Internship: Seattle Art Museum Digital Collection Intern, Aug 1

Internship: Digital Collection Intern

Deadline: Applications due online on August 1, 2019

Fall Quarter 2019
Title: Digital Collection Intern – unpaid
Department/Location: Bullitt Library, Seattle Art Museum
Staff Mentor: Senior Librarian

Learning Objectives: The intern will develop and create a digital collection derived from the brochures/checklists of the Northwest Annual Exhibitions held at SAM and its predecessor organizations from 1914-1976. The intern will perform an environmental scan on digital collections that are similar in theme or subject matter to the collection we plan to undertake and make recommendations for best practices. The intern will scan, research, and provide metadata on each digital asset and, if necessary, help determine permissions and fair use status for works in the collection. The intern will work with library staff to upload and create an online exhibit around this collection on the Library’s Omeka.net site. At the project’s end, the intern is offered the opportunity to create a blog post publicizing the collection. Continue reading

Internship: Seattle Art Museum Pamphlet Collection Catalouging Intern, Aug 1

Internship: Seattle Art Museum Pamphlet Collection Catalouging Intern

Deadline: Applications due online on August 1, 2019

Fall Quarter 2019
Title: Pamphlet Collection Cataloguing Intern – unpaid
Department/Location: Bullitt Library, Seattle Art Museum
Staff Mentor: Senior Librarian

Learning Objectives: The intern will learn to catalogue pamphlets for the Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Library’s pamphlet collection. The intern will learn to do copy cataloguing and will develop research and cataloguing skills in pursuit of creating original cataloguing records for rare or unique pamphlets. The intern will become familiar with using OCLC’s Connexion platform to update library holdings and export MARC records. The intern will become familiar with EOS.Web, the libraries’ ILS, and the local cataloguing standards that are used. At the project’s end, the intern is offered the opportunity to create a blog post publicizing their work and the collection. Continue reading