Research Librarian, Law Firm, San Francisco CA

LAC Group is seeking for immediate hire a temporary Research Librarian for our client, a prestigious international law firm, in the firm's San Francisco office. The temporary Research Librarian, working as part of a centralized team of researchers, provides efficient research and reference services through a complex network of information sources for attorneys, legal assistants and staff across all of the firm's offices.


  • Provides legal and non-legal research assistance across the firm's global network of offices, using a combination of print and non-print resources such as Westlaw, Dialog, Thomson Innovation, Pacer, OCLC, CCH, BNA, Dun & Bradstreet, and others;
  • Assists library users in utilizing print and non-print legal and non-legal research tools;
  • Collaborates firm-wide with other research librarians on research requests, product evaluations, and other special projects.


  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science;
  • 3+ years of library experience in a legal or other professional services firm environment;
  • Must be able to work in a virtual team environment.


  • In-depth knowledge of complex legal and business online resources; legislative and patent research experience strongly preferred;
  • Strong knowledge of legal bibliography, research and law library procedures;
  • In-depth knowledge and excellent skills in the use of information networks such as BNA, CCH, Dialog, Dun & Bradstreet, OCLC, Thomson Innovation, Westlaw and others;
  • Excellent skills in the use of MSOffice applications, i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel along with superior skills in the use of Adobe Acrobat;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to details, problem solving skills, and independent decision making skills when working with attorneys and staff;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently;
  • Ability to lift and shift heavy volumes up to 20 pounds and ability to retrieve and replace objects from shelves up to 8 feet high.

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