LIBRARY OPPORTUNITY -- Botany Libraries/Harvard University Herbaria

David E. Boufford boufford at OEB.HARVARD.EDU
Wed Dec 11 14:59:37 CST 1996

Reference/Archives Librarian.
Botany Libraries/Harvard University Herbaria.
Dept. of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology.

Duties: Identifies and provides access to materials in the
five botanical collections. Supervises and trains staff in
the libraries' two reading rooms, orients new users, provides
reference service, bibliographic instruction, interlibrary loan
support, and processes permissions for reproduction of archival
and other library materials.  Assists in collection and development
and database design, and oversees Web page updates and modifications.
Maintains statistics and provides reports on public services

REQUIREMENTS: M.L.S. or equivalent experience; knowledge of MARC
and HTML formats; familiarity with DOS/Windows 95 networked environments,
WWW, and database design; excellent communication skills and ability to
work independently or on a team; ability to lift oversized objects up to
30 lb.  Familiarity with botanical and standard print and electronic reference
sources; experience in bibliographic instruction and supervision, cataloging
via OCLC and use of HOLLIS; knowledge of foreign languages; experience in
handling rare books and archival materials in an academic research setting.

NOTE:  Send cover letter and resume to Mary Reynolds, OEB Research,
26 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA  02138.  (11/21/96)

Judith Warnement

Botany Librarian
22 Divinity Avenue
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
warnemen at

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