Hi Code4libbers - I wrote the core of the Platform, as a contractor
reporting to Jake; feel free to contact me if you have questions.
On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 2:11 PM, Jake Orlowitz <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Code4Lib!
> The Wikipedia Library is an open research project run at the Wikimedia
> Foundation, a program to aid active Wikipedia editors in gaining access to
> the vital reliable sources that they need to do their work and to be
> supported in using those resources to improve the encyclopedia. As part of
> reaching this goal, we facilitate research access through partnerships with
> various publishers for access to their databases.
> The *Wikipedia Library Card Platform* is our central tool for reviewing
> applications and providing access to those publisher resources (
> https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/). We are looking forward to
> implementing additional features in this platform, including proxy-based
> resource access and a discovery tool.
> We invite all interested candidates to apply to *consult on and help
> implement the design of the front-end of the Wikipedia Library Card
> Platform*. This is a paid, remote position with flexible scheduling of
> approximately 5 hours per week from July 2018 through June 2019. The ideal
> background knowledge of accessibility and UX/UI, as well as comfort with a
> continuous integration environment. To apply, please complete this Google
> form by June 1, 2018:
> The Wikipedia Library values diversity and encourages applicants from all
> backgrounds to apply. We give all candidates equal opportunity regardless
> of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual
> orientation, or genetic information.
> We look forward to hearing more about you!
> Jake Orlowitz, and the Wikipedia Library Team
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Senior Software Engineer, MIT Libraries: https://libraries.mit.edu/
President, Library & Information Technology Association: http://www.lita.org