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    This position is on the staff of the Deputy Director (DD) in the Library's Cataloging section (DLT).  The primary purpose of this position is to provide descriptive and subject cataloging, original and copy, for monographs in English and foreign languages as well as special materials in a variety of formats to include artists books, fine press books, photo books, ephemera material, and others as assigned.

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    The incumbent performs original descriptive cataloging, as well as semi-original and copy cataloging based on existing records, using national and local descriptive standards and NGA cataloging policies.

    Ability to identify materials and construction techniques found in artists’ books and fine press books.  Ability to identify standard descriptive access points on vertical file, ephemeral, and unique materials.  Academic background in art history or studio arts.  Professional knowledge of online cataloging systems, bibliographic utilities, and library services platforms.  Professional knowledge of cataloging standards and principles such as MARC21, RDA, AACR2, DCRM(B), LCSH, authority control practices, and a variety of descriptive vocabularies and thesauri related to arts and the humanities.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

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