Hence she remarked that every cataloguer should be willing and able to handle anything, as the need arise.
The studies were among recent studies on cataloguer job satisfaction.
Therefore the continuous production of literary resources is an indicator that the skill of cataloguers would remain relevant and needed.
She however acknowledged that while some of the problems and challenges are new, "many are the very ones cataloguers have been dealing with for century: description, controlled vocabulary, multiple versions, subject analysis, data definition, record structure, metadata, etc.
Furthermore survey of 266 public, special and academic libraries showed that employers across all types of library do not only require an accredited degree for new cataloguers but in addition an understanding of Cataloguing Code (AACR) rule interpretations, classification, subject analysis, authority control and integrated library system operations (Hall, 2006).
Besides as the implication of technological innovation become clearer, cataloguers have looked to the future with concern what cataloguing will entail in the new millennium, especially in developing countries with low levels of Integrated Library Systems.
Two of the libraries indicated there were between 3-6 cataloguers while the other three libraries indicated cataloguing staff strength of eight (8).