The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1471  Thursday, 30 May 2002

From:           Hillary Nunn <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 29 May 2002 14:19:33 -0400
Subject:        Job Opening

I think SHAKSPER readers might be interested the following job
announcement.  It's actually an advertisement for the position I
currently hold -- a job, I should mention, that I've enjoyed it quite a
lot.  I'd like to point out that the position requires *either* graduate
work in British studies or a library degree.  Please feel free to get in
touch if you have any questions about what the work entails.



(2 Year Term Appointment)

The Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership, based at the
University of Michigan, seeks an enthusiastic person with knowledge of
British studies to serve as Project Outreach Librarian.  This position
is devoted to furthering the efforts of the Early English Books Online
Text Creation Partnership, which has the support of over 60 libraries to
create encoded editions of works originally published between 1475 and
1700.  Facsimile page images of these works are available as Early
English Books Online (EEBO); the EEBO Text Creation Partnership aims to
convert 25,000 titles into fully searchable text.

Applicants for this two-year appointment should hold an ALA accredited
Masters Degree in Information Science, OR a relevant Masters Degree and
a minimum of two years work experience in 1) a research library or
research archive; 2) scholarly publishing; or 3) university teaching.
The Project Outreach Librarian's primary duties are to apprise
librarians and faculty of the project's progress; to engage in
scholarship capturing the interdisciplinary scholarly significance of
the collection; and to shape the composition of the corpus in light of
research and instructional needs.

A full position description, including rank & required qualifications,
is available at: http://www.lib.umich.edu/staff/humres/vac-eebo.htm or
contact Mark Sandler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

TO APPLY:  Send cover letter & copy of resume to:  Lucy Cohen, Library
Human Resources; 404 Hatcher Graduate Library North; University of
Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1205.  (Contact 734 764-2546 for further

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications received by 6/30/02 will be given
first consideration.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action

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