Calgary Law Library Group

Parlee McLaws' Calgary Library is hiring

23 Oct 2018 6:48 PM | Helen Mok
Law Librarian or Library Technician
(Permanent part-time) - CALGARY

Terms: 3 days per week

Parlee McLaws LLP requires a law librarian or senior library technician to manage our Calgary Library, and work in collaboration with the Library Manager of the firm's Edmonton office.

 Job description:

  • Provides legal reference and research services to lawyers, articling students and staff
  • Provides training on the library's resources and services
  • Conducts database training for articling students
  • Responsible for the development and management of the Calgary library collection of print and electronic materials
  • Prepares and administers the annual Calgary Library budget, and operates within its approved limits
  • Creates and updates instructional materials
  • Works with the Edmonton Library Manager to evaluate and develop the library's in-house databases and intranet, and its policies and procedures


  • MLS or MLIS degree and recent law library experience, or a Library and Information Technology diploma with recent experience in a legal reference position  
  • Thorough knowledge of electronic and print legal materials, and legal research methodology
  • Significant experience with WestlawNext Canada
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, and able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with Inmagic's DBTextworks and WebPublisher software is not essential, but would be an asset

Interested applicants may apply to:

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