Affirmative Action Register

  • Scope: Professional, managerial, and administrative positions in various locations
  • Updated: Not stated
  • Sponsor: Affirmative Action Register

ACRL - Greater Metropolitan NY Chapter Jobs

  • Scope: "Library events and jobs for the NY metropolitan area and beyond." This site is cross-listed under both "all libraries" and "Atlantic states."
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available.
  • Sponsor: Association of College and Research Libraries, Greater Metro. NY Chapter


  • Scope: All postings from each month's American Libraries and College & Research Libraries News, as well as position announcements that appear online only.  Jobs are searchable by keyword and state/province. Both job seekers and employers may create accounts within JobLIST.
  • Updated: Daily
  • Sponsors: American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, and ALA's Office for Human Resources Development and Recruitment

Backstage Library Works

  • Scope: Backstage Library Works employs entry-level workers, MLIS students, and professional librarians and archivists in two US offices (Utah and Pennsylvania) and at on-site projects for libraries and museums in the US, Canada, and the UK.
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available.
  • Sponsors: Backstage Library Works

Clarion University of Pennsylvania: Library Science Position Listings

  • Scope: Positions received by Dept of Library Science, Clarion U of PA; arranged by library type, job type, and geographic area
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available; positions remain for four months.
  • Sponsor: Department of Library Science, Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
  • Instructions: Jobs are listed in reverse chronological order (newest first).

Dominican University GSLIS Jobline

  • Scope: Positions received by Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Dominican University; arranged by library type, job type, and geographic area
  • Updated: Weekly
  • Sponsor: Dominican University GSLIS, River Forest, IL
  • Instructions: Restricted to current students or alums with password.

Heller & Associates

  • Scope: All regions, all positions, both permanent and temporary placement (most seem to be at corporate libraries)
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available
  • Sponsor: Heller & Associates (New York and Chicago), a placement firm for librarians and information specialists worldwide.  Heller & Associates is a longtime member of SLA and has been in the field of library staffing for over 25 years.

Indiana University SLIS Job Listings

  • Scope: All job openings that the library school receives.
  • Updated: Several times/month.  There is plenty of career advice here; the individual job ads are separated by state at the very bottom of the page (drop-down menu).
  • Sponsor: Indiana University School of Library and Information Science.  


  • Scope: Positions at libraries that are listed with InfoCurrent, a recruitment firm that places library personnel at all levels in permanent and temporary jobs nationwide.  Offices in  Boston, Chicago, NYC and Washington, DC.  Most positions are in the special library arena, but others are in academia, medical libraries, governmental libraries, non-profits, etc.
  • Updated: Only open positions are listed.
  • Sponsor: InfoCurrent
  • Instructions: To search for jobs, choose Employment Opportunities.

Jinfo: Jobs in Information

  • Scope: "Information-related job vacancies around the world" though most are located in the UK.
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are added.
  • Sponsor: Jinfo, formerly FreePint
  • Instructions: Includes a signup form for a free newsletter containing the ads from the past two weeks, as well as career advice.

John Keister & Associates

  • Scope: Executive search firm for public, academic, research, and special libraries.
  • Updated: As searches progress
  • Sponsor:  John Keister & Associates, Vernon Hills, Illinois

LIBJOBS Mailing List Archive

  • Scope: Library jobs worldwide
  • Updated: Whenever new ads are submitted. This site also provides directions for how to subscribe directly to LIBJOBS.
  • Sponsor: IFLA

LITA: Jobs in Library and Information Technology

  • Scope: Library job openings that are targeted to information technology professionals.
  • Updated: Whenever jobs are posted
  • Sponsor: LITA, the Library and Information Technology Association; a division of the American Library Association.

  • Scope: Library jobs around the world which are submitted for posting to
  • Updated: Whenever new postings are submitted.  Jobs are browsable by position title, posting date, geographic location, and employer. Job seekers may use the agent function to have ads matching their profile emailed to them.
  • Sponsor: WebClarity Software, Inc.


  • Scope: Current jobs available through LAC-Group, a library staffing and recruitment firm established in 1986.  Their focus is national in scope, with offices in California, Denver, and Washington, DC. Government positions are a specialty. (Cross listed under All Libraries, Federal Libraries, Pacific, Western, and Atlantic States)
  • Updated: Whenever new positions are available. Jobs remain listed until filled.
  • Sponsor: LAC-Group

Hartzell-Mika Consulting, LLC

  • Scope: Library positions, predominantly in management
  • Updated: Whenever new postings are submitted. 
  • Sponsor: Hartzell-Mika Consulting, an "executive search firm focused solely on securing highly-qualified candidates for academic, public, and special library administrative and management positions."  Most are in Michigan.

Library Journal Job Postings

  • Scope: Library and related positions from the classifieds of Library Journal, School Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly
  • Updated: Biweekly

REFORMA Employment

  • Scope: All regions, all types of libraries.
  • Updated: Weekly, on Fridays.
  • Sponsor: REFORMA, The National Association to Promote Library Services to the Spanish-Speaking

SEAALL Job Postings

  • Scope: Position announcements from all types of libraries.
  • Updated: Several positions are posted to this mailing list each week; most are law- or business-related.
  • Sponsor: Southeastern Association of Law Libraries (of the American Association of Law Libraries)

SLA Career Services Online

  • Scope: Special library positions across the US
  • Updated: Whenever new positions are available.
  • Sponsor: Special Libraries Association
  • Instructions: Choose "search for a job" on the left-hand side.  This site is now available to all librarians, not SLA members only.

TFPL: The Information People

  • Scope: Knowledge management, information management, library, records management, web content management and information provider roles.  "We help clients identify the best candidates for permanent, interim, contract or temporary positions – and assist candidates to identify their next career opportunities.
  • Updated: Daily
  • Sponsor: TFPL (New York and London), a placement firm for information and knowledge management professionals
  • Instructions: Contact TFPL directly for more information on the jobs posted here. Choose the appropriate links for job listings.

University of Michigan SI Careers: iTrack

  • Scope: All types of libraries (US), slight emphasis on the Midwest
  • Updated: Whenever new postings are received.
  • Sponsor: School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Limited to current students and alumni only; login required.

University of South Carolina SLIS: Job Postings

  • Scope: Library positions received by this library school, all across the USA. This link leads to the mailing list archives, which are browsable.
  • Updated: Whenever jobs are posted
  • Sponsor: University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science, Office of Placement

University of Western Ontario FIMS Jobs

  • Scope: Open library positions in Canada and the US. This site also serves as a meta-index to other library job sites.
  • Sponsor: University of Western Ontario Faculty of Information & Media Studies
  • Instructions: Use the links on the left-hand (black) menu to see individual job ads, which are separated by type of job (LIS, journalism) and location (Canada and elsewhere).

Web4Lib Discussion List Archive: Positions

  • Scope: Position postings on Web4Lib, a discussion group for use of the World Wide Web in libraries.
  • Updated: Whenever new postings are made
  • Sponsor: WebJunction
  • Instructions: The above link will take you to the Web4Lib archive. Try doing a search on the words "position or job."

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