The Biodiversity Heritage Library, led by the Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (MCZ), will host a National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) cohort as part of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Entitled "Foundations to Actions: Extending Innovations in Digital Libraries in Partnership with NDSR Learners," the program will include five geographically-distributed residents, all graduates of LIS or related master's programs, in a collaborative project to improve tools, curation, and content stewardship at BHL. Residents will be hosted by the Field Museum of Natural History and the Chicago Botanic Garden, Harvard University, Missouri Botanical Garden, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, and Smithsonian Libraries from January 2017 to December 2017.
STIPEND: $50,000 for 12 months
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.