The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is offering a temporary Library Project Specialist position for the summer for students enrolled in ALA accredited library and information science graduate programs. We seek a candidate who is interested in pursuing a career in academic librarianship and who will bring enthusiasm and creativity to this project. The candidate will be able to develop his/her research skills, manage information, and gain familiarity with research evaluation metrics. This position offers a unique opportunity to take part in a research evaluation platform implementation led by our academic library. This temporary position pays a salary of $15/hour for 8 weeks from July 2016 - August 2016.

The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine ( is leading the implementation of PLUM Analytics (, a research evaluation platform tracking scientific impact and output.

The intern's role will include:

  *   Researcher profile verifications using Scopus IDs
  *   Uploading data
  *   Researching scientists profiles on social media outlets
  *   Participate in a project and product evaluation committee

Preferred skills include:

  *   Attention to details
  *   Critical thinking
  *   Organizational skills
  *   Ability to manage time effectively
  *   Ability to work collaboratively


To apply, please submit your application to Robin O'Hanlon (Manager, Public Services)
Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
The application should include:
* A brief résumé
* Identification of and reasons for interest in the position
* The applicant's qualifications for the position, including a list of any courses taken that are relevant
* Description of the applicant's career goals
* Number of hours available for the position

About Us

The Levy Library supports the education, research, and clinical information needs of the Mount Sinai Medical Center, including the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Library provides an inviting environment designed to facilitate research, study, and collaboration. It offers an extensive collection of biomedical databases, e-journals, e-books, and print resources; and serves as a resource on information retrieval, information management and scholarly communication issues.


Robin O'Hanlon, MIS
Public Services Manager

The Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
One Gustave L. Levy Pl.
New York, NY 10029-6574
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Office: 212-241-1095

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