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Digital Resources Libn / Univ of MD, Baltimore -- Donna McCurley Stephen D. Clark 28 Jun 2000 18:36 UTC

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Subject: Digital Resources Libn / Univ of MD, Baltimore
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 14:22:05 -0400
From: Donna McCurley <>

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human
Services Library invites applications for a non-tenured faculty
librarian position.

TITLE:        Digital Resources Librarian
LOCATION:  Collection Development Department
SALARY:     Commensurate with experience

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Keeps abreast of trends in electronic
publishing and advises on potential impact on the library; works with
Information Specialists to identify and evaluate appropriate digital
resources and makes recommendations to the Digital Resources
Committee; arranges for trials and demonstrations of digital
resources; compares content from different vendors; reviews and
monitors licenses; works with Computing and Technology Services
Department to implement access and to maintain usage data of
digital resources; assists with overall management of the
Department; serves on library-wide and University-wide committees,
task forces, and teams; is expected to be active professionally.

school. Experience with Web-based digital resources in a collection
development/acquisitions/serials or reference setting; experience in
an academic/research library.  Demonstrated excellent
communications and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to
work independently or in a team.

QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:  Experience in a health sciences
library; knowledge of acquisitions and serials processes; knowledge
of licensing digital resources and issues. Supervising or
management experience desirable.  Knowledge of HTML, MARC21
formats, cataloging practices and metadata.

APPLICATIONS:  To receive fullest consideration, submit a cover
letter and resume, along with names/addresses of three references
by July 10, 2000. Applications accepted until position is filled.  Send
resume to: Jane Peters, UM-HSHSL, Human Resources Office, 601
W. Lombard Street, Room 508W, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Fax resume to:  410-706-3101
Library's Web Address:

The University of Maryland is an AA/EOE Employer.  The University
supports diversity initiatives and encourages minorities to apply.

About the University of Maryland, Baltimore:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is the University System of
Maryland's campus for the professions, and is comprised of 23.7
acres with 45 buildings in the heart of Baltimore City.  The UM,B
complex includes six professional schools (Dental, Law, Medicine,
Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work), as well as an
interprofessional graduate school. UM,B has approximately 4,800
employees and 6,000 students.

About the Health Sciences and Human Services Library:

Established in 1813, the HS/HSL has approximately 2,400 current
periodical subscriptions and over 338,000 volumes. The Health
Sciences and Human Services Library, a recognized leader in state-
of-the-art information technology, is also the regional medical library
for 10 southeastern states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and
the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of the National Network of Libraries of
Medicine (NN/LM). The HS/HSL moved in 1998 into a beautiful and
sophisticated, multi-functional and comprehensive
library/information services facility.

Donna S. McCurley
Head, Catalog Dept.
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
University of Maryland
601 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD  21201-1512

410-706-7975 (voice)
410-706-8860 (fax) (email)