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Librarian (Electronic Resources Cataloger)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks
a librarian who can assist with responsibility for collection development,
acquisitions, serials management, cataloging and authority control, database
management, and maintaining the integrated library system for electronic and
print collections.

The incumbent uses emerging technologies and new approaches in cataloging
work and electronic resource management, including cataloging and metadata
standards, providing access to electronics resources, Open URL linking
technologies, and electronic resource management systems and tools.

S/he develops and implements new policies, procedures, and operations to
improve the management of electronic resources.

S/he serves as a cataloger for print, electronic and special format
materials for a biomedical research collection.  The incumbent maintains an
electronic resources management database; selects and acquires electronic
resources; and formulates, recommends and implements cataloging policies and
practices to assure easy access to electronic resources.  S/he conducts
analytical studies to aid in selection and retention decisions.  S/he works
as a team member in an environment that fosters learning, collaboration, and

Salary range is $43,365 to $62,886 with promotion potential to a salary
range of $62,886 to $81,747.

The position will be open beginning August 1, 2005.  The vacancy
announcement (number ORS-05-89621), which explains the application procedure
and deadline, is available online at
<>  or applicants may contact Ms. Joan Patton,
NIH Client Services Branch, Team C, 31 Center Drive, Bldg. 31, Rm 4B41,
National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services,
Bethesda, MD 20892-2157, telephone 301/402-1528, Fax 301/402-1057, email
[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> . Applications must be postmarked by
August 30, 2005.  NIH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Betty Landesman, M.A., M.L.S., M.S.

Head, Collection Management

National Institutes of Health Library

Building 10, Room 1L13A

10 Center Drive, MSC1150

Bethesda, MD   20892-1150

Phone:  301-496-3527

Fax: 301-496-3702

E-mail: [log in to unmask] <>


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