Russian/English Language Cataloger – LAC Federal – Washington, DC

LAC Federal, a division of LAC Group Company is seeking a Russian/English Language Cataloger for a project at a prestigious government library located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.  Hours are flexible and can be either F/T or P/T.

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform MLC cataloging using RDA
  • Re-cyrillicize some now-transliterated Russian text;
  • Add metadata and descriptive information to images;
  • Resolve cataloging and classification problems;
  • Work with cataloging databases such as OCLC, merging and consolidating records as necessary;

Qualifications:

  • Intermediate reading and writing ability of both English and Russian is required;
  • Recent cataloging experience is required, including direct experience with RDA, MARC and LCSH;
  • Knowledge of Cyrillic script and letters is highly desired;
  • 1+ years of cataloging or metadata experience in an academic, public, or law library using an ILS; Working knowledge of library databases, OCLC, AACR2, LC and Dewey Classification;
  • Accuracy, focus, and attention to detail;
  •  Knowledge of:
  • Voyager ILS
  • RDA guidelines
  • RDA Toolkit
  • MARC 21
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Enhanced MLC cataloging

 

Please apply online at: https://goo.gl/Ose7Cb

 

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