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Stanford University is looking for a Digital Library Access Engineer in Palo Alto, CA. According to the post, “Stanford University Libraries is seeking an enthusiastic and talented software engineer to support infrastructure and services as part of its digital library, an internationally recognized technology program developing innovative solutions to advance teaching, learning and research at one of the world’s leading universities. We are a mission-driven organization that emphasizes open, collaborative work and community engagement within Stanford and with partner institutions around the world.”

 

This position will: “Work as part of the application development team on the Stanford Digital Library’s discovery applications, primarily using Ruby on Rails, solr, and javascript. Enhance SearchWorks (http://searchworks.stanford.edu) and other digital content delivery environments, including systems for managing and delivering archival content. As part of a team of digital library experts, enhance functionality, add data sources, and integrate external services to maximize access to library assets and value to patrons… Track and apply known and emerging best practices in digital resource access for both human and machine users, such as schema.org, RDF, linked data, and (web) analytics. Expand DLSS’s current web analytics program and propose new strategies for leveraging analytics data to improve discoverability of SUL content. Contribute to data modeling, transformations and engineering efforts to leverage and bridge both XML- and RDF-based metadata and object representations.”

 

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