With one degree in Library science and another in the field of Information Technology, I have been working with library systems for ten years. Following two successful positions, I am looking for a new challenge, outside of France, as a systems / web services librarian. If my profile suits your needs, feel free to contact me.

Libraries →
ILS / OPAC managementEzProxyERMSMARC formatsDigitizationTransferts protocolsOpen access
Tech →
BootstrapGNU/LinuxJavaScriptLinked DataMySQLPerlPHPPythonSSH
2009 - present

Systems librarian

Université Bordeaux Montaigne

  • Developed the documentation system (perimeter, evolutions)
    • Implemented a new OPAC (Babord+)
    • Installed and managed an ERMS and its OpenURL link resolver (serials solutions)
    • Administered EzProxy instance and analysed usage statistics (member of the national group defining French priorities for usage statistics)
  • Built a digital library using Omeka : 1886 (more than 140 000 pages), created plugins released on github (ExtractOCR, PDFToc)
  • Improved internal procedures (planning, tool to improve efficience when migrating from CDU to Dewey classification ...)
  • Managed electronic theses (production, dissemination)
2005 - 2009

Library consultant, specialized in library automation

doXulting

  • Managed automation projects, in public and academic libraries
  • Deployed different ILS (proprietary and open source)
  • Prototyped with open source softwares : Koha, Vufind, Drupal
  • Developed custom software (biography management for the intranet of the French national radio, marc converter)
  • Wrote technical specifications (Collective catalog of french national library, ILS for Maison Européenne de la Photographie …)
  • Had teaching activities (« open source software in libraries », « Changes in libraries : norms and formats », « Mysql & Koha » …)
  • Migrated data from and to multiple formats : CSV, Filemaker Pro, iso2709, proprietary formats
  • Distributed a weekly survey of literature in information science
2005 - 2007

INTD-Cnam (Paris, France)

Masters degree in project documentation management
2000 - 2005

Polytech Paris-Sud (Orsay, France)

Masters degree in computer science, specializing in databases and software engineering
In-house training
  • 2014 : Linked data for digital humanities (4 days)
  • 2013 : Learning Python (codeacademy)
Langlet-Scopsi C., L. Soual, J.-F. Ferraille, et S. Machefert, Mener un projet Open Source en bibliothèque, documentation et archives, Paris, France, Cercle de la librairie, 2007.
Largouet A., S. Machefert, et G. Miura, « 1886 : retour d’expérience sur la mise en place d'Omeka à Bordeaux 3 », Manuel de constitution de bibliothèques numériques, coll.« Bibliothèques », 2014, p. 245‑246.
Machefert S., « Quelle place pour les bibliothèques dans les DH ? L’exemple de l’université Bordeaux Montaigne », Le temps des humanités digitales, FYP éditions, 2014, .
Machefert S., « OpenURL : pour améliorer l’expérience de l’usager », Arbido, 2008, vol. 4, p. 27‑31.

Languages

  • French : native speaker
  • English : business level (TOEIC : 900)

Hobbies