Located in downtown Manhattan, the New York Law Institute is a membership law library, serving the legal community continuously since 1828. Its ongoing mission is partnering with member libraries for cost-sharing access to resources. Today, membership libraries are a crucial part of the legal information community and NYLI is undertaking major initiatives to meet 21st century demands by providing just in time access to legal and business information.
The New York Law Institute is currently recruiting for a Research Librarian. This critical reference position provides legal, business, and general information services to NYLI’s members using print, historical, and electronic resources. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Executive Director and the Senior Research Librarian to support the mission of The New York Law Institute.
Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to perform in-depth legal and non-legal reference and research services using print and electronic resources.
Deadline: Applications are due by April 3, 2015 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with your salary requirements via e-mail to
Ralph Monaco, Executive Director email@example.com
Equal Opportunity Employer; Competitive salary and benefits package.
Are you looking for an opportunity to be a member of a team of highly dedicated professionals? Do you love a challenge and thrive on delivering results? If this sounds like you, then we’d like to talk.
We are seeking an experienced and motivated professional to join our Library team in the Buffalo office. This individual is responsible for providing legal and non-legal reference and research services to attorneys, paralegals and other staff members. This individual also participates in collection development and with various aspects of Library administration and service.
M.L.S. or M.I.L.S in Library and Information Science required including successful completion of a legal bibliography course. One to two years of work-related experience in a law or special library. Expertise with on-line services, e.g. CCH, Checkpoint, Lexis and Westlaw are required.
We offer an outstanding compensation package, including a competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits including both a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit pension plan, plus the chance to work with great colleagues in an architecturally significant and stunning setting.
Please apply on-line by visiting our career page at www.hodgsonruss.com.
Employer Statement: The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit seeks an innovative and technology-oriented leader to serve as the Circuit’s Head of Research and Training Services.
ABOUT THE SECOND CIRCUIT LIBRARY
The HRT develops, manages, and expands library services, websites, newsletters, and other learning and development materials; designs and delivers library orientations and educational and training programs for chambers staff and others; works with library and IT staff to update, manage and maintain library IT projects including web pages, digital collections, and other initiatives; oversees collection development and migration to electronic resources by evaluating and selecting information in all formats for acquisition or retention; manages contracts and relationships with print and digital media vendors; oversees and arranges interlibrary loans; establishes networks with neighboring law libraries to share solutions to difficult research and other library related issues; and coordinates special projects pertaining to new media, court history, and outreach and education. The HRT will report to the Circuit Librarian or Deputy Circuit Librarian.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Job Reference Code (if applicable): FY 15-05
The New York City Law Department is now accepting applications for the position of Chief Librarian. The Chief Librarian is responsible for management of all Library resources and provides services to Law Department attorneys throughout the City.
Duties of the Chief Law Librarian:
Along with two other professionals, provide research and reference service to the Law Department, and on occasion to the Mayor's Office, the City Council, and other New York City agencies. Supervise a staff of five: two professional Librarians (one full-time, one part-time) and three support staff (all full-time). Report directly to the Law Department's Managing Attorney.
Oversee all purchasing of new Library materials and maintenance of existing collection. Supervise organization of Library resources including acquisition, cataloging and serials check-in. Evaluate contracts for online and other services, subject to final approval by Agency Chief Contracting Officer. Through institutional memberships and paid service arrangements, enable access to outside research and lending institutions and to document service providers.
Maintain budget; evaluate Library collection and services to find most cost effective balance of print and online resources. Plan physical organization of Library; adapt collection to changing space needs of Law Department. Maintain online storage of some Library resources, as well as physical storage of historical and other print materials. Oversee coordination of online research training.
Represent Library in Law Department professional meetings. Present overview of Library services to all Law Department Divisions, Borough Offices, and new attorneys and paralegals. Participate in librarian professional organizations, both national and local.
Application Requirements: JD and graduate degree in Library / Information Science; at least five years of supervisory experience in a law library. High level of legal research proficiency; excellent online skills for services such as Lexis and Westlaw. Ability to coordinate staff to meet needs of large and busy law office environment. Knowledge of budgeting principles and library collection development.
Preferred Skills: Significant experience as a Library director or associate director in a large government, law firm or similar research environment.
To apply, please click the following link - https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/?jobPath=psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRS.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=186336&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1. Then click the "Apply Now" button, and upload your resume and cover letter in PDF format. You will receive an email confirmation if your application goes through properly.
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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, an AmLaw 50 international law firm with over 650 attorneys, is one of the leading law firms in the country. Debevoise is committed to hiring dedicated and talented individuals as members of our administrative community. We strive to foster a culture based on diversity as well as concern and respect for each individual. Our goal of providing outstanding service to our lawyers and clients is achieved by promoting an atmosphere that is both collaborative and professional.
The firm seeks an Electronic Resources Coordinator. This position reports to the Manager of Electronic Resources in the Knowledge Management Services Department.
Requirements, Skills and Related Competencies:
This position requires vision, hearing and speech capabilities such that computers, keyboards and telephones may be easily utilized.
To apply please send cover letter, resume, references, salary requirements and mention where you saw this position advertised:
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, a large, fast-paced law firm, is seeking an experienced Research Librarian to join its service-oriented library team covering the hours from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Linda Wood Reid
Assistant Director of Library Services
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
919 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022
212.756.2000 │ 212.593.5955 fax