Full time Remote / Telecommute

Research Impact Librarian

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Salary: $57k-$60k
Created: December 1, 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, Research and Reference, and may serve on the Outreach team, 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 Research and Reference team:

·         Conducts reference interviews identifying customers’ full reference or research needs

·         Utilizes science-based research, knowledge of appropriate information resources, and the Library’s available tools and resources

·         Experience searching and applying Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science, Scopus, Lexis Advance, ProQuest’s Science and Technology and Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts, and EndNote, LibGuides to find and present data

·         Keeps customers informed on progress of requests taking longer than 24 hours to fulfill


·         Master’s degree in library science or related field and minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience, preferably with data analysis and visualization

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

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

  • Knowledge of article citation search tools such as the Web of Science, Scopus, or other databases.

·         Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

·         U.S. Citizenship

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