Electronic Resources Intern, UConn School of Law Library, Hartford CT

UConn School of Law Library - Electronic Resources Intern

The UConn School of Law Library has an opportunity for an energetic library student interested in gaining electronic resource management experience in an academic setting.   

Position Description

The Law Library's electronic collection has grown tremendously in the past five years.  The library is also continuing to transition from print to electronic-only format.  With the growth in electronic content, the library has recently implemented an electronic resource management (ERM) system along with a knowledgebase and open URL link resolver.

The intern will work closely with the Electronic Resources librarian as well as other members of the technical services team.   The intern will assist with significant electronic resource management projects and gain a comprehensive understanding of electronic resource management.  Opportunities may include:

  • assisting with the troubleshooting of electronic access issues
  • identifying key information from the review of signed licenses
  • managing metadata for electronic materials
  • bulk record editing and loading
  • providing support and assisting with the guidance of acquisitions staff as they shift to e-only
  • assist with the implementation of emerging technologies

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be currently enrolled in a Master's degree program from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science.  The candidate should possess a strong desire to learn more about electronic resource management and emerging technologies.  Drupal experience desired but not required.  Familiarity with Innovative Interfaces and Serials Solutions products desired but not required.  The intern should be present in the library at least two days a week.  Start date and hours per week are flexible.  This is an unpaid internship. 

Application Requirements

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to UConnLawLibraryIntern [at] gmail.com by February 1, 2014.

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