Full time Remote / Telecommute

Bibliometrics Librarian

Washington, DC
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Created: November 17, 2021


The Bibliometrics Librarian assists the federal bibliometrics librarian to develop, implement, and support publication analysis services centered around bibliometrics, altmetrics, and portfolio analysis. The bibliometrics librarian is a member of several library teams:   Bibliometrics and Institutional Repository (IR) and, may serve on Outreach and Reference teams, as required.

For Bibliometrics team:

·         Collects, cleans, and manages agency publications data

·         Produces quarterly and annual bibliometric reports as well as multi-year portfolio reviews highlighting the reach and impact of NOAA funded research

·         Performs customized bibliometric projects for NOAA customers

·         Uses Excel, Gephi, Sci2, OpenRefine, EndNote, R and other tools for analysis and visualization

·         Plans and executes training and outreach events for researchers on bibliometrics and other library services, such as Section 508 compliance

For the Information Repository team:

·         Serves as intake coordinator for submissions of agency publications into the digital repository, reviews for appropriateness, completeness, and Section 508 compliance

·         Serves as section 508 compliance POC

·         Applies metadata to journal articles for ingest into the digital repository


·         Master’s degree library science or related field and minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience, including with data analysis and visualization

·         Experience with tools for data preparation, such as OpenRefine, Sublime Text, R, as well as Excel, Gephi, VOSViewer, Sci2, Tableau, and other tools for data analysis and visualization

·         Knowledge of Excel with expertise developing pivot tables, using Excel formulas, and using VBA in Excel

·         Minimum 2-3 years’ experience working with citation data, including identifying, curating, preparing, and analyzing

·         Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

·         U.S. Citizenship

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