Digital Projects Intern, Lamson Library, Plymouth State University, Plymouth NH

Digital Projects Intern - Lamson Library, Plymouth State University

 

Lamson Library is seeking a detail-oriented intern to work on a historical digital collection of photographs.  Through improvement and expansion of existing metadata and migration of the collection to CONTENTdm, we will be increasing accessibility to a set of unique historical images.  Under the supervision of the Metadata Resources Librarian, student will gain experience with archival best practices for digital images and experience in cataloging digital images.  The intern will be trained in the use of CONTENTdm digital collection platform and in the use of various controlled vocabularies, with emphasis on subject cataloging using the Getty thesauri.  This internship is ideal for students interested in digital collections or those seeking to gain cataloging experience.  

 

Duties

  • Migrate files and metadata and improve existing metadata for digital images, particularly subject terms
  • Ensure image files meet archival standards
  • Batch uploading of records into CONTENTdm
  • Meet with the project supervisor for training and guidance as necessary

 

Qualifications of the student intern:

           

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to focus and work accurately on detailed oriented tasks
  • Available to work during business hours (no evenings or weekends)

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of metadata standards and their application for metadata projects

 

For more information contact:

 

Christin Chenard

Metadata Resources Librarian

Plymouth State University

Lamson Library

Plymouth, NH 03264

603-535-3032

chchenard@plymouth.edu

library.plymouth.edu

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