Sample Acquisitions Librarian Resume

An acquisitions librarian resume focuses on the job hunter's experience providing the most current list of duties and responsibilities. It is essential for acquisitions librarian resumes to include this information if the job seeker hopes to get hired.

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A position as an Acquisitions Librarian


Trained librarian, organized and methodical professional, wide knowledge of books and other media for public consumption


Acquisitions Librarian, 2000 to present:

Any City Public Library, Any City, USA.

Primary responsibility included selecting and ordering books, periodicals, films and other materials for the library, also reviewing publishers' catalogs and announcements and compiling a list of publications and books to be purchased. Consulted with branch librarians for input and recommended acquiring materials from individuals or organizations who have special books or collections for exchange or loan.

Assistant Acquisitions Librarian, 1998-2000:

Any City Public Library, Any City, USA.

Assisted the librarian with correspondence, compiling lists of books and other publications to be purchased and communicating with vendors about delivery dates and discount rates on acquisitions.


M.A., Library Science, 2000
Smith University, Some City, USA


American Library Association

Excellence in Work Award, 2006

NOTE: Create an acquisitions librarian resume of about two pages, containing enough information to show the employer what you have to offer. You can use this brief example to write a acquisitions librarian resume that perfectly suits your background and work experience.