Special Reference and Research Librarian- Cadence Group- Silver Spring, MD

Cadence Group Job Posting:

Job Type: Special Reference and Research Librarian

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate information needs and perform reference interviews to clarify keywords to be used in searches; construct search strategies
  • Conduct complex searches and perform research, efficiently searching a variety of specialized databases such as the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed, ProQuest Dialog, Federal Research In Progress (FEDRIP), Biosciences Information Service (BIOSIS), Excerpta Medical Database (EMBASE), National Agricultural Library’s Online Catalog (AGRICOLA), Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) and Biomedical Research Database (BRD), and others in support of protocol development
  • Provide results of the searches and ensure search results are available online for future reference
  • Make relevant literature resources available by providing timely access to biomedical information regardless of original format or location
  • Participate in staff training, professional development, and other library-oriented education
  • Assist with the creation and production of user education material to aid in teaching others how to use the special library’s services
  • Hold responsibility for library webpage updates and webpage content management
  • Assist in developing policies and procedures and make recommendations for the betterment of the library
  • Participate in library outreach and marketing activities
  • Assist with public relations activities including creation of flyers, signs, newsletters, displays, etc.
  • Provide reference desk coverage

Requirements:

  • ALA-Accredited Masters Degree in Library Science
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills a must
  • Experience in searching the specialized databases mentioned above
  • Familiarity with Human Genome Resources, system organized by the National Library of Medicine and its National Center for Biotechnology Information
  • Experience using Voyager Integrated Library system a plus
  • Experience working with biomedical researchers and scientists a plus
  • SharePoint experience preferred
  • Experience supporting a federal agency preferred

To apply, click here http://www.cadence-group.com/job-descriptions/#special-reference-research-librarian-silver-spring-md

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