Indiana Memory Volunteer Opportunities
The Indiana State Library is seeking volunteers to assist in the development of Indiana Memory, the online gateway to the
culture and history of Indiana. Individuals will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of digitization from scanning original
materials to webpage development.
Time Requirements: Flexible shifts are available for volunteers during the State Library’s normal hours of operation,
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. We request that volunteers work two or more hours per session.
Project Description: The Indiana Memory program is a collaborative statewide digitization program designed to provide
access to the digital collections of Indiana’s cultural heritage organizations. Indiana Memory provides guidance and assistance
to libraries, historical societies, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage organizations with their digitization projects.
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the State Library’s Digital Initiatives Librarian, volunteers will assist with creating
digital collections and developing the Indiana Memory web portal. Tasks include scanning of original documents, metadata
creation, content management, and web development. Volunteers will follow digitization guidelines and standards as established
for Indiana Memory. Training will be provided.
Qualifications: Individuals must be able to work independently, pay attention to detail, be responsible and dependable,
and be comfortable with computers. Familiarity with scanning equipment and imaging software is preferred, but not necessary.
Additional information: Information about Indiana Memory is available online at http://www.indianamemory.org. For further
information, or to set up an interview, please contact Connie Rendfeld, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Indiana State Library, by
calling 317.232.3694 or e-mail crendfeld@library.IN.gov.