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Part-Time Cataloger

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Location: Washington DC or Virtual, DC

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Job Description



LAC Federal is seeking experienced Catalogers (P/T) to provide high quality original cataloging for a major Federal Library in the Washington, DC Metro Area.  Work may be done on-site at the government’s facility or virtually.   



Responsibilities: 



  • Analyze materials to appropriately identify access points

  • Create or upgrade BIBCO-level catalog records of English language material in all subject areas that are compliance with RDA standards

  • Assign subject headings using Library of Congress Subject Headings and Sears Subject Headings

  • Classify material according the Library of Congress Classification system

  • Perform authority control of all headings used in access points

  • Create or update name authority records in the LC/NACO Name Authority File

  • Make recommendations regarding new Library of Congress Subject Headings




Qualifications: 



  • MLS or MLIS from an accredited institution

  • Expert knowledge of RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 and other standards used in cataloging monographic materials

  • Thorough knowledge and experience in cataloging workflows

  • Familiarity with OCLC’s Connexion, Cataloger’s Desktop and the RDA Toolkit

  • Knowledge of NACO procedures

  • Familiarity with Sears Subject Headings

  • Excellent computer skills and generalized subject matter skills

  • Strong analytical skills and excellent command of English

  • High attention to detail





Job Requirements

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

 

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions, National Libraries and prominent government agencies