Job Requisition Number: 26343. The Acquisitions Department supports the ordering and receiving of library materials for the University Libraries at the University of California, Berkeley. This position exists within the Electronic Resources Unit of the Acquisitions Department and functions as the Specialist responsible for establishing and maintaining access of all e-book packages, electronic databases, streaming media, and electronic journals for the Library. This position manages changes in access points to e-resources, updates holdings, checks links, updates IP addresses, informs LSO and CMS of cataloging and MARC record loading issues. Work also includes maintaining the Library’s SFX, EDS, EZproxy and database A-Z instances, and maintaining e-resource licensing and financial data in the e-resources database. It also collects usage statistics to support collection analysis.
•Activates new electronic resources in the library’s various knowledge bases (Millennium, SFX, A-Z Database portal, and Ebsco Discovery Services). •Performs required weekly maintenance on SFX instance in response to updates of the SFX Knowledge Base. •Refers MARC records from vendors to Library Systems Office •Establishes access for electronic books, databases, journals, streaming media, and other web-based resources in specialized publisher and vendor administrative websites. •Resolves access problems for electronic resources, including analyzing and troubleshooting IP, proxy, vendor platforms, networks, and access breaches. •Tracks publisher, platform, and title changes. Performs appropriate record maintenance. Migrates subscribed titles and access links as appropriate. •Maintains e-resource licensing and financial data in Millennium order records or E-Resource Management System. •Maintains documentation on processes and procedures for the management of electronic resources in the Library. •Performs other duties as required to help the department meet deadlines or to complete special projects, such as processing the CDL recharge, and gathering usage statistics.•One year or more experience within Library Acquisitions •One year or more experience working with multiple bibliographic and other data sources such as an Integrated Library System, an open URL resolver, and the databases of publishers, vendors, and electronic journal/database providers in order to maintain data integrity within and across systems. •One year or more experience managing link-resolver knowledge bases, for example, SFX, Serials Solutions, Worldshare KB, Ebsco Journal Service. •One year or more experience receiving serials and/or electronic resources. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/cx/index.html
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