Professional Experience

LIBR 596 at Housing Research Collaborative, School of Community and Regional Planning, UBC

Application Deadline: December 15, 2018

To work closely with the HRC Research Coordinator who will identify housing data sets in need of documentation and metadata. To write documentation and metadata for these data sets and to populate the HRC dataverse.


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LIBR 596 at Public Knowledge Project See Also: The UBC iSchool Student Journal

Application Deadline: December 15, 2018

To contribute to students’ understanding of the role of scholarly publishing within scholarly communications and develop early career understanding of issues. To help prepare students for a career in academic setting and/or publishing.


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LIBR 596 at National Film Board of Canada (for FNCC students)

Application Deadline: December 15, 2018

The student will help to improve discoverability of the NFB Indigenous film collection – films directed by Indigenous filmmakers and films about Indigenous peoples by non-Indigenous directors.


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LIBR 596 at BC Children’s Hospital & BC Women’s Hospital & Health Care Centre

Application Deadline: December 15, 2018

C&W Library services has recently purchased a license to LibGuides and is hoping that a student with LibGuides experience would be interested in applying best practice principles in usability to plan and create an online presence for the Clinical Library, as well as provide a plan and recommendations for marketing and educational outreach (and execute if there is time).


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LIBR/ARST 596 at Douglas College Archives

Application Deadline: February 21, 2019

The purpose of this project is to provide access to the records of the Douglas College Archives. The student will begin this project by reviewing the various Accession Registers and finding aids. With guidance from the Archivist, the student will create an electronic document listing all the finding aids and accession registers.


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ARST 596 at Douglas College Archives

Application Deadline: February 21, 2019

The purpose of this project is to provide access to a photograph collection in the Douglas College Archives. The student will begin this project by reviewing an accession from the Academic Technology Services department at Douglas College. With guidance from the Archivist, the student will provide a report with a hierarchical plan for arrangement and description of the contents as well as an accompanying finding aid.


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LIBR/ARST 596 at UBC Library, Digital Initiatives

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Application Deadline: February 20, 2019

The UBC Library is developing a web service using the Archive-it subscription service from the Internet Archive in order to support collecting, preserving, and providing access to our institutional web content, and at-risk sites. This project will allow interested students to contribute to the ongoing development of the Library's collections while developing their knowledge of web archiving standards and practices.


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LIBR/ARST 596 at Vancouver Coastal Health

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Application Deadline: December 14, 2018

The purpose of this project is to review, research and revise current Records Retention Policy. Student will research into applicable federal and provincial laws (FIPPA, Hospital Act, E-Health, Evidence Act, etc.) standards, policies, bylaws, and guidelines related to retention periods and in the development of systems and processes for the storage and disposal of records. Liaise with stakeholders and subject matter experts for input. Keep good documentation from the results of this project.


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LIBR 596 at Ministry of Citizens’ Services

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Application Deadline: December 25, 2018

This project will collate and index the entire catalogue of Orders according to relevant sections of the Act and the specific issues to which the Orders refer. This project will require multiple courses/participants to fully complete.


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LIBR/ARST 596 at UBC Archives

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The purpose of this project is to survey material at the Xwi7Xwa Library. This material is from various sources, including the Xwi7Xwa Library, the First Nations Longhouse, and the NITEP (Indigenous Teacher Education Program). The survey will identify what material is to be retained by Xwi7Xwa, as well as what will be archived at the University Archives. Material will need to be surveyed, some metadata/description added as appropriate, and, in conjunction with Xwi7Xwa staff, reviewed for "ownership". Recommendations will be made regarding what should be retained (and for how long) and what should be archived.


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