Web Guide

Here are some of the sites we have profiled over the years under the feature Job Hunter’s Web Guide. Some provide advice and support, some are job boards, and some provide both of those things. Many have been around for over a decade!

Association of College and Research Libraries’ Residency Interest Group (ACRL RIG): Job listings and information for people interested in getting a residency position, and for those offering them.  Excellent opportunity for networking and information straight from the source. Profiled on July 11, 2022

Archives Gig: Job postings for archivists. Profiled on August 3, 2022

Careers in Law Librarianship: Everything you ever wanted to know about being a law librarian, from the American Association of Law Librarians. Profiled on February 21, 2013

CILIP Careers Hub: A job board, support and guidance for those seeking a job in the information profession, provided by the UK’s main library association, CILIP (the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals). Profiled on September 28, 2022.

CLIR (Council on Library and Information Resources) and DLF (Digital Library Federation) Job Board: Focuses on positions in the galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM) fields. Listings are from CLIR sponsors, DLF members, and non-member organizations. Profiled on July 27, 2022

I Need a Library Job: Comprehensive job postings for all kinds of LIS careers. Profiled on December 6, 2012

Library Association of Ireland’s Career Development Group: Support for new and existing info professionals in their search for new job opportunities. Profiled on July 6, 2013

LibraryJobs.ie: Library job board for Ireland. Profiled on July 30, 2013

LibraryJobline: The Colorado Library Association posts jobs and resources, and collects statistics about library jobs, making the data freely available. Profiled on July 20, 2022

Library Returners: Advice, guest posts, and stories for folks returning to work after a break. Profiled on June 8, 2022

METRO Jobs: Job listings from the Metropolitan New York Library Council. Profiled on January 3, 2013

Pacific Northwest Library Association Job Board: Job listings in the Pacific Northwest, including both the US and Canada. Profiled on November 23, 2022.

Society of American Archivists’ Career Services Commons: Volunteer career counselors provide high quality help for anyone in the archives field, including students. Profiled on December 6, 2022

And if you’re interested in a historical look at LIS Career websites (in other words, what happened to sites we profiled that are no longer around), please check out the post Sites of Yore.