Job Announcement: Library Clerk with 2 years experience creating/editing MARC Records (Washington, DC)

by | Nov 12, 2009 | 0 comments

Library Associates Companies (LAC) seeks Library Clerks for a cataloging project at a government agency in Washington, DC. This is a full-time contract position for 1 – 2 years. The clerks will be transcribing data from catalog cards into MARC records in an online integrated library system, creating item and holdings records. We are looking for someone who as at least 2 years of experience creating and updating MARC records.


  • At least a high school diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
  • Two or more years experience creating, revising and/or updating bibliographic records in MARC format;
  • Familiarity with MARC format, cataloging rules;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of U.S. government publications and Superintendent of Documents classification system will be a plus.


  1. For immediate consideration, please email resume to Jon Johnson at with a CC to
  2. Please use “Clerk – Cataloging #1344” as the subject line of your email.
  3. Please let us know where you saw our posting.
  4. Library Associates Companies (LAC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

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