Approximate date of posting JUne 1, 2019
Position: Summer Research Library Intern
- Eligibility The successful candidate is currently enrolled in a graduate program or recently graduated(within one year of graduating) with a master’s degree in Library and Information Science
- Professional interest in reference, engagement and instruction, e-resource management, metadata management or research data management.
- Background or knowledge of physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, computation, life sciences, security studies is a plus.
Location: Livermore, CA
Company/Organization Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL’s mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,800 employees.
Schedule/Hours This assignment is fora full-time position during the summer academic break; and possibly a year-round part-time position during the academic year.
Time Frame summer
- You will work with all library staff on projects and report to the Library Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a research library.
- Provide reference service to patrons in the Physical and Life Sciences (in person and email) using research databases such as Scopus and Web of Science; Collect, track and summarize reference and circulation statistics; Assist patrons with public computers.
- Develop library webpages and subject guides (LibGuides, LibApps, html, css); Develop quick 2-minute tutorials to support scientist’s needs for independent, asynchronous learning.
- Assist in circulation and collection management; reshelve print books and journals; Assist users with checking out books; Prepare print journal holdings for contribution to shared print archives; Deaccession and shift print collections; Update holdings metadata (serials cataloging).
- Assist in post-digitization support and metadata management; Conduct quality assurance reviews of digitized technical reports and rescan, as needed; Analyze and edit technical reports metadata in preparation for migrations to a new Library Management System.
- May develop information literacy and instruction sessions in area of interest and Laboratory need; Collection development review in a subject area: comparative study of e-resource holdings; ERM: E-Resource usage data collection and cost-per-use studies.
- Library Management System migration strategies – literature search and development of one aspect.
- Research Data Management – literature search and development of one aspect.
Website:Refer to the Scholar Program website at https://scholars.llnl.gov/ for additional student employment information.