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Project Cataloger, Donohue Group, Inc. (Boston)

The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI) has immediate full- and part-time contract positions available (20-37.5 hours/week) for a cataloging project at a major public library in the Boston area. The estimated time period is 6 months, with extension contingent on continued funding.

Duties: Perform copy and original (brief record) cataloging on a variety of materials. 

Notes: This project includes materials in a variety of languages. Applicants with experience cataloging in languages other than English are encouraged to apply. 

Project positions are located in both downtown Boston (easily accessible by public transit) and south of Boston. 


·       MLS (ALA accredited) OR equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; fluency in English. Candidates should have recent experience in original and copy cataloging. Familiarity and recent work experience with RDA, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, OCLC and MARC editing. 

·       Extreme attention to detail, a willingness to ask questions, and the ability to adapt to changing project specifications. Productivity and accuracy will be monitored and must be maintained. 

·       Ability to work well in a team environment, get up to speed quickly and navigate smoothly through various software programs. 

Full/Part Time





Compensation: $19-23/hour DOE. Benefits available after 30 days of employment for those working 30+hours/week.

Closing Date

Open until filled.

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to: Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, Manager, Business Development at 


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