Richard J. Pugh
11398 Boston Drive, Boston, Virginia 22713
Areas of Accomplishment:
- Library Technical and System Services:
- Original cataloging of video recordings, sound recordings, electronic data files, government documents, monographs, rare books, and archival materials, using the MARC format, AACR-II, the Library of Congress subject headings, the Library of Congress Classification System, the Dewey Decimal System, and government document number systems.
- Indexing and abstracting of local collection materials using national bibliographic utilities, networked systems, and local systems.
- Bibliographic database searching of RLIN and OCLC.
- Authority control record research and development following NACO standards, using both AACR-II and RDA.
- Acquisition and processing of new library materials.
- Library catalog maintenance using Voyager, Endeavor, Sirsi, Basis, NOTIS and GEAC based systems.
- Library Public Services:
- Adjunct instructor of cataloging and indexing.
- Presentations and workshops in the use of electronic information resources.
- Authorship of collection documentation.
- Bibliographic and collection development.
- General reference and public service.
- Internet Development:
- Design, development, testing, documentation and delivery of World Wide Web Documents.
- Implementation and Maintenance of World Wide Web server systems.
- Implementation of most major Internet protocols.
- Use of Hypertext Markup Language.
- Computer Systems and Software:
- Experience with many version of Windows and MS-DOS, Macintosh, Linux, BSD, and UNIX operating systems.
- Basic computer network maintenance.
- Computer hardware configuration and repair.
- Relational database development.
- Programming experience with five procedural programming languages.
- Motion Picture and Video Image cataloging for National Audio-Visual Conservation Center of the Library of Congress. 2007 – 2017.
- Special Materials Cataloging Librarian for the Library of Congress, 2003 – 2007.
- Special Collections Cataloging Librarian for the Department of the Interior Library, under contract with Aspen System Inc, 2002 – 2003.
- Adjunct Instructor for the Catholic University of America, School of Library and Information Science, 2001.
- Public Service Librarian for the White Oak Community Library of the Montgomery County Public Library Network, Montgomery County, Maryland, 2002.
- Cataloging Librarian for the Montgomery County Public Library network, Montgomery County, Maryland, 2001 – 2002.
- Cataloging Librarian (contract) for the United States Census Bureau, under contract for Stanley Associates (formerly Garcia Consulting), 1999 – 2001.
- Cataloging Librarian (contract) for the Environmental Protection Agency, under contract for Garcia Information Services Inc., 1996 – 1999.
- Self-Employed Internet Information Consultant, 1994 – 1996.
- American Mathematical Society, 1995 – 1996.
- Cornell University, Engineering Library, Carpenter Hall, Assistant Librarian, 1993 – 1994.
- State University of New York At Albany, University Library, Department of Cataloging, 1992 – 1993.
- Cornell University, Myron Taylor Law Library, Department of Technical Services, Graduate Intern, 1992.
- State University of New York at Albany, Dewey Library, Reference Department, Library Assistant, 1991 – 1992.
- Colgate University, Everett Needham Case Memorial Library, Department of Cataloging, Para-Professional Catalog Librarian, 1989 – 1990.
- St. Bonaventure University, History Department, Researcher’s Assistant, 1989.
- Master of Library and Information Science, State University of New York at Albany, 1993.
- Bachelor of Arts, St. Bonaventure University, 1989.
Boettcher, Jennifer and Richard J. Pugh. “The Home Page: Vanity Press or Bibliographic Tool.” SLA Business and Finance Division Bulletin. (Spring 1995)
An Annotated Bibliography of the Internet and the NREN. Copyright 1993. Seminar Project, School of Information Science and Policy, SUNY Albany.
The Scope Notes, Newsletter of the School of Information Science and Policy. Editor (Fall, 1992).
Schaeper, Thomas J. “French History as Written on Both Sides of the Atlantic: A comparative Analysis.” French Historical Studies 17 (No 1, Spring 1991): 233- 248. Contributing researcher.
Presentations and Workshops:
Use of the Marc record in cataloging Internet resources, January 19, 1994, for the Working Group on Cataloging, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
Lessons learned from Cataloging NEEDS (National Engineering Education Delivery System) database records, for the Synthesis Coalition, October 16, 1993, California State University at Berkeley, Berkeley, California.
Observations from Cataloging NEEDS records, for a select group of individuals associated with the NEEDS database, August 19, 1993, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.