Library Research Analyst

Palo Alto, California, United States


An international law firm with offices in Palo Alto, CA is seeking a full-time Research Analyst. This person will be responsible for responding to reference and document delivery requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel firm-wide and supporting other department activities, as needed.


• Responding to reference and basic research requests;

• Serving as the Department’s document delivery specialist;

• Assisting with current awareness monitoring;

• Performing password maintenance and related tasks;

• Participating in collection development activities; and

• Contributing content to the intranet and department newsletter.


• Bachelor’s degree required; MLS from an ALA accredited school or interest in pursuing graduate education in library and

information science is a plus.

• 1 year of work experience in a business setting, with law and library experience a plus.

• Experience with Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg and other legal databases preferred.

• Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel. PowerPoint a plus.

• Strong interest in expanding library knowledge and skills, including especially database research.

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