Woldemariam - Library Clerk - Alexandria, VA, USA

Metasebia Woldemariam

Alexandria, VA, USA

Services

Library Clerk

Summary:

Library Assistant, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Feb 2010 to Jan 2013)
• cataloguing, indexing (assignment of subjects), and assigning call numbers for ECA publications using supported standard, UDC, MARC21, AACR2 and UNBIST UN web tool in the Integrated Library Management System.
• assisting in organizing library resources and archiving of UNECA publications to enable them easily accessible by the users and staffs, organizing extra UNECA publication for donation, and inventory taking of maps.
• extraction of abstracts from electronic documents, uploading and linking for each metadata record in the UNECA Institutional Repository (IR) at http:// repository.uneca.org reviewing uploaded metadata of records for approval,
• searching and perform physical processing of indexed publications through assignment of classification numbers and perform and other Library related duties as assigned.
Library Assistant, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Aug 2009 – Dec 2009)
• completing the bibiliographic information of resources on the FAOBIB database.
• cataloguing, indexing, classification or information resources(agriculture discipline) using FAOBIB central database
Customer Services and Assistant, British Council Ethiopia (Feb 2000-August 2007)
• Processing every day's charging / discharging of information resources, and shelf reading.
• Dealing with computer based information routines (data encoding, record keeping, lending, cataloguing, classification of information resources.
• Handling all sorts of physical preparations/ Processing of LIS resources.
• Providing user guidance Service – demonstrate the use of the public access catalogue (OPAC), Use of CD-Rom , Creating awareness to the public about the presence of Internet service.
• Assisting in managing Library and Information Services (LIS) Projects.
• Organisation and conducting of in-service training, attachment and exchange

Work History

Library Assistant,

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Feb 2010 to Jan 2013)

February 2010 - January 2013

• catalog, index, and assign call numbers to ECA’s publications using supported standard, UDC, MARC21, AACR2 and UNBIST UN web tool in Integrated Library Management System.
• Assist to organize library resources and participate to archive UNECA publications, extra UNECA publication for donation, and update inventory.
• Extract abstracts from electronic documents, upload and link each metadata record in the UNECA Institutional Repository (IR) at http://repository.uneca.org reviewing uploaded metadata of records for approval.
• Search and process indexed publications through assigned classification numbers and perform other Library related duties.

Library Assistant,

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Aug-Dec 2009)

August 2009 - October 2009

• Complete bibliographic information of resources on the FAOBIB database.
• Catalog, index and classify information resources(on agriculture discipline) using FAOBIB library system to the central database.

Customer Services and Assistant

British Council Ethiopia

February 2000 - August 2007

• Process every day's charging / discharging of information resources, and shelf reading.
• Deal with computer based information routines (data encoding, record keeping, lending, cataloging, classification of information resources.
• Handling all sorts of physical preparations/ Processing of LIS resources.
• Provide user guidance Service – demonstrate use of the public access cataloger (OPAC), Use of CD-Rom , Creating awareness to the public about the presence of Internet service.
• Participate in Library and Information Services (LIS) Projects.
• Organize and conduct in-service training, attachment and exchange program
• Provide awareness building and proactive information services on priority areas.
• Participate to manage bulk loan scheme (Proper profile of institutions, recording and statistics).
• Participate in managing the whole process of Library and Information Services/LIS that include organize annual exhibitions and presentations

Qualifications & Certifications

B.A degree, Library and Information Science,

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

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