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    This position serves as a Reference and Research Specialist in the Science, Technology and Business Division (ST&B). ST&B provides reference and research service to Congress, foreign and U.S. Government agencies, national and international scholars, research and scientific institutions, professional and business communities, and the general public. The position also has collection development responsibilities and knowledge of trends in his/her field and in reference technologies is expected.

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    Responsibilities

    Reviews a variety of brochures, catalogs, journals, and other sources of items for possible acquisition in order to develop collections in areas of subject responsibility.

    Provides reference and instructional services to individual researchers and groups where needs are relatively easy to determine from client interviews in person or over the telephone.

    Provides reference and instructional services to individual researchers and groups where needs are relatively easy to determine from client interviews in person or over the telephone, or from written requests, and the bibliographic source materials are of limited technical complexity and are readily accessible, i.e., found within the library's collection or can be located within a database by use of standard search procedures.

    Assists in preparing research guides and finding aids on specific topics of recognized client interest using standard search strategies, and in converting finding aids and research tools to web-based products. Assists senior librarians in revising or updating research materials.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510500300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.