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Type P
Entered 8/15/2017
Company LAC Federal - Washington, D.C.
Position Cataloger
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URL https://lac-group.secure.force.com/LIBGIG/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0E1200000O2TtOEAV&tSource=
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


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 and prominent government agencies.