Strategic Collections Librarian, University of North Texas Libraries, Denton , TX

The University of North Texas Libraries Collection Management Division is looking for a collection development librarian to frame, conceptualize, create, and maintain collections of open access and other born-digital materials that support the institution’s scholarly research.

The Strategic Collections Librarian is responsible for ensuring optimal integration and use of open access and open content born-digital materials in UNT’s curriculum and research programs. The librarian monitors trends and developments in web publishing and scholarly communications, pursues oppor­tunities, and fosters collaborative efforts related to open access initiatives. The librarian identifies, acquires, classifies, and makes accessible open access and fee-free born-digital materials. The librarian promotes use of collections of research materials via electronic finding aids and discovery systems and through outreach activities to faculty, staff, students and librarians. The librarian works with stake­holders to pinpoint online resource needs, to formulate the scope of various born-digital collections, and to assist in the metadata editing for acquired content. The librarian collaborates with the UNT Digital Libraries Division and other key personnel to foster positive relationships aimed at acquiring external digital content and exploring opportunities for cooperative collection development.

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