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    Summary

    This position is in the Library's Cataloging section (DLT). The primary purpose of the position is to provide descriptive and subject cataloging, original and copy, for monographs in English and foreign languages. The incumbent will be responsible for bringing vision and implementation to metadata projects that will expand access to all library collections, and to identify opportunities within relationships to other NGA collections and related collections of other institutions. 



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    Responsibilities

    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.
    • Applies principles of data management, standardization, and linking to descriptive records in order to improve access, searching, and relationships between items and collections of items.
    • Contributes to the development of authority records maintained by the library or contributed to the Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO).
    • As a member of the Cataloging Section, the incumbent also implements and contributes to the creation and maintenance of the National Gallery of Art Library’s classification for artist monographs

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

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