Sites and Resources for Library Jobs

The sites listed below provide specific information for library-related jobs. Most of the general sites in this Webliography have some library job listings and are useful for assisting job seekers. These sites provide specialized resources not easily found in the other listings.

ALA American Library Association Career Opportunities 

ALA provides the very latest information on library jobs all across the country. In an effort to assist librarians and library workers find employment, ALA provides the following links:

Career Leads from American Libraries: Library and Information Science positions in the U.S.

College and Research Libraries (C&RL) New Job Ads: Jobs in Academic environments

Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Job Site: Jobs in Library Information and Technology

ALA Placement Services: Operates in conjunction with the ALA Midwinter Meetings and the ALA Annual Conferences

Positions Available at ALA


ChicagoJob.org: Jobs in Libraries

One-stop shopping, with links to American Library Association, the Illinois library systems, and many of the regional public libraries, special libraries and academic libraries. 
www.chicagojobs.org ]

Illinois Library Association's Jobline 

The jobs in the Illinois Library Association listing are updated weekly. Also included here is a wealth of information about libraries in Illinois. You may even download the latest "ILA Reporter," the publication of the Illinois Library Association. 
www.ila.org ]

The Librarian's Job Search Source 

This brings many library employment guides together. You might even start with this site. Be sure to investigate the link to Dominican University if you are searching for local library jobs. 
www.lisjobs.com ]

Occupational Outlook Handbook 1998-99 

Have you checked your job description lately? Do you have a job description? The U. S. Government has put together a detailed and accurate description of the work of library technicians. They provide salary information and a better-than-average outlook for the profession. Move from library technician to any other occupation. Don’t forget to check the charts on their home page. This will be useful for LTAs, job seekers of all types and students doing occupational research assignments. 
http://www.bls.gov/home.htm ]


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