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Winterville Library

Hours

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday & Sunday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Address

115 Marigold Lane
Winterville, Georgia 30683
706-742-7735

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Heritage Room Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015 Internships

Description

The Heritage Room at the Athens-Clarke County Library in Athens, Georgia seeks highly-motivated, responsible applicants for TWO fall semester internship/fieldwork opportunities, described below. These are part-time, unpaid internships, semester-long internships beginning August 17, 2015. Preference will be given to candidates completing the internship for course credit. Interns will complete a total of between 120-150 hours of work, dependent upon the requirements for academic course credit. Students with a focus in archival studies, history, public history, or library and information science are strongly encouraged to apply.

Digitization Intern

The Digitization Intern will assist the Heritage Room Librarian in capturing images from microfilm and original documents, editing images, and recording descriptive metadata. The successful candidate will learn practical applications of metadata standards and schemas, and technical requirements for making digital files publicly accessible. Assignments will vary according to the individual’s skill set and interests, and the intern may assist with other tasks as assigned. All equipment and training will be provided by the Heritage Room, where all work will be performed.

Processing Intern

The Processing Intern will assist the Heritage Room Librarian in accessioning, inventorying and processing collections of 20th century personal papers and administrative records according to archival principals, with re-housing in archival enclosures. The successful candidate will gain experience in handling fragile objects, collection arrangement and description, and evaluating materials for preservation and/or conservation treatment. The intern may assist with reference inquiries and other tasks as assigned. Assignments will vary according to the individual’s skill set and interests. All equipment and training will be provided by the Heritage Room, where all work will be performed.

About the Heritage Room

The Heritage Room is the archives and special collections arm of the Athens-Clarke County Library. In support of the Athens Regional Library’s mission to serve the community and region as a resource center, the Heritage Room collects materials on the business, economic, social, cultural, and natural history, politics and government, geology, archaeology, and geography of the local area, Georgia and the South. The Heritage Room seeks to serve serious students of Georgia history, local history and genealogy of all ages, from the beginner to the experienced researcher.

Qualifications

The intern should be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in the aforementioned fields of study. The successful candidate will have experience with the general operation of digital scanners and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Candidates should possess excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented, able to work independently, have fine manual dexterity, strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Experience using microfilm preferred but not required.

To Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, send a cover letter and resume to Angela Stanley, Heritage Room Librarian, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please indicate the title of the internship for which you are applying in the subject heading. Deadline for applications is July 24, 2015.

Vertical Files - O

  • OBITUARIES
  • OBSERVANCES
    see COLLEGE FRATERNITIES
  • OBSERVER
    see COMMUNICATION
    see NEWSPAPERS--HISTORY
  • O'CALLAGHAN-ENGLISH HOUSE
    see HISTORIC HOUSES, SITES ,ETC.
    see TOURS
  • ODUM, EUGENE
    see UGA--FACULTY
  • OGLETHORPE POWER CORPORATION
  • OLD ATHENS CEMETERY
    see CEMETERIES
  • OLIVERIO, JAMES
    see MUSIC
  • O'LOONEY, GWEN
    see CHIEF ELECTED OFFICERS
  • O'LOONEY, JOHN
    see EDITORIALS
  • OLSEN, RICHARD
    see ARTS
  • OLYMPIC FLAG
    see also ATHENS 96
    see OLYMPICS 1996 ATLANTA (GEORGIA)
  • OLYMPICS
    see ATHENS 96
    see OLYMPICS 1996 ATLANTA (GEORGIA)
  • "ONCE IN A BLUE MOON"
    see COMMUNICATION
  • OPEN-CONTAINER ORDINANCE
    see LAW
  • OPERA HOUSE
    see THEATER
  • ORCHESTRAS
  • ORDINANCES
    see LAW
  • ORME, DR. ALAN DAN
    see ARCHITECTURE--CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION
  • OUTCOMES - BASED EDUCATION
    see EDUCATION
  • OUTDOOR ADVERTISING
    see ADVERTISING
  • OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
    see DRUG ABUSE
  • OVERLOOK LAKE (POND)
    see WINTERVILLE

Vertical Files - Z

  • ZEBRA MAGAZINE
    see PRESS
  • ZEVON, WARREN
    see R.E.M.
  • ZIFFER, HOPE L.
    see PHOTOGRAPHERS
  • ZIGGY
    see CARICATURES AND CARTOONS
  • ZIMDARS, RICHARD
    see UGA--FACULTY
  • ZO VIOLENT
    see MUSIC
  • ZOMAX
    see JOHNSON AND JOHNSON
  • ZONING
    see also PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • "THE ZOO"
    see HISTORIC HOUSES, SITES, ETC.
  • ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
  • ZWART, DAVID
    see MUSIC

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Upcoming Events at the Winterville Library

Closed for Independence Day
Sat Jul 04, 2015
Bat Lady
Tue Jul 07, 2015 @ 5:30PM -
Story Time
Wed Jul 08, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Teen Time: Board Game Battles
Fri Jul 10, 2015 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Library Advisory Board Meeting
Mon Jul 13, 2015 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
Family Science Night
Tue Jul 14, 2015 @ 5:30PM -
Story Time
Wed Jul 15, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
LEGO Club
Sat Jul 18, 2015 @12:30PM - 01:30PM