The Bookshelf, Young Texas Reader, Blog Notes, & Texana Youtube Channel

The Texas Bookshelf is for single, specific books' reviews and author interviews . The Texas Parlor ranges more broadly than my other websites. The Young Texas Reader focuses on the youngest through teenagers. Texas Blog Notes surveys blogs of historical and literary interest. I've started a Will's Texana Youtube collecting channel where 1,000 videos are collected in 100 playlists . Find Will in Houston or at willstexana {at} yahoodotcom

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Partime archivist @ Prairie View

Prairie View A&M University Archivist Phillis Earles reports for Dr Akel Kahera (Director, Texas Insitute for the Preservation of History and Culture) a position at PVAMU.
 "Kahera,Akel" <>
Send all inquiries to Dr. Kahera...the TIPHC website is .
The Archivist/Curator - Position Description and Recruitment Plan
The Archivist/Curator is a 12-month part time position, with a minimum of a Bachelors Degree (Preferably in Art Education/Art History). Additional roles of and qualifications of the web consultant include:
•       Increase the number of hits on the website and the number of schools  that use the materials in TIPHC's Archives and the ability to publicize and educate the public about the heritage of African Americans in Texas and beyond.
•       Working knowledge of processing object collection, photo/digital preservation, and the ability to create top quality exhibits and programs that celebrate the heritage  to reach statewide audiences.
•       Increase the amount of objects and historical narratives and documents preserved to save this endangered legacy. Increase digital scanning & imaging with a focus on drawings as well as letters, photographs.

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