This position catalogs all media types including DVDs and audio recordings and will catalog other more advanced formats such as scores and provide original cataloging of special collections items. The person in this position will also be cross-trained to catalog other formats such as electronic formats (streaming videos and eBooks) as well as items for the Curriculum Material Center (CMC) including children’s books and textbooks. This position will also catalog items in our archives information management system, ArchivesSpace, as well as catalog digital collections items in the digital collection’s content management system (CMS). They will provide monthly catalog maintenance including upload holdings and authority control work. This person in this position will use several resources for their work including OCLC Connexion, CONTENTdm, ArchivesSpace, III Sierra and MarcEdit. They will occasionally provide instruction cataloging complex formats such as audio-visual materials and scores.
Must understand the aspects of MARC coding in relation to bibliographic and authority records
Ability to search and edit records in the Sierra ILS or in other cataloging ILS software
Requires experience with OCLC Connexion in searching and applying cataloging rules—RDA, LC-PCC PS and AACR2/LCRI.
Requires knowledge of and experience in applying the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) and using the Library of Congress Classification and Shelflisting Manual or Classification Web to search these.
Requires knowledge of and experience in applying Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and the ability to navigate software such as OCLC Connexion and Classification Web to search these.
Must be able to search and interpret other authority files such as Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT), U.S. Board on Geographic Names (USGS), and LC Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (TGM).
Requires knowledge of cataloging special formats such as audio-visual materials and scores including knowledge of documentation on audio-visual cataloging provided in the OLAC Newsletter and the OLAC website.
Requires knowledge of and experience with other cataloging software such as Connexion, III Sierra, ArchivesSpace, and MarcEdit.
Must keep up with evolving software tools needed for cataloging such as Connexion and III Sierra.
Must be able to perform work requiring accuracy and considerable attention to detail without close supervision. Must be able to work in a production-oriented environment. Must have a proven ability to maintain effective working relations with coworkers and supervisors.
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Published: Sunday, August 15, 2021 16:11 UTC
Last updated: Sunday, August 15, 2021 16:11 UTC