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Digital Librarian - LAC Group

Location: USA - MD - Beltsville

LAC Group is seeking a Digital Librarian for a temporary position supporting a large federal library in Beltsville, MD providing digitization and digital asset curation. The Librarian will be responsible for creating a digital exhibit highlighting special collections, including selection and digitization of appropriate items. This is a full-time, on-site, benefited position expected to continue for approximately 4 months.

  • Research and support the creation of a digital exhibit highlighting Library materials, including selection and digitization of appropriate items.
  • Assist in writing web content, including updating and creating pathfinders.
  • Plan, research, and write a script/storyboard for a brief online video highlighting partner tools and projects.
  • Support the web archiving project.
  • Prepare monthly project status reports on all ongoing projects

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • 2-3 years prior experience with digitization projects, including direct experience preparing materials for scanning, operating a scanner/camera, applying metadata and digitization standards, and performing post-processing and quality control, in a library or archives setting.
  • Must have experience with historical agricultural documents and knowledge of historical and archival research methods.
  • Preferred: knowledge of web archiving; subject matter knowledge of history, legal materials or government documents; basic knowledge of agricultural research

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.