Job opening: Serials cataloger -- Harvard Law School Library -- Sandra Hopkins Stephen D. Clark 02 Aug 2000 20:23 UTC

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Subject: Job opening: Serials cataloger
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 16:13:59 -0400
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Position: Serials Cataloger
Harvard Law School Library
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Part-Time (20 hours)

Duties and Responsibilities:
Catalogs serials in English and other European languages, in various
formats, including print, microform, and electronic, using AACR2, LC
subject headings, LC and local classification systems, CONSER editing
guidelines and the RLIN and OCLC bibliographic utilities. Edits
copy. Contributes authority information to HOLLIS and to LC Name
File via NACO. Compiles and encodes serials holdings information in MARC

format. Works on recataloging and reclassification projects. Maintains
serials cataloging backlog. Keeps abreast of developments in serials
cataloging. Serves on committees in the Law Library and Harvard
Library system as appropriate.

MLS from an ALA accredited library school; two years experience
serials in a large academic library; good reading knowledge of at least
European language; solid working knowledge of RLIN or OCLC and
with US MARC holdings format and NACO procedures.

How to apply: Send resume, cover letter and names of three references
Paul George,. Acting Librarian, Harvard Law School, Areeda 526, 1545
Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138.
Or apply online at:
Req. no. 6599.

Ann G. Sitkin
Cataloging Services Librarian
Harvard Law School Library
Langdell Hall (L166)
Cambridge, Mass. 02138
FAX: 617-496-4409