Search OCLC database to locate the best copy for materials
received from Acquisitions Units.
Search materials in backlogs for appropriate and fuller copy in
Search national library OPACs for appropriate records.
Print records from cataloging utility or OPAC.
Sort materials with OCLC copy according to discipline and/or
language for distribution to catalogers.
Assist in the maintenance of and intershelving of materials in
awaiting original monographic cataloging and quarterly statistics
of all monographic backlogs.
Assist with special projects, as assigned.
Examine bibliographic and topical elements of monographic
material and compare this information to a matching bibliographic
record in OCLC.
Edit content of the OCLC bibliographic record to accurately
reflect item in hand.
Provide single sentence or keyword subject analysis for items in
language of expertise (i.e. Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Thai,
Ability to get to work reliably and on time.
Ability to be present in the workplace during normal working
Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working
relationships with co-workers, supervisors and managers.
Ability to work with co-workers, supervisors, and managers
harmoniously and cooperatively and as a team player.
Ability to follow directions from supervisors.
Skill in operating a personal computer.
Ability to read and interpret documents written in standard
English, such as procedure manuals, memoranda, etc.
Ability to lift, shelve, and shift books.
Skill in matching like information and distinguishing unlike
Ability to work independently, organizing work according to
departmental and Library priorities.
Skill in searching online bibliographic database, such as
Skill in reading and interpreting bibliographic records.
Skill in interpreting bibliographic records, including coded
machine-readable cataloging (MARC).
Skill in using software applications, including Microsoft Excel
Ability to read and write Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Thai, Burmese
or another Southeast Asian language.