I do know Erin, and she is truly wonderful.
Director and University Librarian
1100 East 57th Street, Suite 180
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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From: Peter Brantley [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2008 11:04 AM
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Subject: position available
from erin mckean, dictionary evangelist -
(I've worked with erin in a variety of contexts, including the
o'reilly tools of change for publishing conferences).
the contact info for the
job is [log in to unmask]
Wanted: digitally-inclined librarian to develop a digital text
collection. Short-term 6 mo. contract with possibility of FT position.
Candidate should be:
-- tech-savvy, a blogger or blog aficionado, risk-tolerant, up-to-date
on copyright (but preferably on the side of copyfighting rather than the
side of Mickey Mouse)
-- familiar with/can manage RSS and XML, basic regex knowledge a plus
-- has a good knowledge of cataloging
-- somewhat experienced with scanning/ocr process management (a big
-- familiar with taxonomies and ontologies
-- comfortable with working quickly and have a "let's try it and see"
Location unimportant, but you should be comfortable working remotely.
Some travel may be required.