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Job Description:

  • 1) Classifies library materials, such as books, audiovisual materials, and periodicals, according to subject matter: Reviews materials to be classified and searches information sources, such as book reviews, encyclopedias, and technical publications to determine subject matter of materials.

  • 2) Selects classification numbers and descriptive headings according to Dewey Decimal, Library of Congress, or other classification systems.

  • 3) Makes sample cards containing author, title, and classification number to guide CATALOG LIBRARIAN in preparing catalog cards for books and periodicals.

  • 4) Assigns classification numbers, descriptive headings, and explanatory summaries to book and catalog cards to facilitate locating and obtaining materials.

  • 5) Composes annotations of material content.




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DOT:   100.367-014

Job Number: 1902