Collection Development Librarian

at Library of Congress (view profile)
Location Washington DC, United States
Date Posted April 3, 2018
Category Public or Governmental
Job Type Full-time
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Twitter Handle Librarycongress

Description

This position is located in the Collection Development Office, Library Services, and reports to the Collection Development Officer.

The incumbent in this position contributes to the Library of Congress's mission to acquire, manage, preserve, and make available a universal collection of knowledge to meet the current and anticipated needs of Congress and the Nation.

The incumbent works with guidance from senior analysts in the Collection Development Office (CDO) to conduct in-depth studies, recommend strategies to strengthen acquisition efforts in specific subjects and/or formats, and communicate trends to managers and staff in relevant offices throughout the Library and other external organizations.

The CDO coordinates and steers the Digital Collecting Plan initiatives (see https://blogs.loc.gov/thesignal/2017/03/collecting-digital-content-at-the-library-of-congress/ )