Electronic Resources Specialist at UCSF

Library Professional III

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Library is seeking a user-oriented, enthusiastic Electronic Resources Specialist to join the Collection Management unit. This position is primarily responsible for the timely and accurate representation of electronic resources access points in the integrated library system, discovery tool, link resolver, and A to Z list. This position will also manage online resource usage data in support of Collection Development.

UCSF is a research university and medical center with professional schools in dentistry, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy, and Master’s and PhD programs. Our programs consistently rank among the best in the country. https://www.ucsf.edu/about/ucsf-overview   UCSF students embody our passion for improving the human condition and pushing health care forward. https://www.ucsf.edu/about/education-overview

The UCSF Library is committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. We encourage you to apply if you thrive in an environment which celebrates and serves diverse communities. See more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion at https://www.library.ucsf.edu/about/diversity-and-inclusion/.

Electronic Resources Specialist will be appointed in the Library Professional series, level 3. Salary will be commensurate with experience. This is a full time one year contract position starting from the date of hire.

To apply, please see the full job description and application here:


The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Assistant Professor / Electronic Resources Librarian, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Assistant Professor / Electronic Resources Librarian

Kansas State University Libraries invite applications and nominations for an energetic, creative, and committed individual to serve in the position of Electronic Resources Librarian with a focus on serving as a team lead for electronic resources acquisitions and content management for Hale Library and the three specialized branches. Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program as well as two years’ experience managing electronic resources in an academic library required.  Visit https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508329/electronic-resources-librarian-kstate-libraries for the full position announcement and instructions for applying.

Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background check required.

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Science Reference Librarian, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Essential Duties

– Provide reference services in the physical and life sciences; coordinate and train paraprofessional staff and graduate student interns in reference. Engage researchers in the virtual and physical spaces where they seek information.
– Develop and deliver a creative, standards-based, information literacy program with a focus on early to mid-career scientists’ needs. Develop curriculum and methods; advertise, develop and provide in person and virtual training sessions.
– Assist researchers in using citation analysis tools, research analytics and citation metrics reports.
– Develop subject guides and tutorials in physical and life sciences, primarily. In consultation with others, design and develop the library websites, particularly for reference, discovery and access services.
– Customize end-user interfaces and advise on metadata or other elements to improve the user experience (e.g. configure the Discovery layer, use LibApps/LibGuides).
– Evaluate research collections and recommend changes, new additions, primarily in physical and life sciences; participate in collections analysis projects.
– Stay abreast of current developments in library and information science, reference, information literacy, discovery and access services; contribute professionally to the field through conference attendance, scholarly activity, and service to the profession (e.g. committee participation, consortial activity.)
– Perform other duties as assigned.


– Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from an American Libraries Association accredited graduate program, or equivalent combination of related experience, education and training.
– Reference experience in a research or academic library or equivalent setting.
– Knowledge of information literacy standards for research and experience using them in library instruction.
– Familiarity with information technologies for virtual reference, teaching and learning, scientific writing and publishing (e.g. citation management, citation analysis, electronic Laboratory notebooks, scientific markup, data management tools)
– Ability to develop in-person, virtual and hybrid learning modules (e.g. research guides, videos and tutorials within a curriculum.)
– Evidence of continuing interest in learning and incorporating new methods, research and technologies into library reference and outreach efforts.
– Familiarity with library service assessment, qualitative and quantitative methods, and ability to apply them.
– Knowledge of physical, life science and engineering collections and the scientific publishing landscape (publishers, vendors, packages, databases, resource collections.) Experience evaluating collections and making collection recommendations.
– Advanced verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and collaboratively with a strong commitment to continuous improvement of services and to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Desired Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree in the physical or life sciences, preferably physics, chemistry or engineering.
– Professional interest in scholarly communications, research data management, advising on domain and institutional repositories, and developing open access policies.
– Familiarity with government information resources and public access policies in the sciences.
– Experience providing guidance to researchers for data, citation and publications management; familiarity with institutional and research assessment goals, as well as research analytics services, author profiles, and citation management software.

For more information and to apply: https://careers-llnl.ttcportals.com/jobs/4613329-science-reference-librarian

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Collections Analysis Librarian, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Librarian II

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

UMass Amherst Libraries make up the largest publicly supported research library in New England with more than eight million physical and digital items available to users. As a key partner in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and beyond, the Libraries foster a diverse, inclusive, and user-centered environment in which to engage with ideas and acquire the skills necessary for independent learning and critical thinking. We value collaborations and partnerships; diversity and inclusion; innovation and creativity; openness and transparency; and sustainability and stewardship.

Job Summary

The Collection Analysis Librarian is user focused, data-driven, and engages in processes that support decision making concerning the strategic acquisition, renewal, and retention of Library collections. The librarian also engages in systems integrations, records management and project management activities. Workflows include analyzing varied sources of collections-related data, presenting findings, and aggregating and manipulating large amounts of data from a myriad of sources.

Salary Information

Salary commensurate with experience. The Librarian II salary floor is $60, 500.00

For more information about the position and how to apply, please see the full posting at: https://www.library.umass.edu/jobs/.

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Scholarly Communication and Copyright Librarian – Kansas State University Libraries, Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University Libraries invite applications and nominations for a creative, collaborative, and service-minded individual to join our Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) as Scholarly Communication and Copyright Librarian. The individual in this position will have a primary focus of leading, educating, and providing outreach for copyright services, open access, and K-State’s Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative, and will help support the Center’s other services. This position reports to the CADS team lead in the Academic Services Department.

Full announcementhttps://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508229/scholarly-communications-and-copyright-librarian-kstate-libraries

• Serve as primary contact for copyright and open licensing questions; maintain the copyright web presence and libguides.
• Provide outreach, education, workshops, promotion, and consultations to the campus community regarding copyright/fair use, authors’ rights, the institutional repository, publishing, including open/alternative educational resources, open access, and other scholarly communication topics.
• Develop programs, processes, and services that facilitate the discovery, adoption, creation, and adaptation of OERs; develop methods for assessing and reporting progress in adopting OERs and the library’s role in supporting and promoting their use.
• Serve as a core team member of the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative team, coordinating the application process, reviewing and voting for grant awards, and maintaining documentation.
• Assist with New Prairie Press activities in the publication of journals, conferences, ebooks, and OER textbooks.
• Work independently and collaboratively with colleagues to meet current scholarly communication demands and discover future campus needs related to the creation and dissemination of digital scholarship.
• Initiate, build and nurture excellent relationships with a diverse community within the university, as well as external partners, in support of scholarly communication services.
• Stay abreast of emerging, innovative trends and technologies, standards, publishing models, scholarly communication developments and related legislative initiatives and evaluate their adaptation to improve the local environment.

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