Creates and edits metadata for both physical and digital library collections.
Transforms metadata between formats such as MARC, XML, JSON, and RDF.
Reviews results of automated processes to ensure accuracy.
Under the direction of the Digital Content Metadata Specialist, evaluates metadata on institutional repository records and makes changes as needed.
Contributes to team efforts in the area of identity management, disambiguation, and linked data.
Searches and imports OCLC copy cataloging metadata of materials bought by or donated to the
Sheridan Libraries in a variety of formats and languages.
Performs complex editing of metadata for both general and special collections using a variety of technologies.
Applies international metadata standards including, but not limited to, Resource Description and
Access (RDA), Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials: Books (DCRMB), Dublin Core, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings and Faceted Application of
Subject Terminology (FAST).
Collaboratively maintains the integrity of library databases by merging and or deleting old or duplicative metadata, and by participating in large-scale database maintenance projects.
Creates provisional records for titles lacking OCLC copy.
Supervises student employees responsible for various departmental activities such as searching backlogs and creating brief metadata records.
Undertakes special projects as assigned.
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High School Diploma or GED required. Three years experience required. Additional education may be substituted for experience.
Bachelor's degree; ability to think logically, work accurately, and concentrate on detail; flexibility; good problem solving and communication skills; ability to work independently as well as part of a team; experience using technology to manipulate data.
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