Library Specialist I, Cataloging
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
منذ 5 يوم
source : Times Higher Education

Job Description

  • Performs subject cataloging of Arabic and foreign materials on all subjects and formats, using LCSH, LC classification, and Qaimat Rus al-Mawduat al-Araabiyah.
  • Performs descriptive cataloging of Arabic and foreign materials on all subjects and formats, according to AACR2, MARC21 standards, RDA rules
  • Keeps up-to-date with latest developments on international standards of Bibliographic Control and metadata protocols.
  • Establishes local cataloging policies to meet local requirements, which are not fully covered by international standards
  • Recommends, continually reviews, and implements cataloging policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates and conducts trainings on bibliographic control standards and local policies
  • Participates in planning, monitoring, and reviewing the works of library assistants and other staff of the department.
  • Interprets the departments’ policies and procedures, and suggests areas for development and improvement
  • Establishes authority records and oversees the accuracy and development of Authority Control of the bibliographic database maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor (create lists, collection statistics etc.)
  • Minimum Qualification

  • Degree in Library science
  • Sound knowledge of RDA, AACR2 and MARC21
  • Sound knowledge of the use of (LCSH), and Qaimat Rus al-Mawduat al-Araabiyah, LC classification.
  • Ability to catalogue efficiently and accurately.
  • Preferred Qualification

  • Experience to catalog and classify Arabic and foreign materials on all subjects and formats, according to AACR2, MARC21 standards, RDA rules, LC classification, LCSH and QRMA
  • Experience to use Library Systems / Platforms, Preferred OCLC
  • Knowledge to create and modify authority records (name & subject) according to international standard
  • Expected Skills / Rank / Experience

  • At least 5 years recent experience in cataloging and classification of all materials.
  • Experience using an integrated library system.
  • Reading knowledge of Arabic and English.
  • Good oral and written communication skills ·
  • Good general IT skills (MSWord, email, internet, etc.)
  • Division Libraries Deanship

    Department Technical Service&Scholary Com.Unit

    Job Close Date 31-12-2020

    Job Category Staff

    Salary 7000 to 18000 AED

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