Experienced Cataloger (Cambridge, MA)

LAC Group seeks an experienced Cataloger for a contract position at a prestigious cultural institution in Cambridge, MA. Need is immediate, pending award of contract.


•Perform original descriptive and subject cataloging for various library materials in a variety of languages and subject fields; determine appropriate guidelines in applying rules of Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, Library of Congress subject heading policies, Dewey Decimal Classification, Arabic subject headings, MARC21 and catalog materials in categories of advanced specialized backgrounds

•Conduct complex searching and researching in English and several foreign languages to establish appropriate form of main entries, added entries and place names; assign main entries and subject headings; determine edition statements, imprints, collations and series notes

•Perform copy cataloging in several subjects and Roman languages in all subject areas from OCLC or LC and compare piece in hand to OCLC-derived MARC record


•MLS from an ALA accredited institution

•Three to five years cataloging monographs, CONSER serials and French language materials

•Proven ability to use the Aleph integrated library system

For more information, please visit http://goo.gl/pWvwk

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group
323-852-1083– Main
800-987-6794 – Toll Free
323-852-1093 – Fax
6500 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048


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