8 Jul 2013

Freelance NLB – Pay Per Piece Scheme – Cataloguing services for NLB Legal Deposit’s Bibliographic Database

National Library Board – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description

Catalogue NLB Legal Deposit’s Bibliographic Database – Pay Per Record Scheme

The National Library Board (NLB) is looking for vendor(s) to create new pre-publication bibliographic records for ISSN assignments which have no cataloguing data in the NLB databases.

About NLB Legal Deposit’s Bibliographic Database

NLB is the National Centre for ISSN (International Standard Serial Number). As a national centre, NLB allocates ISSN to publishers of serial publications.

As part of this work, NLB is required to submit records of ISSN allocated, in the form of marc records, to the ISSN International Centre on a regular basis. The marc records are then created and save as part of NLB’s Legal Deposit bibliographic records

Minimum Application Requirements

–                 A recognized basic Degree; 

–                 2 – 5 years actual hands-on cataloguing experience (preferably with additional qualifications on library studies or equivalent);

–                 Familiar with International Cataloguing Standards (e.g. AACR2r, MARC21, DDC, LCSH, Dublin Core, RDA, etc);

–                 Has the ability to assign Subject Heading and Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) with working knowledge;

–                 Good command of English and communication skills (writing and speaking);

–                 Basic computer skills and familiar with online cataloguing;

–                 Aptitude for handling detailed work;

–                 Able to work independently

 Application Process

Applicants are required to sit for and passed relevant tests prescribed by NLB..

Applicants are required to submit their resume, preferably with samples of written and/or work done.

Interested applicants should email their resume and written sample to:

Ms Jean Kow

Assistant Manager

Acquisitions & Legal Deposit

National Library Board

Email: Jean_Kow@nlb.gov.sg


Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Closing date for the application: 30 September 2013

How to Apply

Visit http://www.nlb.gov.sg/page/Corporate_portal_page_careers to apply for this post.

Job Categories: Featured, National Library Board, and Public Libraries. Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: Freelance.

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