Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

The University of Mary Washington is seeking an Electronic Resources Librarian.  This position will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and workflows supporting the acquisition of electronic resources and serials in all formats and for providing leadership in the Libraries in the area of scholarly communication. Collaborates with the Technical Services Librarian and the Reference Librarians to build serial and electronic resources collections that support the University’s curriculum and user needs and negotiates and monitors license agreements of new and renewing purchases. The ERL ensures catalog and holdings record accuracy and maintains the information in the libraries’ link resolver. The ERL works with systems personnel to enhance the discovery and use of library resources and to resolve technical issues as they arise.

The Electronic Resources Librarian will serve as the Libraries’ point-person for all issues related to copyright compliance and fair use. This librarian will lead education and outreach to faculty or issues relating to scholarly publishing, including open access, altmetrics, and data management. The ERL will also work with the Digital Resources Librarian in the development of digital resources and repositories.

In addition to these responsibilities, this librarian serves on the reference desk, including occasional Saturday duty, and serves on library and campus committees. The ERL participates in the Libraries’ planning and assessment processes.

For more information about the position and application procedures, visit https://careers.umw.edu/postings/2793

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