Web Archiving Project Librarian at Columbia University Libraries

The Columbia University Libraries are recruiting a Web Archiving Project Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad (requisition number: 0003542):

The Web Archiving Project Librarian will work with Columbia's collecting partners at other research libraries to identify content areas of mutual interest, propose and test models for collaboration using Columbia's web archiving infrastructure, and identify issues relating to policy, governance and financing of a collaborative program. Through data mining and interviews with scholars at Columbia and elsewhere, the Web Archiving Project Librarian will identify current and potential uses of web content and archives in scholarly research, and identify any changes in strategy or procedures for the web archiving program to improve outcomes. The incumbent will work with website managers at Columbia and elsewhere to identify and test technical changes that would improve harvesting of the website, and alternate means of acquiring content. . . .This is a temporary 2-year position, commencing in March 2013.

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