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Job Opening - Cataloger, Law Library at Northeastern University Susan More 11 Aug 2004 16:02 UTC

Northeastern University School of Law Library
400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Title:	                Cataloger
Department:	        School of Law
Location:               Boston Main Campus
Fulltime/Parttime:      Full Time
Grade:                  10

Posting Description:  The Law Library Cataloger is a professional librarian
responsible for original and copy cataloging and classification of
library material in a broad range of subjects in all formats, including
printed serials, integrating resources, and monographs; electronic
resources including web resources and e-books; microforms; and A/V

Responsible for retrospective cataloging and classification of
microforms and older federal documents.  Responsible for bibliographic
record maintenance. Trains and reviews the cataloging work of the
split-position copy cataloger/serials control clerk.  Works with the local
online integrated library automation system (III's Millennium) and other
automated systems used by the library and with vendors of electronic
resources to take full advantage of system capabilities.  Examples of
activities relating to electronic resources include creating links to and
from library databases and resources on the web, importing bibliographic
records from commercial suppliers into the local integrated system,
participating in designing filters for guided searches, and maintaining
and troubleshooting interfaces between the library's systems and resource
suppliers' systems. The Cataloger is expected to participate in the
professional life of the library, including formal and informal
professional development, staying abreast of developments in technical
services and libraries in general and discussing them with colleagues, and
participating in departmental and overall library planning and

Qualifications:  MLIS or MLS from an ALA accredited library school. At
least two years of demonstrated successful original cataloging experience
using AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, MARC formats, OCLC or RLIN, and anintegrated library system in an academic or research library.  Good social
skills and the ability to work with a diverse staff and patron population.
 Personal or professional experience in using Microsoft products and the

Send resume to Susan More, Head of Technical Services, Northeastern
University School of Law Library, 312 KN, Boston, MA 02115.

Northeastern University is located in Boston, Massachusetts, in close
proximity to the city's museums and cultural centers.  The School of Law,
comprising of 600 students and over 30 full-time faculty, is the only law
school in the country that offers a cooperative legal education program.
For more information on the Northeastern University School of Law and its
programs please see

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/Title
IX employer.  All persons are invited to apply regardless of race, color,
gender, national origin, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.