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Ex-librarian?; Scholar? Catalogue antiquarian books, ephemera & art (downtown / civic / van ness)

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Geary near Van Ness
compensation: $200.00 per 100 items catalogued & scanned
Cataloguing, scanning and photographing art and antiquarian books. Part time. Flexible schedule.

Suitable for a retired librarian or academic.

FIRST STEP: Send Résumé by e-mail.


Location: Oakland or San Francisco; after training in San Francisco, can work off-site.

Duties:

Catalogue new, used and antiquarian books, prints, art and ephemera
using Filemaker Pro.
Scan and photograph (larger) items and edit images using Adobe Photoshop.

Required:

Experience using Macs, FileMaker or other database software; Adobe Photoshop.
Reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages.
Experience using a scanner, digital camera and simple image editing. We have a very fast scanner.


Desirable:

Experience cataloging in a bookstore, gallery or library.
Knowledge of book and graphics terminology, e.g., the difference between a wood-engraving, lithograph, copper engraving and half-tone.
Experience with antiquarian books and old prints.

post id: 7757892209

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