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*LAC Group *is seeking an experienced *Cataloger *for a contract within a
prestigious federal library in Washington, D.C. The role consists of
working on one or more cataloging projects, while occasionally acting as
point of reference for short term project catalogers. This is a full-time,
benefited position and must be performed on-site.


   - Create original and copy catalog records for historical and modern
   material, primarily monographs and serials.
   - Research and apply AACR2 and RDA standards for monographs and serials,
   while creating original records or upgrading copy cataloging records to I
   Level (OCLC full level) standards.
   - Assign Library of Congress call numbers and subject headings.
   - Apply both local (institution-specific) and national best practices
   for quality cataloging content.
   - Maintain monthly cataloging production targets; as needed identify and
   implement changes to maximize production efficiency.
   - Research and understand a wide and diverse range of subjects,
   including multiple scientific fields, art, and history.
   - Actively document new processes, procedures and policies as needed,
   and place those documents in a shared knowledge base.
   - Ability to work with other Western European languages preferred.


   - MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.
   - Three years minimum of cataloging experience.
   - Experience creating and documenting workflows.
   - Experience with AACR2, RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and
   Library of Congress Classification.
   - Ability to work with non-English material strongly preferred,
   primarily in Western European languages.
   - Some physical lifting and handling of boxes of books weighing up to 25
   pounds is expected.
   - Strong familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.

*Nice to have:*

   - Familiarity with cataloging in non-Latin alphabets such as Cyrillic or

*To apply, please visit:*

Katy Davis
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