LGBT & Serial Inventorying


(33.841824,-84.38627)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

130 West Paces Ferry Rd. NWAtlanta, GA 30305

About

General Description

For this internship you will be inventorying the uncatalogued LGBT+ periodicals so that they can be added to MSS 991, the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Serial Collection: http://ahc.galileo.usg.edu/ahc/view?docId=ead/ahc.MSS991-ead.xml

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating an item level list of all the LGBT+ serials that are a part of multiple unprocessed collection
  • The inventory will include titles, dates, and the number or volume of each serial
  • Identifying duplicate materials and deciding which copies should be preserved and which should be weeded
  • Potentially adding material to MSS 991, the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Serial Collection: http://ahc.galileo.usg.edu/ahc/view?docId=ead/ahc.MSS991-ead.xml

Desired Skills and Competencies

  • Pursuing a degree in either History, Museum Studies/Public History, or Information and Library Science
  • Strong organizational skills: the ability to multi-task and maintain focus, organized
  • Ability to think creatively and work independently
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Comfort using and learning various types of technology
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds
  • No library or archival experience necessary

TO APPLY: Interested applicants may submit their resume and cover letter to Volunteer Services at volutneerservices@atlantahistorycenter.com . No phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship.

Skills

  • History
  • Exhibition Arts

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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