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Entered 12/7/2017
Company LAC Federal - Washington, DC Metro Area
Position Catalogers
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URL https://lac-group.secure.force.com/LIBGIG/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0E1H00000ZRilYUAT&tSource=
LAC Federal is seeking experienced Catalogers (P/T or F/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.

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
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 for Cataloger 1:
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
Strong computer & analytical skills
Excellent command of English
High attention to detail

Qualifications for Cataloger 2: (In addition to Cataloger 1 qualification must have the below)
Demonstrated history of BIBCO level cataloging
Extensive experience with P-PT classification tables
Ability to interpret and follow all RDA, PCC, and LC cataloging standards
Strong computer skills related to downloading, installing and using specialized software from OCLC and LC
Understanding of item based workflow and requirement to create high level bibliographic and/or NACO records in a minimal amount of time