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Friday, January 29, 2010

P/T - Project Cataloger - Bard Graduate Center

The Bard Graduate Center ( is looking for a
part-time, short-term project cataloger for a 2,700-volume library on
Islamic culture, history, and art, the majority in English but with a
scattering of European languages as well.

This temporary position entails copy-cataloging and physical processing
of monographs, from February through mid-summer, 15-20 hours a week.


- Acquaintance with AACR2/MARC/LCSH/LCC sufficient to:

Search for duplicates in our ILS
Locate suitable records for copy-cataloging in OCLC
Edit records to meet locally-defined standards
Add subject headings and adjust call numbers as necessary.

Highly desirable:

- Some experience with the Getty vocabularies (AAT, TGN, and ULAN), or
similar domain-specific thesauri
- A background in Islamic history, Middle Eastern studies, art history,
and/or decorative arts
- some level of comfort cataloging material in Western European
languages (French, German, etc.)
- experience with the OCLC Connexion client

If interested, please send an email with subject:BGC cataloging
position, and current CV attached, to:

Cory Rockliff
Technical Services Librarian
Bard Graduate Center

Originally posted on a library school listserv