Catalog Librarian; Loyola Law School; Los Angeles
CATALOG LIBRARIAN - Requisition 0120376
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Division: Law School
Department: Law Library
Job Description Summary:
The Catalog Librarian will provide the means for access to the printed, microform, electronic, and audio-visual resources of the Law library. Duties will include but are not limited to:
- Working with the Head of Technical Services to perform original cataloging and classification of library materials (primarily microforms and electronic resources), including
searching for and identifying bibliographic records, determining all entries and establishing proper descriptive data, entering all materials online in the OCLC database, and downloading
records to Innovative Interfaces’ Millennium system, the library’s integrated online system, and public online catalog and performing copy cataloging of library materials as required.
- Assisting the Head of Technical Services in ongoing projects, such as batch loading of large sets of MARC records and with ongoing revision of cataloged serials, periodicals,
audio-visual materials, and microforms to meet changed conditions and needs.
- Assisting in the maintenance of the online public catalog, including name and subject authority work and adding links to online resources.
- Assisting in planning and implementing programs and systems that will improve the level of bibliographic control in all sections of the Technical Services Department.
- Supervise the technical services department in the absence of other technical services librarians.
- Performing other duties as assigned or requested. Loyola Law School reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
- Will be responsible for keeping current with advances and changing technologies in the fields of electronic resources, audio-visual media, microforms, serials, and periodicals
cataloging and catalog management by attending conferences, reading library literature, and maintaining contacts with other professionals.
- Will be required to participate in professional and continuing education activities of local and national law library groups so as to maintain professional efficiency.
Master of Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution required. Supplemental coursework in cataloging and classification of audio-visual materials,
microforms, and periodicals highly desirable.
Library experience highly desirable.
Thorough knowledge of AACR2, MARC and RDA formats Library of Congress classification and subject structure, SuDoc classification, OCLC cataloging subsystem and authority files. Familiarity
with serials. Bibliographic knowledge of a least one foreign language for establishing entry and subject heading for foreign language materials. Ability to work effectively with the
Technical Processes team and other staff and library users.
Loyola Law School is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, age of 40 or over, color, religion, national or ethnic
origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, military leave, veteran status, or any other status protected by law, in matters pertaining to employment.
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