New Haven, CT: Kaplanoff Librarian for American History, Yale University

Position Focus: Reporting to the Head of Humanities Collections and Research Education, the Kaplanoff Librarian facilitates access to collections and services in a complex, multi-faceted research library environment through direct contact with library patrons and the development and promotion of services and collections.

The Kaplanoff Librarian provides research support to students and faculty in the Departments of African American Studies, and History and the program of American Studies through extensive one-on-one research consultations, class instruction, and virtual reference services; raises awareness of research resources through blogs, mailing lists, and workshops; engages with students and faculty to support exhibits, digital projects, conferences, and other academic efforts; creates and maintains research guides and other research support tools. The librarian also collaborates with other library subject specialists, special collections librarians and archivists, and digital humanities specialists in support of a rich and varied research program. Continue reading “New Haven, CT: Kaplanoff Librarian for American History, Yale University”