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Head of the Endangered Archives Programme, British Library

  • 1.  Head of the Endangered Archives Programme, British Library

    Posted 09-21-2018 16:21
    The British Library is seeking to recruit an outstanding person to lead the Endangered Archives Programme funded by the Arcadia Fund.  EAP awards grants to identify and to preserve digitally archives of cultural importance in areas of the world where resources are more limited and to ensure access to the digitised content through local archival partners and online through the British Library.
    The successful candidate will have a strong international research record, based on extensive experience working with archival materials from relevant parts of the world. The Head of Endangered Archives will ensure that the Programme creates a powerful legacy of permanent digital access to endangered archival materials from around the world, spanning boundaries of culture, language, geography and faith.
    Closing Date: 1 November 2018
    Interview Date: 14 November 2018

    Kathlin Smith
    Director of Communications
    Council on Library and Information Resources
    Washington DC
    (202) 939-4754