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  • January 09, 2018 5:33 PM | Richard Guajardo (Administrator)


    There is a full-time Reference Librarian opening at Locke Lord in Dallas.  Click on the link below for details and how to apply.  Thanks.

    Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Reference Librarian in its Dallas office.  This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  More details about the position and how to apply can be found at  

    Nancy Scibelli Bouthilet
    Director of Information Services
    Locke Lord LLP
    2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 2800
    Dallas, Texas 75201
    T: 214-740-8038

    F: 214-756-8983

  • January 09, 2018 5:22 PM | Richard Guajardo (Administrator)


    V&E has an opening for Collection Management Librarian, see below. 

    Follow this link to apply:


    Collection Management Librarian - (0649)


     Position Overview

    As part of the Research & Knowledge Services department, the Collection Management Librarian is responsible for maintaining library systems that facilitate search, discovery and delivery of resources in both print and electronic format. The position also assists with financial management of the department, including budgeting.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manages the lifecycle of print and electronic resources including ordering, invoice processing, cataloging and maintaining access in the library catalog and other systems.
    • Works with technical support staff and reference librarians to ensure that the library systems are optimized for acquisitions, cataloging/metadata and e-resource management operations.
    • Serves as communications link between vendors and IT department in implementing features, installing upgrades, and troubleshooting; customizes appearance and features of systems for all users.
    • Coordinates with Director of Research & Knowledge Services and Practice Group Directors on library resource budgeting for all offices.
    • Updates records in conjunction with library moves and cancellations as needed.
    • Works with vendors on ordering new products and managing standing orders.
    • Works with the Director of Research & Knowledge Services to monitor and advise on space planning needs for all offices.

    Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.

    Working Conditions

    • Job is performed in a typical office environment, but is subject to time pressures and constraints, and is often dependent on input from others.
    • Occasional overtime is required.


     Education: Bachelor’s Degree with significant law library experience or Master of Library Science.
    Experience: One year of library catalog experience.
    Special Knowledge: Knowledge of online legal and non-legal services, service providers, and library operations.
    Technical Skills: Familiarity with library catalog software, legal research resources, and SharePoint. Strong understanding of financial management and budgeting.
    Attributes: Must have good organizational skills. 
    Other Qualifications: Ability to work well and deal tactfully with people in high-pressure situations.

  • March 07, 2017 11:49 AM | HALL Editor (Administrator)

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  • August 01, 2016 12:58 PM | HALL Editor (Administrator)

    Visit the Upcoming Events to register for our August HALL Meeting!

  • April 18, 2016 5:13 PM | HALL Editor (Administrator)

  • January 13, 2016 10:26 AM | HALL Editor (Administrator)

    The polls are open! Cast your ballot on AALL's proposed name change before February 10, 2016 at

    Visit the Rebranding Initiative webpage to learn more about the process:

  • December 11, 2015 12:43 PM | HALL Editor (Administrator)
    It's time to start thinking about submissions for the AALL Excellence in Marketing awards! The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2016.

    The Excellence in Marketing Award honors outstanding achievement in public relations activities by an individual, group of individuals, library, chapter, special interest section, consortium, caucus, or any other group affiliated with the Association. The categories are:

    •     Best Brochure
    •     Best Newsletter
    •     Best Campaign
    •     Best PR Tool Kit
    •     Best Use of Technology
    Contest rules and application are located on the AALL Excellence in Marketing Awards page. Questions may be directed to Frances Brillantine, Chair, Excellence in Marketing Awards Jury.
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