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Law Librarian part time

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Law Librarian - part-time 3 days per week

A respected national law firm has a requirement for a part time Law Librarian to work between their Tunbridge Wells and London offices.

Preparing and managing the library budget

Managing annual subscriptions to online resources and journals

Maintaining library collections in Tunbridge Wells and London offices - liaising with users to decide on purchases, purchasing titles and processing invoices, cataloguing, archiving and weeding out obsolete material

Managing professional membership renewals and set up

Developing research skills in the trainee solicitor, paralegal and apprenticeship populations

Delivering induction sessions for new joiners

Responding to research and other ad hoc requests

Managing catalogue software and managing upgrades as required

Providing current awareness services

Providing training on online information databases as needed

Joiners and leavers administration - logins for approx. 10 online services

Troubleshooting e.g. ICT problems, login problems, faulty links

Journal circulation

Updating loose leaf publications


Experience within a professional services environment, ideally legal

A minimum of three years within an information services role carrying out a full range of information activities

Accustomed to dealing with external suppliers, senior internal colleagues and support staff at all levels

Accustomed to delivering work to commercial and financial targets

Proactive and accustomed to working without close supervision but maintaining a regular

information flow particularly with team members and all internal clients.

Preferably a graduate, ideally with an information qualification recognised by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) or a qualified librarian

Candidates qualified by suitable experience will be considered

Experience in contract negotiation

Budgeting experience

Travel between offices to meet the needs of the business

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Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual