Assistant Information Services Specialist at The Francis Crick Institute

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"This is a new post suitable for a recently qualified librarian looking to gain experience of delivering information services in a biomedical research-intensive environment. There will be provision of training in a variety of skills including current awareness, alert services, customer service, information literacy training, inter-library loans, open access and research data.

This role supports the development and delivery of professional, specialist, user-centred information services to all Crick staff. There will be provision of training to

Key Responsibilities

These include but are not limited to;

  • Curate and create content for the daily current awareness service, ‘Research Buzz’
  • To act as first point of call for enquirers, online, email, in person and by telephone;
  • Improving and updating Information Services intranet pages and using these to raise awareness of the services provided
  • Work with the rest of the Information Services team to develop and deliver communication initiatives which raise awareness and use of the services
  • Assisting with provision of information literacy courses to all staff working with Information Services Specialist
  • Inputting metadata into the publications database, working to ensure maximum Open Access compliance and assisting in regular reporting on compliance
  • Working with Information Services Specialist to ensure all research staff have ORCiD IDs and are aware of Open Access support and compliance
  • Help to publicise and raise usage of online resources, databases, journals and e-books
  • Work with Information Services Assistant to set up an in person introductory programme on information services for all new members of staff"


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08/23/2017, 19:10