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Research Librarian

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jan 12,2019

Valid Through

Apr 27,2019

Posted on

Jan 11,2019

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

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Research Librarian
The candidate will provide in-depth as well as quick reference legal and business research support to lawyers, staff and clients globally through an appropriate combination of traditional resources and emerging technologies. Monitors and responds to a wide variety of research requests utilizing a reference request database and coordinates this effort with other global research team members. Participates in planning and implementation of training programs for lawyers and staff to promote the effective use of library resources, both locally and globally as needed. Utilizes interlibrary loan and document retrieval services as needed. Participates in Firm wide teleconferences with library and research services staff as scheduled. Participates as a team member on select projects and initiatives as assigned. Stays current on research technologies by keeping up with professional literature. Takes responsibility for various administrative tasks as needed. Performs other duties as assigned, including both Firm wide and local library projects.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school. 1-2 years law library experience is preferred. Must have ability to deal professionally and possess demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability and commitment to interact effectively with a diverse clientele both internally and externally. Should have ability to manage multiple tasks, to prioritize and complete projects rapidly and efficiently, yet thoroughly. Must have ability and willingness to participate in the process of evaluating websites and electronic research resources from substantive and technical perspectives. Should have ability to work independently and collaboratively, often with coworkers in other offices. Proven experience with automated library systems is preferred. Experience with web page creation software such as Microsoft SharePoint is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
1290 Avenue of The Americas
New York City, NY 10104


"Best firm in the County"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Keep an open mind and work hard and they will make sure your time spent is worth it.

Pros : My 3 months here at Bryan Cave LLP have seemed so much longer than that! They treat me like family and every day is a joy to come into work.
Cons : There is so much to be done it cannot be finished in a single day, but they accept that fact.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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