EBSCO Solar Grants Announced - Deadline 4/30/2018

EBSCO Solar is a grant program that funds solar installations at libraries worldwide.  They provide three $100,000 grants to fund library solar projects. 

Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2018, with the winners announced online and at ALA-Annual on June 22nd.

Click the website linked HERE for more information and to apply. Interested libraries are encouraged to submit questions by March 16 to

Shine on!



Position Opening - Vice Provost & Director of Libraries, University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania seeks nominations for and expressions of interest in the position of Vice Provost and Director of Libraries. The full announcement is located here:


Position Opening - Head Arts, Humanities & Media, Temple University

Temple University Libraries seeks candidate for the position of Head Arts, Humanities & Media to lead a subject specialist librarians unit in the exploring, planning, delivering, assessing and continuous refinement of forward-looking services.
Successful candidate will:
  • Seek out teaching and research partnerships in support of students and faculty in the arts and humanities in a rapidly evolving university environment.
  • Providesleadership, vision and initiative for embedding unit members in the discipline specific programs of the university.
  • Foster an environment that promotes exploration and implementation of new approaches to reference, research, instruction, and outreach services that support creative practice, scholarly communication, digital scholarship, and working with data that is unique to the arts and humanities.
  • Guides development of unit members by identifying priorities in light of evolving information technologies, professional practice, library-wide strategic initiatives and University academic programs. Monitors, supervises, and evaluates unit members.
  • Coordinates with Collections Unit Leader to ensure development of collections in the arts and humanities.
  • Contributes to the formulation of Libraries-wide policies and procedures and to the definition of goals and priorities.

The full description is available here:


Position Opening - Access Services Librarian, Seton Hall University 

Seton Hall University Libraries invites applications for our Access Services Librarian position. This is a full-time, tenure-track permanent library faculty position. We seek an enthusiastic, service-oriented individual to provide leadership and operational management for Access Services and its attendant units (Stacks, Inter-library Loan, Circulation, Course Reserves).

The full announcement is located here:


Job no: 493253
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty


Position Opening - Electronic Resources Manager, West Virginia University

West Virginia University Libraries invites applications for an Electronic Resources Manager. The successful candidate will manage the lifecycle of electronic resources for West Virginia University Libraries. This position reports to the Head of Acquisitions for Knowledge, Access and Resource Management (KARM) and leads a small team in the acquisition, activation, discovery, access and maintenance of all electronic resources. In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate...

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Applications due by February 26th.


Position Opening - Access & Discovery Faculty Librarian, Duquesne University

Access & Discovery Faculty Librarian

Faculty Posting Date:  January 19, 2018

To Apply:


The Gumberg Library invites applications from innovative, service-oriented candidates for the position of Access and Discovery Librarian, a non-tenure track faculty librarian position in the library's newly formed Collections & Metadata Services Department. This position will provide leadership and support for optimizing access and discovery of the Libraries' extensive electronic collections, including but not limited to databases, electronic journals, electronic books, and streaming media via the Library's discovery system, link resolver, online catalog and website. The incumbent will also be responsible for reporting on, manipulating, and assessing data related to these collections to support data driven collection decisions.

Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Collections & Metadata Services this position will play an integral role in the evolution, development and implementation of new strategies relating to discovery and the user experience. The incumbent will chair the Electronic Resources Review Committee (ERRC) as well as serve on the Library Assessment Committee. The Access and Discovery Librarian will also serve as a liaison to faculty and students in an academic department.

The successful candidate will be motivated by challenges in a changing library landscape; will be energized by collaborative efforts; and will work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.