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Vacancy at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): Library & Archives Information Manager
Thursday, 02 July 2015 16:38
Library & Archives Information Manager
The OECD’s mission – Better Policies for Better Lives – is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The Organisation provides a unique forum in which governments work together to share experiences on what drives economic, social and environmental change, seeking solutions to common problems.
The Digital, Knowledge and Information Service in the Executive Directorate (EXD/DKI) provides digital solutions to support and enhance the OECD’s global role in building knowledge, communicating with the world and interacting with governments to inform and influence policy making. EXD/DKI is recruiting an Information Manager who will report to a team leader in the Knowledge and Information Management Unit.
Please visit the website for more information and to apply for this position
For more information about the OECD, visit the website
Vacancy at The British Library: Digital Preservation Intern
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 16:45
Digital Preservation Internship at the British Library
The British Library is pleased to be able to offer an internship opportunity in the Library’s Digital Preservation Team. The intern will contribute to activities associated with the Library’s 2013 – 2016 Digital Preservation Strategy and the post-holder will work closely with colleagues on a project to preserve legacy content acquired on hand held media as part of a hybrid acquisition (i.e. part digital, part physical). The placement will involve desk research and content analysis around digital preservation and sustainability issues, as well as practical work to identify, locate and retrieve content. Other opportunities will exist to learn about different aspects of the digital preservation team’s work, as well as our engagement with external expert digital preservation organisations and partners.
The internship is particularly well suited to candidates or recent graduates of a library/archives/information science degree course.
Please visit the website for further information on this position and to download a job description.
To apply, please visit www.bl.uk/careers www.bl.uk/careers quoting vacancy ref: COL00209.
Invitation for submission of expression of interest (EOI) from United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (UN-MICT)
Thursday, 25 June 2015 22:41
Vendor to supply preservation and management of digital archives system required by UN-MICT
United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (UN-MICT) request expressions of interest from vendors who can supply, implement and maintain a system for the long-term preservation and management of digital archives in compliance with the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) framework.
- Click here for further information and to complete a vendor response form
- Click here more information about The United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (UN-MICT)
- Click here for more Information on tendering for the UN Procurement System
Companies can only participate in solicitations of the UN Secretariat after completing their registration (free of charge) at the United Nations Global Marketplace
Vacancy at EDINA: Software Engineer
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 16:21
EDINA, the Jisc centre for digital expertise & online service delivery at the University of Edinburgh, are recruiting a Software Engineer/Java Web Developer to work on a state-of-the-art service delivering maps, geospatial data and geographic information to researchers and students across the UK.
EDINA's Digimap Service provides online access to a wide range of topographic and subject-specific mapping and map data, including geology, hydrographic, historical and contemporary Ordnance Survey maps. It has around 50,000 users and delivers over 21 million maps and 20TB of data per year. The successful candidate will be tasked with keeping this complex service running, as well as contributing to the evolution and development of this and other online services in a rapidly changing environment.
For more information and to apply, follow the link
The National Archives has issued an invitation to tender for a two-part study
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 14:41
Scoping Study for The National Archives
The National Archives (TNA) is inviting bids to produce a two-part study concentrating on the changing needs of academic users across sectors and to scope the current and future research landscape. This study is required to identify these changing needs, to clarify TNA’s current offer to those sectors and to assess how well equipped TNA is in terms of current resources and skills to address those needs and wants. The successful supplier will work in conjunction with those running relevant TNA initiatives in order to ensure that their viewpoints and needs are taken into consideration, and that duplication and overlap are avoided.
The study will comprise of two parts:
1) Responding to the changing needs of the academic and research sectors
2) Scoping the Research Landscape
The project should be completed by the end of October 2015. Tender submissions will be evaluated on a combination of Price (40%) and Quality of Response (60%).
Follow the link for more information on this opportunity.
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