Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

The Ingalls Library of the Cleveland Museum of Art invites applications from motivated and innovative librarians to provide leadership and expertise for electronic resources, print serials, auction catalogs, and related activities.  The Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian manages a department comprised of two para-professional staff and reports to the Director of Library and Archives.  The department is responsible for the selection, acquisition, licensing, processing, access and ongoing maintenance of electronic resources, print serials and auction catalogs. The Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian reviews vendor performance, oversees the annual budget and ensures the quality of serials control records in the integrated library system (Aleph).  The position plans for future storage and facility needs for serials and auction catalogs and provides reference service related to serials and electronic resources.  The Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian is part of the Library and Archives Senior Staff and a member of the Technical Services Management Team.

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Discovery Services Librarian, Georgetown Lauinger Library, Washington, DC

Job Number: 20142747
Job Title: Discovery Services Librarian, Library Information Technology
Department: The Lauinger Library
Date Posted: 16 SEP 2015

Under the direction of the Head of Library Information Technology, the Discovery Services Librarian contributes to the Library’s mission of delivering a seamless experience to users for discovery library resources and services in the development, support, and maintenance of all library discovery services, catalog, and strategies for the discovery of library resources and services.  The Discovery Services Librarian applies their knowledge and experience with discovery tools and library technologies.  Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Works in collaboration with library staff, university faculty, and students to develop, implement and assess policies, practices and technologies designed to enhance library resource and services discovery and sharing.
  • Works on a wide variety of projects, both individual and collaborative in scope, identifies ways to improve, extend, and integrate the Libraries’ various search tools and online environments.
  • Provides expertise and works collaboratively with library staff in public services, technical services the library website, institutional repository and archives to develop strategies for discovery and access.
  • Participates actively in the ongoing planning and delivery of access points for the discovery of library resources and services by faculty, students and researchers.

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Performing Arts and Humanities Librarian, University of Kansas Libraries, Lawrence, KS

The University of Kansas Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, creative, and motivated individual for the position of Performing Arts and Humanities Librarian.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Content Development Department which is dedicated to the stewardship of the University of Kansas Libraries’ collections in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Members of the Content Development team work collaboratively to strategize about directions in managing the development and review of the Libraries’ collections to support University initiatives. The incumbent will steward and build collections supporting the research and curricular needs of faculty, staff, and students in music, music therapy/education, dance, theater, film, and other assigned disciplines in the humanities and/or social sciences. Particular emphasis will be given to the collections in the Thomas Gorton Music and Dance Library and the University of Kansas Sound Archive. The successful candidate will be proactive in evaluating and promoting innovative approaches to developing collections across all disciplines. Reporting to the Head of Content Development in the Content and Access Services Division, the librarian will provide in-depth research consultations and advanced information literacy workshops in all disciplines supported.

This is an unclassified academic staff position. Rank considerations are based on professional performance, research, and service experience. For the job description, qualifications and application instructions, please visit

Review of applications begins on October 12, 2015.

Contact information to applicants: Leah Nelson,

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Social Sciences Librarian, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University (OSU) Libraries seeks a dynamic and self-motivated librarian for the position of Social Sciences Librarian. This tenure-track librarian has primary responsibility for providing user-centered services in support of teaching, research, and scholarship related to the departments of Anthropology, Economics, and the School of Communication. The librarian approaches delivery of services with creativity and innovation to align with the Libraries’ Strategic Plan and to operate within the Engaged Librarian Framework.   Hallmarks of success will include building strong partnerships, deepening engagement, managing collections, and leveraging technology to collaborate with the world class and renowned faculties in these subject areas.


As a member of the Research Services Department, which leads the Libraries in creating new, engagement-centered service models based in cross-university partnerships, the Social Sciences Librarian will connect the Libraries’ growing digital scholarship services offered through the Research Commons to a multifaceted faculty and student body, provide instruction that addresses information literacy in the digital age, partner with social scientists to advance cross-disciplinary collaboration, and engage with the issues of digital scholarship and data management.

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Serials Specialist, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

The Auraria Library, located on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, Colorado and administered by the University of Colorado Denver has Serials Specialist position (Temporary 9-month appointment). More details can be found at:

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E-resources Access Manager, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

The University Libraries at CU Boulder is looking for a library professional to join their team as the E-Resources Access Manager. This position contributes to meeting the Metadata Services Department’s and the Serials Acquisitions and Access Unit’s goals by responding flexibly and imaginatively to evolving demands placed on the Department. The key responsibilities include facilitating access to electronic library resources available to the University community, troubleshooting e-resource access issues, managing the Libraries OpenURL link resolver, preparing reports and gathering statistics, and developing and documenting procedures.

A major portion of the work performed is analytic and evaluative in nature. The position requires an understanding of knowledgebase construction and management; an understanding of the use of resource, license, contact, bibliographic, holdings, and item records; and an understanding of how the above mentioned records and knowledgebase interact with the Libraries link resolver, proxy server, catalog, and discovery layer to affect users’ experiences with library resources. More information can be found at:

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