CDI: Students

Join the Center for Digital Initiatives as a student worker.

Position: Project assistant, digital projects

Part-time position summary:

Digitize collections for the Claremont Colleges Digital Library by scanning original source material into digital format & applying metadata following the CCDL Best Practices Guidelines. In addition assistants may also work with The Claremont Colleges Institutional Repository, Scholarship@Claremont.


  • Scan original source material, using a variety of equipment, into digital format following the Claremont Colleges Digital Library Scanning Best Practices.

  • Apply metadata for resource discovery, rights management, & digital administration following the Claremont Colleges Digital Library Metadata Best Practices.

  • Use a variety of controlled vocabulary sources to improve resource discovery.

  • Upload digital objects & metadata to the Claremont Colleges Digital Library server using the Claremont Colleges Digital Library digital asset management system - CONTENTdm.

  • Manipulate & archive image files as necessary.


  • Experience & strong comfort level with computer technologies.

  • High level of organizational skill & attention to details with an ability to work with little supervision.

Desired skills:

  • Familiarity with both scanning & image manipulation software such as Adobe Photoshop.

  • Experience with digitization equipment.

For more information about student employment with the Claremont Colleges Library or to download the student employment application, please visit the library’s student employment page.

Last updated: 10/31/2012 4:37:30 PM