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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

P/T - Cataloger - Columbia University Health Sciences Library

The Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library, Columbia University Medical
Center, seeks a cataloger with strong analytical and problem-solving
skills to provide complex copy and original cataloging for approximately
1500 16th and 17th century books on medicine, primarily in Latin, Italian,
French and German.

The successful candidate will have:

-an accredited Master of Library of Sciences (MLS) or an equivalent
combination of education and experience
-strong working knowledge of two European languages, preferably Latin and
-working knowledge of cataloging principles and procedures including
AACR2, LC Subject Headings, LC Classification and MARC21 formats
-working knowledge of standard bibliographic and other reference tools
-an aptitude for complex, analytical and detailed work
-good organization skills
-effective verbal and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications: professional cataloging experience in a research
library; working knowledge of Voyager and OCLC.

The position is a part-time (20 hours/week), 18 month position.

Please visit our online application site at
for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.