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Subject: MAP CATALOGER - University of Texas
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Date: Mon, 1 Sep 1997 15:48:49 CST
The following position is available at The University of Texas at
Arlington Libraries. Please post it on LIBJOBS.
MAP CATALOGER (Half-time), Special Collections, The University of
Texas at Arlington Libraries.
DUTIES: Using Map Cataloging Manual, Cartographic Materials, AACR2,
Library of Congress Rule Interpretations, and Library of Congress
Subject Headings, performs original and copy cataloging for all maps,
both antique and modern. This position reports to the Head, Special
QUALIFICATIONS: M.L.S. from n ALA-accredited library program.
PREFERRED: experience with USMARC map format; knowledge of Map
Cataloging Manual, Cartographic Materials, AACR2, LCRI, and LCSH;
experience with OCLC or other bibliographic utility and NOTIS or
other local automated syst ; and experience working in a map
DESIRED: 2 years successful cataloging experience; a background in
cartography; a reading knowledge of Spanish or French or Latin; good
interpersonal skills; and familiarity with basic word processing and
data base applications.
The Cartographic History Library of Special Collections consists of
5000+ maps from the 16th-20th century covering primarily Texas, the
American Southwest, the Gulf of Mexico, the Western Hemisphere, and
Mexico. Special Collections consists of a staff of 11 including 5
professionals. The book collection of 30,000+ volumes deal with the
Mexican American War, Texas, Mexican political history, and the
history of cartography. Historical and archival collections (500+
collections) deal with Texas, Mexico, the Mexican American War,
and the University. The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries
will be moving to a new on-line system within the next year.
The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the Dallas/Fort Worth
metropolitan area and is a large, urban university with over 20,000
students. The Libraries is comprised of the central library and two
branches, with a staff of 40 professionals and 63 paraprofessionals.
The Libraries=92 homepage may be browsed at http: www.uta.edu/library.
Send letter of application, resume and the names of 3 references to:
Sally L. Gross, Chair, Map Cataloger Search Committee, The
University of Texas at Arlington Libraries, P.O. Box 19497,
Arlington, TX 76019-0497 or fax 817-272-3360. Inquiries by e-mail
to: [log in to unmask] Review of applications will begin Oct.
1997, and will continue until position is filled.
The University of Texas is an equal-opportunity, affirmative action
Sally L. Gross
Head, Special Collections
University of Texas at Arlington Libraries
P.O. Box 19497
Arlington TX 76019-0497
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(817) 272-3393 (telephone)
(817) 272-3360 (fax)