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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 teamwork.


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]. 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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