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Position Announcement: UCSD Library Assistant (Katherine Adams) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 19 Apr 2000 13:16 UTC

Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 15:59:01 -0700
From: Kathy Adams <>
Subject: Job posting to Serialist

Library Assistant III (100% Career)
Library, $2196-$2609/month
Filing Deadline: 4/28/00

DESCRIPTION: Maintain current information in bibliographic records for
Internet resources (primarily electronic journals). Assign and input PURLS
in bibliographic records and run validation checks with PURL software (or
similar technology). Perform enhanced-level cataloging of Internet
resources in all Roman-alphabet languages. Monitor CDL and publishers' web
sites for information pertinent to CDL electronic resource holdings.
QUALIFICATIONS: Working knowledge of Internet search engines and web
navigation sufficient to locate and search specific web sites, including
those with incomplete or inaccurate URLs. Experience cataloging serials
using Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Library of Congress Rule
Interpretations, and the CONSER Cataloging Manual. Detailed knowledge of
MARC record structure for bibliographic records including field and sub
field structures. Time-management and organizational skills to meet
quality and quantity standards. Well-developed interpersonal skills to
work with a variety of individuals in differing roles and in a variety of
situations.Prefer experience cataloging electronic resources using
metadata standards. Detailed knowledge of OCLC Bibliographic Formats and
Standards and the CONSER Editing Guide preferred. Prefer experience using
a local online catalog for cataloging and authority work. Prefer
experience using electronic mail and Microsoft Windows.

This position is listed with Campus Human Resources.  To apply, please go

Katherine C. Adams
Electronic Resources Cataloger
Geisel Library
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0175K
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175