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Jones Day – Chicago Research Librarian

Jones Day

CHICAGO Research Librarian
Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Research Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research library services to lawyers, paralegals and support staff. The Research Librarian works independently in performing research and related projects. The Research Librarian is responsible for in-depth and complex business and legal reference and research, including responding to user requests for information from internal and external resources, onsite and offsite materials, and print and non-print media on legal, business and general topics and; online searches using external databases and services included, but not limited to, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law, MergerMarket, Capital IQ, OneSource, PitchBook, etc. The Research Librarian is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients, producing quality work product and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. Above all, the Research Librarian must fulfill the needs of the Firm’s practice groups in a manner which is consistent with the Firm’s vision and values.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science degree or equivalent customarily required
  • Minimum of two years law firm library experience preferred
  • Reference and research skills including familiarity with the wide range of legal documents and subjects found in a varied legal practice
  • Advanced experience with legal and business databases including Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law, MergerMarket, Capital IQ, OneSource, PitchBook, etc


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