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Position Announcement - Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins U



Welch Medical Library is seeking a creative, service-oriented 
librarian. The Electronic Resource Librarian is responsible for 
coordinating the selection, organization, and presentation of new 
or updated packages of electronic databases, e-journals or 
e-books as a part of a university-wide collection development 
effort. A primary role is to ensure consistent and integrated 
access to licensed electronic resources in a technology-intensive 
learning environment. Monitors and evaluates usage and ease of 
access to electronic resources and educates patrons about 
limitations of licenses and solves access problems for patrons. 
Trains staff; acts as department liaison with other departments, 
faculty, and other JHU libraries to ensure quality access. This 
individual will serve on numerous library committees within the 
library and across university libraries. As committee members, 
they will be actively engaged in solving problems and drafting 
guidelines for future library services.


ALA-accredited Master of Library Science or equivalent degree 
required. Two to three years experience with serials acquisitions 
and electronic resources in a large academic or medical library 
preferred. Familiarity with bibliographic utilities and 
integrated library systems is required. Knowledge of library 
trends, scholarly communications, and the evolving role of 
libraries and their collections.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a commitment to 
customer services required. Demonstrated commitment to using 
technology to help advance work goals and to enhance service. 
Demonstrated ability to assess needs, assign priorities, 
flexibility and initiatives in carrying out assignments in a 
rapidly changing environment.

E/O/E, M/F/H, A/D


See full job description and apply online at


Refer to requisition number 30740.

The position will remain open until filled.

Chung S. Kim
Associate Director, Digital Library Services
Welch Medical Library
Johns Hopkins University
1900 E. Monument St.
Baltimore, MD 21205
410.955.4938 (v)