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Volunteer Job Descriptions Heritage Room

Volunteer Job Descriptions Heritage Room

W.D. Addison Heritage Room Volunteer

Do you like history?  Help the W.D. Addison Heritage Room preserve the history of our community.

The Corona Public Library's Heritage Room collection includes photographs, slides, newspapers, microfilm, sound recordings, film, maps, and books that document the history of Corona.  Riverside County, and to a lesser extent, the state of California.  The Heritage Room is seeking a volunteer interested in scanning photographs and other documents for the Heritage Room's online database as well as assistance with data entry and inventory projects.  Knowledge of Corona's history is not necessary.

Descriptions of Volunteer Opportunities:

Filing Newspaper Index--requires the volunteer to file index cards in alphabetical order by the subject heading provided.

Transcription--
requires volunteers to listen to oral history tapes of interviews with people from Corona.  Volunteers will summarize in writing important points of the oral history interviews. 

Scanning Photographs--requires the volunteer to scan and create records for scanned items in the Library's catalog.  Volunteers will operate within best practice guidelines for archives to ensure the photographs are not damaged by the scanning process.  Training will be provided.

General Requirements:  Computer literacy, especially knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.  Knowledge of Photoshop is a plus!

Work: on-site, during the Heritage Room's normal business hours
Hours:  Monday & Tuesday 3 pm - 7 pm.

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