Collection Development Librarian Resume

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Howard Crowther

320 Midway Road

Ola, AR 72853



Job Objective To become a part of your team and serve as Collection Development Librarian.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in acquisition, collection development and access of library information resources
  • Immense knowledge of library practices and collection development policies
  • Extensive knowledge of library cataloging procedures and collection analysis practices
  • Familiarity with using automated acquisitions system, MS Office and internet
  • Ability to review, acquire and maintain library resources in all formats
  • Ability to interact with staff, patrons, and vendors in a professional manner

Professional Experience:

Collection Development Librarian

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

August 2012 – Present


  • Developed and maintained collection of print-based and electronic resources for library.
  • Created, implemented and revised collection development policies of library.
  • Promoted library collections and resolved various collection-related issues.
  • Interpreted and explained library related policies to patrons, as needed.
  • Answered queries of patrons and provided reference services, as requested.
  • Attended various staff meetings and participated in professional development activities.

Collection Development Librarian

Federal Reserve Board of Governors

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Procured, catalogued, maintained and evaluated library resource materials.
  • Supervised and evaluated collection development and acquisition activities.
  • Monitored, controlled and documented expenditure related to collection development.
  • Developed, implemented and communicated collection development policy and guidelines.
  • Identified, assessed and utilized new collection development tools, efficiently.
  • Developed and maintained positive business relationships with vendors.


Master’s Degree in Library and Information Management

Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

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