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Reference Librarians help readers identify educational resources. Common duties listed on a Reference Librarian resume sample are registering patrons, updating records, maintaining library supplies, removing damaged materials, answering to patron inquiries, replacing returned items, and using library computer software. Those interested this position should showcase in their resumes library science expertise, customer service orientation, accuracy, problem solving orientation, and computer competencies. A Master's Degree in information or library science is often seen on Reference Librarians resume examples.

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Reference Librarian

  • Provided reference and information services utilizing a range of print resources, as well as electronic databases and the Web.
  • Actively collaborated in management of print and electronic collections.
  • Developed print and web-based promotional materials for library programs and conducted presentations, programs and library tours.
  • Created and taught classes and workshops for patrons and staff, on a range of topics including OPAC instruction, emerging technologies and database searching.
  • Played active role on various committees pertaining to development of emerging technologies.
  • Served as charge person on a rotating basis, with responsibility for opening and closing procedures, handling difficulties with patrons, and assuring building security.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
History And English
MA
Library And Information Studies
MA
Master of Arts
22

Reference Librarian

Responsible for the oversight of the library print and electronic information services. Provided information services with initiative and independent judgment within library policy.

  • Information Services - coordinated use of electronic resources. Staffed the reference desk at least 30 hours per week. Interviewed users to determine information needs. Decided appropriate search strategies; provided answers to routine and complex reference questions. Also, provided public with instruction on how to use the library and the internet.
  • Webmaster- Directed content and created organization while maintaing structure of the library's website.
  • Internet/Computer Training - Designed, executed, promoted and evaluated adult classes on the use of library electronic resources.
  • Collection Development - Selected reference library materials in print and electronic format. Assisted other departments with collection development.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Customer Service
23

Reference Librarian

Responded to patron questions and inquiries, ordered new books and maintained collection. Also organized tax forms distribution.

  • Improved the process for tax form distribution to the extent that there were no complaints for that year -- something of a first for the library.
  • Commended and even asked for by many patrons.
  • Assisted some with computer technical support in lieu of IT workers' availability.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Library
BA
Print Journalism
MA
Master of Arts
24

Reference Librarian & Adjunct

Taught research skills to undergraduate and graduate students - approximately 50 classes per calendar year; created lessons and handouts to ensure proper flow of pedagogy

  • Acquired materials for the subjects of Social Work, Psychology, and Latin American Studies to support curriculum
  • Delivered reference services by locating articles, books and other materials relevant to assignments
  • Arranged book discussions and other outreach meetings to build relationships with academic departments
  • Liaised with departmental faculty to collaborate on methods to improve student success
  • Maintained Government Documents collection
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
MS
Library And Information Science
MA
Education
25

Evening/weekend Reference Librarian - Primary Reference Librarian on Weekends

Assisted students in locating both electronic and print materials, in addition to helping students prepare proper citation use.

  • Created MLA and APA citation tip sheets to provide quick references to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Conducted tours of library to prospective students.
  • Updated subject guides and print resource guides on library webpage.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
LLM
Master of Laws
26

Adult Program Coordinator and Reference Librarian

Created and administered yearly adult programming for library while also performing reference librarian responsibilities and tasks.

  • Provided reference service, assisted the public in the use of library resources, and promoted the library by the practice of good public relations
  • Designed the course, recruited teachers, and taught in-house computer classes engaging the community and increasing attendance and usage of the library
  • Member of Library's website redesign team that enhanced the library's brand and visibility in the community
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Master of Arts
27

Reference Librarian

Worked in a number of capacities including reference, children's and teen services, interlibrary loan and circulation desk hours.

  • Provided excellent customer service and support for [company name] patrons.
  • Carried out library policies, technical support to patrons, established and maintained community contacts.
  • Provided computer training to patrons and library staff.
  • Attended workshops and training to further increase knowledge and skills set.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Psychology And German
MA
Master of Arts
28

Youth Reference Librarian

Provided reference services, reader's advisory and other patron services

  • Planned, promoted and implemented programs for ages birth to 18
  • Reviewed, selected, ordered and cataloged all non-print materials for children
  • Planned, promoted and participated in school and community outreach
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Design
C
Certificate
BS
Bachelor of Science
29

Reference Librarian

  • Answered reference questions from students, faculty and community
  • Assisted patrons with locating print and electronic materials
  • Instructed patrons on use of electronic databases and other library resources
  • Supervised library operations during evening and weekend hours
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English Literature
MS
Library & Information Science
30

Reference Librarian

  • Provided reference desk services for students, faculty, staff and the public
  • Created and updated library research guides using LibGuides system
  • Prepared and taught library instruction sessions in a variety of subject areas
  • Assisted with special projects in collection development and marketing
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
C
Information Technology
MA
Fredonia

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