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    Summary

    Under the supervision of the Chief Judge, Clerk of the Court, the Library Committee and the Director of Administration, the Librarian handles the informational needs of the court, oversees the management of the court libraries and supervises use of computer-assisted legal research.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent serves as head of the D.C. Court of Appeals Library and provides information services to chambers and court personnel, demonstrates a strong commitment to excellent client service, and administers the library in a manner that supports and achieves the common goals of the court. Functions and operations include:

    • Plans and implements the full array of established library functions, e.g., reference, acquisitions, technical services, collection management, library administration, and bibliographic work and cataloging, and all operations necessary to fulfill them
    • Tracks D.C. legislation and regulations, and maintains files of D.C. Council committee reports for use in legislative history research
    • Identifies, preserves, and archives materials of historical importance to the court, particularly primary sources of D.C. law and legal history
    • Implements effective means to keep library user groups aware of library resources and services, and provides instructions in use of library materials
    • Performs library orientation for new law clerks and court personnel
    • Supervises use of computer-assisted legal research and informs clientele of any enhancements or changes; supplies input in making recommendations for new software and contracts for electronic resources; and arranges training for personnel

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

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