Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar



Post Name                   Digital Library Information and Technology Professional

No. of Posts                01

Age Limit                    Below 35 years

Pay                                Salary Range (Rs 39000/ -Rs 45000/ Per Month)


Qualification, Experience & Skill Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree in Library & Information Science (BLISc) with minimum two years’ relevant experience.


IIM Amritsar requires Digital Library Information and Technology Professional to work in the following domains.

1. User orientation

a. Online Databases

b. Offline Databases (CMIE prowess, CAPITALINE, ACE, Data stream, Reuters, District GDP, Census of India, etc.

c. E-Journals (Discovery & A-Z)

d. Assisting individual students/AAs/RAs for databases & e-journals

e. Interface with students’ Committees

f. Information literacy

g. Reference cum citation software h. Organize the workshop

2. User Awareness and other promotional services

a. Arrangement of library materials

b. New arrivals (books, journals & news)

c. Display of faculty publications (books & journals articles) and Library notice board

d. Cyber lab

e. Self-operated Photocopy machine f. Remote’XS facility

g. Other services like circulation privileges, ILL, reference, etc.

h. Library website, IR & OPAC

i. Preparing posters for services and databases to aware the users about the same

j. Display the reference guidelines & how to use the database on notice board and web

k. Organise book and publisher exhibitions

l. Library Quiz and similar activities

3. Reference and circulation services

a) Knowledge of citation/reference manager software

b) Assist in preparing and updating library database guide

c) Handling and managing the circulation counter

4. Print books, e-Books and periodicals acquisition and online procurement & Library Technology

a. Acquisition License agreements, Issues related with copyright restrictions

b. Discount rates and negotiation

c. Duplicate check and verification of access / download rights and formats

d. Checking the access, i.e., Patron driven, Rental, Subscription, etc.

e. Communicating platform specifications

f. Checking with e-book aggregators

g. Checking the Usage statistics

h. Downloadable MARC records and integration with Discovery service

i. Cataloguing and classification of the book

j. Maintenance of the inventory / register

k. Online book procurements

l. Checking the comparison of different online vendors

m. Selection of online vendors and procuring without any time delay

n. Scout for more discounts / better prices

o. Scout for availability of rare books, odd and old publications

p. Accounting for different payment options, i.e., COD and Credit card.

q. Checking the materials after delivery

r. Monitoring returns for defective materials

s. Checking the invoice and price proof

t. Checking and settlement of credit card payment.

u. Managing print and digital resources like ILMS, Digital library software, ERMS, etc

v. Content Discovery services

w. Open Source software applications

x. Website development and management

y. Mobile applications for libraries

z. Digital displays and VR applications & Managing RFID and other technology applications in libraries.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates may send their application and soft copies of relevant details including scanned copies of marks cards, degree certificates, and experience certificates with a cover letter clearly mentioning the post applied for, to the e-mail address given below on or before 5.30 PM on Saturday, September, 28th 2019

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