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January 11, 2017

Job Posting: Library Assistant

Are you a detail-oriented individual looking for part-time work? The Wisconsin State Law Library is searching for a Library Assistant (LTE), 15 hours per week. Qualified applicants must be available to work Monday through Friday, 2-5 PM.

Duties include: staffing the circulation desk, filing looseleaf services, shelving, moving and shifting book collections and loaded book carts, creating invoices, issuing library cards, and other collection maintenance activities.

Skills include: excellent customer service skills in person and on the phone, working well independently and in groups, working in the circulation system and other computer tasks, cash handling, ability to follow written directions and to do multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Pay: $9.67/hour.

Location: The Wisconsin State Law Library is located on a bus line, just off the Capitol Square at 120 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Madison.

To apply: please submit a cover letter and resume to elspeth.gordon@wicourts.gov which must include your hours available to work.

Deadline for applications: Friday, January 27

Libraries Closed on Monday January 16

The State Law Library, and Milwaukee and Dane County Law Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 16th for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

To send a question to the Wisconsin State Law Library while we are closed, you may call us at 608-267-9696 or Ask a Librarian online.

We will respond to questions and requests on Tuesday, January 17th.

January 10, 2017

Badgerlink Scheduled Maintenance

BadgerLink databases, like Academic Search Premier and Newspaper Source Plus, may be unavailable for a few hours this evening from 9 p.m. to midnight.

This maintenance will not affect access to the HeinOnline Law Journal Library or Index to Legal Periodicals. For a list of all databases available with your library card, see our Articles & Journals page.

January 2, 2017

Use the Library After Hours

Would you like the convenience of using the State Law Library later in the evening or on weekends? You can - by becoming an After Hours subscriber. Subscribe now to enjoy a full year of library access at times convenient for you.


After Hours users can read and check out books, use our public computers and databases - including WestlawNext and HeinOnline, make photocopies, and enjoy a quiet space for research and study.

A calendar-year subscription includes access to the library from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and a key fob for convenient entry into the building. New subscribers will gain access from the time they subscribe to the end of the 2017 calendar year. Subscribe now and save!

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