Job Search

Below you will find some resources which can help you in your job search:

Business Cards

What should I put on my business card?

Erin Dorney of LibraryScenester would advocate for the following:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • QR code AND/OR a link leading to a landing page or something like an profile
  • Optional – If you are a student, you may consider including “MLS Candidate, Institution Name, Year of Graduation” next to or beneath your name. This indicates to potential employers and new contacts that you are on the market.”
  • QR Code Generator

IA Institute Mentoring Program

“The Mentoring Program serves to introduce experienced IA professionals (“mentors”) to practitioners, newcomers to the field, students, and anyone interested in being mentored (“protégés”). We help by recruiting mentors, providing a listing to prospective mentors for protégés to review, and, if requested, making introductions based on criteria provided during registration.”

DU Career Center

“As an invested partner with faculty, staff, senior administration and employers, the University of Denver Career Center challenges students and alumni to make informed decisions about work and life.”

LIS Career Resources

INALJ is a great resource for job and career information for librarians and information professionals. Their job board lists jobs from all across the country, with specific job listings for more technical jobs. The site also includes articles on MLIS job seeking.

LibraryJobline is put out by the Library Research Service, or LRS, and mainly lists library jobs in Colorado.

ALA JobLIST is a searchable online job directory that lists library and information professional jobs from around the country. This job bank also lists jobs for those interested in academic or research libraries.

JobZone is a job bank provided by Library Journal and School Library Journal for School Librarians and other information professionals.

Other Job Links


Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List (Rocky Mountain Region)

Association of Research Libraries

ASIS&T Job Listings

Careers in Federal Libraries Google Group

Code4lib Jobs

Dice: The career hub for tech

Educause Jobs

Elsevier Research Jobs

GWLA Job Advertisements

Higher Ed Jobs

IA Institute LinkedIn Discussion Group Job Board

Inside Higher Ed

LAC Group



Lyrasis Job Bank

Morgridge College of Education Student Employment

Simmons GSLIS Jobline

University of Denver Job Postings

University of Denver Office of Student Employment – Find a Job

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