Acquisitions and E-Resources Librarian position at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois

We are looking for a new colleague to provide leadership for acquisitions, rapid cataloging, and ongoing management of electronic and continuing resources.  The Acquisitions & E-Resources Librarian will work collaboratively to make research resources rapidly accessible to library users in an environment where licensing, acquisitions, and cataloging are highly merged; administer the library materials budget and related purchase records in a library management system; supervise ordering processes, and oversee budget expenditures.

If you are interested in joining a vibrant and collaborative library community in the City of Chicago, I hope you will visit DePaul HR to learn more about the position and to submit an application.

This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. To ensure best consideration, please submit your application by August 12, 2019.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona University is looking for a skilled, service-oriented, and forward-thinking Electronic Resources Librarian conversant with current issues and trends in scholarly publishing to shape the future of our electronic resources and serials operations.  If you are self-motivated, want to drive positive change, and enjoy a collegial work environment, please consider working with us.

Reporting to the Head, Content, Discovery, and Delivery Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian will lead the library’s electronic resources and serials team; acquire, license, manage, and support Cline Library’s collection of electronic resources; oversee management of a small collection of print serials; assess the value and impact of electronic collections; and work collaboratively with library staff, vendors, and campus IT staff to ensure convenient, seamless, and uninterrupted access to electronic resources. The Electronic Resources Librarian will also represent NAU in consortial projects with other Arizona universities.  If you are the successful candidate, you will join a recently-reorganized department that includes (in addition to electronic resources) acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, document delivery services, course reserves, library technology, and physical processing.  Recent strategic planning with the university community has identified important new library goals that include an emphasis on affordable and accessible course content, the implementation of Ex Libris Leganto, an evaluation of collections management and budgeting, campus and online student success, and new programs that support and advance the university’s research excellence.

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Computer Systems/E-resources Librarian, LAC Group, Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking a Computer Systems/E-resources Librarian to work on a long-term position with a prestigious federal agency located in Washington, DC. This library serves the agency’s staff and the public. This is a long term, full-time (40 hours a week; Monday – Friday) benefited contract position.


  • Support the library catalog and liaise with government IT staff to support technical aspects of the library’s intranet and external websites
  • Provide instruction and answer ready reference questions in addition to assisting with reference requests
  • Manage the current ILS; ensure that the server and client applications function together; manage system upgrades and migrations to other systems; keep abreast of ILS market developments
  • Maintain all e-resources, including commercial databases, serials, and e-books; troubleshoot technical problems in collaboration with government IT staff and external vendors
  • Create and modify custom and standard reports from the ILS
  • Ensure that the OPAC is functioning properly on the internal and external library websites in collaboration with government IT staff
  • Responsible for establishing maximally efficient workflows for cataloging, circulation, serials control, acquisition, and hardware in cooperation with government library staff
  • Maintain metrics on usage of e-resources on a monthly basis and flag resources that are under-utilized
  • Document all processes and procedures for the ILS and e-resources management in a government repository
  • Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the agency
  • Stay abreast of trends in library and information science


  • MLS from an ALA-accredited library/information science program;
  • 3+ years of professional experience working with integrated library systems, including managing upgrades, migrations, and cloud-based systems;
  • 3+ years of professional experience managing and troubleshooting e-resources, including commercial databases, e-books, and serials;
  • Must have experience with Sirsi/Dynix ILS
  • Professional experience with discovery systems and OCLC.

To apply, please visit:

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Data & eResources Librarian, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Reporting to the Associate Director and in support of the mission of the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), the Data and eResources Librarian leads the advancement of licensed content and collections and the expansion and inclusion of data services and programming for students and staff at LKS.  Actively participates in research and instruction and outreach activities across HKS as well as represents LKS on relevant Harvard Library Committees and working groups.

Position responsibilities:

  • Takes the lead on investigating and analyzing complex e-resources, data, products and subscriptions, including conducting regular and ad hoc data reporting on usage of eResources, making recommendations to the Director and Associate Director on acquisitions and renewals, and communicating out changes and updates to the relevant LKS staff.
  • Works with relevant LKS (and Harvard Library) staff to build and facilitate access to an outstanding collection of information resources, increasingly digital and interdisciplinary in scope, in support of current and future research, teaching and knowledge creation at HKS and across the University.
  • Maintains and shares in-depth knowledge in the identification, assessment, and implementation of trends and emerging technologies that strategically advance the LKS’ mission.
  • Serves as a resource to faculty, staff, and students on issues of research computing, data curation and management and assumes an active role in learning about emerging trends and practices.
  • Participates in library outreach and instruction activities at HKS and the University, in close collaboration and coordination with the Manger of User Services and Engagement, including providing orientations and research support to students, faculty and staff, as well as developing stronger partnerships with relevant departments and initiatives at HKS.
  • Investigates, implements, and maintains an assessment plan to report on core LKS activities, such as course instruction.
  • Represents LKS on relevant Harvard Library and Harvard data-related groups to advance LKS’ work to meet the changing needs of our community. 

To view full details and apply visit Data & eResources Librarian

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

Milner Library at Illinois State University is currently accepting applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian. This position provides expertise and leadership in procuring and making accessible electronic information resources, including licensing, management and support of ongoing access to electronic resources and discovery systems purchased by Milner Library, as well as shared institutional and shared consortia resources. Responsibilities include oversight of ordering resources, licensing of electronic resources in all formats, system administration for electronic resource platforms (including link resolvers, electronic resource management systems and databases) and discovery and federated search services.  For a complete description and to ensure consideration, please apply no later than July 2, 2019, please follow this link:

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

For questions, please contact Dallas Long, Associate Dean, at

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Library Support Specialist (part-time), LAC Group, Columbus, OH

LAC Group is seeking an ongoing, part-time, Library Support Specialist to work providing library support services to our client, an international law firm. This position will provide support services for the law firm library and research staff and will work 20 hours per week. The work days are flexible. This position will work from our client’s site in Columbus, Ohio.


  • Provide library local support services, including, but not limited to: open and process mail, data entry, log receipt of material into the library catalog, distribute newspapers, process new acquisitions, process returns, assist with basic orders, basic renewals, and basic cancellations, route print and electronic material, process and distribute office copies/desk-books, provide customer service;
  • Assist with invoicing
  • Assist attorneys in locating local print and electronic holdings;
  • Manage the physical library collection, including shelving, weeding and shifting of library material, noting when items are damaged and/or missing from the collection, etc.;
  • Maintain an inviting clean library space;
  • Perform document and case pulls and handle basic research requests;
  • Assist with library invoice processing;
  • Assist with cataloging;
  • Assist with interlibrary loans;
  • Perform related tasks as assigned and participate in special project as requested

To apply, please visit:

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Research Librarian I, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Washington, DC

This position is responsible for providing information and research services to union staff and leadership. The ideal candidate will be adept at: selecting and distributing news and other relevant information for a targeted audience, researching, analyzing, and disseminating information from diverse sources in response to patron requests, contributing to the management, organization, and assessment of the library collection, and providing outreach and instruction services for users of the Information Center.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; an advanced degree in library or information science is strongly preferred, and three to five years of experience in a library or similar setting which provides the following skills.

Salary:  Starts at $72,447 with union-negotiated wage/step increases.

Benefits: For list of benefits, see:

Department: Research & Collective Bargaining Services

Grade:  United Staff Union — Grade 8

We strongly encourage applying before June 28, 2019.

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