For Graduates

Getting ready to graduate and hoping to line up a great job? Looking to move up in the world, or just eager for a change of responsibility or a change of scenery?

If you're in the market for a job, or if you're just curious to see what's out there and stay competitive, check out these helpful Library and Information Science job-hunting resources on the web:

Job Listings for Texas
Job Listing for the United States
  • ALA JobLIST - Provided as a service of the American Library Association.
  • LAC Group - Includes careers for library, archives, research, and law.
  • LibGig - Listing for traditional and not so traditional library positions. 
  • LibJobs - Offered as part of a Library Human Resources service.
  • Library Job Postings on the Internet - Provides links to various national and state organizations which provide job listings throughout the US. 
  • I Need A Library Job - Job listings culled by volunteers from numerous listservs and websites; can be searched by state or even country; also includes interviews with success stories and tips for job searching.
 Help preparing your Résumé and Cover Letter
 Additional Resoures
  • Looking for Employment? Tips for New Librarians on the Job Hunt
  • How to Land a Library Job--a short column of advice for library job-seekers 
  • Hiring Librarians--a blog devoted to advice and insights on finding library jobs, including interviews with hiring managers, library directors, and others in the profession. 
  • basic information site from the ALA, that includes an overview of library careers, education, financial aid, and other topics for those considering or just entering the profession.
  • Remember: Your professors and academic advisers are excellent sources of employment advice too!