Project Code: DOD-USA-6

Digital Content Curator

Project Title Digital Content Curator
Project Summary Help bring Army history to the public by assigning subject headings to thousands of newly digitized archival items in our online catalog, as we work to bring our entire collection on-line.
Country United States
Agency Department of Defense
DoS Office N/A
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 3
Project Description

Are you interested in eliminating barriers to information access? Help us provide timely information to today’s emerging leaders, scholars, and to the public, as we bring unprecedented levels of access to our archival holdings “live” to the web. This project will enhance our search capabilities and improve the user experience as we implement both a new archival management software platform and a new public search interface.
Interns will have primary responsibility to apply Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) to thousands of newly digitized documents and photographs, as well as identifying and compiling a list of specialized terms for future submission in the Subject Authority Cooperative (SACO) program. This position will work with the Digital Archivist and a team of experienced technicians implementing a new archival management system, and will assist in the identification of issues and suggest improvements in the accessibility of archival materials in the public facing search tool.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Editing and proofreading
Research
Writing
Additional Information

You will be contributing to a multi-disciplinary team including Archivists, Librarians, Museum Curators, Data Managers, and more, engaged in a multi-year project to “digitize everything” in the holdings of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. For more information see: https://ahec.armywarcollege.edu/