Research Librarian (12 month contract)


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2018-09-17 16:28:421970-01-01Glen Recruitment
Job Type Temporary / Contract
Area London, UK
Sector Research and AnalysisInformation ManagementLibrary
Salary Excellent negotiable salary + benefits
Start Date
Job Ref R9310
Description
Our client, a large fully-integrated law firm, has a vacancy for a Research Librarian in their Knowledge and Research department which has a proactive role in the promotion of new technologies.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Using a wide range of printed and online resources to complete simple and complex research tasks
  • Assisting end users to develop their own research strategies using print and electronic resources
  • Delivering training to a range of fee-earners and trainees
  • Liaising with fee-earners and suppliers to resolve technical, content or access issues with these resources
  • Assisting with the selection, acquisition and cataloguing of new resources using the library management system.
  • Contributing to procurement processes e.g.  Negotiating contracts, financial reporting, organisation of details, evaluation of products, providing feedback, maintaining relationships with vendors and promotion of resources
 
Candidate Requirements
  • Postgraduate/graduate qualification in Library/Information Studies (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in library & information work
  • Demonstrated expertise in legal and/or business information resources
  • Demonstrate a competent level of ability in the delivery of training
  • Intermediate Word and Excel skills
  • Confident research skills
  • Experience of using SharePoint and automated library management systems
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