LAC Federal is seeking an experienced Cataloger to provide high-quality PCC-level cataloging for a project with a major Federal Library in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. This is a long-term, remote contract position starting immediately. Work is paid piece-rate, usually taking about 10-20 hours per week.


  • Create PCC BIBCO-level catalog records of English language material dealing with all subject areas, except for Law and Music.
  • Classify material using Library of Congress Classification.
  • Assign subject headings using Library of Congress Subject Headings.
  • Create and update name authority records to NACO standards.
  • Make recommendations regarding the new Library of Congress Subject Headings and/or classification numbers.


  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • 2+ years of original cataloging experience in an academic or research library.
  • Expert knowledge of LCSH, LCC, MARC21 and other standards used in cataloging monographic materials.
  • Demonstrated history of BIBCO- and NACO- level cataloging.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in cataloging workflows.
  • Familiarity with Classification Web and the LC Authorities list.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Excellent command of reading and writing English.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to track work and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to pass a federal security clearance.


  • Paid Time Off (Sick & Public Holidays)