Librarian / Information Specialist

Northbrook, IL

Posted: 09/08/2019 Industry: Business Analyst / Project Manager Job Number: JN -092019-48982
Title: Librarian / Information Specialist
Location: Northbrook, IL
Duration: Long Term Contract

  • Conducting advanced technical searches by identifying, analyzing, synthesizing, and delivering published literature and data to Medical Affairs (including HEOR), R&D, Clinical, Business and/or Commercial functions, using premium resources (e.G.: Dialog, Cortellis, Pharmapendium, Informa, Micromedex, QUOSA etc.)

May include:
  • Delivering training and orientation as assigned to the library portal s key stakeholders worldwide on key resources; contributing to the development and testing of customized standalone tools for the portal;
  • Participating in organizing vendor and librarian training for all teams and locations.
  • Participating in measuring, use and uptake metrics for the portal and all key resources trained on
  • Contributing to the development, evaluation, and testing of library portal content and solutions.
  • Participating in trouble shooting issues with vendors and IT support assisting users globally in accessing the global library portal resources, including QUOSA in collaboration with Portal/ Technical Services.

  • At least three years of pharmaceutical or corporate library experience in searching roles.
  • Experience in searching DIALOG, and other premium databases (Thomson Reuters Cortellis, Informa, Elsevier, Micromedex, etc.) and advanced Internet searching skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and demands.
  • Knowledge in multi-national copyright and licensing principles and issues.
  • Ability to participate in a global, matrixed team environment.
  • Fluent in written and verbal business English. Good oral, written, deliverable and presentation skills.

  • Masters in Library and Information Sciences, from an American Library Association accredited program or appropriate equivalent EU education.
  • Three years pharmaceutical industry library database searching experience preferred.
  • Undergraduate degree in a health sciences or equivalent experience.
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