SUBJECT SPECIALIST LIBRARIANS IN THE
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY SYSTEM
Margarete Bower
Chemistry Library
Roles for Subject Specialists
 Bibliographers
 Reference
 Departmental librarians
 East Asian
 Special Collections/Archives
 Catalogers
 Preservation
Full-time Bibliographers
 Literature and languages
 Develop collections
 Religion, classics, education
 Review gift books
 Latin America
 Evaluate and recommend
electronic resources
 Western Europe
 Russia and Eastern Europe
 Reference by appointment
 Staff training
 Book buying trips
Part-time Bibliographers
 Hillman Reference and
Instruction librarians
 Departmental librarians
 Special Collections
librarians
 Personnel librarian
 Develop collections
 Review gift books
 Evaluate and recommend
electronic resources
 Reference
 Staff training
Bibliographer Responsibilites by Librarian
 English, Comparative Literature, French, Italian, Performing
Arts
 Classics, Education, Hispanic, Religion, Jewish Studies,
Women’s Studies
 German, Russian & Eastern European
 History, Political Science, Western European, Medieval Studies,
Environment/Geography, Sociology
 Latin American
Bibliographer Responsibilites by Librarian
 Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology, Neuroscience
 Engineering
 Information Sciences/Library Science
 Psychology
 Music
 Fine Arts
 Geology/Planetary Science, Physics/Astronomy, Mathematics,
Statistics, History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy
 Business, Hillman reference
 Economics, Public & International Affairs, Communications
 Linguistics
 Anthropology
 African-American, Social Work
 East Asian
 Chinese
 Japanese
 Government Publications, Maps
Reference Subject Specialists
Hillman Library
 East Asian – separate reference desk
 Government documents
 GIS-Geographic Information Systems/Maps
 Business
 International affairs and statistics
 African-American/Social Work – separate reference desk
 Journalism
Reference Subject Specialists
Departmental Libraries

Music

Fine Arts

Chemistry

Information Sciences
Qualifications and Hiring Requirements
 Master’s degree in library science required
 Subject master’s may be required or preferred
 Experience may be required in place of a degree
 Advanced degrees held or in progress:
 Master’s – music, fine arts, Russian studies, international studies,
communications
 Ph.D. – chemistry, paleontology, history, political science, English
literature, library science
Education and Training after Hiring
 Public Service Training Group (PSTG) – weekly sessions
 Conference and workshop attendance
 Academic classes
 Certificate of Advanced Studies
 Master’s or Ph.D.
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