Cataloging position (Baltimore, MD) (Jane Murray) Stephen Clark 14 Jun 1999 15:01 UTC

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Date: Mon, 14 Jun 1999 09:36:39 -0400
From: Jane Murray <jmurray@HSHSL.UMARYLAND.EDU>
Subject: Cataloging position (Baltimore, MD)

Dear colleagues,

This position announcement is being cross-posted to several lists;
please forgive any duplication.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human
Services Library invites applications for an Associate Librarian I


Job No. JD00994
Associate Librarian I (Electronic/Continuations Cataloger)
Full-time Librarian (non-tenure track)

Reports to: Head of Cataloging


Provides high-quality cataloging of electronic resources, as well as
serials and monographic continuations, to facilitate public access to
the Library's collection and information resources.  Responsibilities
will include the creation of original or adaptation of existing catalog
records for materials issued in continuing formats, including
computer files and Internet-accessible resources; development and
maintenance of quality control procedures for cataloging and
processing of materials; assistance in the development of automated
bibliographic databases; and other special projects and related


Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library
school required; previous experience cataloging serials, electronic
resources, or non-book formats preferred. Good written and oral
communication skills; strong organizational skills and an aptitude for
complex, analytical work with attention to detail. Familiarity with
currant trends in cataloging, especially those related to serials and
electronic information, is highly desirable, as is knowledge of the
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (2nd ed., 1998 revision), of
MARC21 (formerly USMARC) bibliographic, authority, and holdings
formats, of Library of Congress and National Library of Medicine
policies and procedures, and of Library of Congress classification
schedules and practices. Knowledge of the use, interpretation, and
application of LC Subject Headings (LCSH) and/or Medical Subject
Headings (MeSH), and experience with OCLC or other bibliographic
utility also highly desired.

About the University of Maryland, Baltimore:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is the campus for the
professions and is comprised of 23.7 acres with 45 buildings in the
heart of Baltimore City.  The UM,B complex includes six professional
schools (Dental, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social
Work), as well as an interprofessional graduate school. UM,B has
approximately 4,800 employees and 6,000 students.

About the Health Sciences and Human Services Library:

Established in 1813, the HS/HSL currently has approximately 2,400
current periodical subscriptions and over 338,000 volumes. The
Health Sciences and Human Services Library, a recognized leader
in state-of-the-art information technology, is also the regional
medical library for 10 southeastern states, the District of Columbia,
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of the National
Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM). The HS/HSL moved in
1998 into a beautiful and sophisticated, multi-functional and
comprehensive library/information services facility. Visit us on the
Web at:

Starting salary range: $27,274-$33,288

Original posting date: 6/14/99

Closing date: Open until filled

To apply:

Send resume and letter of application, including names, addresses,
and phone numbers of three references, to:

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Office of Human Resource Services
737 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

For other information, call the UM,B 24 hour jobline at (410) 706-
5JOB, or visit the Office of Human Resource Services employment
opportunities page at:


Jane Murray
Head, Catalog Dept.
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
University of Maryland
601 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

410-706-7975 (voice)
410-706-8860 (fax)