Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Manager of Library Services
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Library manager at a large international law firm headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Manages day to day operations and long term planning for the library. Experienced in conducting research using a variety of electronic and non-electronic resources and with analyzing and summarizing results.
Makes recommendations regarding library policies, services, collection development, long range planning, space allocation, and use of new technologies.
Provides expertise and input regarding department planning and process improvement to assure accurate and timely support to internal customers.
Assists in preparing the library's annual budget and manages expenses throughout the year.
Reviews and negotiates licenses and subscriptions for hard copy and electronic research material.
Acts as the firm's primary liaison with vendor account representatives to ensure maximum support and training.
Provides mentoring and training of the reference and technical service staffs.
Participates in presentations in order to inform, educate and promote library services.
Maintains a working knowledge of the firm's Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) license and acts as an advisor regarding the rights and restrictions under the contract.