CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Legal Cataloger/Classifier in Washington, District Of Columbia
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Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation
City: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Position ID: J0119-0900
Employment Type: Full Time
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Build your career with CGI by joining a dynamic team of library professionals at the Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, providing unparalleled collections and integrated resources to Congress and the American people.
This work will take place in the Law Library of Congress, which manages and maintains the world's largest legal collection, containing over 2.5 million volumes of legal and legislative materials from the United States, as well as international, comparative, and foreign materials.
The Cataloger/Classifier will support the Law Library of Congress in the task of converting the call numbers from existing LAW schedule to K schedule using LC classification scheme.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Perform copy cataloging to match and edit existing records or perform descriptive cataloging to create and update records in Voyager Cataloging module for legal materials in various languages.
• Perform subject analysis on legal materials that are in various original vernaculars to assign call number using Library of Congress (LOC) classification schedule.
• Verify title, author, place, and date of publication of items.
• Comply with all AACR2R rules using MARC21 format.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Masters Degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 1 year directly related work experience required.
• Ability to read Cyrillic script and perform cataloging on books in Russian and/or Polish.
Ability to successfully complete the CGI Background Investigation to include; 50 State Criminal, Education and Employment; Additionally, your ability to successfully complete a Credit and/or Driving Records Checks may be conducted if required by the contract for continued employment.
• Ability to successfully complete a Government Agency Background Investigation/Security Clearance; US Citizenship is required.
• MLS or Master's degree in a relevant field; candidates currently enrolled in MLS program with strong legal background and language skills are strongly encouraged to apply.
• Knowledge and understanding of the Library of Congress classification schedule, particularly the schedule covering legal material (Class K).
Knowledge of Library of Congress Subject Headings, applicable when 650 fields are incomplete or missing
• Knowledge of the functions of the LOC Voyager Integrated Library System (ILS) and all applicable rules for cataloging.
• Ability to perform library technical service work with attention to detail.
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