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.)
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.
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