Online Career Resources from the 2003 SLIS Career Forum

Online Career Resources
Online Career Resources

Developed for the 2003 Career Forum, Friday, Oct. 24.

The Career Forum is jointly sponsored by the ALA Student Chapter and the Chi Chapter of Beta Phi Mu. See SLIS News story 2003 SLIS Career Forum

Sites listing all position types in all locations

Library Jobs Network (

Libjobs (

Library Journal Job Postings (

Click on "Jobs-Library" under "Tools and Services"

American Library Association (

Click on "Education and Careers" and then "employment opportunities"
Provides links to:
  • Career Leads from American Libraries
  • College and Research Libraries (C&RL) News Job Ads
  • Library and Information Technology Association Job Site
  • ALA Placement Services
  • Positions available at ALA
  • Library Job Postings on the Internet
ALA Placement Services allows students and other job seekers to submit resumes before the two major ALA conferences each year.

Library Job Postings on the Internet (

This site is compiled and maintained by Sarah Johnson, a librarian at Eastern Illinois University. It's well-organized and allows for a variety of searches, from type of library to region of the country. A link to is also available from the ALA Web site.

Academic Positions

Association of Research Libraries—Career Opportunities (

Archives & Record Management

Employment Opportunities at the National Archives and Records Administration (

SAA Online Employment Bulletin (

School Library Media Jobs

School Library Journal: Classifieds (

Special Libraries/Subject Specialist

SLA Career Services Online (

Museum Jobs (

American Association of Law Libraries Job Hotline (

Medical Library Association's Job Postings (

Music Library Association Jobline (

Current News Library Job Openings (

ScienceLibrarian (

American Theological Libraries Association (

Posted November 03, 2003