Virtual Volunteering: Content Development regarding scholarly texts from private sources including commercial art dealers and galleries
Volunteer opportunity regarding scholarly texts from private sources including commercial art dealers and galleries
Identifying and processing paper-published scholarly text from private sources texts on American representational art for inclusion in Resource Library within TFAO's topics of interest, not otherwise published online with open access. Volunteers may assist in any or all of the following:
Note: TFAO's experience is that success in this particular volunteer opportunity requires use of the phone for parts (b), (d) and (f). Phone conversations in some instances are followed by volunteer email letters confirming the conversations and providing additional information. Click here for examples of email letter templates used by volunteers.
Chapters of lengthy books can be distributed among several volunteers to lighten the work of each person.
Resource Library's chronological index refers to thousands of articles and essays made possible in part through the help of volunteers who have provided research assistance. Acknowledgements of their efforts are included in the credits for published texts.
1. Experience including
2. BA or BS degree from an accredited college or univesity
3. Access to a computer and email
4. Willingness to commit to a short term project.
References and recommendations
TFAO requires that applicants for this position provide confirmation of their qualifying experience. This is accomplished by applicants contacting persons who supervise or previously supervised them in their place of employment or service and asking them to send experience confirmation by email from their institutional email addresses. Recommendations from persons of authority are also welcome.
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