Columbia University Libraries has announced a grant-funded position to help develop infrastructure for web content collecting, including specifically in the area of human rights. Excerpt from the announcement:

“The incumbent will work closely a second web collection curator, selectors, archivists, digital projects staff, senior managers, scholars and individuals in human rights organizations around the world to build a “Human Rights Electronic Reference Collection.” Major activities will include securing archiving permissions from human rights organizations, analyzing, harvesting, and cataloging web content, and integrating web materials with the Libraries print, electronic and archival collections. The incumbent will play an active role in ensuring that the procedures developed are sustainable and transferable to other disciplines and collections.”

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