Job Posting: University Archivist/Head, Digital Collections at Drexel

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Created: February 7, 2007


University Archivist/Head, Digital Collections

The Drexel University Libraries are seeking a dynamic individual to serve as University Archivist and Head of Digital Collections for Drexel University. The selected candidate will be responsible for collecting, preserving and providing access to the University's digital collections, special print collections, and University records of enduring value, as well as leading Drexel's digital library initiatives. Drexel's digital library initiative is highlighted by iDEA, a web-based service for members of the Drexel community to archive and provide access to digital documents, including publications, reports, presentations, posters, images, audio, video, and many other forms of electronic media. See for details. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a team-based organization with a strong emphasis on customer service.

Drexel University, a pioneer in the use of technology in higher education, is an accredited private non-profit institution located in the city of Philadelphia, which offers undergraduate and/or graduate education in arts and sciences, education, engineering, business, information science, media arts, medicine, nursing, and public health. The student population numbers more than 19,000. Most undergraduates participate in the co-operative education program and combine work with academics over a five-year college career. The Drexel University Libraries offer services at three facilities: Hahnemann Library in Center City and the Queen Lane Library primarily serve students, faculty, and staff in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, while the Hagerty Library in University City primarily serves the other colleges. Drexel is noted for its strong and extensive electronic book and journal collections.

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Gabriel Farrell

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Published: Wednesday, February 7, 2007 14:32 UTC

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