Gardere seeks an Assistant Librarian in the Dallas office

Title:  Assistant Librarian
Responsibilities:

  • Maintain library catalog for print and digital collections in US-based offices;
  • Conduct periodic audits of the firm’s collection;
  • Review/process invoices and document library expenses;
  • Maintain individual resource allocations for attorneys (firm or expense account charges, practice groups, etc.);
  • Maintain passwords database;
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Library Services and Technical Services Librarian as necessary;
  • Assist the Library Director with special projects;
  • Respond to research requests as needed;
  • Develop and share new research strategies and best practices;
  • Participate in New Hire Orientation and promote library services;
  • Encourage the use of library resources through training and outreach activities;Keep current with changes and developments in legal information resources;
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with academic, business, scientific, and law firm libraries to assist in the acquisition of information as requested by attorneys;
  • Evaluate products, plan product demos and trials, roll out new products to applicable teams, and evaluate usage of resources;
  • Serve as a point-of-contact for vendors;
  • Supervise out-sourced library filing service and/or interns.

Job Requirements

  • Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree (Master of Library Sciences preferred) and a minimum of one year of prior law library research experience.
  • Strong skills using library automation software (EOSI) and other storage systems (e.g. SharePoint, MS Access).
  • Proficiency with research databases including Westlaw Next, Practical Law, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah, PACER and HeinOnline is required. 
  • The position also requires the ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, strong organizational and time management skills, a strong customer service orientation, a demonstrated interest in personal professional development, and the ability to maintain client confidentiality.
  • Qualified candidates must be able to complete research projects independently.  The ability to work with other firm librarians as a member of our library team is also required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate must be highly organized and detail oriented. He/she will demonstrate excellent research skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills, excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and creative problem-solving skills.

Gardere is an equal opportunity employer, valuing diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to gHR@gardere.com.

 

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Baker Botts L.L.P. seeks a Research Librarian for Dallas

Research Librarian 

JOB CODE:    14013

FLSA CODE: Exempt

REPORTS TO:           Regional Library Services Manager

The purpose of this position is to provide research and reference services to firm lawyers and staff in support of service to firm clients and the firm’s business development efforts. This position is part of a team that covers requests from multiple locations.

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Houston Research Librarian at Morgan Lewis!

Morgan Lewis & Bockius has an opening for a research librarian in Houston.  The position may also be staffed in Chicago or Washington DC.  For details, including how to apply, click on the link below.

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Candice C. Kennington, MLIS
Research Librarian

ANDREWS KURTH KENYON LLP

600 Travis Street, Suite 4200  |  Houston, Texas 77002

+1.713.220.4083 Phone  |  +1.713.220.4285 Fax
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Library Manager – Holland & Knight

Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,200 lawyers and other professionals in 27 offices throughout the world. Our lawyers provide representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm, regardless of location.

Holland & Knight is seeking a Library Manager for the West Coast region to be based in our Dallas, Texas or Los Angeles, California office. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of library services for the region, including legal and business research, training and instruction of efficient research techniques and budget management. The librarian is expected to perform outreach, as well as be comfortable with emerging technologies and is responsible for improving access to online databases and Internet resources and providing training for such resources. This role requires candidates to have a progressive approach to Library Science, demonstrate initiative and work as part of a collaborative team on library-wide issues and projects. EOE, AA, M/F/D/V

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Senior Research Analyst

Senior Research Analyst

Job Description:

This position reports directly to the Director of Knowledge Resources and is primarily responsible for conducting research and training for the practice groups, attorneys, paralegals and staff at Bracewell.

This position can reside in our Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, New York, DC or Seattle offices.
This position reports to the Director of Knowledge Resources in Dallas, Texas.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Performs in-depth, on-demand legal, business, financial and market research through the
utilization of print and online resources
• Compiles and maintain practice specific Pathfinders to assist others in locating available research
tools
• Coordinates training sessions, develop training materials, and provide instruction on various
research-related topics and strategies
• Works with practice group leaders to develop the best collection of resources in print and online
• Develops current awareness materials for distribution to attorneys / clients
• Develops content on the firm’s intranet
• Monitors for new research and competitive intelligence resources
• Performs data entry for client billing
• Other duties as assigned or needed

Knowledge / Experience / Skills Required:

Undergraduate college degree and JD from an ABA accredited law school or Masters in
Library/Information Sciences
• At least five (5) years of law firm legal research experience
• Highly proficient in searching a variety of databases including, but not limited to WestlawNext,

Lexis Advance, Practical Law, Intelligize, Courtlink, Pacer, HeinOnline, BloombergLaw, CCH
Intelliconnect, MonitorSuite, Hoovers, etc.
• Experience using automated library systems; SydneyPlus experience preferred
• Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
• Ability to manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines
• Superior oral and written communication skills
• Strong customer service orientation
• Strong technology and database administration skills
• Strong work ethic and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
• Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision as well as part of a virtual team
• Ability to develop strong internal relationships to market and improve services
• SharePoint experience a plus

Interested candidates, please send responses to Natalie Lira – Natalie.Lira@bracewelllaw.com.

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