Professional Experience

LIBR/ARST 596 at Koerner Library

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Application Deadline: January 2, 2019

BC Library is committed to maintaining maps from the [Canadian Topographic Survey] - a collection of many thousands of map sheets detailing Canada’s landscape during the 20th and 21st centuries. UBC Library is inventorying this collection at the sheet level to enhance discoverability, grow cross-institutional partnerships, and prepare for future digital projects. This project will also give the student an opportunity to contribute to the development of UBC Library’s cartographic collections and services.


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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 Journeywomen Ventures

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Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018

The purpose of the project is to formulate and create an archive of the life’s work of Marcia Braundy, a leading Canadian activist in the Women in Trades & Technology movement and the British Columbia and Canadian women’s movement. We will be using mostly extant materials stored in her Blue Shed and extended home office, as well as online, to prepare the Archive for placement in either UBC or Provincial Archives, or the Canadian Women’s Movement Archives now housed at the University of Ottawa.


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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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