Meet the Maker – Aira Lipson

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This month’s featured maker is UCSF Library staff member Aira Lipson. You may have seen Aira either staffing the Makers Lab or offering information assistance at the Parnassus Library’s main service desk. Q: What did you make? A: Felt flowers & succulents Q: Why did you want to make them? A: It kind of started as something fun to do with my hands. I wanted to do something that combined fabric & sewing that was … Read more

Digitization and Metadata Intern

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The Digitization and Metadata Intern will assist the UCSF Archives & Special Collections staff with various work to digitize, describe, and publish collections materials online through Calisphere.org. Intern will be supervised and assisted by Digital Archivist. Potential projects include: Carrying out patron-digitization requests, scanning items, delivering files to patrons. Uploading items into Nuxeo Digital Asset Management System, providing metadata for items, and facilitating publishing of items online in collaboration with California Digital Library team. Completing … Read more