E-Resources and Cataloging Librarian - Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Posted on April 17, 2017


The E-resources and Cataloging Librarian will participate in the ongoing coordination and management of the library’s e-resources, catalog, and discovery system. Under direction of the Assistant Director, this individual will follow emerging technology trends and current best practices in order to anticipate academic users’ needs and preferences in a highly digital and mobile environment. The E-Resources and Cataloging Librarian will also participate in the selection, acquisition, and evaluation of electronic library resources.


• Manages and maintains timely access to all digital library resources including subscription databases, e-books, e-journals, full-text article links, and other e-resources. • Performs cataloging activities and projects related to both print and e-resources. • Serves as administrator of the integrated library system, OCLC’s World Share. • Coordinates trial, acquisition and renewal activities with publishers/vendors and staff. • Applies knowledge of best practices for discoverability of library resources to improve tools and workflows • Communicates successfully with vendors and publishers to ensure continuous access to licensed resources and resolve access interruptions. • Assists with the selection of new resources and ongoing review of current electronic resources. • Assists with troubleshooting of the Library’s licensed e-resources, including e-books, e-journals, and databases. • Delivers high-level customer service, including answering questions, recommending resources, providing instruction and/or educational sessions to users.
Continually seeks new ways to improve efficiency and customer service


Required Skills and Experience: • Working knowledge of integrated library systems, link resolvers, discovery systems, and other related resource management services. • Knowledge of NLM cataloging and classification standards. • Skills in developing, implementing, and monitoring policies, procedures, and workflows. • Skills in utilizing computer technology used for communication, data gathering and reporting. • Demonstrated commitment to service for students, staff and faculty and willingness to actively collaborate with colleagues in the Library and across the campus community. • Demonstrated strong customer service skills. • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to quickly learn new skills. • Ability to work well in collaborative, team-based enviroment

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Experience with OCLC World Share and Connexion • Experience with MARC bibliographic and authorities formats and OCLC cataloging standards. • Familiarity with SpringShare’s LipApps Product Suite • Knowledge of best practices for managing access to electronic resources.


New York, NY


To Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Laura Schimming, [email protected]

Company Information

Contact Information

Laura Schimming, MLS Assistant Director Gustave L. and Janet W. Levy Library Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai One Gustave L. Levy Place, MS 1102 | New York, NY 10029