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Job Posting: Stony Brook University: Electronic Resources Librarian


Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA accredited degree program.
  • Minimum of two years professional experience working with electronic resources at academic libraries.
  • Experience with ILS (Integrated Library System) acquisition module functions including encumbrance, split funds, fiscal year-end closing, and adjusting for the discrepancy between fiscal and calendar year accounting.
  • Ability to provide and maintain access to electronic resources through software such as link resolvers discovery services, ERM, EZproxy, or Alma Primo.
  • Excellent knowledge of electronic content delivery and organization, and best practices in improving the discoverability of electronic resources through workflows.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external parties to resolve access issues related to electronic resources and to adapt to changing environments and priorities.
  • Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, and a vision for the future of academic libraries.
  • Knowledge of the electronic product market, publishing issues, pricing models, and licensing.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional advanced degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of improving satisfactory solutions.
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience with data analytics.
  • Knowledge of industry standards related to serials and e-resources, e.g., ISSN, Open URL, KBART, ERMI, SERU, COUNTER, SUSHI, MARC, etc.
  • Experience working with vendors and licensing issues.


Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives (#343) @ University of Southern California – Los Angeles

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek a dynamic and enterprising Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives to provide leadership for USC Libraries communications, programming and strategic initiatives.


Science and Engineering Librarian (#338) @ USC Libraries – Los Angeles, CA

 USC Libraries is looking for a Science and Engineering Librarian:

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Summer internship at the Outer Banks History Center

The Outer Banks History Center, a regional archival facility administered by the State Archives of North Carolina, is offering a 10-week internship through the State of N.C. Internship Program during the summer of 2018.
To apply, please follow the directions in the attached program booklet to submit an application through the State of N.C. Internship Program. The application deadline is January 15th. Questions about the Outer Banks History Center and the work of the internship should be directed to Samantha Crisp, Director of the Outer Banks History Center, at samantha.crisp@ncdcr.gov or 252-473-2655. Questions about the application process and timeline should be directed to the State of N.C. Internship Coordinator, Candace Dudley, at 919-807-4407 or Candace.Dudley@doa.nc.gov.
For more information, please see the attached program booklet (also accessible at www.youthinvolvement.nc.gov). A full description of the internship is available on page 31-32.

Funded Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington

The Indiana University Ph.D. program in Information Science is pleased to accept applications for admission starting in Fall 2018. Our doctoral program is one of the longest continuously running Information Science programs in the United States, celebrating more than 50 years and more than 185 graduates. Our graduates hold positions that include Deans of iSchools and libraries, distinguished professors at top-ranked iSchools, directors of doctoral programs, editors of journals, and presidents of national professional associations.

Our Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science program is training the next generation of information scientists. Doctoral students are advised by faculty who are engaged in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in areas such as:

• social informatics
• computer-mediated communication
• knowledge organization and representation
• digital curation
• digital libraries
• digital and computational humanities
• data and text mining
• social media mining
• documentation
• cultural heritage informatics
• history of the book, readership, and publishing

We are pleased to accept new applications through December 1, 2017. Please see the Department of Information and Library Science page on Graduate Admissions for details on how to apply:


Funding packages of up to $50,000 per year are available for top candidates.

University of Virginia Health System – Research Librarian

Research Librarian
The University of Virginia Health System seeks an innovative librarian to join the Health Sciences Library’s Research and Data Services team. This position will support the biomedical, clinical, and translational research missions of the Health System by building and developing information services and reproducible workflows across the research lifecycle. The Research Librarian will serve as a liaison to selected Health System departments, engaging with faculty, staff and students at all levels of experience.
To Apply:
Visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0622049. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.  Applications received before December 1, 2017 will receive priority.

Full announcement: UVALib2017-11-14

one year library fellowships at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

Position(s): National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows

How many: between 3 and 6 Associate Fellows selected each year

Fellowship: one-year with an optional second year to learn about the National Library of Medicine, its products and services

Where: National Library of Medicine, campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

When: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

Stipend: $54,972; additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance; up to $1,500 in relocation funding

Eligibility: recent graduate (within the past two years) with a master’s in information science/library science

Deadline for applications: January 26, 2018

Apply online here

Contact information: Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator at 301.827.4284 or kathel.dunn@nih.gov