required
• Occasional travel required

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

• Manages and evaluates a team of DevOps Analysts; approves minor purchases and financial transactions, and assists with developing and managing the departmental budget.
• Provides analysis and reporting on section activities, including estimates and projections for sprint planning and on-going operational tasks, and post-mortem analysis of completed sprints and projects.
• Performs analysis and design of new systems and architectures, and modifies the design of existing ones to meet the needs of the Libraries. Evaluates open-source and commercial software for aptness in meeting library needs and for fit within the technology infrastructure of the Libraries. Provides guidance and input on service models and how to best support systems transitioning into production.
• Collaborates and assists the DevOps Analysts in their day-to-day work, including (but not limited to) system architecture, installation and deployment, troubleshooting, security, patching and updating, and performance tuning. Ensures that all work is properly tested and documented.
• In concert with DevOps staff, vendors, and campus partners, configures system and application security and access controls, plans for backup, failover and recovery of critical systems and applications.
• Serves as liaison with OIT Information Security Office for security assessment protocols of locally-hosted and vendor-hosted applications and systems.
• Serves as technical contact to campus IT organizations regarding server and system-level matters.
• Maintains knowledge and awareness of technology trends and participates actively in open source and related communities.
• Work with DevOps staff to cross-train and provide backup support for other systems and applications.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
• Supervises and evaluates DevOps Analysts staff (currently 3 FTE), as well as occasional student and temporary staff.
• Provides oversight for vendor staff engaged on Library IT projects.

APPLY BY: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLY TO: An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should be submitted at Refer to Requisition # 401355293.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visit our website at or contact

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

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