Interlibrary Lending Assistant- Berkeley, CA

Where: UC Berkeley, CA

What: The Interlibrary Services Department (ILS) of the UC Berkeley Library handles the borrowing and lending of library materials with other institutions in order to support researchers in all fields and languages. Clientele are faculty, staff, students and independent researchers from UC Berkeley and around the world. The department is comprised of two units: Interlibrary Lending/Photoduplication (ILL/P), and Interlibrary Borrowing. ILL/P handles requests from clients worldwide for the loan or duplication of material held by the UCB libraries. Special Agreement Libraries (SAL) is the section of this unit that handles requests from other UC campuses, Stanford University, and UT Austin. The Interlibrary Borrowing Service (IBS) processes requests from UC Berkeley patrons wishing to obtain material from other institutions. The Baker Service, a component of IBS, is a fee-based document delivery and retrieval service available to UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and graduate students. In addition to the standard suite of software used by most library staff, ILS uses specialized equipment and software to receive, send, fill, deliver and track interlibrary loan and document delivery requests, as well as payments owed or collected.

Required Skills of Note:

  • Recent ILL experience, preferably in an academic library.
  • Experience using various parcel shipping software programs (or verifiable proficiency in the use of software applications generally).
  • Substantive, recent experience using ILL systems and software, such as Worldshare ILL, VDX, CLIO, or another ILL management system.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with standard professional software, such as the MS Office suite (Excel, Word, etc.), Adobe Acrobat XPro, Google Drive, and other Google apps.


Job Posted: 6/05/2017

First Review Deadline: 6/16/2017

Link to Job Description!

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