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.
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
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
To apply, send a cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Cataloging Internship [your last name].”
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.