Reference Librarian Resume Samples

A Reference Librarian will be responsible for helping patrons in finding books and other materials from the library. A well-drafted Reference Librarian Resume indicates the following work activities – assisting users in finding information, organizing reference materials in the system database, recommending online and in-library sources for research, offering one-on-one assistance, creating topical documents called as pathfinders; providing patrons with quick answers, providing hotline assistance, and telephone reference services; and recommending sources to patrons to get the reference.

An aspiring candidate for this post should basically hold a Master’s degree in library science and have relevant work experience. In addition, the person should also showcase evidence of the following skills and abilities – staying up-to-date with different types of references; strong researching skills, ability to educate and guide others; and knowledge of using all modern equipment such as projectors, computer, and internet resources.

Reference Librarian Resume example

Reference Librarian Resume

Summary : Provided extensive research and reference services for over 1300 attorneys plus the support staff worldwide at a large law firm. Conducted extensive public records research on individuals and corporations for due diligence purposes. Sought cost-effective solutions for both clients and attorneys. Most frequent attorney projects were with the estate planning, corporate/transactional, intellectual property, or product liability groups.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Online circulation.

Description :

    1. Researched, retrieved, and disseminates information from books, periodicals, reference materials and commercial databases in response to requests.
    2. Entailed processing all interlibrary-loan requests with specialty companies, university/academic libraries, professional journeys, etc.
    3. Reviewed, compiled, and publishes listing of library materials, including bibliographies and book reviewed, to notify users.
    4. Managed library resources stored in files, on film, and in computer databases for research information.
    5. Reviewed and evaluated resource material to select and order books, periodicals, audiovisual aids, and other materials for acquisition.
    6. Utilized free resources to ensure a cost savings of >$16,000 for the agency Created a Share Point site for over 3,000 online customers for the purposes of securing current unclassified information regarding Iraq, Afghanistan, China and Russia for 12% of the research staff within the agency.
    7. Researched, screened and brought on 10 publishers for EBooks system over a five-year period this encompassed 5,000+ book titles.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Library


Reference Librarian Resume

Summary : Dedicated Librarian and Technology Tutor with extensive experience in research and reference services, computer training and support, interlibrary loan and direct customer services Highly skilled in communication in-person, via phone and in writing. Expertise teaching engaging classes and creating clear educational materials. Liaison with I.T. Department; trusted with troubleshooting of PCs and peripherals. Award-winning service to both customers and colleagues.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Legal Research, Legal Administration.

Description :

    1. Answered questions about finding books and about computer tips.
    2. Produced guides to computer usage and other flyers.
    3. Aided in the processes for closing the building.
    4. Helped the libraries in accomplishing day-to-day tasks.
    5. Handled multiple line phone system, computer skills Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel, required to meet deadlines by prioritizing work given by Head Librarian.
    6. Provided reader's advisory and reference services to residents and general public.
    7. Created library displays on special themes and organized events.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Library


Reference Librarian Resume

Objective : Over twenty years of experience satisfying the needs of a diverse public in the real estate field, public libraries and educational institutions. Possess a collaborative approach in leadership. Team-oriented individual with proven ability to increase productivity in the workplace. Solid communication and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated sales professional who builds excellent rapport with clients.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Provided reference and research services to the public in the areas of Sociology, Government Documents, Political Science, Law, Psychology, Philosophy, Religion, Language and Literature, and Education.
    2. Performed original cataloging for materials added to collection.
    3. Supervised the cataloging and processing of materials, and maintained catalog to reflect library holdings.
    4. Coordinated the processing of library books and other items.
    5. Made presentations to community groups explaining library programs and services; answered reference questions, conducted required research on difficult and complex questions.
    6. Collected, organized and prepared usage data and statistics for reports.
    7. Conferred with librarians in area for resource sharing purposes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Library

Reference Librarian Resume

Objective : Offer a unique, creative outlook on design principles and modern demand; excellent retention regarding names and numbers; analytical, observant, and resourceful; demonstrate exemplary communication skills by using compromise to resolve problems.

Skills : Various Online Research Tools, Including Westlaw, LexisNexis,.

Description :

    1. Provided legal, financial, corporate, government and legislative research for this national law firm with 600 attorneys nationwide.
    2. Collaborated with teams to research news and financial/litigation information.
    3. Utilized Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg, Dun & Bradstreet, Thomson Business, Securities Mosaic, Accurint and print directories such as Standard & Poors and Directory of Corporations.
    4. Referred to a diverse source of print and online resources, including annotated statutes, the Internet, digests, and encyclopedias.
    5. Monitored litigation, client news and legislative changes through online resources.
    6. Advised and updated attorneys on specific litigation and client development research.
    7. Sustained and managed a network of information resources with libraries, associations, information companies and government agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Library

Reference Librarian Resume

Headline : To help patrons with various different historical subjects and to also use skills in archiving, preservation, and manuscript processing. Skilled at genealogical research and archiving Knowledgeable in Southern and African American history Knowledgeable in Trans-Atlantic history.

Skills : Communications, Research.

Description :

    1. Planned, organized, implemented, and oversaw the children, teenage, and adult programs at the Frayser Branch Library.
    2. Assisted patrons with book searches, genealogy, information questions, computer issues, and homework help as well as being cross trained in circulation functions.
    3. Worked in the History Department at the main library every other Friday and for my Sunday service.
    4. Assisted patrons with history related questions, genealogy, using microfilm, and research.
    5. Participated in manuscript processing, archiving, and assist in curating the Memphis room rare collection materials.
    6. Received numerous commendations by supervisors and patrons on excellent customer service when helping patrons.
    7. Researched and wrote bibliographies, finding aids, and reference web page content.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A.

Reference Librarian Resume

Summary : Detailed and focused individual with excellent communication skills that is demonstrated by years of customer services through various mediums. Experienced with Windows OS, Microsoft Office program, and web design languages such as HTML and CSS.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Sierra Library Management Software, Research.

Description :

    1. Aided telephone and walk-in patrons to answer questions and find materials.
    2. Compiled statistics for multiple departments.
    3. Indexed materials for specific subject files.
    4. Processed photocopy requests for all departments.
    5. Helped students and professors in their research papers by obtaining answers to questions using reliable sources as well as instructing them in the use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
    6. Compiled legislative histories of Federal statutes.
    7. Provided reference services to students, faculty and staff Helped troubleshoot problems with reference area PC's.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Library

Reference Librarian Resume

Objective : Performs overall daily maintenance of the library to include, ordering, cataloging, classifying, circulation, and maintaining all library periodicals, books, and materials. Provides information and assistance on use of the card catalog. Maintains acquisition of selected books.

Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Maintained, the circulation of library materials. Supervises and trains detainee library aides.
    2. Recommended library procedures and regulations for the Center.
    3. Selected library books, periodicals and materials for purchase.
    4. Developed and maintained a balanced collection appropriate to the needs of the assigned detainee population.
    5. Conducted library inventories. Prepared, maintained and reported appropriate records pertaining to circulation, inventory, newspapers and magazines.
    6. Conducted library orientation for classes in coordination with instructors.
    7. Assisted in preparation of library budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.S.

Reference Librarian Resume

Headline : Highly enthusiastic Reference Librarian professional with 6 years client interface experience. Enthusiastic customer service/telesales representative with in-depth knowledge of sales, account management and training. Personable and responsible Cashier with 4 years in retail and customer service. Solid team player with upbeat, positive attitude.

Skills : MS Office, Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Reorganized college archives collection, and provided reference services for it.
    2. Provided fast, accurate information in the library and over the phone.
    3. Instructed patrons in use of library resources.
    4. Reviewed, selected materials for reference and adult collections.
    5. Provided coverage of the reference desk.
    6. Responsible for collection development for general and historical collections, and development of holdings maintenance policies for historical collections.
    7. Provided reference assistance to new england history researchers, and bibliographic instruction to community interest groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A.

Reference Librarian Resume

Summary : Twenty-five years of experience in customer service taught me skills essential in helping people with their needs, enjoy customer service positions which enable to assist the public, yet also take a great deal of pride in efficiently accomplishing behind-the-scenes tasks. Detail oriented yet able to contribute to a larger purpose.

Skills : Research & Data Compilation, Purchasing; Budget Management.

Description :

    1. Explained policies and procedures to clients, as needed to address customer satisfaction issues.
    2. Answered telephones and either assist caller or redirect to the appropriate person or dept.
    3. Taught public computer classes; teach individual clients use of available in-house computer resources.
    4. Assists in reviewing and evaluating computer databases being considered for purchase for public use.
    5. Wrote user guides for available public computer resources.
    6. Planned and implemented instructional and/or recreational programs of interest to adult residents of the county.
    7. Participated in (and at times oversee) selection of materials for acquisition for public collections.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Library

Reference Librarian Resume

Summary : A Highly-motivated and results-oriented professional librarian and educator, a twelve year knowledge of library procedures, polices and operations.

Skills : MS Office, Filing, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Provided reference assistance using electronic and printer material including the Internet, Proquest, and Lexis/Nexis.
    2. Created databases in Excel for various library functions.
    3. Evaluated online products for library use.
    4. Contributed to monthly in-house newsletter.
    5. Consultant to the Black History Community.
    6. Assisted students, faulty, and other members of the community in researching and locating what they were needing for a specific project.
    7. Re-shelved materials that had been used in the library for research.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Library

Reference Librarian Resume

Objective : Seeking position utilizing diverse database, research and information management skills developed through education and practical application.

Skills : Training, Software, Research, Library.

Description :

    1. Utilized library systems to provide reference service and reader's advisory to customers.
    2. Supported patrons in research and learning during one on one technology courses.
    3. Assisted library users with computer and mobile device queries.
    4. Employed current projects and trends from youth committees for teen programming.
    5. Input statistical data reflecting program attendance.
    6. Promoted library services and resources via public school visits and social media outreach.
    7. Performed collection maintenance and collection extraction for external requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Library Science

Reference Librarian Resume

Objective : Seeking a Registered Nurse position in a hospital based health system, bringing excellent record of nursing education, training, hands-on internship experience and outstanding interpersonal skills to deliver maximum level of patient care.

Skills : Trainer,  Analyst, Service, Reference Librarian.

Description :

    1. Answered patron questions at reference desk.
    2. Provided hands-on training and support in use of library materials and electronic resources.
    3. Designed Access database to track budgets, purchases, and in-house resources.
    4. Prepared and submits special reports as required.
    5. Performed other duties as assigned.
    6. Provided on call librarian assistance to branches throughout library system.
    7. Directed patrons to the area that contained the materials they needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Library