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This year, we are pleased to host the Edward Connery Lathem ’51 Digital Library Fellowship, which provides an opportunity for a graduating student or recent graduate of Dartmouth to spend a year learning and contributing to new directions in the open dissemination of materials resulting from Dartmouth‚Äôs digital scholarship, research, and educational activities.  


This fellowship is open to graduating seniors and graduate students of Dartmouth College with an interest in digital technology and libraries. Please note: Candidates must have completed their undergraduate or graduate degree before July 1, 2018. This is a one-year, full-time paid fellowship with Dartmouth benefits that runs from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. If you have additional questions regarding this fellowship, please send email to:

About the Fellowship:

The fellowship is designed to be tailored to the individual interests of the candidate in support of the mission of the Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing Program and the Digital Library Program.  The Fellow is encouraged to propose a project that furthers the development and awareness of open repository and digital publishing systems and services.  There are opportunities to develop knowledge of digital publishing, including copyright and metadata; to develop skills in teaching and marketing about key initiatives; and to collaborate on projects with other Fellows and staff across the Dartmouth Library.  

Following are examples of the work that may be involved, depending on the interest of the successful candidate:

  • Further develop the Dartmouth Digital Commons as a core site and service for the open dissemination of the results of Dartmouth research, scholarship, and education. 
  • Support students involved in student-led publishing through the use of the Dartmouth Digital Commons publishing system and involvement in educational activities.
  • Assist with developing communities and collections on the Dartmouth Digital Commons publishing system.
  • Assist with workshop development, facilitation and teaching; and outreach events across campus in collaboration with the Library’s Education and Outreach Program.
  • Participate in projects and meetings with the Open Dartmouth Working Group, the Digital Library Program, and other units in the Dartmouth Library.

Application Process:

Please submit the following materials via email no later than Monday,  March 21 2018 to: 

  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing how this position will help you meet your future goals including;
    • why you are interested in this position
    • contributions you can make to this position and the Dartmouth College Library;
    • unique qualifications you bring to the positi
  • Names and contact information for three (3) references

Please make sure your name is on all materials and submit them together to ensure they are properly reviewed.

This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they come in.

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