Qualifications and Skills Required for Cataloging Positions in Academic Libraries

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Mu, P. (2023). Qualifications and Skills Required for Cataloging Positions in Academic Libraries: A Job Advertisement Analysis. International Journal of Librarianship, 8(3), 60–68. https://doi.org/10.23974/ijol.2023.vol8.3.319
Received 2023-06-08
Accepted 2023-08-08
Published 2023-09-16


This research analyses cataloging librarian job advertisements in the United States academic libraries. The purpose is to find what skills and knowledge are required for cataloging positions in academic libraries. The results may help Library Information Science (LIS) educators develop new curricula and prepare students to meet the needs of prospective employers. The research will also help LIS students find jobs in the technical service area, and incumbent cataloging librarians promote their expertise.



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