** Job Post
Google Book Search Mountain View, CA
Library Collections Specialist (Monographs & Serials)
This position is located in Mountain View, California.
Other locations potentially negotiable.
Google is looking for a Library Collections Specialist
(Monographs & Serials) to add to our growing Google Book
Search team. The Book Search team works with publishers
and libraries to digitize content from books and make it
searchable through Google.
The Library Collections Specialist (Monographs & Serials) will
assist the team in understanding Google¹s current collection of
digitized materials and the collections of Google¹s current and
prospective library partners in order to develop a better, more
comprehensive digital library. Candidates must have demonstrated
abilities and background experience in conducting quantitative
and qualitative analyses of library collections.
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Quantitatively and qualitatively understand the strengths and
weaknesses of the Google digital collection of monographs and
Use Google's internal data and tools and external databases to
analyze library partner collections and create actionable assessments
Help guide collection development needs via use of subject, format
and language verticals
Identify potential partners to meet collection development needs
Assist operations team in prioritizing allocation of digitization
Participate in discussion of collection analysis with library
BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent technical
MLS or equivalent library science experience required
2+ years of experience strongly preferred
Software engineering skills including competence with SQL and
database design, scripting languages, and the Unix environment.
Familiarity with library technologies, standards and software
including bibliographic standards including MARC, standard library
classification systems (LC, Dewey, etc) and current OPAC and ILS
Familiarity with databases and cataloging software and analysis
tools ( e.g. OCLC, OPAC software such as Aleph, Sirsi, etc.)
Experience in traditional library collection development a plus.
Excellent quantitative skills and written and verbal communication
skills, including ability to express and explain complex quantitative
Ability to perform in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team
Active participation in professional librarian community a plus.
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