Sample Cataloging Librarian Resume

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Harold Moore
3504 Crosswind Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431

Job Objective To obtain a Cataloging Librarian position in an organization where I can use my skills to benefit and enrich my knowledge.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of handling and cataloging library information resources
  • Thorough knowledge of cataloging standards, AACR2 rules, MARC records format, and Dewey Decimal Classification
  • Commendable knowledge of automated library system and metadata standards
  • Familiarity with print and electronic reference resources and serials cataloging
  • Ability to communicate staff, patrons and public in a professional manner
  • Ability to develop and maintain original and accurate cataloging records

Professional Experience:

Cataloging Librarian
Morehead State University
August 2012 – Present


  • Checked andcatalogued incoming library publications and information resources.
  • Created, updated and maintained all library catalogs and cataloging records.
  • Instructed and assisted patrons and staff in locating and using library information resources.
  • Compiled informationand prepared descriptive summaries related to library materials.
  • Oversaw and assisted with collection development and circulation activities, as requested.
  • Interpreted and complied with standards related to cataloging and metadata.

Cataloging Librarian
University of Denver
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Ordered, cataloged and maintained all print and electronic library resources.
  • Developed, implemented, and revised cataloging policies and procedures of library.
  • Developed, updated, and uploaded library catalogs to library management system.
  • Handled and resolved catalog related queries and issues of library staff.
  • Attended staff meetings and conferences and participated in professional development programs.
  • Mentored, trained, and directed all assigned library staff and student assistants.


Master’s Degree in Library Science
Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC

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