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San Francisco, CA
Reference Librarian
San Francisco, CA
Daniel LLC
San Francisco, CA
Reference Librarian
  • Participate in workgroups supporting library network cooperation, services improvement, and staff/patron current awareness and training
  • Assist in consultation on the development of the upper level Agency web pages, supporting public and staff access via Internet and intranet resources
  • Perform faculty and project research as assigned by and to assist the full-time Reference Librarians; and
  • Support the management of user accounts and provide reference and referral services support
  • Provide reference assistance to faculty, students, alumni, and public patrons in the library reference office via in-person, telephone, and e-mail consultation
  • Provide teaching assistance in the Legal Research Writing and Analysis program (“LRWA”), including occasional evening teaching
  • Engages in collection development and management in assigned subject areas
Boston, MA
Am-reference Librarian
Boston, MA
Keebler-Kreiger
Boston, MA
Am-reference Librarian
  • Provide reference service in all areas of law for all jurisdictions, as well as in non-law subject areas
  • Collection development in assigned area(s)
  • Provide research instruction sessions in classes and individual or group research consultations
  • Create and update research guides
  • Participate in the evening and weekend rotation at the reference desk
  • Participate in outreach efforts to law students, including exam coffee break, therapy dogs, and newsletters. Work with Head of Public Services to plan and implement new outreach efforts
  • May be assigned other duties
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Detroit, MI
Assistant Director / Reference Librarian
Detroit, MI
Schinner and Sons
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Detroit, MI
Assistant Director / Reference Librarian
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  • Manages or assists with special projects
  • Provides assistance with technology tools
  • Provides reference and research support and works collaboratively with faculty to plan and deliver course-integrated instruction
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies, and procedures
  • Delivers instruction and research assistance
  • Participates in professional activities and professional development
  • Assists with community outreach activities
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Library
Bachelor’s Degree in Library
Quinnipiac University
Bachelor’s Degree in Library
Skills Skills
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Willingness and ability to comply with Monterey Institute’s policies, procedures and mandates
  • Knowledge of print and online reference resources
  • Competency in basic maintenance of library machinery
  • Ability to provide functional supervision of library graduate assistants
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently after training
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills; enthusiasm for learning
  • Abilities
  • Develop, maintain library operations manual. Attend meetings and workshops, and seek additional opportunities for professional development. Other Duties as assigned
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create, write and update library publications, such as manuals, guides, bookmarks, bibliographies, subject guides and other information literacy/library promotional materials
  • Supervise any ILL services offered and contribute content to library web site
  • Serve as coordinator for collection development. Assist Director of Library in campus community outreach activities, ensuring that library collections meet user needs
  • Acquire new materials in all formats consistent with overall institutional strategic goals, the library’s collection development policy, and annual budget allocations
  • Review existing collections for continued curriculum relevance
  • Oversee repair and maintenance of library AV equipment as well as supervise processing, repair, binding of library materials, in cooperation with Technical Services Librarian
  • Assist Director of Library in strategic planning and preparation of the annual library budget
  • Oversee student workers in shelving and inventory of library materials and schedule their work hours to assist in coverage of the circulation desk
  • Develop, maintain library operations manual. Attend meetings and workshops, and seek additional opportunities for professional development. Other Duties as assigned
  • Abilities
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide professional level support for client reference, public access, and information management services in multiple formats such as e-mail, web forms, paper mail, phone, etc
  • Support content maintenance, operation and updating of a shared knowledgebase of frequently asked questions
  • Support the management of user accounts and provide reference and referral services support
  • Train subject matter experts in the use of the application that supports the knowledgebase and user questions
  • Support the preparation of statistical and analytical reports related to reference services, application management, and use of the knowledgebase resources
  • Maintain lists of resources, publications, websites, etc. on various environmental topics
  • Review and update standard response templates in collaboration with other reference and supervisory staff
  • Assist in review of new materials for potential inclusion within the knowledgebase or for potential distribution to staff for current awareness
  • Assist in consultation on the development of the upper level Agency web pages, supporting public and staff access via Internet and intranet resources
  • Provide input and consultation on upgrades and/or repairs to the website based on user input and comments received
  • Make recommendations for improvements and enhancements to the Internet and Intranet sites to increase usability and accessibility
  • Participate in the team's consultation with the client related to information management activities
  • Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent, and 2-4 years of professional level library experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully independently and within a team environment
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, and office applications
  • Experience in preparing analytic reports and statistics, use of applications such as Excel, and development of logical expressions and database queries.     
  • Proficiency with web searching and research
  • Experience using knowledgebase management and customer resource management applications
  • Experience in customer service, library services required
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status and ability to pass a government sponsored background check
  • Experience in preparing analytic reports and statistics, use of applications such as Business Objects, and development of logical expressions and database queries
  • Experience working within customer resources management and/or virtual reference services applications, such as ZenDesk, Parature, Mosio, etc
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide professional level (Librarian) support in the areas of reference services, information management, patron outreach and communication regarding available library services and resources
  • Participate in workgroups supporting library network cooperation, services improvement, and staff/patron current awareness and training
  • Provide consultation on and participate in the provision of librarian services and updating/maintaining procedures documentation
  • Librarians on the team participate in Library Network Activities, which may include workgroups supporting collaborative services, digitization, outreach, and other topics requiring input form professional librarian staff
  • Coordinate reference desk staffing schedules, review materials dispersal lists and selection of materials to add to the collection, as well as reference and bibliographic searching for patrons
  • Prepare weekly and monthly statistical and narrative reports on reference services and progress; preparing other reports as needed
  • MS in Library Science or equivalent, and 2-4 years of professional level experience
  • 2 plus years of experience professional librarian experience in the field of chemistry or allied fields such as toxicology, medical science, environmental science, biology, etc
  • Experience in preparing analytic reports and statistics, use of office productivity applications, reference management applications, CRM applications, and development of logical expressions and database queries
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides virtual and in-person reference service to groups and individuals
  • Promotes library services and assists in general circulation services
  • Participates in library outreach programs and conducts library tours
  • Provides library instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on use of the library and its resources
  • Collaborates with other library staff in planning expected learning outcomes and promoting resources
  • Develops electronic instructional materials for a variety of subjects, classes and specific assignments
  • Engages in collection development and management in assigned subject areas
  • Position may require evening and weekend hours
  • Collects and researches data
  • Uses intuition and experience to complement data
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations and uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Consistently demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior congruent with Christian values in all transactions and relationships; adheres to the regulatory and legal environment of higher education; is openly accountable for actions, decisions and outcomes; contributes to sustained profitability by establishing realistic goals and effectively managing resources and a commitment to Christian ideals, philosophy, and direction of the University as stated through its mission and vision, integrating faith into his or her discipline
  • Interacts cooperatively and constructively with all constituents; exhibits the highest standards of dedication and commitment to quality service to meet or exceed student requirements; consistently conveys a positive attitude toward constituents and demonstrates continual focus on student-centered learning and retention and learner needs
  • ALA-accredited Masters in Library and Information Science required. Professional experience in an academic library preferred
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Participate in Reference and Chat rotation, helping patrons in a wide variety of ways such as: identifying possible research sources in all formats, suggesting research strategies, giving ‘over the shoulder’ guidance in the use of online databases, assisting in the use of library equipment, exercising discretion and tact in representing the library in the best possible light to the walk-in, email, chat or call-in patron
  • Participate in Biddle’s Faculty Liaison Program by meeting regularly with assigned faculty about their research interests, attending their workshop presentations, developing faculty course portal materials, making recommendations on their behalf to the Collection Development Committee, bringing new acquisitions to their attention with their research interests in mind, doing everything possible to make faculty feel that librarians support them proactively
  • Teach legal research in formal and informal settings, including but not limited to, first year legal research instruction, upper-level law students in classes and tutorials, LLM classes in an intensive August program, ‘one-on-one’ consultations with students writing research papers and with non-law university patrons
  • Enhance the library’s contribution to the mission of the Law School by producing bibliographies for the Faculty Appointments Committee, supplying specialized information for administrators, and providing assistance to all administrative units of the Law School as appropriate
  • Write library guides, handouts, bibliographies, etc., and contribute to webpage projects
  • Contribute to the Library’s teams and strategic initiatives, including identifying innovative outreach efforts and applying new technologies to Reference and the Library’s work
  • Foster contacts with other professionals and libraries by participating in the activities of professional organizations
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Assistant Director / Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides reference and research support and works collaboratively with faculty to plan and deliver course-integrated instruction
  • Serves as a liaison librarian to specific academic departments
  • Delivers instruction and research assistance
  • Identifies faculty and student needs, and solicits input on library resources in the specific departmental disciplines
  • Supervises support staff in Interlibrary Loan and Serials
  • Processes billing for ILL and library services
  • Provides assistance with technology tools
  • Teaches information access and assessment
  • Collaborates with faculty to provide curriculum-integrated instructional support
  • Assists with scholarly research
  • Assists with community outreach activities
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies, and procedures
  • Participates in professional activities and professional development
  • Manages or assists with special projects
  • A Master’s of Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a medical library or an academic health sciences library
  • Demonstrated experience in providing library instruction in a college or university setting to students and faculty having a wide range of skills and goals
  • Demonstrated database searching skills
  • Familiarity with emerging technologies and social media
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Undergraduate subject credentials in the biological or health sciences
  • Previous experience with teaching evidence-based medicine principles and practice
  • Knowledge of or participation in systematic reviews
  • Experience in embedded librarianship
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Consistently demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior congruent with Christian values in all transactions and relationships; Adheres to the regulatory and legal environment of higher education; Is openly accountable for actions, decisions and outcomes; Contributes to sustained profitability by establishing realistic goals and effectively managing resources; A commitment to Christian ideals, philosophy, and direction of the University as stated through its mission and vision, integrating faith into his or her discipline
  • Interacts cooperatively and constructively with all constituents; Exhibits the highest standards of dedication and commitment to quality service to meet or exceed student requirements; consistently conveys a positive attitude toward constituents; Demonstrates continual focus on student-centered learning and retention and learner needs
  • ALA-Accredited master's degree in library and information studies or currently enrolled in an ALA-Accredited master's degree program in library and information studies
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides reference assistance to law students, faculty, and other WSCL patrons
  • Participates in student instruction and outreach activities including the first-year Legal Writing and Research program, orientation, specialized in-class research sessions, as well as research courses taught exclusively by librarians
  • Participates as a member of the collection development team for both online and print collections
  • Contributes to the creation of print and electronic reference tools
  • Supervises the Reserve Desk and student library assistants as needed
  • JD from an ABA-accredited (or foreign equivalent) institution and a MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited (or foreign equivalent) institution. Persons with a JD who are currently accepted in an MLS degree program at an ALA-accredited school are encouraged to apply
  • In-depth knowledge of legal sources and legal research in electronic and print formats
  • Ability to work effectively in groups
  • Ability to teach legal research to individuals at the reference desk, to small groups and in the classroom
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage, supervise, and coordinate the Reference Desk operation. The librarian will be responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and scheduling approximately 10-15 law students to provide reference service
  • Provide reference service in all areas of law for all jurisdictions, as well as in non-law subject areas
  • Participate in the evening and weekend rotation at the reference desk
  • Provide research instruction sessions in classes and individual or group research consultations
  • Collection development in assigned area(s)
  • Participate in outreach efforts to law students, including exam coffee break, therapy dogs, and newsletters. Work with Head of Public Services to plan and implement new outreach efforts
  • Create research guides
  • Fill in for other reference librarians and provide back-up supervision for other functions during vacations and other absences, as needed
  • Complete research for law faculty as needed
  • May be assigned other duties
  • J.D. from U.S. accredited law school
  • Master’s degree in Information or Library Science from U.S. accredited graduate school
  • Substantial knowledge of and proficiency with a wide range of legal information sources and research methods
  • A thorough knowledge of legal systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team
  • Creativity and adaptability in the face of multiple simultaneous demands
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends at the reference desk on a rotating basis
  • Licensed to practice law in one or more U.S. states
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Providing general reference assistance at the reference desk (as well as by chat, email and individual reference consultations by appointment); conducting information literacy instruction sessions; participating in the development of the Library's website and subject guides, including updating information and preparing new content; contributing to special projects; other duties as assigned
  • A Masters of Library and Information Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution; experience in public service, reference, and information literacy instruction in an academic library setting; strong inter-personal skills; strong oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced degree or significant coursework in the humanities or social sciences; cataloging experience, knowledge of additional language (e.g., Italian, French, Spanish, Hebrew); experience with OCLC's Worldshare Management Services, EBSCO Discovery Service or Springshare's software platform; experience with web-based publishing (e.g., blogs, newsletters, and social media; experience with data management or assessment (using Excel)
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides research assistance to students, faculty, staff and other library patrons
  • Provides information literacy instruction through orientations, workshops and individual reference assistance
  • Prepares and maintains web research guides
  • Participates in collection development in collaboration with the Collection Development Committee
  • Serves as liaison to MOBAC Reference and Interlibrary Loan Committees. Develops a strong participatory relationship with assigned MOBAC committees
  • Manages interlibrary loan services. Oversees ILL workflow and training needs. Coordinates with Middlebury interlibrary loan staff
  • Assists with functional supervision of library graduate assistants in coordination with the circulation library assistants and the Assistant Director
  • Oversees library operations during evening and weekend shifts when no other staff members are present
  • Assists with circulation services
  • Assists with maintenance of photocopiers, computers and printers
  • Assists with the processing of reserve material
  • Assists other staff as requested, particularly during intersession and summer
  • Maintains expertise by staying abreast of emerging trends in reference librarianship
  • Documents and interprets policies and procedures
  • Works in a fast-paced/multi-tasking environment
  • Prioritizes tasks and responds positively to unanticipated changes while exhibiting flexibility under demanding circumstances
  • Complies with copyright law as it applies to academic libraries
  • Actively participates in collaboration, teamwork and judgment in establishing priority and individual responsibility in the course of providing library borrower, circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and information services
  • Maintains reference and instructional session statistics
  • Maintains a close working relationship with all library staff
  • Maintains confidentiality of library records and contact information
  • Collaborates with other members of the Public Services team to ensure that the public and staff areas are safe, clean, well maintained and inviting to users. Responds efficiently and properly to any issues that arise in regards to the facility
  • Actively participates in meetings, training, staff and departmental development
  • Utilizes and fosters use of shared departmental folders, mailboxes, distribution lists, websites and calendars to facilitate communication
  • Other responsibilities as required to assist the Public Services department in accomplishing its mission; flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of the department and the library
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills; enthusiasm for learning
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment is required
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently after training
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Knowledge of print and online reference resources
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and integrated library systems [knowledge of Millennium, OCLC, ILLIAD and web searching preferred]
  • Competency in basic maintenance of library machinery
  • Ability to provide functional supervision of library graduate assistants
  • Willingness and ability to comply with Monterey Institute’s policies, procedures and mandates
  • At least two years of previous library reference experience is preferred
  • Experience working in a desktop computing environment is required
  • Bibliographic instruction experience is preferred
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Reference Librarian id Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master’s degree in library science from a school accredited by the American Library Association is required
  • Reference training or experience
  • Experience or training in database searching
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team
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Am-reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • JD required; Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies strongly preferred
  • Candidates must have knowledge of basic legal research sources and be skilled at using all manner of research materials
  • Candidates with 1-2 years relevant experience, including legal practice or teaching experience, will receive preferred consideration; Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language also preferred
  • Knowledge of relevant aspects of library operations including understanding of contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies
  • Proficiency in using the latest digital resources
  • A very strong service ethic, and the ability to blend harmoniously with colleagues and the law school and university communities
  • Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide reference assistance to faculty, students, alumni, and public patrons in the library reference office via in-person, telephone, and e-mail consultation
  • Assist students who are engaged in researching and writing a note or comment of publishable quality for their Scholarly Writing class by reviewing and commenting on research outlines, meeting with students by appointment, and assisting those who stop by the Reference Office without an appointment
  • Provide teaching assistance in the Legal Research Writing and Analysis program (“LRWA”), including occasional evening teaching
  • Assist with keeping research guides up-to-date and well-maintained
  • Perform faculty and project research as assigned by and to assist the full-time Reference Librarians; and
  • J.D. and an ALA-approved MLS (or an equivalent degree) with law library reference experience (J.D. with library reference experience and enrollment in an MLS program may substitute for the MLS degree requirement)
  • Teaching or training experience is preferred
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide timely reference research services to researchers and management at NREL. Deliverables include comprehensive literature reviews, specific scientific information, market data, and traditional document delivery
  • Efficiently communicate with researchers to identify information needs and define the expected results
  • Cultivate relationships with NREL researchers to further the NREL Library’s role as a trusted partner in advancing NREL’s mission
  • Provide circulation services and Technical Record Book support as needed
  • Along with other NREL Librarians, staff NREL Library Reference Desk and provide walk up service to the NREL community
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Reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides reference and research consultation services. This incorporates a broad range of activities including identifying and interpreting both print and electronic resources to the library's public; instruction in the use of reference and other information resources; and guidance in developing appropriate critical thinking skills and research strategies
  • Provides oversight for information literacy instruction sessions for general education classes having a significant library emphasis (e.g., LIBA 100). Collaborates with other librarians and faculty as part of this process. Conducts library and information instruction sessions in areas of liaison responsibility
  • Assumes collection development responsibilities as assigned. Works with library faculty liaisons to build the collection
  • Creates and maintains library and discipline-specific information guides and resources. For example, oversees development of content for web-based subject guides in assigned areas, and develops LibGuides where needed for specific classes
  • Acting as the library's primary contact with database vendors and the Orbis Cascade Alliance, requests and receives price quotes, negotiates prices where possible, receives and assesses licenses, requests database trials from vendors when desirable, and conveys related information and documents to the Dean of Libraries and other librarians as appropriate
  • Serves on faculty committees when possible and appropriate
  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth; develops and successfully completes growth plans
  • Communicates effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service
  • By actions, words and lifestyle, serves as a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role
  • Miscellaneous tasks as assigned
  • ALA accredited M.L.S
  • Two years of professional library experience, preferably in a college or university setting
  • Strong service orientation and interpersonal skills
  • Relevant experience in providing reference/research consultation services and information literacy instruction
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith
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Am-reference Librarian Resume Examples & Samples

  • Names and contact information for three professional references; indicate professional relationship with each reference
  • J.D. from ABA accredited law school
  • Master’s degree in Information or Library Science from ALA accredited graduate school
  • A strong service orientation
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Group instruction experience or potential
  • Experience using and familiarity with emerging technologies
  • Some experience performing reference work in an academic law library
  • Ability to work with foreign language materials