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Serials Librarian position--Fordham University Library, Bronx,New York -- Kira Haimovsky Stephen D. Clark 27 Jun 2000 19:18 UTC

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Subject: Serials Librarian position--Fordham University Library,
Bronx,New York
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2000 14:59:59 -0400
From: Kira Haimovsky <HAIMOVSKY@FORDHAM.EDU>


SERIALS LIBRARIAN,  Fordham University Library, Bronx, NY

Under the direction of the Head of the Serials Department, performs a
variety of tasks concerning the acquisition, cataloging, and management
of a
large collection of serials/periodicals.

Primary duties include:
Original and copy cataloging of all types of serial publications in
different formats (including electronic journals), languages and
subjects, using
AACR2, Marc records, Library of Congress classification and subject
Handling of all procedures necessitated by bibliographical changes of
publications (title and frequency changes, cessations,
splits and mergers, etc.);
Managing the creation and maintenance of serial bibliographical,
holdings, and
check-in data records in the DRA library system and in the local Serials
Information Database (SID) used to produce printed Serials List;
Adding and updating serial holdings statements (Local Data Records) in
the OCLC
Union Serials List;
Helping to identify, research and resolve complex serials cataloging,
acquisition and holdings problems;
Carrying out special projects related to serials management as it

Master's degree in Library Science, additional Master's degree is
desirable. Cataloging experience (preferably of serials), familiarity
with a
bibliographical utility (preferably OCLC) and with an automated library
particularly with serials and acquisitions applications
(preferably DRA system). Must have previous experience and proven
ability to
work with complex serial/periodical materials which require high level
attention to detail. Ability to accept technological changes and work
successfully in a rapidly developing computerized environment. Prefer
experience providing access to electronic journals, knowledge of
Internet search
engines and web navigation. Knowledge of Microsoft Access is desirable.

Salary is commensurate with experience.
Position is available immediately, applications will be accepted until
position is filled.

FAX or E-MAIL letter and resume to:

Kira Haimovsky, Head of Serials Dept.
Fordham University Library
FAX: 718-817-3530