Digital Projects Intern, Henry Whittemore Library, Framingham MA

Digital Projects Intern

Henry Whittemore Library is seeking a detail oriented intern to work on digital collections. Under the supervision of the Reference and Electronic Resources Librarian, the student will gain experience in developing digital collections in BePress's Digital Commons Institutional Repository. The intern will be trained in the use of Digital Commons digital collection platform. This internship is ideal for students interested in developing digital collections and gaining experience in using digital library software.

Duties

  • Develop metadata for digital collection
  • Ensure image files meet archival standards
  • Batch uploading of records into Digital Commons
  • Meet with supervisor and repository team for training and guidance as necessary

Qualifications

  • Ability to focus and work accurately on detailed oriented tasks
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize projects
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and activities
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with Photoshop (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of one or more metadata standards (Dublin Core, METS, MODS)
  • Bachelor's degree and MLIS candidate required, at least one course on digital repositories

 

For more information contact:

Millie Gonzalez

Reference and Electronic Resources Librarian

Henry Whittemore Library

Framingham State University

100 State Street

Framingham, MA 01702

508.626.4664

vgonzalez@framingham.edu

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