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Metadata Specialist, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

The Special Collections and University Archives at the UMass Amherst Libraries is looking for a Metadata Specialist to support a large-scale digitization project funded by CLIR. The Metadata Specialist will catalog manuscripts, photographs and other materials in a variety of archival collections, create descriptive metadata according to Special Collections and University Archives' best practices using EAD and MODS metadata schema, enhance existing metadata and perform other duties as assigned in the Special Collections and University Archives Department of the University Library.

No experience in MODS or Special Collections cataloging required but an interest in MARC and non-MARC metadata, digitization, digital libraries, and archival theory and practices is strongly preferred.

This is a part-time, 16-month position. $15 per hour.

Please send a resume to preferably by 9/27.

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