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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

  • Researched and answered wide range of reference questions in a high paced environment for US Senators and their staffs
  • Presented library services introductions for new Senate staff
  • Tracked each stage of Senate legislation to report to interested Senate staff
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Special Education
MA
Library And Information Science
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Reference Librarian

  • Performed research for NYU Law School faculty.
  • Assisted students with domestic and international reference queries.
  • Participated in collection development and other special projects.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Sociology
MA
Brooklyn
43

Senior/reference Librarian

Provided reference services to the PTO staff including instruction on the use of electronic databases and print materials

  • Performed internet, online, and CD-ROM reference searches of scientific and general databases.
  • Researched/investigated date of publication of specific printed matter.
  • Conducted inventory of reference materials.
  • Prepared and conducted library tours.
  • Prepared statistics on the library use
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Library Science
44

Reference Librarian & Periodicals Clerk / Substitute Reference Librarian

Proficient researcher on a wide variety of topics after working for over ten years in public libraries.

  • Experienced business and legal reference specialist. Graduate-level coursework in business research and administration at Dominican University; legal research
  • Responsible for selection and acquisition of fiction and nonfiction library materials.
  • Managed acquisition budgets at Wilmette Public Library, Park Ridge Public Library and Glencoe Public Library.
  • Service-oriented librarian assisting patrons of all ages and temperaments with research, using both print and electronic resources.
  • Managed public libraries on nights and weekends when Library Director was not on duty.
  • Managed staffing and scheduling of the bookmobile at Park Ridge Library in conjunction with Des Plaines Library.
  • Managed 15 to 20 volunteers who delivered books to homebound patrons at Park
  • Published writer. Conducted an exclusive interview with Chicago-based musician Alice
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Litigation And Family Law
BA
Philosophy / English Literature
MA
Master of Arts
45

Instruction/reference Librarian and System Administrator

  • Actively participate in professional development activities (Attended the American Association of School Libraries 14th National Conference & Exhibition, Charlotte, NC)
  • Provided reference service to students, faculty, and entire college community
  • Created and presented library instruction classes to students
  • Developed students' information skills through individual research assistance
  • Consulted with faculty and fellow librarians to plan and meet students' information needs
  • Acted as liaison to obtain technical support for the automated library system
  • Recommended library resource materials that support faculty's classroom assignments
  • Updated and maintained library web pages
  • Trained and supervised student assistants
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Electrical Engineering
BA
English
MA
Master of Arts
46

Reference Librarian, Children's Librarian

Provided reference services and readers' advisory to library users.

  • Maintained a statistical report on all reference services.
  • Managed inter-library loan requests.
  • Managed distribution and recording of serials acquisitions.
  • Directed the operation of the Children's department, supervising a staff of two clerks and one librarian's assistant.
  • Managed the children's material collection including setting collection development goals.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
History / Ancient & Modern
47

Reference Librarian

Assist students in online database usage including ebrary, Ebsco, Gale and others

  • Address reference inquiries and perform circulation functions including materials checkout, book reserves and renewals
  • Provide bibliographic instruction in APA and MLA formats
  • Recommend library materials to patrons and refer them to various services, collections and outside resources
  • Supervise library employee work schedules, payment and other functions
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts
MS
Library And Information Science
48

Reference Librarian

  • Reference coordinator and researcher to 160 attorneys and staff, using Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, GSI, other contracted online sources.
  • Researched and prepared legal briefs and reported to offices worldwide.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Taught library and research skills to attorneys, paralegals, and staff.
  • Prepared reports, researched Pathfinders and subject bibliographies.
  • Collection Maintenance, Foreign Trade Library
  • Researched patents, securities, statutes, legislative histories and case law
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Italian And Music And Literature
C
Paralegal
BA
Bachelor of Arts

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