Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Library volunteer opportunity at Stuart Hall Library, Iniva

Stuart Hall Library, Iniva:

Volunteers for Closed Week, 3-7 September 2012, unpaid

Stuart Hall Library, part of Iniva at Rivington Place, London is a special library focusing on international visual arts.

The Library is closing for a week in September to undertake essential housekeeping work, and the Library team are looking for volunteers to help.

This is an opportunity for:

- Those with an interest in libraries

- Pre-library school applicants to acquire basic library skills

- Library professionals to maintain their skills

You will gain valuable insights into how a special Library collection is managed and organised by working on tasks including:

- Shelf tidying

- Journals and zines processing

- Basic catalogue work

- Collection care

Professional Library qualifications are not essential, but knowledge of how to use a Library and searching catalogues is required. You will need to be available for at least three days between Monday 3 and Friday 7 September, 10.30-4.30.

Lunch and travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Please email Sonia Hope, Library Manager explaining why you would like to volunteer at the Stuart Hall Library.

Closing date: Friday 10 August.

Informal meetings to be held week beginning 13 August.

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