Electronic Resources Management Librarian

Camarillo, CA
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Created: April 22, 2021


The Electronic Resources Management Librarian oversees the lifecycle of the Broome Library's electronic resources, including licensing, discoverability, access & accessibility, administration & support, operating under the day-to-day supervision of the Head of Collections & Resource Management. This position develops, recommends, implements, & maintains an operational management strategy for the Library's electronic resources. This Librarian monitors & manages the entire complex life cycles of e-serials, e-books, databases, & streaming video, & applies best practices for discoverability and accessibility of Library resources to improve electronic resource access, usability and accessibility. The position works collaboratively with Library faculty & staff, vendors, & campus IT Services to ensure seamless, and uninterrupted access to, and discovery of, the Library's electronic resources.

Creates & maintains policies & best practices related to electronic resource management in collaboration with various stakeholder groups including students, discipline faculty, academic support services, accessibility support services, & others to ensure timely & equitable access to academic research collections.Maintains close working relationships with content providers, vendors, & campus & CSU partners. Works to ensure adherence to license terms for electronic library resources including but not limited to database, e-book, & streaming media (facilitating data harvesting, clarifying license terms & costs, & developing & sharing usage reports) in consultation with Library stakeholders within & outside of the library. Provides support to Library faculty & staff & patrons, as appropriate, to resolve e-resource access & discovery problems. Provides reference & research counseling to students, designs & delivery information literacy instruction, & conducts discipline specific subject liaison duties with discipline faculty colleagues as assigned. Seeks feedback from Library faculty & staff to regularly improve electronic resource system functionality. Troubleshoots & identifies solutions for electronic resource management workflows & processes Designs & manages workflows for loading records, & license management

Coordinates the management of the electronic consortial bibliographic records through the CSU Unified Library Management System (Alma/Primo VE), discovery (Primo, web), & user authentication platforms (EZproxy), & knowledge bases (SFX, Primo) in coordination with faculty & staff who have responsibility for Library acquisitions & programming. Serves as the library liaison with the Chancellor's Office, Ex Libris, & CSU Library groups directly relevant to library electronic resource management matters by participating in CSU-wide discussions, working groups & task forces related to electronic resource management in the CSU system Monitors relevant Chancellor's Office, Ex Libris, & CSU Library group listservs & communications to ensure effective communication of changes
& developments relevant to ensuring access to electronic resources. Creates resource usage reports for resource allocation, analysis, budget review, institutional assessment, accreditation needs, & state & federal reporting requirements. Oversees LOCKSS & CLOCKSS e-resource preservation systems, in collaboration with the Library Programmer. Identifies emerging trends & technologies in e-resource management that have the potential for new & improved library service, as for example Open Educational Resources (OER). Provides reference & instruction services to a diverse student body. Collaborates with librarians & university partners to integrate library collections & services across the curriculum. Serves on library & university committees & task forces. Pursues scholarship as expected of a tenure-track position.

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