LIBRARY JOB HUNTING ON THE WEB
For librarians and information scientists seeking a new position.
Here's a new site I've found only for those looking for a job in
or near Philadelphia in an educational institution.
World Wide Web
Job Hunting Sites for Librarians
This compilation of sites is designed for new and continuing librarians
and information scientists. Each site has some strong points which will
be discussed in the review.
The career site from the Chronicle of Higher Education gives the
user a variety of choices when searching for a position. This
site is special as it allows the searcher to search geographically
or by job title. You can search for faculty, administrative, executive
jobs or those not in academia. You can only search the jobs of the
prior week for free. To search this weeks jobs, you need to subscribe.
Read the Chronicle Ads.
The Philadelphia Culrual Alliance has a wide variety of jobs related to the arts:
Ads from the Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
The prestigious College of Information Science at
lists a variety of positions for librarians, information scientists and
related jobs, most in or around the Philadelphia area, but some as far
west as Pittsburgh, and some north and east as New Jersey and New York.
A fine site for those seeking a position on the east coast.
Go to Drexel.
The Philadelphia Chapter of the Special Libraries Association has a
page listing jobs in the Philadelphia area. This site can be accessed
Go to the Special Libraries positions.
The University of Illinois in Chicago has a large compilation of jobs
for librarians and information science. This site is especially strong
in Canadian and overseas jobs, including Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
More jobs for Librarians.
The Internet Public Library
The Internet Public Library has an extensive collection of resources
for librarians and library users. Under their topic "Especially for
Librarians" they have a section entitled Library Employment which
indexes a wide range of resources for library jobs. Among the sites
here are jobs compiled by the Association of Research Libraries, The
Chronicle of Higher Education (reviewed above), Best bets for job
sites, a listing from the University of Illinois containing a large
compilation of sites, almost all academic, listing job resources, jobs
in Washington, and at least three other sites containing a wide range
of more general job hunting sites.
The Internet Public Library Job Hunting Site.
Library Job Postings on the Internet
This site, compiled by Sarah Nesbeitt at Maxwell Library is searchable by
State, Federal, archives, school libraries, individual libraries and
special libraries. You may also look overseas via this site.
Job Postings on the Internet.
Here are jobs specifically in Pennsylvania, (not just library or information science) and
jobs specifically in Philadelphia.
Here's a whole list of many job hunting sites from the Internet Isleuth site.
General job hunting sites.
Here are jobs from The American Library Association
Here are jobs from Association of Record Managers & Administrators
Here are jobs from the Art Libraries Association
Here are jobs from the Medical Libraries Association
Here are jobs from the Public Libraries Association
Here are jobs from Galaxy, a commercial site:
Here are jobs from the New Jersey Library Association:
NJ Library Association.