Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
This volunteer will assist the Kentucky oral history commission administrator in managing oral history collections. Responsibilities include preparing incoming and existing oral history collections for archival storage and use by researchers at the history center and online.
Creating inventory sheets for collections.
Converting audio and video files.
Digitizing analog recordings.
Checking and assessing existing collections for accessibility.
Checking and updating information and links within online finding aids.
Skills & Qualifications:
Comfortable with technology in general.
Comfortable working with Windows PC and Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
Comfort with online platforms similar to Wordpress.
Interest in learning about and working with audio media, files, audio equipment and audio editing software.
Ability to work at a counter-height work space and/or "barstool" height chairs.
Detail oriented and comfortable analyzing for accuracy.