Sample Serials Librarian Resume

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Lynn Case
1071 Farnum Road
New York, NY 10004

Job Objective Seeking a Serials Librarian position in a reputable company that permits me to utilize my skills and knowledge.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of development, administration and maintenance of serials library
  • In-depth knowledge of serials acquisitions, claiming and collection development practices
  • Remarkable knowledge of cataloging standards, copyright issues and bibliographic protocols
  • Familiarity with e-resource documentation and vendor services
  • Ability to use and maintain integrated library systems, e-resources and databases
  • Ability to interact with library staff and patrons in a helpful and professional manner

Professional Experience:

Serials Librarian
Rowan University
August 2012 – Present


  • Selected, purchased, cataloged and maintained all library serials and informative materials.
  • Preserved and provided access to all library serials in all formats.
  • Planned, drafted and implemented policies and procedures for serials library.
  • Negotiated and developed contracts with appropriate vendors, successfully.
  • Checked and assessed serials collections to ensure their usability and effectiveness.
  • Instructed and assisted patrons in locating library materials and using library resources and systems.

Serials Librarian
Western Carolina University
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Acquired, arranged and processed library’s serials and resource publications.
  • Preserved, maintained and repaired serials and publications of serials library.
  • Drafted and implemented library’s serials processing policies and procedures.
  • Trained, directed and supervised library assistants and student workers.
  • Developed contracts and liaised with Library’s serials vendors, as needed.
  • Prepared and maintained accurate records of all library resources and activities.


Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Studies
Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID

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