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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Vacancy in National Digital Library

Vacancy in National Digital Library

Name of the Post and No of Vacancies-
i) Project Officer / Junior Project Officer (Library Science)- 03
ii) Senior Project Officer / Project Officer (Library Science)- 01
Employer- National Digital Library
Location- IIT, Kharagpur
Vacancy in the section of  Metadata Annotation & Curation
1. Masters or equivalent in relevant subject (Library Science, Science, Social science, Culture & Heritage, Engineering, CS/IT, Medical & Health Care, Legal)
2. Excellent analytical skill essentia
3. At least 5 years' out of which at least 2 years' experience in Digital Library, preferably in building a multi-disciplinary state-of-the-art digital library with hands-on experience in a digital library project in some of the following areas:Planning, structuring and operations, coordination of large volume metadata annotation/curation work for a digital library
Leading a team of metadata annotators/curatorsMetadata standards and schema formulation for a digital library in any one domain area (Generic and Domain-specific)Metadata annotation & curation for a digital library in any one domain area
DDC Classification Scheme/Subject Headings/MARC RecordSubject classification of contents as per DDC, LCC, MeSH, etc.
Harvesting Institutional Digital RepositoryFamiliarity with Linux environment and working knowledge of Linux commandsGood skill in working with MS-Word, Excel and Power PointIntegrated thesaurus handling and use of Ontology tools Multilingual Document Processing

Qualifications and other Details-
Project Title:
Development of national digital library (NDL) of India - towards building a national asset(BNA)
Reference No.IIT/SRIC/R/BNA/2017/111Reference Date21-Feb-2017
Temporary Position(s)
Project Officer / Junior Project Officer - Library Science
Vacancies- 3 posts
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 30000 (depending upon qualification & experience)
Coordinator / PI
[Dr. / Prof.]Partha Pratim Das Department/School/Centre Library
Qualifications
Bachelor / Master degree in science / engineering / law / medicine / arts / humanities followed by Master Degree in Library & Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc) with first class or equivalent in related fieldRelevant
Experience
Excellent analytical skill essential. For PO, at least 5 years relevant experience experience out of which 2 years’ experience in Digital Library, and for JPO, at least 2 years’ experience in Digital Library, preferably in building a multi-disciplinary state-of-the-art digital library with skills in:
1.Metadata annotation (Generic and Domain-specific)
2.MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority Format / Dublin Core/IEEE-LOM, etc.
3.Subject classification of contents as per DDC, LCC etc
4.Harvesting Institutional Digital Repository
5.Familiarity with Linux environment and working knowledge of Linux commands
6.MS-Word, Excel and Power Point
Responsibilities for the position include:
1.Metadata annotation and curation of different types of e-contents, research papers, e-books, audio, video, theses, lecture notes, etc. in to the digital Library software
2.Document classification as per subject
3.Searching various categories of open educational resources from the Internet
4.Uploading the different types of e-contents in the Institutional Digital Repository (IDR)
5.Reviewing and editing of uploaded metadata of e-contents before final archiving in to the IDRSponsorNational Mission on Education through Communication & Information Technology (NMEICT)(MHRD)
Application Deadline 15-Mar-2017
Application Fees Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at KharagpurApply Online
Project Title-
Development of national digital library (NDL) of India - towards building a national asset(BNA)Reference No.IIT/SRIC/R/BNA/2017/109Reference Date21-Feb-2017
Temporary Position(s)
Senior Project Officer / Project Officer - Library Science
Vacancies- 01 post
Consolidated Compensation
Upto Rs. 35000 (depending upon qualification & experience)
Coordinator / PI
[Dr. / Prof.]Partha Pratim DasDepartment/School/Centre Library
Qualifications
MLIS/ADIS/M Sc in Digital Library with first class or equivalent in related field. Ph. D. will be preferredRelevant
Experience
For SPO, at least 8 years experience and for PO, at least 5 years experience out of which at least 2 years’ experience in Digital Library, preferably in building a multi-disciplinary state-of-the-art digital library with hands-on experience in a digital library project in the following areas:
1.Leading a team of metadata annotators/curators
2.Metadata standards and schemas (Generic and Domain-specific)
3.DDC Classification Scheme/Subject Headings/MARC Record
4.Subject classification of contents as per DDC, LCC etc
5.Harvesting Institutional Digital Repository
6.Familiarity with Linux environment and working knowledge of Linux commands
7.Good skill in working with MS-Word, Excel and Power Point
8.Integrated thesaurus handling and use of Ontology tools
9.Integration of Citation tools
10.Software handling for Digital Archiving System, Institutional Repository, E-learning system;
11.Multilingual Document
Processing Responsibilities for the position include:
1.Task allocation and monitoring a team of metadata annotators/curators
2.Providing technical guidance to metadata annotators/curators for subject classification, reviewing and editing metadata of different types of e-contents
3.IDR harvesting
4.Assisting institutions to set up IDRs and make it open for metadata harvesting
5.Segregating the copyright and non-copyright e-contents
6.Categorizing the various e-contentsSponsorNational Mission on Education through Communication & Information Technology (NMEICT)(MHRD)
Application Deadline15-Mar-2017
Application Fees Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur
How to Apply
Please submit the hardcopy alongwith the Draft (if applicable) and self attested testimonials to the
Administrative Officer(P),
SRIC IIT Kharagpur,
Kharagpur-721302,
Paschim Medinipur,
West Bengal.

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