DescriptionThe Digital Humanities and Archival fellowship at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is designed to provide experience and training in the expanding field of museum digitization, in archival collections management, and in collections conservation. This twelve month fellowship at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum provides an opportunity for the fellow to engage with and learn from museum professionals on staff. The fellow will be fully integrated into the museum’s archival and curatorial departments while devoting his or her time to the museum’s digitization and access project. The individual will work directly with the museum’s Digitization and Access Manager, who will serve as a supervisor and mentor throughout the term of the fellowship. The fellow will help to manage, coordinate, and execute the functions of the digitization and access project. Tasks that will be performed include: organizing, labeling, and indexing of physical collections, cataloguing and scanning of physical collections, coordinating digitization interns and database entry specialists, editing and quality checking digital
collections, ensuring proper storage and conservation of archival collections, and finally, executing any essential function or task that ensures continuing progress of the museum’s digitization and access project. The fellow will have the opportunity to oversee the management and digitization of one of the museum’s automotive research collections as a final experiential project.
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Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 16:23 UTC
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