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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

F/T - Dig. Librarian - Conjuring Arts

The Conjuring Arts Research Center is currently seeking a Digitization Librarian and a Head Librarian. Conjuring Arts is a non-profit library located in Midtown Manhattan that is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of magic and its allied arts. Please visit us at for more information.

Digitization Librarian Position

Responsibilities will include scanning materials of all ages, using the Atiz BookDrive Pro ( and BookDrive Capture, to be entered into Ask Alexander (, an all-encompassing magic database that is fully text searchable. The Digitization Librarian will also serve as the direct supervisor of the library’s Digitization Interns and work with ABBYY Fine Reader and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Experience handling rare and delicate literary materials and adequate computer literacy are required. Experience with digital photography, ABBYY Fine Reader, and Adobe Acrobat Professional are preferred.

This position is ideal for anyone with an interest in archives, special libraries, rare books, digitization, and/or magic. Students currently enrolled in a Library Science program are encouraged to apply.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Please specify that you are applying for the Digitization Librarian position.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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