Serve as 12-month project archivist for grant-funded digitization project involving print materials from the Center for Popular Music archive. Scan rare books and manage organization of resulting digital files on the Center's internal server, update catalog records with descriptive data and other information as needed, work with one graduate assistant assigned to the project under the supervision of Center director and archivist.
Required Related Experience
One year internship, student, or professional experience in an archive, library, or similar setting.
Desirable Related Experience
Scanning and digitization of print materials, handling and preservation of rare books, working with archival collections, working with music-related materials, cataloging using DACS/Dublin Core.
The Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University is one of the world's oldest and largest research centers devoted to the study of American folk and popular music. Established in 1985 as a state-sponsored Center for Excellence, in 2009 it became a unit in the university's College of Media and Entertainment.