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Position at University of Michigan

From: Shannon Zachary <szachary<-at->
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Digital Preservation Librarian
Position at University of Michigan Library

The University of Michigan Library seeks innovative librarians to
join a dynamic, collegial team engaged in creating, managing, and
preserving a ground-breaking digital library, including the
following position: Digital Preservation Librarian

Shape the future of tomorrow's past. Join one of the world's
cutting-edge digital libraries in creating the field of digital
preservation. Take on the challenge of exploring such concepts as:

    What does preservation mean in the context of a digital library
    with holdings counted in millions?

    Step-by-step, what does a library need to do to ensure that
    digital collections will be available ten years from now? 50
    years? 100 years?

    How does a digital repository assure users and partners that the
    holdings are secure for the long-term?

    What does the community at all levels (students, faculty,
    librarians, the public at large) need to know about preserving
    digital information, and what is the best way to instruct them?

Contact hiring supervisor:

    Shannon Zachary
    Head, Dept. of Preservation and Conservation
    szachary<-at->umich<.>edu

For more information about specific responsibilities and
qualifications, please visit

    <URL:http://www.lib.umich.edu/hr/employment/librarians.html>

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Robert Campe
<libhumres<-at->umich<.>edu>

Review of applications will begin on April 24, 2009, and continue
until the positions are filled.  The University of Michigan is a
non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer.

Shannon Zachary
Head, Preservation and Conservation
University of Michigan Libraray


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