Metadata & Discovery Strategy Department Field Experience (Unpaid)

The Metadata & Discovery Strategy Department in the Technical Services Division of Duke University Libraries (DUL) has a field experience opportunity (unpaid) for a library school student interested in gaining experience in library technical services procedures.   

We are looking for an individual to assist in developing a wiki for organizing division-wide policy and workflow documentation.  Under the guidance of the Metadata Ingest Specialist, the individual will review documentation to organize and make recommendations based on use-case.

Monograph Acquisitions Department Field Experience (Unpaid)

The Monograph Acquisitions Department at Duke University Libraries (DUL) has an unpaid field experience opportunity for library school students interested in gaining experience in library acquisitions procedures.

We are looking for an individual to participate in a Gifts Backlog Reduction Project. Working under the supervision of a Monograph Acquisitions staff member, the participating student will receive valuable training in copy cataloging processes, and will apply these new skills in the service of processing and cataloging monographic items to be added to general collection.

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Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) Field Experience in Digital Curation (unpaid)

The Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) department at Duke University Libraries has an unpaid field experience opportunity in summer 2017 for graduate students interested in gaining experience in description and management of qualitative data (e.g., images).

Assessment & User Experience (AUX) Field Experience (Unpaid)

Assessment & User Experience (AUX) Department staff coordinate and conduct studies of library users’ needs and priorities and identify ways to meet and exceed users’ expectations of Duke Libraries' physical and virtual spaces, services and collections. AUX staff collaborate closely with colleagues throughout the Libraries to improve spaces and services, and they provide leadership for evaluating and improving  the design, content, and organization of the Libraries’ online presence.

Library Human Resources Field Experience (Unpaid)

The Library Human Resources department at Duke University Libraries (DUL) has an unpaid field experience opportunity for library school students interested in gaining experience in library management.

We are looking for an individual to assist in researching and identifying best practices among academic libraries in employment of students, interns and graduate assistants and to develop recommendations to the Director, Library Human Resources on programmatic changes.