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Friday, August 15, 2008

DRT Library Needs Cataloger

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo needs a cataloger. 
"Major duties and responsibilities (list is not all inclusive):
Cataloging and Automation Duties: Creates original catalog records (including classification numbers, cutter numbers, access points and tracings) and updates existing records. Performs general library technical services. Develops, implements, and instructs library staff in approved procedures. Maintains the DRT Library manual of standard operating procedures in cataloging. Initiates projects to enhance patron access to the collections. Assists in the selection and implementation of computer hardware and software. Maintains library's web site.
Public service duties: Assists in the evaluation and development of library collections and electronic information resources. Assists in public service work including general reference services. Promotes awareness and use of library resources; provides instruction in the use of the library catalog and finding aids. Maintains quality control over bibliographies to collections of print and non-print materials.
Other duties: Uses appropriate computer hardware and software to accomplish tasks. Shares responsibility for the security of the collection. Performs simple preservation tasks. Participates in activities to enhance professional growth. Represents the library at meetings of affiliated historical and professional organizations. May be asked to perform special assignments outside of the routine work area."
The full job description can be found at

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