Perform original and/or copy cataloging of digitized map images in OCLC according to the RDA standard for map cataloging, using both the original map and the digitized image.
Perform analytical cataloging of digitized atlas map page images in OCLC according to the RDA standard for cataloging.
Work closely with the Map Assistant and Map student employees to coordinate and distribute map images for cataloging.
Import MARC records for indexing in the libraryâ™s catalog.
Export and convert MARC records to GeoBlacklight for ingest in the BTAA Geoportal.
The job provides professional support and solves straightforward problems in a library unit in the acquisition and processing of library materials and resources. Resolves processing problems with units.
Identifies and documents preservation needs and, with moderate guidance from others, ensures the preservation of library pieces, electronically and digitally.
Performs other relatedwork as needed.
MLS or Advanced Degree in Geography or an allied field.
Demonstrated project management and planning experience.
2-5 years of cataloging experience, including original and complex copy cataloging of cartographic materials.Â Â
Experience with original and complex copy cataloging maps in OCLC.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Knowledge of the RDA cataloging standard, LCSH and related standard vocabularies, and LCC.Â Â
Acquaintance or Experience with MarcEdit.
Excellent organization skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience communicating effectively with various levels of staff, both within and with external project partners.
Experience working successfully in a team.
This is a grant funded 12-month position.
HYBRID 1-2 remote days available after a training period.
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