Electronic Resources and Digital Integration Librarian (University of Alabama Libraries)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Electronic Resources Coordinator, the Electronic Resources and Digital Integration Librarian ensures optimal and accurate access to subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals and books. The Electronic Resources and Digital Integration Librarian supports the development of new methods of subscription and resource acquisition and strives to increase available resources for the UA community.
Other position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Managing subscription resources through the establishment of product trials, license review, access management, record maintenance, subscription renewal, and ongoing vendor relations;
Activating and managing new and existing e-resources within the knowledge-base of the Library’s access management system;
Developing proactive methods to preempt e-resource access problems before they are reported;
Resolving problems relating to e-resources access in a timely manner;
Monitoring trends in e-resource management, analyzing tools and workflows, exploring new models and recommending changes to existing tools and workflows as appropriate;
Providing information, training, and support to inform colleagues and the campus of new features and interface changes related to e-resource discovery;
Promoting and improving resource access by updating, customizing, and integrating interfaces for e-resource discovery, including vendor platforms for databases/e-journals/e-books, and other library resources.