Digital Initiatives Librarian at Salem State University

Salem State University is recruiting a Digital Initiatives Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the university library's institutional repository, including outreach to the campus community. Develops policies and procedures concerning digital objects and metadata, establishes workflows, implements appropriate standards and best practices, and conducts quality assurance for digital collections
  • Identifies campus digitization projects (i.e undergraduate and graduate symposium papers, community service project reports, student and faculty publications, born-digital materials, etc.) and liaises with stakeholders
  • Collaborates with the archivist and special collections librarian to identify and prepare significant items from special collections for digitization
  • Instructs the campus community in the use of the repository and digital collections. Advises and provides guidance on issues related to intellectual property, open access publishing, and fair use
  • Participates in digital library-related initiatives and projects with Massachusetts public higher education institutions and statewide and regional consortia
  • Works with the Center for Research and Creative Activities to develop digital projects relating to faculty research; collaborates with the center to recruit open access faculty scholarship for the repository

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Author: Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Charles W. Bailey, Jr.