The Research Librarian provides up-to-date, complete, accurate, and timely information to OSU-CHS faculty, staff, students, physicians and other health care providers, as well as the general public. Topics usually are related to the health sciences. Although NLM and other web-based biomedical databases are used extensively, the Research Librarian also helps users locate specific information within the library’s print and multimedia collection. This position reports to and works closely with the lead Research Librarian in searching databases, developing libguides, bibliographies, statistical reports, and assisting users. The Research Librarian also completes other librarian tasks as needed. This is an hourly position.
Typical office environment.
Ability to lift and carry 20 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with our without special accommodations.
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-ALA accredited Master's degree in Library Science/Information Science
-Three (3) years of Library experience; at least one year (of the three) in a health sciences library or academic library
-Three years providing customer service skills in a library environment
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Three years experience using Microsoft programs, mobile technology, and web applications
-Skilled searching bibliographic academic databases
-Knowledgeable about eJournals, online catalogs, and bibliographic databases
-Good classroom teaching skills in an adult learning environment
-Able to assume responsibility and work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic medical
school and biomedical sciences graduate school environment
-Able to analyze situations accurately, plan work, and adopt effective course of action.
-Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences or Health Sciences to complement Master’s Degree in Library Science/Information Science
-3 years or more of professional experience searching biomedical databases in an academic medical library
-Experience using evidence-based medicine resources and supporting evidence-based medical practice
-Experience teaching evidence-based medicine components and point-of-care databases
-Experience using integrated library systems like Alma and discovery tools like Primo and e-science/data curation tools
-Experience searching PubMed and using citation managers
-Experience integrating new technologies in delivery of health information services
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