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Friday, October 30, 2015

Corporate Librarian, Davis Polk (NY)

Corporate Librarian, Davis Polk & Wardwell (NY)

Position:  Corporate Librarian
Hours:   12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Monday – Friday

  • Conduct research to identify corporate transactions, deals, events, etc. and obtain related documents
  • Research SEC filings for precedents containing specific disclosures / language
  • Identify and obtain specific SEC filings / exhibits as well as documents of non- registered companies
  • Compile company profile/background reports utilizing company intelligence databases and LexisNexis.
  • Obtain current and historical stock / bond prices, currency exchange rates, CUSIPs, market capitalization data and more from Bloomberg and S&P Capital IQ
  • Work on special projects as needed, e.g. compiling league table data, conducting targeted company intelligence-related research
  • Familiarity with the language of business and corporate transactions
  • Proficient using Bloomberg, Capital IQ, FactSet, Lexis Securities Mosaic, Intelligize, LexisNexis, Thomson One

2 years law firm or corporate firm experience
MLS from an ALA accredited school

If interested in applying please send a cover letter and resume to:  Jacqueline Nunez, Human Resources Manager, Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP, at  No phone calls please.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Legal Research Librarians (ProLiBRA) (NY)

Pro Libra is seeking Legal Research Librarians/Contract Positions for a law firm client in New York City.

Legal Research Librarians /Contract Positions


Responsible for researching and providing legal, corporate and general reference information to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the firm.

·     M.S in Library Science and or JD
·     Proficient with PC including email, Internet, and common software. Knowledge and proficiency in use of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Internet, Dialog, Bloomberg Law, CCH, and other legal and general information databases. Excellent telephone, written and oral communication skills.
·     Previous law library experience

Please send resumes or contact: 
Pro Libra Associates
Angela Dzikowski Email:

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Adj Instructor-Info Lit, Bramson ORT Coll (NY)

Bramson ORT College is a growing, 2 yr. college with campuses in Forest Hills, Queens and Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. We are seeking an Adjunct Instructor to teach a required 2 credit Information Literacy course in our location in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. The adjunct will teach three Information Literacy sections in Brooklyn starting November 18.  The schedule of the classes is as follows:
Wednesday 5:30-7:30 PM
Thursday 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Friday 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Start Date: November 18, 2015
-MLS degree
-Ability to develop lesson plans and assess students
-Ability to work with diverse, multicultural students
-Knowledge of ACRL Information Literacy standards and Framework
-Interest in working in higher education
Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience teaching
-Experience as a reference librarian
-Commitment to professional development
Please send cover letter and resume to Shelly Santos, Library Director at

Saturday, October 24, 2015

P/T - Direct Sales Rep, Dragonfly (Remote)

(PT/Remote) Direct Sales Representative, Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting

Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting, Inc. is growing rapidly and are seeking free-lance sales representatives to work on a commission basis. The representatives will be responsible for sales of prestigious, peer-reviewed, academic journals and eBooks. The content is electronic and the customers are academic, hospital and government libraries in the U.S. and Canada.

Position Summary and General Description:

The Direct Sales Representative will sell eJournal and eBook products published by Dragonfly clients. Representative will establish new license and subscription accounts and maintain and grow existing accounts. Accounts are academic, hospital, government and corporate libraries.

Job Duties:

  • Negotiate and close new and renewal business for products represented by Dragonfly.
  • Understand client needs and requirements to uncover additional opportunities for sales.
  • Foster existing customer relationships through telephone/email and possibly, site visits/conferences/presentations.
  • Participate in weekly phone call with Vice President of Sales, communicate regularly with Dragonfly staff, and produce biweekly sales pipeline report to ensure sales growth, the development of new sales channels, customer satisfaction.
  • Create presentations as needed that effectively communicate the value of products represented by Dragonfly.
  • Stay abreast of library/scholarly publishing trends.

Job Requirements (minimum level of knowledge/skill [education/experience] needed to perform job):

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with minimum of two (2) years prior publishing sales experience preferred.
  • Twenty (20) hour work week preferred.
  • Strong sales skills with the ability to drive new sales and establish business relationships.
  • Participate in complex contract negotiations and proposal development.
  • Experience indicating an understanding of / or ability to quickly acquire in-depth knowledge of multiple product lines in support of the responsibilities outlined above.
  • Proven ability to understand and effectively communicate with multiple functional groups.
  • Proven track record of increasing year-to-year revenue growth in a sales environment.
  • Ability to effectively react in dynamic, customer-facing situations.
  • Knowledge of journal publishing in particular, library consortia and multi-site licensing strongly preferred.
  • Solid understanding and previous experience in the Science, Technology and Medical (STM) publishing market preferred.
  • Personable and detail-oriented with strong communication (written and oral), organizational and time management skills.
  • Self-directed and motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Competent computer skills in SalesForce, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required.

Compensation and benefits

  • Strong commission on all new and renewal sales.
  • Additional commission for attaining defined sales targets.
  • Flexible work hours.
For more information, please contact Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting at

Legal Business Research Mgr (Pro LiBRA) (PA)

Legal Business Research Mgr., PRO LiBRA – PA

PRO LiBRA Associates is seeking to fill the position of Legal Business Research Manager for a client located in Philadelphia, PA.

his newly created role will report to the Director of Business and Competitive Intelligence and will manage a research team of four staff members, be a project manager for business research and collection development related projects, and will be responsible for the coordination of firm-wide business research requests.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Managing the Business research team, including monitoring request intake, assignment and review of the daily workflow of requests including but not limited to company profiles, industry profiles, market opportunity assessments and due diligence reports on entities and individuals.
* Managing all aspects of business research and collection development related projects
* Providing comprehensive business, industry and company research using a variety of print and online resources
* Precisely and intelligently communicating the results of research requests to the requestors
* Working on special projects as assigned

* MBA, MLS, JD or related job experience
* Previous Experience in business research in a professional services environment
* Experience in management or oversight of others, particularly in the research area
* Knowledge of and ability to use print and on-line resources, including Westlaw, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, and other types of web-based services, including corporate and securities research tools
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to manage time, establish priorities, respond to emergencies and deal with individuals with patience and diplomacy
* Ability to maintain a service-oriented attitude, remaining poised under pressure
* Ability to take initiative and work independently

Please send resumes or contact:

Pro Libra Associates
Angela Dzikowski:
800-262-0070 Fax#908-918-0977


(Temp) Librarian (PRO LiBRA) (NJ)

(Temp) Librarian, PRO LiBRA – NJ

PRO LiBRA is seeking to fill a Contract Librarian position at the Middlesex County Department of Corrections.

Explains use of reference sources to patrons such as bibliographic indexes and reading guides.

Describes or demonstrates procedures for searching catalog files and shelf collections to obtain materials.

Provides readers’ advisory services to suggest materials to patrons seeking aid in selection of reading material.

Answers reference questions which have a wide range in difficulty varying from those which can be answered by brief consultation of general or special reference tools, to elusive and involved questions that require extended searching in many sources both within and without the library.

Determines content and arrangement of library material for displays, exhibits, and special library programs.

Reviews library collections of books, films, periodicals, records, and so forth to weed material for purpose of discarding due to obsolescence.

Will be required to learn to utilized various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.


A Degree in Library or Information Science in a library program from a library school accredited by the State Board of Education.


One (1) year of librarian experience.
Send resumes or contact:  Angela Dzikowski
Tel: 800-262-0070


P/T - Wkend/Evening Lib, School of Visual Arts (NY)

P/T - Weekend/Evening Librarian, School of Visual Arts (NY)
DATE AVAILABLE: December 2015
JOB TITLE:  Weekend/Evening Librarian (part-time)
DEPARTMENT:  SVA Library, School of Visual Arts
REPORTS TO:  Digital Services Librarian

  • Fall and Spring semesters only (September to May, no summers)
  • Hours: 10 hours per week. The times: Saturday afternoons (2pm to 5pm); Sunday afternoons (1pm to 6pm); plus one weekday evening 6pm to  8pm (specific weekday may vary semester to semester)  

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Provides reference service in the Visual Arts Library on weekends and one weekday evening. Participates in specialized cataloging projects. Provides support to circulation supervisors as needed.


  • Has primary responsibility during weekends and one weekday evening for assisting undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members with library navigation and use of online catalog and electronic resources.  
  • Works on special cataloging projects under the supervision of the head of technical services.
  • Develops LibGuides and other research aids.
  • Presents occasional weekend library instruction sessions.
  • Performs administrative-related tasks in reference services as required.
  • Provides support to weekend and evening managers with student supervision, resolution of patron issues, facilities problems, etc.
  • Reports any patron or staff problems/issues to supervisor. Recommends weekend and evening service improvements.   

  • MLS degree and subject knowledge of the humanities, art & design history
  • Ability to work 10 hours per  week, including weekends and one weekday evening  
  • Experience using online art and design databases
  • Excellent communication and customer services skills
  • Cataloging experience in an academic or museum setting
  • Knowledge of AACR2, LCRI, LCC, LCSH and MARC
  • Experience with OCLC Connection and ExLibris Voyager preferred
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented, with ability to maintain focus on long-term projects.

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the College has instituted numerous educational innovations, including the selection of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields as instructors. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.

Salary: $27/hr

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to  
No walk-ins or phone calls please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Research & Knowledge Mgmt Lib (Cl on For'n Rel'ns) (NY)

Title:               Research and Knowledge Management Librarian

Location:         New York, New York

Salary:             Based upon education and experience 

The Council on Foreign Relations' Library and Research Services department seeks a versatile and creative information professional to join us as we begin to integrate the library's research collections with the institution's strategic enterprise content management (ECM) plan. We are looking for a librarian who brings experience in social science reference services, innovative ideas in instruction, and familiarity with taxonomy structures and metadata for research sources and enterprise content management. This position will also be involved with the development of institutional processes and procedures for digitization and access to born-digital records, hybrid collections, and implementation of a digital asset management system (DAM).

The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):
  • Providing general and in-depth reference services and consultation on CFR research projects.
  • Working with fellow librarians to create and deliver innovative instructional resources (orientations, workshops, etc.).
  • Assessing effectiveness of training in furthering CFR missions through follow-up interviews, web based assessments, usability studies, and regular audits of information preferences of institutional researchers and administrators.
  • Collaborating with other departments to identify, implement, and assess effectiveness of various technology solutions in delivering reference and instruction.
  • Working with colleagues to develop the Library's research portal and design information delivery programs that support CFR projects and administrative processes.
  • Working collaboratively to set priorities and determine appropriate institutional approaches to digital asset management.
  • Contributing to selection, acquisition and organization of books and materials in anticipation of changing institutional research priorities.
  • Participating in establishing and continuous improvement of taxonomy structures for CFR enterprise content management systems and licensed research sources.
  • Participating in departmental strategic planning and the evaluation of the Library's contribution to institutional missions and goals.

  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program.
  • 3-5 years of professional library experience designing and delivering social sciences research and instructional services in a complex non-profit, academic, or business environment.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with databases, publications, informal networks, and data sources that support international affairs and geoeconomic research.
  • Experience developing and delivering information resources and technology training to researchers and staff at varying levels of experience and seniority.
  • Working knowledge of information management principles, techniques, and technology for classification, preservation, search, and records management in both print and digital formats.
  • Working knowledge of taxonomy structures, controlled vocabulary and metadata; experience with information architecture and digital asset management (DAM) systems a plus.
  • Ability to approach projects in a practical and entrepreneurial manner, with strong creative, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Readily able to manage capacity and workload with flexibility and responsiveness.
  • A collegial style suited to work in a small office setting where teamwork is highly valued.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to convey complex processes in clear and simple terms.
  • Proficient in the use of technology in all facets of work including standard office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Experience with information/knowledge management projects that developed robust research and information delivery systems and experience with integrating library and research services into a SharePoint environment a plus.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website,

The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by nonprofit institutions today, including an award-winning health and wellness program including an on-site fitness center, and generous leave policies and health insurance programs.

Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the below address. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.
Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., New York, NY 10065
FAX:  (212) 434-9893

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Data Specialist, Queens Library (NY)

Data Specialist, Queens Library (NY)

Department:                TSD
Position Title:              Data Specialist
Posting Date:              October 9, 2015
Salary Range:              $49,732 - $63,666
Classification:              Senior Librarian
Union-Unit:                  Union
Closing Date:              October 23, 2015
Location:                      Central
Open To:                      All Qualified Staff are eligible to apply regardless of date of appointment into current position.


Responsible for database maintenance, configuration, batch processes and trouble-shooting activities.  Serves as the technical point person for OCLC, Innovative and other metadata and systems vendors. Assists in the improvement of discovery services on the library website. Prepares staff members for adoption of Bibframe and other linked data initiatives. Performs record overlays, batch record migrations, writes data transformation programs, assists with updates from Virtua to OCLC to maintain accuracy of databases. Generates reports. Serve as technical point person in the library's relationships with ILS, DAMS and metadata vendors.  This includes maintaining a running list of enhancements and bug fixes for these systems. Coordinate with ITD staff working to improve the library's discovery layer. Coordinate with Metadata Services staff to create VRA, MARC, Dublin Core and EAD records for archival materials (maps, photographs, manuscripts, musical scores, etc. Must maintain up!
-to-date expertise in the rapidly changing information field, taking a lead on behalf of the library to bring new developments and standards into the library's practices. Train staff on new technologies and best practices around the adoption of Bibframe and other linked data projects. Performs other duties as required.


ALA accredited MLS/MLIS degree and eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian's Certificate required. Experience with cataloging and database management required.  Fluency with metadata schemas and crosswalk creation for library and archival materials required.  Previous experience with MARC and VRA formats, Microsoft Office Suite, MARC Edit, oXygen XML Editor, Perl, and fluency with ILS and DAMS with Virtua and Vital preferred. NACO and BIBCO experience and familiarity with XML preferred. Able to perform independently, be self-motivated, and juggle multiple tasks with a positive attitude. Attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to work well as a team member. Willingness to adapt to new technologies and processes. Attention to detail and accuracy. Knowledge of Bibframe, the Digital Public Library of America initiative, website development (PHP and other programming languages), and linked data.  Fluency in one of the international languages spoken in Queens preferred.


To Apply:  Please email your resume and cover letter to:> and reference "Data Specialist -INT" in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.

Content Manager, Voxgov (NY)


About Us
Voxgov is fast growing startup company that collects, organizes, and analyzes tens of millions of U.S. federal government documents. We are looking for someone who has skills in quality assurance, administration, data entry, and has an excellent eye for detail. This is an entry-level position with room for growth.

About you
You are an extremely detail-oriented individual, who can quickly and accurately find and report errors in our content. You have basic computer skills and are comfortable working in front of a computer for long stretches. You are eager to work for a growing start-up and becoming an invaluable member of our team. You are a motivated self-starter.

• Review content to ensure unwanted material is not included before publishing
• Work closely with data team to complete projects
• Conduct error-free data analysis

• Experience and comfort using a computer and sitting in front of a screen for the majority of the day
• Technical skills include familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs; all other needed software skills will be taught on-site
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to work quickly and efficiently
• Excellent communication skills
• An interest in government and politics is not required but is a plus
• An interest in working for a small, emerging start-up company is a plus

• The position is paid, and can be filled by an intern or full-time employee
• Compensation: competitive salary

To apply: email a cover letter and resume to

Taxonomy & Metadata Sol'n Analyst (Techlink) (NY)

(Temp) Taxonomy and Metadata Solution Analyst, Techlink Systems – NY

Techlink Systems is seeking a Taxonomy and Metadata Solution Analyst for a client located in New York City, NY. This temp-to-hire position with a major media company has an initial contract length of 6 months.

Primary Responsibilities: 
Develop, implement and maintain entity lists, taxonomies and ontologies.
Research metadata standards, create best practices guidelines and provide necessary training to execute Analyze and fix inconsistencies on taxonomy terms and metadata sets.
Lead the use of metadata content into the enterprise systems (iNews, NewsConnect, MAM, PAM). Help determine automated technology solutions to enhance existing workflows and existing data sets.

* At least two years’ experience working in related job.
* Experience with XML/JSON
* Experience creating and implementing metadata standard, schemas and taxonomies.
* Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
* Familiarity with media or publishing industry a plus.
* Hands on programming experience a plus.
* Masters of Library Science (MLIS) preferred.

For more information or to apply, send resume to:
Vini Pradeep
DIRECT: (415) 528-5358
New York ~ San Francisco ~ Los Angeles
Honored as an INC500 member of the Fastest Growing Companies for 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

F/T - Research Specialist, Akin Gump (NY)

Research Specialist – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has an exciting opportunity for a Research Specialist in several locations (New York City, NY; Dallas or Houston, TX; Southern CA, and Washington, DC). Under the immediate supervision of the Research Services Manager, the Research Specialist is responsible for performing and managing requests for legal, corporate, business development and other research, especially with a focus for some of the firm’s transactional and policy groups. The Research Specialist is expected to serve as a positive role model and mentor, and to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys, advisors and staff, efficient and effective departmental operations, and an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. Above all, the Research Specialist must fulfill the needs of the firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm's Core Values.
  • Provide expert-level of reference, research and support and act as a subject matter expert in specialized practice areas, particularly in Tax and Policy, for all US offices;
  • Deliver research training to Attorneys and Staff and assist in the development of new research and reference offerings;
  • Perform online searches using such external databases as WestlawNext, LexisNexis/LexisAdvance, CourtLink, KnowledgeMosaic, HeinOnline, CapitalIQ, DebtWire, among others.
  • Perform local collection management duties, including intake of new materials, materials processing, and shelving.
  • Maintain library catalog records for print materials.
  • Maintain electronic subscription records and password information in Digital Resource Manager.
  • Coordinate interlibrary loans, including responding to incoming requests from other firms; interacting with librarians in New York and elsewhere; and searching OCLC database for interlibrary loan availability.
  • Perform electronic current awareness monitoring, analyzing the results and providing appropriate information to attorneys.
  • Review work performed by filing service, and resolve problems which may arise.
  • Provide back-up coverage in the event of other department staff member absences.
  • Schedule and follow-up on online database training for attorneys, paralegals and others, including initial skills assessment.
  • Maintain awareness of current legal and business research materials, techniques and resources; build research skills in new areas of the law.
  • Handle administrative and other projects as assigned.

  • Experience with corporate and business development research including gathering information from diverse sources (annual reports, SEC filings, Secretary of State records, case law, lobbying activity, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships.
  • Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to analyze problems logically and methodically and to absorb and synthesize large amounts of data into practical intelligence.
  • Have a strong intellectual curiosity and demonstrate the ability to probe deeply during the research process to identify and draw out insights.
  • Substantive understanding of legal literature, its organization and availability in a multitude of formats.
  • Familiarity with standard business print and online resources.
  • Familiarity with emerging technologies and their licensing methods.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word, and document management systems.
  • Proficiency on office equipment used on a regular basis including computers, printers, copy machines, facsimile machines and telephones.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through completion.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities.
  • Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform mathematical functions - add, subtract, multiply, divide, percentages
  • Ability to work with a wide range of people in a team setting.
  • Strong service orientation.
  • Legible handwriting.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Commitment to the office and firm.
  • Commitment to professional growth.
  • Master of Library Science degree required; J.D. from accredited institution a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years law firm library experience.
Please send your resume and cover letter to:

About Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading global law firm recognized for its exceptional client service, innovation and engaging work environment. Our reputation as an outstanding, service-oriented firm begins with our people and their commitment to our core values of collegiality, commitment, excellence, integrity and intensity, which exemplify how we approach our work in support of our clients and each other. Working together, we solve problems and move the firm forward - efficiently, effectively and expertly. We seek to attract, develop and retain the very best professional and administrative talent in the legal services industry by providing a dynamic work culture, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits designed to help our employees balance their work/life responsibilities, as well as continuing professional development opportunities. We are committed to maintaining and cultivating a diverse and inclusive firm culture grounded in respect and teamwork. The long tenure of our employees speaks to the strength and appeal of our culture and values. If you are interested in learning more about the work we do, our offices, available administrative and professional staff positions, and our fringe benefits, we invite you to explore our website at

October 12, 2015
New York City, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Required Education: