Real Job Titles for Library and Information Science Professionals

Job titles used to be fairly simple: Librarian, Cataloger, Director. The following job titles have been found in job listings in American Libraries, College and Research Libraries News, or have been sent to me by employed "librarians." Common initial words (like Web, Media, Electronic) are marked with italics for easy identification. This list is not comprehensive. If you would like your own job title included on this page, please send me email at: Michelle Mach

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A

Academic Information Coordinator
Access

    Access Services Librarian
    Access and Technical Support Librarian
Administrative Librarian
Adult
    Adult Reference Librarian
    Adult Services Coordinator
    Adult Services Librarian
Acquisitions/Serials Librarian
Archives/Archivist
    Archives and Manuscripts Librarian
    Archivist/Reference-Instruction Librarian
    Archives Researcher
Assistant Librarian
Associate Director
    Associate Directory for Digital Library Services
    Associate Director for Information and Technology
    Associate Director of Libraries
Audiovisual/Special Materials Cataloger
Automated, Automation
    Automated Systems and Services Librarian
    Automation and Cataloging Librarian
    Automation Librarian
    Automation Manager
    Automation Services Librarian

B

Bibliographer (for various subjects)
Bibliographic

    Bibliographic Database Maintenance
    Bibliographic Database Manager
    Bibliographic Instruction Coordinator
    Bibliographic Instruction Librarian
Biomedical Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian
Bioterrrorism Librarian
Business
    Business Information Coordinator
    Business Information Specialist
    Business Librarian

C

Catalog, Cataloging
    Catalog Librarian
    Cataloger
    Cataloging/Database Management Librarian
    Cataloging/Indexing Librarian
    Cataloging/Systems Support Librarian
Category Architect
Chief Librarian
Children
    Children's Librarian
    Children's Outreach Librarian
    Children's Services Coordinator
    Children's Services Librarian
Circulation Librarian
Collection
    Collection Development Librarian
    Collection Management Librarian (Cataloging)
    Collection Services Coordinator
Community Web Site Coordinator
Computer
    Computer Services Librarian
    Computer Services Manager
Consultant
Content Manager
Copyright/Reference Librarian
Coordinator
    Coordinator for Assessment and Continuous Improvement
    Coordinator for Bibliographic Control and Electronic Resource Services
    Coordinator, Information Services
    Coordinator, Information Systems and Technology
    Coordinator of Instruction & Government Documents Librarian
    Coordinator, Library and Information Services
    Coordinator of Library Instruction
    Coordinator of Programs and Promotions
    Coordinator of Reference and Information Services
Corporate Librarian
Curator
    Curator
    Curator of Manuscripts
Curriculum Materials Librarian
Cybrarian

D

Data Services Specialist
Database
    Database Editor
    Database Management Librarian/Cataloger
Dean of Libraries
Development
    Development and Community Relations Officers
    Development and Public Relations Librarian
Digital
    Digital Acquisitions Coordinator
    Digital Archivist
    Digital Information Services Librarian
    Digital Initiatives Librarian
    Digital Librarian
    Digital Library Administrator
    Digital Library/Archive Database Specialist
    Digital Library Coordinator
    Digital Library Director
    Digital Library Officer
    Digital Library Program Director
    Digital Library System Administrator
    Digital Projects Librarian
    Digital Resources Librarian
    Digital Resources and Systems Librarian
    Digital Services Librarian
Director
    Director, Digital Library Program
    Director of Educational Information Resources
    Director of Electronic Learning
    Director of Information Technology Development Services
    Director, Information Technology Services
    Director of the Library and Instructional Technology
    Director, Library Services
    Director of Networking and Resource Sharing
Distance
    Distance Education Librarian
    Distance Learning Consultant
    Distance Learning Librarian
    Distance Learning Reference Librarian
Document
    Document Analyst
    Document Delivery/Collections Librarian
    Document Delivery/Liaison Librarian
    Document Delivery/Reference Librarian
    Document Manager
    Document Services Coordinator

E

Education/Educational
    Education Librarian
    Education Reference/Outresearch Librarian
    Educational Technology Librarian
Electronic
    Electronic Access Librarian
    Electronic Access/Serials Librarian
    Electronic Content Manager
    Electronic Documents Librarian
    Electronic/Information Services Coordinator
    Electronic Infomation Specialist
    Electronic Initiatives/Circulation Librarian
    Electronic Initiatives Librarian
    Electronic Library Development Specialist
    Electronic Library Resource Supervisor
    Electronic Public Access Services Librarian
Electronic Resources
       Electronic Resources Access Specialist
       Electronic Resources Cataloger
       Electronic Resources Coordinator
       Electronic Resources Librarian
       Electronic Resources Officer
       Electronic Resources Support Officer
       Electronic Resources/Web Librarian
    Electronic Selection Librarian
    Electronic Services Librarian
    Electronic Text and Imaging Center Coordinator
Engineering
    Engineering/Information Technology Librarian
    Engineering Librarian
    Engineering/Physical Sciences Librarian
    Engineering Reference Librarian
Ethnic Studies and Multicultural Librarian
Extended Campus Librarian

F

Family Librarian
Federal Depository Librarian
Fine Arts
    Fine Arts Bibliographer
    Fine Arts Collection Development Coordinator
Firmwide Library Coordinator

G

Gateway Librarian
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Librarian
Government

    Government Documents Librarian
    Government Documents and Electronic Resources Librarian
    Government Information Librarian
    Government Publications Librarian
Grants Manager and Subject Specialist

H

Head
    Head, Access and Media Services
    Head, Automation
    Head of Cataloging/Documents
    Head of Cataloging & Electronic Access
    Head of Children's Services
    Head of Collection Development
    Head, Desktop Support Services
    Head, Digital Library Production Services
    Head, Document Delivery Services
    Head of Information and Access Services
    Head, Information Services
    Head of Instructional Services
    Head of Interlibrary Loan
    Head Librarian
    Head, Library Information Technology
    Head, Library Systems and Technology
    Head of Public Services
    Head of Reference
    Head of Reference/Adult Services
    Head, Scholarly Publishing Office
    Head of Technical Services
Health
    Health Librarian
    Health Sciences Reference Librarian
Hospital Librarian
Humanities
    Humanities Bibliographer
    Humanities and Fine Arts Librarian
    Humanities Reference/Instruction Librarian

I

Imaging Coordinator
Information
    Information Advisor
    Information Analyst
    Information Architect & Research Specialist
    Information Associate
    Information Broker
    Information and Computer Literacy Instructor
    Information Consultant
    Information Coordinator
    Information Manager
    Information Librarian
    Information Literacy Librarian
    Information Officer
    Information Research Analyst
    Information Researcher
    Information Resource Officer
    Information Resources Specialist
    Information Services Librarian (Instruction/Information Technology)
    Information Services Specialist
    Information Specialist
    Information Systems and Collection Development Librarian
    Information Technologist Librarian
    Information Technology Librarian
    Information Technology Specialist
    Information and Training Specialist
Instruction, Instructional, Instructor
    Instruction/Computer Services Librarian
    Instruction Librarian
    Instruction and Outreach Librarian
    Instruction/Reference Librarian
    Instructional Services Librarian
    Instructional Technology Librarian
    Instructor in Library Technology/Technical Services
Interface Specialist
Interlibrary Loan
    Interlibrary Loan Librarian
    Interlibrary Loan/Extended Campus Librarian
    Interlibrary Loan/Reference Librarian
Internet Cataloging Librarian

J

Japanese Studies Librarian

K

Knowledge
    Knowledge Analyst
    Knowledge Architect
    Knowledge Integrator
    Knowledge Management Librarian
    Knowledge Manager
    Knowledge Network Specialist
    Knowledge Resource Specialist

L

Law Librarian
Learning Resources
    Learning Resources Co-ordinator
    Learning Resources Officer    
    Learning Resources Team Leader
Librarian
    Librarian
    Librarian, Assistant Online Curriculum Support
Library
    Library Access Services Manager
    Library Associate
    Library Automation Systems Manager
    Library Dean
    Library Director
    Library Instruction Coordinator
    Library Media Specialist
    Library Network Coordinator
    Library Services Specialist
    Library Systems Director
    Library Web Manager
    Library Website Developer

M

Manager
    Manager, External Content
   Manager of Information Services
   Manager, Electronic Text and Imaging Center
Manuscripts
    Manuscripts and Archives Librarian
    Manuscripts Cataloger
Map Librarian
Media
    Media Center Coordinator
Media Coordinator
    Media Development Librarian
    Media Services Head
    Media Services Librarian
    Media Specialist
    Media Specialist/Cataloger/Automation Trainer
    Media/Technology Specialist
Metadata
    Metadata Development Specialist
    Metadata Librarian
Microcomputer Training Specialist
Middle Eastern Studies Librarian
Monograph Cataloger
Multimedia Services Librarian
Museum Librarian
Music
    Music and Fine Arts Librarian
    Music Librarian

N

Network
    Network Administrator
    Network Services Coordinator
    Network Systems Administrator

O

Off Campus Librarian
Online Instruction Librarian
Outreach
    Outreach Librarian
    Outreach Services Librarian

P

Performing Arts Librarian
Periodicals Librarian
Photoarchivist
Preservation Librarian
Principal
    Principal Electronic Resources/Special Formats Processing Librarian
    Principal Librarian
Print and Digital Monographic Cataloger
Product Analyst
Project Manager
Public
    Public Information Technology Management Librarian
    Public Services Librarian

Q

R

Rare Books Librarian
Reader
    Reader Services Librarian
    Reader's Advisor
Reference   
    Reference and Adult Services Coordinator
    Reference Archivist
    Reference/Collection Development Librarian
    Reference/Computing and Information Technology Librarian
    Reference/Data Services Librarian
    Reference and Distance Learning Librarian
    Reference and Education Services Librarian
    Reference/Electronic Resources Librarian
    Reference and Electronic Services Librarian
    Reference/Instruction Librarian
    Reference and Instruction Services Librarian
    Reference Librarian
    Reference Librarian/Information Consultant
    Reference Librarian for Technology Support
    Reference Librarian, Web Specialist
    Reference/Technology Librarian
Research
    Research Analyst
    Research Librarian
    Research Services Team Leader
Resource/Resources
    Resource Services Manager
    Resource Center Manager

S

Scholarly Communications Librarian
School Media Specialist (Library)
Science

    Science Librarian
    Science Reference Librarian
Senior
    Senior Information Analyst
    Senior Information Management Specialist
    Senior Information Researcher
    Senior Library Assistant
    Senior Librarian
    Senior Special Librarian
Serials
    Serials Cataloger
    Serials/Database Cataloger
    Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian
    Serials Librarian
Social Sciences Librarian
Solo Librarian
Sound Recordings Archivist
Special Collections/Archives Librarian
Special Librarian
Strategic Information Manager
Sunday Librarian
Supervisory Librarian
System(s)
    Systems Architect
System Coordinator
Systems Curator
    Systems and Serials Librarian
    Systems Librarian
    Systems/Library Technology Librarian
    Systems/Public Services Librarian

T

Taxonomy Librarian
Teacher/Teaching

    Teacher Librarian
    Teaching and Learning Librarian
Team Leader, Information Arcade
Technical
    Technical Information Librarian
    Technical Information Specialist
    Technical Librarian
    Technical Services/Automation Coordinator
    Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian
    Technical Services Librarian
Technology/Technological
    Technological Information Manager
    Technology Consultant
    Technology/Information Content Coordinator
    Technology Librarian
    Technology Services/Reference Librarian
    Technology Support Manager
    Technology Team Leader
Train/Training
    Trainer and Database Maintenance Coordinator
    Training and Outreach Officer

U

University
    University Archivist
    University Librarian
User Education/Reference Librarian

V

Virtual Services Librarian
Visual Resources Librarian

W

Web
    Web Content Librarian   
    Web Development Librarian
    Web Developer Librarian
    Web Librarian
    Web Manager
    Web Officer
    Webmistress
    Web Services Librarian
    Web Services/Reference Librarian
    Web/Systems Developer
Weekend Librarian
Wired For Youth Librarian
World Wide Web Administrator

X

Y

Young Adult Librarian
Youth Services Librarian

Z

Zoo Librarian

 

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Comments:  Michelle Mach
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Last updated:  03.12.2003