8 Jul 2013

Freelance NLB – Pay Per Piece Scheme – Library of Congress (LC) Independent Contributor or cum Coordinator under the Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO)

National Library Board – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description

Library of Congress’ National Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) – Pay Per Piece Scheme

The National Library Board (NLB) is looking for vendor(s) to take on the work of a contributor to create and update the name authority records in Library of Congress Name Authority File, review name authority record, conduct NACO training, conduct authority control workshop, provide advisory service of authority work or coordination service of NACO, under the Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO).

About NACO

Through this program, participants contribute authority records for personal, corporate, and jurisdictional names; uniform titles; and series headings to the LC/NACO Authority File. Membership in NACO is open to individual institutions willing to support their staff through a process of training, review, and direct contributions of records to the LC/NACO Name Authority File. (More details in : http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/naco/about.html)

Minimum Application Requirements

  • Freelance Library of Congress (LC) NACO Independent Contributor: 

–             Holder of Independent Status from Library of Congress National

    Authority Cooperative Program;

–              At least two years of relevant working experience in a NACO institution;

–              2-5 years of relevant working experience in cataloguing work;

–              Preferable holding a Master degree in Library Science or equivalent.

 

  • Freelance LC NACO Independent Contributor cum Coordinator:

–                  At least one year working experience as a NACO Coordinator in a NACO institution;

–                  Working experience in conducting NACO training programme;

–                  Experience in conducting workshop for Authority Control workshop work;

–                  Holder of Independent Status from Library of Congress National Authority Cooperative Program;

–                  At least two years of relevant working experience in a NACO institution;

–                  2-5 years of relevant working experience in cataloguing work;

–                  Preferable holding a Master degree in Library Science or equivalent

 Application Process

Applicants are required to submit their resume together with a recent record which has been submitted to NACO.

Interested applicants should email their resume and writing sample to:

Mr Henry Lam

Manager

Singapore  Integrated Library Automated Services (SILAS)

National Library Board

Email: henry_lam@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.

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