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What you know and what you don’t - new catalogers and metadata job seekers entering the current library workforce. The gap between the learning/training combo and on-the-job expectations. 

Mar 18, 2024 08:26 AM

Presenter: Anita Kazmierczak, Head, Bibliographic Control Section, National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress. 

The ongoing struggle is how to break into the library system as a beginner cataloger or metadata specialist. What do candidates need besides appropriate on-the-paper qualifications? This presentation will highlight the difference between job requirements and job expectations, and why is so hard for many to secure their first job in the library.

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