Asa Curatorial Assistant I provide support for planning, development and management of various Humanities and Area Studies collections, including the Latin American/Iberian & Chicano collections, French & Italian, Germanic & Medieval, American & British, as well as the Judaica & Hebraica collections. My work includes assisting the curators in various aspects of acquisitions and processing primary and secondary library source materials, as well as supporting the services offered by the curators to Stanford faculty, students, staff and outside researchers. This also includes technical support, website design & maintenance, bibliographic verification and correction, as well as staffing the Reference & Information Center desk in Green Library.
As Special Collections Specialist, I staff the Special Collections' Field Reading Room reference desk, and I provide staff support with technology-related needs, including classes conducted in the Barchas Room.
My role in these two positions is to work collaboratively with library staff, providing technical support as Expert Partner as well as providing advanced use of library resources, tools and specialized subject bibliographic assistance to faculty, students, staff and visiting scholars.
- MA Library & Information Science, San Jose State University