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Contract SLS Librarian

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Remote, MA, US, Remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

Nursing & Health Professions – Dynamic Health

Systematic Literature Surveillance (SLS) Librarian (contract, less than 20 hours/week)


The SLS Librarian (contract) for Dynamic Health nursing and health professions products will support the systematic literature surveillance process, assuring production of content that is clinically-sound, current, and relevant at the point-of-care.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports systematic literature search editors to meet currency initiatives for Dynamic Health and/or Nursing Reference Center Plus through database searches and developing/enabling search alerts.
    • Determines complex search strategies to answer PICO questions in consultation with clinical editorial team.
    • Selects appropriate databases, refines search strategies, and runs searches.
    • Saves search strategies for future use.
    • Ensures circulation of material to the editorial team.
  • Identifies new literature (including guidelines, textbooks, and research) with relevance to clinical practice.
  • Responds to editorial team requests for additional literature searches for topics.



  • Medical librarian with master's degree in library science; MLS (Master of Library Science) or MLIS (Master of Library & Information Science)
  • Three or more years of experience in library science
  • Understanding of the principles of evidence-based care, research appraisal, and use of web-based tools for clinical decision making


Required Skills/Attributes:

  • Knowledge of PubMed and other searching strategies
  • Skilled working across teams, multitasking, building consensus, and managing time
  • Flexibility and ability to effectively manage changing workload demands and priorities
  • Motivated self-learner with strong attention to detail
  • Experience with XML or other searching/editing software such as Distiller, Rally, Microsoft SharePoint, and SDL


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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