Library Associates Companies (LAC) is seeking a Serials Cataloger for a serials retrospective conversion project for a large U.S. government library. This position is in Beltsville, MD.
Search serial titles in OCLC WorldCat to identify and download any matching serial bibliographic records available into Ex Libris Voyager.
Verify/correct bibliographic data, including name and series access points, on existing bibliographic records in accordance with AACR2 Rev., LCRI and the CONSER Standard Record Metadata Application Profile (CSR MAP), and CONSER Editing Guide (CEG), in Voyager and OCLC databases.
Add appropriate LC subject headings (LCSH) and classification numbers as needed to the OCLC record before importing into Voyager.
Provide appropriate linking to existing OCLC and Voyager records for related serials.
Create, as necessary, name authority records in OCLC according to NACO guidelines.
Update holdings in OCLC to reflect Library's ownership of the title.
Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or its equivalent.
A minimum of 3 years current serials cataloging experience;
2-3 years experience in an academic or research library with 2 years of original serials cataloging experience using an automated cataloging system (ILS) and OCLC's WorldCat.
Working knowledge of and experience in using AACR2 Rev., LCRI, LCCS, LCSH, CONSER guidelines and MARC21 formats for bibliographic holdings and authority control.
Experience with Ex Libris Voyager preferred.
Working knowledge of one or more modern European languages.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Detail-oriented, ability to work independently and in a team situation.
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Library Associates Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that values diversity in the workforce.