Two Law Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Part-Time Reference Position
Location: American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.

Originally posted to Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. listserv.

The Pence Law Library at American University’s Washington College of Law seeks a part-time reference librarian to work at the library’s reference desk on the days listed below. The reference librarian provides research assistance to law school students, staff and faculty, and to occasional public patrons. More information about the Pence Law Library is available at

Reference shifts available may include Sunday afternoons, Monday evenings and Tuesday evenings.

Requirements include an ALA-approved MLS, or an equivalent degree, and previous law reference experience, preferably in an academic law library. Knowledge of Lexis Advance, WestlawNext, Bloomberg Law, HeinOnline and other law-related databases is preferred.

If you are interested, please email your resume and three references to me. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me.


Ripple L. Weistling
Reference Librarian
Pence Law Library, Room N227
American University, Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Tel 202.274.4382
Fax 202.274.4365

Job Title: Information Analyst, Law Resource Center
Location: The World Bank, Washington, DC

Originally posted on Law Librarians’ Society of Washington D.C. Jobline. Full vacancy announcement available at the World Bank website:

Information Analyst

The Information Analyst, Law Resource Center will report to the Legal VPU Administrator and CAO, and the LRC Information Officer. Work program will focus on: delivering law library research and training services to WB Legal staff; selecting and procuring both paper and electronic materials, including managing payments, negotiating licenses, and budget accountability; cataloging all materials; and creating current awareness newsletters. The selected candidate will take regular shifts at our client facing reference desk, conduct research for clients, and collaborate with librarians in our larger Library Network.

Additionally, the selected candidate may design and develop learning programs, create marketing tools, and maintain websites.