WL S18 cIRcle Digital Repository Research Assistant | UBC Vancouver– UBC iSchool Job Blog
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UBC Vancouver Work Learn Program UBC Department Name: Library, Digital Initiatives – cIRcle
"The Digital Initiatives Unit is a key part of the Library’s effort to adapt to the evolving needs of faculty and students and to support teaching, research and learning at UBC. Our goal is to create sustainable, world-class programs and processes to make the collections and research at UBC available to the world.
cIRcle is an open access digital repository for published and unpublished material created by the UBC community and its partners. A key contributor to the University’s Research Excellence strategic direction, cIRcle’s aim is to showcase and preserve UBC’s unique intellectual output by making content freely available to anyone, anywhere via the web. The cIRcle Digital Repository Research Assistant supports the unit’s goals of making UBC’s intellectual output freely available by creating, managing, enhancing, and assessing digital research collections and repository services in cIRcle. This a unique opportunity for a future information professional to develop invaluable, practical work experience in a diverse range of digital curation and outreach activities with cIRcle. In supporting cIRcle as a campus-wide service provided by UBC Library, this position offers the student a diverse range of development opportunities. Working to create digital content that will be widely accessed for research and learning purposes, the student will make valuable connections with partners across various library and academic units & community stakeholders. The student will have daily supervision from the Digital Repository Librarians and Digital Library Specialist, as necessary for the projects at-hand...."