E-Book Program Development Librarian
Columbia University Libraries
Temporary, 2-year position
Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Bibliographic Services and Collection Development, the E-Book Program Librarian will investigate, analyze, and advise on issues relating to all aspects of the Libraries’ e-books program, including licensing, purchase terms and methods, budgeting, discovery and access, usability (functionality, interfaces, platforms, and devices), preservation, and collaboration. The incumbent will prepare analyses and reports on the current state of the Libraries’ e-book collecting and comparisons with other university library programs. He/she will monitor and report on technical, business, and other developments in e-book publishing and delivery. Working with a Data Analyst and the Assessment Librarian the Librarian will prepare statistical analyses. He/she will also participate in policy development and recommend process improvements related to e-book collecting and management. He/she will coordinate information sharing among library units and staff.
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Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.