Collections & Digital Library Assistant

Posted 17-07-2017
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 0
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The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) has developed it's own online digital asset manager and library tool and is in the process of cataloging, digitizing, applying metadata and publishing to our public portal This lengthy and ongoing process is 2 years in the making and requires some assistance from students. 

Tasks would include learning how to digitize a variety of formats such as DigiBeta, 3/4, DVCAM, VHS, HDCAM, MiniDV, DVD, DVCPRO. Once the content has been digitized it's uploaded to our cloud app then organized and data is entered. The contact with the creator and permission is requested if the film will be private or public. 

This project is very desk, computer and detail dependent. 

Please apply with your resume and cover letter indicating your interest and what you hope to learn on this project. 

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Radio, Film & Television
  • Library and Information Studies

Some specialized skills required:

  • Proficient computer skills
  • Data Entry
  • Library experience an asset

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Upload 100 new titles into our system