Employment: Harborview Medical Center, EthnoMed Database Database Content Migration Assistant, Oct 11

Employment: Harborview Medical Center, EthnoMed Database Database Content Migration Assistant

Deadline: Applications due by October 11, 2019

The folks at Harborview are migrating their EthnoMed database and are looking for a couple of interested MLIS students. A joint program of Harborview Medical Center and the UW Health Sciences Libraries, the EthnoMed website was created in 1994 by clinicians and librarians to meet information needs of Harborview care providers and their refugee and immigrant patients who come from ethnic communities relying heavily on Harborview for their care. The program operates out of Harborview’s Interpreter Services Department with technical, server and systems support from UW Health Sciences Library. This is a 12-week, paid position. Continue reading

Webinar: CollectionBuilder – Creating and Teaching Digital Collections with Minimal Infrastructure, May 23

CollectionBuilder: Creating and Teaching Digital Collections with Minimal Infrastructure

May 23, 2019
1:00 PM-2:00 PM EDT

CollectionBuilder is an open source project for building digital collection and exhibit websites driven by metadata, hosted on lightweight infrastructure, and powered by modern static web technology. Developed by the University of Idaho Library to provide a viable alternative to bloated infrastructure systems, CollectionBuilder aims to lower the barriers for development and deployment of digital collection sites, while upholding the unique values and perspectives of GLAM institutions. Continue reading