Conway Hall has received £88,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, Victorian Blogging – The Pamphleteers Who Dared to Dream of a Better World and are now looking to recruit a Digitisation Coordinator.
The Library and Archives at Conway Hall holds a unique collection of resources on humanism and related subjects, including books, pamphlets, journals, archives, photographs, artworks and artefacts. Following successful projects to catalogue their archives and a pilot project to digitise their collections the Library and Archives will now undertake an engaging project, made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, to digitise their collection of 19th century pamphlets.
Their are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated library and information professional with experience of working with library and archive resources and working with colleagues and partners to promote the use of libraries and archives to a range of audiences. The successful candidate will have previous experience of managing digitisation projects as well as excellent written, verbal, presentation, digital and social media communication skills and proven organisational skills, such as the ability to analyse, plan, prioritise, work to deadlines and produce results.
You can find information about the project here.
- To plan, co-ordinate and implement a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) pamphlet digitisation project as per the application submitted in 2017.
- To document and provide information for evaluation, reporting, plus provide best practice shared learning and legacy materials about the project.
- To facilitate access to and encourage the use of the Library and Archives for learning and research in fulfilment of Conway Hall’s charitable objectives.
The deadline for applications is 6th October 2017 with interviews set to take place on 18th October 2017.
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