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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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Law Reference Librarian/assistant Professor of Library Administration

  • Provided reference service and assistance to legal and university community, including students and faculty, including evenings and weekends
  • Created Advanced Legal Research course description for Curriculum Committee and worked in conjunction with other librarian faculty to create syllabus and course
  • Taught introductory Legal Research course to first-year law students and sections of Advanced Legal Research for upper-level law students
  • Implemented and organized additional legal research teaching classes to prepare students for practice and clerking
  • Served on main library system’s User Education Committee
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
JD
Law
Library And Information Science
32

Reference Librarian / Archivist

Provided reference and reader's advisory services along with acting as liaison between the library and community organizations as the archivist for the Local History Collection.

  • Collection Development librarian for the Graphic Novel/ Manga, Software, and Video Game for all ages and entire library system and the Local History Collection.
  • Planned, budgeted, researched, classified, maintained records and ephemera; and assisted in grant writing for the Local History Collection resulting in a $5000 gift from California Parks for Historical Preservation.
  • Created digital and three-dimensional exhibits as community outreach, while developing the digitalization of the Local History Collection's manuscript collection for easy online access.
  • Created reliable training manuals and resource spreadsheets for staff in the proper use of specific technologies for faster retrieval of sources.
  • Logistical management in day-to-day services and procedures, such as the reorganization of the Graphic Novel collection which resulted in faster retrieval and shelving of materials for an average of 7 minutes saved.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
BA
Film Studies
MS
Library & Information Sciences
33

Reference Librarian

Primary contact librarian for the School of Art and Architecture, Physics, Foreign Languages and International Center.

  • Conducted information literacy sessions for all subjects and levels.
  • Instructor for Library 121 (a semester credit online library course).
  • Collaborated with other librarians in the development and implementation of a campus-wide
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Art History
MA
Art History
LLM
Master of Laws
34

Reference Librarian

Assisted customers with reference and research inquires

  • Researched and selected medical sites represented on the St. Louis County Library website
  • Participated in weeding and collection development of reference material
  • Taught public classes in the use of library databases and resources
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Master of Arts
35

Reference Librarian

Provide assistance to the reference unit by supporting customers via multiple channels: phone, face to face and computers interactions.

  • Educated patrons on functionality of the Horizon online catalog and printing non-print materials
  • Instruct library users on how to navigate internet searches, operate Microsoft Office applications and process inter library loan request via OCLC First Search.
  • Perform various other duties related to administrative functions and daily operations.
  • Organize various programs for the community, including the publicity for adult programs
  • Coordinated and designed a Health Blog for [company name] using Word Press.
  • Teach Microsoft Word and PowerPoint application classes to public.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Master of Arts
36

Temporary Reference Librarian

Staffed busy reference desk serving main office of 600-attorney firm.

  • Performed legal research in the areas of Employment Law, Bankruptcy, and Corporate Law
  • Proactively monitored bankruptcy filings, new cases, and legal newspapers for interested attorneys and staff
  • Assisted with special projects for partners and departments as needed.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Music, History
JD
Law, Intellectual Property Certificate Program
Librarianship, Specializing
37

Reference Librarian

Staffed reference desk answering questions for students and faculty. Trained groups and individuals to use the library, databases, library catalog and eBooks.

  • Supervised work-study students when "Librarian in Charge."
  • Purchased health science and medical books for library to support programs.
  • Tracked 150 magazine subscriptions using serials module of the catalog.
  • Coordinated the creation of a social media wiki as co-chair of the Social Media Subcommittee for Automation Alley.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Economics And Communication
Library And Information Science
Mla
38

Graduate Reference Librarian

Extensive work with eBooks and eReaders

  • Contributed technical expertise and design acumen to win First Place in the Social Media Category of the [company name] 2013.
  • Full-time work in Reference, capable and cross-trained in six service desks, a branch library and the bookmobile.
  • Created signature programming like the annual community-wide poetry competition The Mega Slam, successful Open-Mic nights, a Francis Perkins Job Fair and Celebration, and an "Are You the Next Einstein" competition in conjunction with the Summer Reading Program kick off, 2014.
  • Used my B.A. in Art History to manage a budget of $4,900 in the field of Art and Art History.
  • Understudy to Joy Hennig in the Genealogy / Local History section.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Art History
MS
Leadership
MS
Information Studies
39

Reference Librarian

  • Adapted existing library instruction sessions to meet new class requirements.
  • Delivered library instruction sessions for freshman seminars, introductory business classes, and introductory and advanced business classes.
  • Prepared and processed books for interlibrary loan.
  • Managed two student workers.
  • Provided reference assistance to students and instructors.
  • Performed circulation duties using the Mandarin Oasis integrated library system.
  • Aided in library inventory processes.
  • Cataloged new books and updated standing order catalog entries.
  • Helped to train new librarians on our various processes and computer systems.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Science, Technology And Society, Concentration
MS
Library And Information Science
40

Reference Librarian

Provided public service to patrons.

  • Provided reference and readers advisory services to all age levels.
  • Assisted patrons in the use of the internet, library catalog, electronic databases, downloadable materials, and other library resources.
  • Assisted Director of Library in any projects needed for completion.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Master of Arts

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