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Friday, April 17, 2015

F/T - Librarian, Research & Training, Paul Hastings (NY)

Librarian, Research & Training, Paul Hastings – New York, DC

Paul Hastings, international law firm seeks a Librarian to provide training and expert legal reference and research to the local office and in specialized practice areas.

Librarian will:

• Provide expert-level of reference, research and support for local office(s) and act as a subject matter expert in specialized practice areas for all US offices;
• Deliver research training to Attorneys and Staff and assist in the development of new research and reference offerings;
• Evaluate information resources to optimize library collections in coordination with the Information Resource team;
• Compile and organize information obtained in print and electronic resources/databases;
• Work beyond scheduled hours as required and travel as needed; and
• Handle additional related projects as assigned and additional library administrative tasks.


 We are seeking candidates who have:
• Expert proficiency in online research and legal databases;
• Expert proficiency in the English language, including punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills;
• Advanced proficiency in providing training on the use of electronic research platforms;
• Advanced proficiency in integrated library management systems;
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite;
• Expert knowledge of legal and business research resources employed by global law firms;
• Advanced knowledge of specialized practice areas (preferred);
• Specialized knowledge relating to Intellectual Property research and resources.
• Knowledge of Questel (or like Patent research service), Docket Navigator,  Saegis, ProQuest Dialog
• Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory;
• Advanced degree (MLS, MLIS) in library science, library information science or related field (required);
• At least 3 years of experience providing reference and research, preferably in a law or business library;
• At least 3 years of experience providing training on use of electronic research platforms; and
• At least 2 years of experience in specialized practice areas (preferred).

To apply: