Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Arrange and describe archival collections, develop finding aids, and make recommendations regarding storage, conservation and preservation treatment of archival materials in various formats, including born-digital records. Perform basic administrative level tasks in Digital Asset Management System (Asset Bank), including scanning, uploading, editing, training patrons, and supervising volunteer projects. Assist with cataloging of library materials and the strategic initiative to improve Authorities control in the EOS … Continue reading Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Library and Archives Internship
Longwood Gardens, in the Philadelphia area

Longwood Gardens Library and Archives seeks a graduate level student in Library Science or Archival studies (or related equivalent) to gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives. Recent graduates may also apply. Longwood Gardens is a public display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, 45 minutes southwest of Philadelphia.

The intern is immersed in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, Archives, and (depending on a particular project) Plant Records. He/she works on a variety of assigned projects as part of a team to achieve the unit’s goals in supporting Longwood Gardens’ mission. Currently, unit goals are focused on developing robust intellectual control and access across all collections. This is a 40 hour per week, paid position with optional free housing (a taxable benefit). Continue reading “Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens”

Philadelphia, PA: Archivist and Digital Collections Curator, University of the Arts

Appraises, acquires, accessions, describes, arranges, surveys, and preserves permanent records in the University Archives to accepted archival standards. Keeps Director for Library Services informed of priorities for inventory and processing. Creates finding aids for archival collections. Ensures compliance with the university’s Records Retention Policy. Records statistics and maintains monthly statistical reports. Appraises, acquires, describes, organizes, and preserves items in the UArts Digital Collections to accepted … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Archivist and Digital Collections Curator, University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Librarian, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Batch upload assets and metadata to the DAMS. Assist with mapping and migrating data from legacy sources to DAMS fields. Set up workflows to facilitate or automate the creation, ingestion, management, and distribution of digital assets. Work with Digital Initiatives Librarian and Taxonomist to establish a taxonomy for the DAMS. Assist in bringing existing assets up to appropriate standards, including the reorganization of file directories … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Librarian, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia, PA: Digital Projects Coordinator, Drexel University

The Digital Projects Coordinator will oversee digital imaging projects and develop digital assets of the Atwater Kent Collection. This includes producing estimates, developing workflow plans and timelines, coordinating the work of digitization production by imaging technicians, performing quality assurance, maintaining controlled vocabularies for digital collections, and assisting the Collections Manager and Project Director on establishing an on-line portal to the collection. Link to posting. Deadline: … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Digital Projects Coordinator, Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA: Instruction Librarian, University of the Arts

The Instruction Librarian takes the lead in designing, delivering, organizing, and assessing the University Libraries’ instruction program. Within the Libraries, they chair the Information Literacy, Reference, and Liaison working group, comprised of the librarians with instructional responsibilities, in support of the Libraries’ information literacy program. This position also conducts liaison duties in the visual arts. Link to job posting. Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Instruction Librarian, University of the Arts

Plymouth Meeting, PA: Medical Librarian/ Information Specialist I, ECRI Institute

ECRI Institute seeks an experienced Medical Librarian/Information Specialist I to join the growing Custom Response Team of our Health Technology Assessment division.

Specific responsibilities include:

* Intensive biomedical database and Web searching (PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, ECRI Guidelines Trust, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, etc.) on multiple platforms (PubMed, Embase.com, OVID, EBSCOhost, Wiley, etc.)
* Search strategy construction, assessment, refinement, and maintenance
* Communicating with Member Services staff to define topics and the scope of searches
* Managing projects through research, writing, and editing phases to ensure timely delivery of client reports
* Documenting search strategies and results according to ECRI Institute guidelines Continue reading “Plymouth Meeting, PA: Medical Librarian/ Information Specialist I, ECRI Institute”

Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Librarian, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Batch upload assets and metadata to the DAMS. Assist with mapping and migrating data from legacy sources to DAMS fields. Set up workflows to facilitate or automate the creation, ingestion, management, and distribution of digital assets. Work with Digital Initiatives Librarian and Taxonomist to establish a taxonomy for the DAMS. Assist in bringing existing assets up to appropriate standards, including reorganization of file directories and … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Digital Asset Librarian, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Swarthmore, PA: Digital Audio Visual Archivist (2 year limited term position, part-time), Swarthmore College

Digitizes recordings or works with professional lab to provide digitization, depending on format. Oversees digitization processes performed by Technical Services Specialist and/or student assistants. Creates and maintains descriptive, technical, preservation, and rights metadata and oversees metadata creation by other staff members. Uploads metadata to Internet Archive, following procedures; works with Technical Services Specialist to oversee metadata created by that staff member. Develop preservation strategies and … Continue reading Swarthmore, PA: Digital Audio Visual Archivist (2 year limited term position, part-time), Swarthmore College

Lewisburg, PA: Arts & Humanities Librarian, Bucknell University

Works with other Research Services librarians and staff to provide coverage of interdisciplinary areas outside of conventional subject boundaries. Teaches information literacy skills in the classroom, using current learning, teaching and information literacy theory and appropriate instructional technology. Develops instructional tools for teaching information literacy that can be used in or outside of the classroom. Works to increase the understanding and application of digital scholarship/humanities … Continue reading Lewisburg, PA: Arts & Humanities Librarian, Bucknell University