American Institute of Physics

Job Type: Museums and Libraries

Application Deadline: November 19, 2021

The Niels Bohr Library & Archives (NBLA) is seeking a full-time 8-month Wikipedian-in-Residence. The position provides the opportunity to create a comprehensive plan to extend the reach of NBLA collections into Wikimedia platforms and facilitate the development of Wikipedia workflows and projects within the NBLA. Special emphasis will be given to the Wenner Collection, which is comprised of about 3,400 rare books and serials on the history of physics from the 1500s to the 2010s. The successful candidate will help select significant works within the collection for digitization and inclusion on the NBLA online repository and Wikimedia.

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Posted: October 26, 2021