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Ms. Bela Gupta

University of Massachusetts

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University of Massachusetts
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  •    Manage daily work of the cataloging department including original cataloging, copy cataloging, metadata creation, and database maintenance.

  •    Supervise, train and evaluate student and library staff.

  •    Perform original and copy cataloging, create, maintain and enrich metadata for library materials in all formats, including books, serials, audio-visual, digital and electronic resources.

  •    Assist in evaluating and documenting policies, procedures and workflows for cataloging, database maintenance and non-MARC metadata creation within the library.

  •    Create original bibliographic and non-MARC metadata records and perform cataloging maintenance using RDA (Resource Description and Access), AACR2, LCC (Library of Congress Classification) and LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) and other non-MARC metadata related formats.

  •    Responsible for oversight of all aspects of record quality and catalog integrity.

  •    Maintain knowledge of and engage in continuous professional development to keep up with current and developing standards and practices for metadata and cataloging.

  •    Serve on library and university committees.