Metadata Production and Electronic Access Specialist

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Created: December 21, 2015


The Metadata Production and Electronic Access Specialist is responsible for coordinating the access and management of e-journal and e-book packages, and individual e-resources, within electronic resource management systems (currently Serials Solutions and a local e-resource management system). Works proactively to find and resolve problems in vendorsupplied title lists and data feeds. Searches online databases and source files for suitable cataloguing copy and retrieves MARC records from vendor websites and/or FTP sites. Reviews derived records for completeness and accuracy and makes necessary additions and/or adjustments. Loads bibliographic records within the ILS system and exports data to external discovery services as required. Compiles statistics and provides accurate reports as required. Troubleshoots access issues, responds to user inquiries and follows up on access and maintenance problem resolution. Develops scripts to aid in the automation of tasks, transforms data from one format to another, and batch processes metadata. Creates metadata for inclusion in various discovery systems. Maintains and updates policies and procedures. Participates in the evaluation, implementation and the monitoring of new technologies. Performs other duties as required.

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