Job Announcement: Project Cataloger with German Language proficiency (West Los Angeles, CA) Patty De Anda 13 May 2009 00:45 UTC

Library Associates Companies (LAC) is seeking a Cataloger for a special project for an institution located in West Los Angeles, California. This project is subject to a bid approval to provide a temporary full-time cataloger to work onsite for approximately six months.  Candidates must undergo a test for German language proficiency


*          Catalog a retrospective backlog of books, artifacts and peripheral materials that are primarily in German.
*          Experience providing both copy cataloging and original cataloging.
*          Create accurate MARC records for each item in organization's onsite database.
*          Apply indexing terms to the organization's in-house thesaurus.
*          Provide weekly status reports to the Collection Manager and to the LAC Account Manager.

*          MLS from an accredited institution or extensive cataloging experience in a library/museum environment.
*          Previous experience using Library of Congress (LC) Classification System
*          Extensive copy and original cataloging.
*          Strong knowledge of German language

 *   Some knowledge of French language is a plus
 *   Experience using OCLC and WorldCat
 *   Previous experience in a museum/special collections library highly desirable.


 *   For consideration email cover letter and resume as a Word document to Joanne Schwarz,<> with a courtesy copy to Patty DeAnda,<>
 *   Please reference "Project Cataloger - #1219" as the subject line of your email

Patty De Anda

Communications & Projects Associate
Library Associates Companies / LAC
6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2240
Los Angeles, CA 90048
800.987.6794 toll free
323.302.9439 local
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