[Libs-Or] OCOM Cataloging Internship

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan - OCOM vvv at ocom.edu
Mon Mar 12 18:17:07 PDT 2012

The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine is now accepting applications for a
Cataloging Intern.

This is an ideal opportunity for Library and Information Studies students
with an interest in Cataloging. Interns will work closely with the Systems
Librarian to learn practical skills in cataloging from the perspective of a
small specialized medical library.

Depending on the library's need and the student's interests, the Cataloging
Intern may perform some of the following tasks:

   * Creating original catalog records in MARC;

   * Editing and exporting copy catalog records from OCLC Connexion;

   * Assessing (and updating) our current classification assignments;

   * Reviewing and editing catalog records in Millennium;

   * Creating on-line tutorials for students and staff.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is
required. Current student or recent graduate of an ALA-accredited library
school is preferred. Other qualifications we're looking for include:

    * Cataloging experience, whether professional or academic, is
preferred; interest in cataloging is essential.

    * Familiarity with MARC and/or experience with Innovative cataloging
software is desirable, but not essential.

    * Higher education, non-profit, and/or health care related experience
is desirable.

    * Familiarity with Traditional Chinese Medicine preferred, but not

*--Hours and Stipend--*

This is an unpaid internship, but we do offer a $250 stipend to be awarded
upon successful completion. This position will run for 8-14 weeks through
the Spring term. We request a minimum commitment of 80 hours over the
course of the internship (additional hours are available if desired).

This internship is also available for course credit with the permission of
your school.

*--Applying for this Position--*

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Veronica
Vichit-Vadakan, OCOM Systems Librarian, at *vvv at ocom.edu.* The cover letter
should specifically indicate relevant experience and skills.

Position will remain open until filled.

*--About OCOM--*

The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine was founded in 1983 and is one of
the oldest schools of traditional Chinese medicine in the country. OCOM
trains Master’s degree and Doctoral students, conducts research and treats
patients at clinics on campus and in the community. The campus is located
in Southeast Portland.

The OCOM Research Library has a significant and wide-ranging collection,
including books, journals, DVDs, audio recordings, study models, herbs, and
student and faculty research articles. The Research Library belongs to a
consortium of Oregon health sciences libraries which makes OCOM’s
collection more accessible to the broader health education community and
allows the OCOM community access to a wider range of health education
information and resources.
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