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JOB POSTING - Serials Acquisitions Librarian [National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD] Sharon Hybki Kerr 30 Oct 2008 19:38 UTC

National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD: Serials Acquisitions Librarian

The National Library of Medicine has an opening for an Acquisitions Librarian in the Serial Records Section of the Technical Services Division.  The Serial Records Section is responsible for acquiring and managing over 20,000 print and electronic subscriptions for biomedical serials from over 150 different countries in support of NLM's mission to build and preserve a comprehensive biomedical collection. The Section is comprised of two units, staffed by 9 librarians, 1 technical information specialist and 7 library technicians.  Duties of this position include a variety of acquisitions activities for serials in all formats via a number of different procurement mechanisms. The incumbent will perform tasks related to serials acquisitions, invoicing and receiving in the Voyager ILS as well as maintenance of electronic resource data in the Meridian ERMS.  The Serial Records Section is organized around 5 geographic area teams each led by an acquisitions
 librarian.  Librarians are responsible for planning the work of the group and providing guidance and training to staff on the team.