Job Posting: Production Art Cataloger, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Los Angeles)

The Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is hiring for a part-time Production Art Cataloger. This position is based in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. The Production Art Cataloger is responsible for creating production art database records. This is a part-time (20-24 hours per week) position in the Graphic Arts Department of the Margaret Herrick Library and reports to the Production Art Librarian. Duties and Responsibilities The Production Art Cataloger's duties include organizing and processing new collections and small gifts as well as backlogged collections: creating original catalog records in the Inmagic Production Art db; foldering and boxing collections; assessing materials for conservation; updating Location Manager records; managing the transfer of materials between the Graphic Arts department offices at the library and at the Pickford Center; and assisting with the processing of requests for reproductions; pulling material for weekly conservation photography orders. For more information and to apply: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1439520&B_ID=56&fid=1&Adid=0&ssbgcolor=FFFFFF&SearchScreenID=1670&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2&InternalJobCode=111460...
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Job Posting: Performing Arts Librarian, Univ. of Maryland

Title: Performing Arts Librarian Category: Librarian (Open Rank) Department: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Research & Learning Services Division Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence. The incumbent reports to the Head of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library (MSPAL) and manages a combination of duties and expectations. The incumbent serves as liaison to the School of Theatre,...
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Job Posting: Digital Archivist, Cal State Dominguez Hills

Digital Archivist Position,  California State University, Dominguez Hills Carson, CA 90747  (near LA) Review of applications begins November 12, 2016. Full Description:  https://my.csudh.edu/psp/paaprd/EMPLOYEE/HDHPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL Position Information The faculty of the University Library at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications from individuals for a two-year temporary full-time (with a possible extension) Librarian position in the Archives & Special Collections department. The University Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) seeks a technology-savvy, innovative, adaptive, and service-oriented Digital Archivist to join the Archives and Special Collections team. The Digital Archivist provides leadership, vision, and support for the CSU System-wide Archives and its digital projects as well as other CSUDH collections-related digitization and archival projects. The successful candidate will: * Coordinate with Archives staff to plan, prioritize, and carry out projects to digitize CSU archival materials. * Process, catalog, and upload digital objects across image, text, audio, and video formats into the CSU and CSUDH digital collections. * Digitize materials and participate in the integration of related metadata into systems for storage,...
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Fellowships: Short-Term Research Fellowships at the NYPL

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short-Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research. Individuals needing to conduct on-site research in the Library’s special collections to support projects in the humanities, business and the arts are welcome to apply. Preference is given to scholars whose work is based on materials in the NYPL research collections, especially when those materials are unique. Each fellow is expected to be in residence at the Library for the duration of their fellowship and each fellow will be expected to produce a written summary of his/her experience working with the collections.  Fellowship stipends are $1,000 per week for a minimum of two and maximum of four weeks. Please visit http://nypl.org/research-collections for detailed information about the rich and varied research resources of The New York Public Library. Eligibility:  Only U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and foreign nationals who have been resident in the United States for the three years as of January...
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Call for Papers: Personal Digital Archiving (PDA) 2017

The program committee seeks proposals for Personal Digital Archiving (PDA) 2017, which will be hosted by Stanford University Libraries in Palo Alto, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley and a short commuter train ride to San Francisco, from 29-31 March, 2017.  The proposal deadline has been extended to 25 November 2016 (7:00 AM UTC), and registration is now open. PDA 2017 will showcase current and emerging scholarship on personal digital archiving and personal information management, as well as exciting and innovative projects and programs. More information about PDA 2017 can be found here: https://library.stanford.edu/projects/personal-digital-archiving-2017. Registration is available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/personal-digital-archiving-pda-2017-tickets-28669844276. The program committee seeks proposals for presentations, panels, lightning talks, posters (including demos), and workshops. The complete call for proposals is now available online here:  https://library.stanford.edu/projects/personal-digital-archiving-2017/call-proposals. Please submit your proposal here: https://library.stanford.edu/projects/personal-digital-archiving-2017/submit-proposal.   Many thanks, Josh Schneider (on behalf of the program and planning committees)   --   Josh Schneider  Assistant University Archivist ePADD Community Manager Special Collections & University Archives  Stanford University  josh.schneider@stanford.edu 650-497-6489...
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Call for Papers: Documenting Cinema: Film Librarianship in the 21st Century

Documenting Cinema: Film Librarianship in the 21st Century, a conference hosted by Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Margaret Herrick Library, will be held April 26-28, 2017 in Los Angeles.  It aims to provide an opportunity for professionals working with paper-based motion picture-related collections to share knowledge and work processes integral to administration of their collections. For more information about the Conference - or to submit a Proposal - visit the Documenting Cinema website: http://libraryconference.oscars.org/...
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Job Posting: ArchivesSpace Program Manager

ArchivesSpace Program Manager Position Announcement LYRASIS is seeking a dynamic Program Manager for ArchivesSpace, an open-source, archives information management web application designed for managing descriptive information about archives, manuscripts, and digital objects.  (http://www.archivesspace.org/) The Program Manager plays a key role working with the community to set the strategy and goals for ArchivesSpace.  The Program Manager is central to the success of the program, and works closely and collaboratively with the ArchivesSpace community, advisory groups and Board to ensure success. The Program Manager will be involved in all aspects of the program, and be a key spokesperson and advocate for the program. We are seeking someone with strong experience with archives, technology projects, software development and building consensus across a diverse group of perspectives. The position description is available at: http://www.lyrasis.org/job/Pages/LYRASIS-Positions.aspx The position is part of a geographically and institutionally distributed team, and, as such, applications from candidates interested in telecommuting are welcome. Please submit your application, including cover letter, to human.resources@lyrasis.org Applications will be accepted until the...
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News: Theatre Library Association Election Results

Congratulations to the new officers of the Theatre Library Association (TLA), which were announced on the organization's website on October 22. Founded in 1937, Theatre Library Association supports librarians and archivists affiliated with theatre, dance, performance studies, popular entertainment, motion picture and broadcasting collections. TLA promotes professional best practices in acquisition, organization, access and preservation of performing arts resources in libraries, archives, museums, private collections, and the digital environment. By producing publications, conferences, panels, and public events, TLA fosters creative and ethical use of performing arts materials to enhance research, live performance, and scholarly communication....
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Call for Sessions: 2017 New York Archives Conference

SAVE THE DATE The New York Archives Conference will be held June 7-9, 2017 at Utica College, Utica, NY 2107 Call for Session Proposals NYAC invites proposals of sessions that explore archival practice. Traditional presentation formats as well as formats that encourage interaction between attendees and presenters are welcome. Each session lasts a total of 90 minutes, including at least 15 minutes for questions and discussion. Information and forms for proposers: Proposers Information Sheet Session Proposal Form Please email the completed forms to nyacprogram@gmail.com All proposals must be received by the NYAC 2017 Program Committee at nyacprogram@gmail.com no later than December 5, 2016....
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