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
- Texas Library Association Jobline - Provided as a service of the Texas Library Association. Also provides useful information on preparing your résumé and cover letter.
- SLA Job Bank - Offered as a service of the Specialty Libraries Association.
- 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.
- UNT Student Writing Lab - Tips on preparing a cover letter.
- Purdue OWL: Job Search Writing - provides guidance on preparing your résumé or vitas, and cover letters.
- The Torment of Terrible Cover Letters - Practical advice on constructing a cover letter from a veteran of several search committees.
- 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.
- LibraryCareers.org--a 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!