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Desired Industry: Publishing SpiderID: 75526
Desired Job Location: Norton Center, Massachusetts Date Posted: 6/6/2015
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date:
Desired Wage: 80,000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel:
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate:

I desire to work with information in a
position in which I may use my knowledge
and skills: OCLC, MARC, LC
classification, AACR2R, RDA, LCSH, and
Dublin Core.

2002-present Cataloging and
Metadata Management Librarian,
Madeleine Clark Wallace
Wheaton College, Norton MA 02766
• Responsible for work flow
analysis and design of cataloging
procedures using OCLC’s cataloging Web
interface (Connexion Client),
Innovative Interfaces Inc. integrated
library system (Sierra), Shared Shelf
Commons and the Wheaton digital
repository (DSpace).
• Provide access to all formats
of material acquired by the library by
performing automated procedures for
original and copy cataloging using the
OCLC database, the cataloging module
of III (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.)
and the OCLC label printer
attachments. These formats include,
but are not limited to: monographs,
DVDs, CDs, e-books, Websites, student
honor’s theses, education curriculum
materials and archival materials for a
variety of subjects and languages.
• Classify materials using the
Library of Congress Classification to
construct call numbers for materials
added to the Library collection
• Maintain accurate holding
information within the OCLC database.
• Perform authority control to
maintain the quality and currency of
the OPAC.
• Responsible for performing
bibliographic record maintenance
functions (record creation,
enhancement or withdrawal) for
material relating to collection
assessment and development projects.
• Create documentation of the
current local cataloging policies and
• Participate in weeding
projects and withdraw items in all
formats from the catalog as needed.
• Maintain the quality and
currency of the OPAC (online public
access catalog) by handling
replacement, duplicate, rebound,
missing and withdrawn items.
• Maintain and report statistics
on cataloging activities
• Field
cataloging/classification questions
initiated by Library staff.
• Provide expertise to patrons
and staff regarding the retrieval of
information via the online catalog.
• Upload digital files of
scholarly material into the Digital
Repository and input descriptive
Dublin Core metadata.
• Provide descriptive Dublin
Core metadata for photographic images
in Shared Shelf Commons.
• Responsible for keeping
current with copyright issues and
maintaining Web page with essential
information for the community.
• Communicate with patrons and
complainants to resolve copyright
infringement notifications.
• Attend workshops, seminars,
and conferences to upgrade skills and
keep abreast of changing technology,
procedures, evolving metadata schemes
and theory.
• Supervise and mentor student
staff within the department.
• Train student staff to prepare
library materials to add to the
library collections.
• Evaluate student staff
• Provide class instruction to
students, guiding them through the
process of publishing short reports to
the Digital Repository and creating
basic descriptive metadata for their
• Worked with liaisons to help
provide library instruction to first
year students.
• Provided research assistance
to students.
• Co-chaired the Library and
Information Services Advisory Group.


Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
(formerly North Adams State College)
North Adams, MA
Major: Elementary Education
Areas of concentration: English and
Graduated cum laude, 1979.

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Graduated, 2001.
A average

Professional Affiliations:

• ALA:
o ACRL – Association of College
and Research Libraries Division (also
New England Chapter)
 CLS – College Libraries
 I_S – Instruction Section
o ALCTS – Association for
Library Collection & Technical
Services Division
 CCS – Cataloging and
Classification Section
o LITA –Library and Information
Technology Association Division
• Phi Beta Mu

• Thorough knowledge of
cataloging and metadata functions in
an academic library including
familiarity of OCLC, MARC formats, the
Library of Congress classification
system, cuttering guidelines, AACR2R,
RDA, LCSH, and Dublin Core.
• Knowledge of integrated
library systems.
• Familiar with Web page
authoring and development.
• Able to work independently, as
part of a team and maintain effective
working relationships with co-workers
and members of the college community.
• Able to prioritize work and
make decisions to produce accurate
work on a timely basis.
• Good attention to detail.
• Knowledge of library resources
related to cataloging and
• Proficient with desktop
technology tools

Available upon request.

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