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Cataloger – Asbury Theological Seminary – Wilmore, KY

Job Summary

Catalogs all types of material, including periodicals, archival collections, media, microform, and digital formats; assists with collection development; processes donations of all types of material and provides tax receipts to donors; processes current periodicals.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions:
  • Performs original cataloging of all formats of library resources through OCLC Connexion client, Local Library System, ePLACE, and Vimeo
  • Performs general cataloging and maintenance of bibliographic records
  • Performs original cataloging of ATS dissertations and theses
  • Processes newly purchased book titles
  • Processes gift collections
  • Assists in the thorough tracking of acquisitions budget usage
  • Tracks acquisitions spending according to the Seminary’s articulated acquisitions account list
Assists with Collection Development:
  • Makes collection development decisions on what resources to add from gift collections
  • Acquires and processes locally produced digital resources
  • Identifies titles for acquisition, based on Collection Development Policy parameters
  • Monitors and analyzes the composition of the Seminary’s library collection concerning usage and peer schools.
Journal Indexing
  • Performs indexing for the Asbury Journal and the Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies
Other Responsibilities:
  • Other Duties as Assigned by the director of Strategic Collections Services
  • Researches materials in specialized areas
  • Catalogues and checks in periodicals

Educational/Experiential Requirements

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent library experience.
  • Previous original and copy cataloging experience or coursework.
  • Experience with online integrated library systems and the OCLC system.

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