Palmer School listservs: http://palmerblog.liu.edu/?page_id=154
The New Librarian’s List (NEWLIB-L) http://walternelson.com/dr/newlib-l
“NEWLIB-L is a discussion list for librarians new to the profession who wish to share experiences and discuss ideas, issues, trends, and problems faced by librarians in the early stages of their careers. However, this list is also of interest to those who are considering becoming librarians, and to those established in the profession who might wish to mentor newcomers. The list is currently open to all librarians–academic, public, special, etc.
NEWLIB-L currently has over 1300 subscribers from all over the world, from every aspect of librarianship, and at every stage in a librarian’s career.”
This listserv also has job postings.
Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) listserv (metro-l)
METRO is a library consortium serving libraries in the five boroughs of NYC and Westchester County. They have a number of listservs; this one is open to anyone to subscribe and has job postings in addition to postings on a variety of other topics of interest to librarians and info pros.
ALA JobList http://joblist.ala.org/ Lots of resources, links to articles, and of course, job postings.
INALJ (I Need A Library Job) http://inalj.com/ Many many postings. I also recommend checking out their FB page and signing up for their daily digest.
LIU’s Career Services: http://palmerblog.liu.edu/?page_id=2851
LLAGNY’s list of NY area recruiters for information professionals http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/llagny/Library_Recruiters.html
METRO’s Job Bank http://www.metro.org/en/jobs/search.asp
My articles for METRO ( a sampling):
“Library School Grads: 11 Obstacles Standing Between You and Your First New Job”
“10 Tips for Surviving a Layoff”
“Job Hunters: Why Your Networking May Not Be Working”
“15 Tips for a Successful Career Transition to Librarianship”
“I Advise With a Little Help from My Friends: Finding Career Advice in Pop Music” Part I http://metro.org/articles/i-advise-with-a-little-help-from-my-friends-finding-career-advice-in-pop-music/
“I Advise…” Part II http://metro.org/articles/i-advise-with-a-little-help-fo/
“Your References and You: 11 Tips for Job Hunters” http://metro.org/articles/your-references-and-you-11-tips-for-job-hunters/
“Soft Skills: What Employers Want and Don’t Want…” http://metro.org/articles/soft-skills-what-employers-want-and-dont-want-in-a-new-hire/
“Doing LinkedIn Right: Getting the Most from Your Professional Social Network” http://metro.org/articles/making-linkedin-work-for-your-professional-network/
“Hiring: the Importance of Workplace Culture and Fit” http://metro.org/articles/hiring-the-importance-of-workplace-culture-and-fit/
“Your Reputation and Brand: How to Build Them Strongly” http://metro.org/articles/your-reputation-and-brand/
“The Perks and Perils of Working Multiple Jobs” http://metro.org/articles/perks-and-perils/
Just for fun:
Librarian job interview (Monty Python) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukJmF6f0JdQ
Unaired “Batgirl” pilot: “One minute a librarian… the next minute…” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDnlrfq5tQE
From “Party Girl”: “We’ll just put the books anywhere!” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzbDdgWiaS0
This is what a librarian looks like: http://lookslikelibraryscience.com/archive
Ellen Mehling, Director, Westchester Program and Internships