A Catalog Librarian performs classification and cataloging of library materials using online database systems and also for hard copies. They are the go-to persons when a certain book cannot be found and would be expected to provide the locations and suggest the alternative document if the specific material is mot available. They must be well versed with the Dewey Decimal Classification system for cataloging.

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Stefanie Gilmore

36 Millville Ave, Woonsocket

RI, 02354

Phone: (447) 685-5246



Experienced and responsible individual seeking employment for a reputable institution

Summary of Qualification

  • Proficient in cataloging and classification of materials for reference
  • Extensive knowledge in the Dewey Decimal Classification and Library of Congress cataloging procedures
  • Familiar with online style of cataloging as well as hard copy style
  • Works under minimal supervision
  • Accuracy and thorough MARC description of print and non-book materials

Career Experience/Job History

2007 – 2011: Catalog Librarian, Providence College

  • Performed cataloging new and complex copies of books for the college
  • Managed database encoding and organization of data
  • Assigns tasks and responsibilities to assistants in handling and cataloging copies of books
  • Hires and trains new personnel for the library
  • Attends conferences and seminars for update and new processes in the library maintenance in and around United States
  • Responsible for acquisition of rare books and manuscript for the college

2003-2007: Assistant Catalog Librarian, Providence College

  • Assists supervisor in cataloging books already in the library
  • Checks pages and damage of new books acquired by the college
  • Responsible for ordering books that are needed by the college library
  • Responsible for delivery of checked and cataloged books to the library


1998-2002: Bachelor of Arts in Library Science, Providence College

Professional reference will be furnished upon request