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  • 1) Compiles information on library materials, such as books and periodicals, and prepares catalog cards to identify materials and to integrate information into library catalog: Verifies author, title, and classification number on sample catalog card received from CLASSIFIER against corresponding data on title page.

  • 2) Fills in additional information, such as publisher, date of publication, and edition.

  • 3) Examines material and notes additional information, such as bibliographies, illustrations, maps, and appendices.

  • 4) Copies classification number from sample card into library material for identification.

  • 5) Files cards into assigned sections of catalog.

  • 6) Tabulates number of sample cards according to quantity of material and catalog subject headings to determine amount of new cards to be ordered or reproduced.

  • 7) Prepares inventory card to record purchase information and location of library material.

  • 8) Requisitions additional cards.

  • 9) Records new information, such as death date of author and revised edition date, to amend cataloged cards.

  • 10) May supervise activities of other workers in unit.




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DOT:   100.387-010

Job Number: 1579