Summer 2017 Cataloging Internship -New York, NY

Description:

The Union Club Library is seeking a Cataloging Intern for Summer 2017. Working under the Club Librarian, this position will perform copy cataloging, primarily for a collection of A/V materials. The candidate must be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program in library and information science, be available to work weekdays between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and have completed a course in cataloging, metadata, or the organization of information.

 

Requirements:

Knowledge of MARC/RDA bibliographic cataloging

Working knowledge of Dewey Decimal Classification system

Experience with integrated library systems

Experience with OCLC Connexion and MarcEdit software a plus

Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills

Excellent attention to detail and willingness to learn

 

Responsibilities:

Inventory and create bibliographic records for A/V materials, as well as other library holdings (print materials) as time permits

Edit records from AACR2 to RDA and according to a local cataloging profile

Prepare items for shelving

 

Application:

To apply, send a cover letter and résumé to library@theunionclub.com, with the subject line “Cataloging Internship [your last name].”

 

Host Site:

Founded in 1836, the Union Club of the City of New York is the city’s oldest private social club. The library has been integral to the Union Club’s purpose from its inception, and serves the membership as a repository of print cultural heritage and as a full-service lending library.