Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Research analyst position at Harris Beach PLLC (Pittsford)

The following job announcement may be of interest to ALLUNY members: 

JULY 2015

Reporting to the Director of Libraries and Research Services, the Research Analyst will conduct legal, business and other non-legal research on behalf of legal staff and clients.

  • Performs comprehensive, sophisticated legal, business and other non-legal research and preliminary analysis in an innovative and timely manner for attorneys, clients and staff
  • Independently analyzes and synthesizes information from diverse sources to solve problems creatively
  • Conducts on-site research at various area libraries as necessary
  • Provides educational instruction and support in legal research and information literacy
  • Visits practice offices regularly to provide education instruction and promote efficient use of research tools
  • MLS or equivalent advanced degree required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in library environment preferred
  • Demonstrated aptitude for research and analysis
  • Well developed research skills
  • Experience with a wide variety of electronic resources such as the Internet, Westlaw, and other standard law library applications
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and SharePoint applications
  • Military experience a plus 
Please submit cover letter and resume to 

Harris Beach PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Librarian positions at Albany Law School

Albany Law School is currently accepting applications for two different librarian positions:
For more information on these (and other) jobs at Albany Law, visit

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Save the Date: ALLUNY Annual Meeting Oct. 2 - 4, 2015

The ALLUNY 61st Annual Meeting will be held October 2 – 4, 2015, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 800 Pittsford-Victor Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Scheduled speakers and programs include Tom Bruce of Cornell’s Legal Information Institute; Joe Gerken, author of the forthcoming “The Invention of Legal Research”; and Amy Emerson and Margaret Jane Ambrose on LEAN Process Improvement. Meeting check-in is scheduled to start Oct. 2 at 10 a.m., with the opening luncheon and vendor meet & greet beginning at noon. The annual banquet dinner with be Friday night at the hotel, and rumor has it the local arrangements committee is planning a post-dinner, outdoor s’mores party. Registration materials will be sent via the ALLUNY listserv in early August. You can also keep up with all things ALLUNY at the association web site: