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Position Announcement, GALILEO: Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian

Join the GALILEO Team
GALILEO, Georgia’s Virtual Library, is seeking a talented and creative
librarian to be our Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator. The
person hired for this position will have a remarkable opportunity to work with
vendors large and small, manage and curate licensed content, and serve the
GALILEO community through outreach and training. GALILEO is staffed by a
committed group of library professionals, who manage content, licensing,
marketing, assessment, technology, development, support, and training for our

Click here to learn more about the position, and to apply.

Applications must be received by:
February 17, 2017.

GALILEO is part of the Library Services Division of the University System of
Georgia Board of Regents. Created in 1995, GALILEO was one of the first
efforts to build a shared library for the citizens of a state. Initially
designed to serve the university system, GALILEO is now available in all
Georgia’s public libraries, public and private universities, colleges, and
technical colleges, and public and private K12 schools.

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It is an exciting time to work at GALILEO.  Under new leadership, we are
working with the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government
to create a new strategic plan that will help us to effectively address the
needs of our stakeholders for many years to come.

The University System of Georgia is implementing a new Library Management
System, which will improve overall access to information resources and allow
us to better manage electronic resources for the state’s universities and

GALILEO is also helping Georgia to lead the way on open textbooks with the
Affordable Learning Georgia program. Through adoptions and adaptations of OER
and no-cost resources, University System of Georgia professors are already
saving students over $16,000,000 in textbook cost savings in FY 15-16 through
Textbook Transformation Grants and a partnership with eCore to support a zero-
textbook-cost option for the first two years of college.

Athens, Ga.
Relocation is required for this position.

If you have questions about the details of the position, please contact Lucy
Harrison, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Library Services and
Executive Director of GALILEO, at


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