[Web4lib] [POSITION AVAILABLE] : University of Alberta Libraries - Discovery Systems Librarian (Edmonton, Alberta)

Truitt, Marc marc.truitt at ualberta.ca
Wed Mar 2 22:56:11 EST 2011

Apologies for cross-posting -

The University of Alberta Libraries, with a long tradition of service
excellence to the University and its communities, seek a dynamic
individual for the new position of Discovery Systems Librarian.  Working
in a team environment in Bibliographic & Information Technology
Services, the Discovery Systems Librarian will be responsible for a
suite of discovery and retrieval systems designed to help expose the
Libraries' rich collections and for supporting student, faculty, and
library staff through leadership in technology and services planning,
project coordination, and operations support.  Discovery systems and
services include the University of Alberta Libraries / NEOS online
public access catalogue, "next-generation" faceted discovery tools,
federated / meta- search tools for exposing content across separate
silos (e.g., licensed electronic resources, local repositories of
digitized content, etc.), OpenURL link resolvers and related products
(e.g., recommender services), proxy servers / services, and ancillary
products such as citation management services.  The Discovery Systems
Librarian has responsibility for system-wide implementation,
configuration, integration, and oversight of such systems and services,
including supervision of specific assignments of programmers and other

For more information see:


Kathleen De Long
Associate University Librarian
University of Alberta Libraries
(780) 492-7675
(780) 492-8302 (fax)

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