Reaching Out to the Humanities for Open Access Week

Reaching Out to the Humanities for Open Access Week
  Today marks the start of Open Access Week, now in its 7th year. From October 20 through 26, individuals and institutions worldwide will hold events (workshops, symposia, lectures, and even upload-a-thons) centered on the issue of open access. Last year, dh+lib compiled a round-up of events that focused on the humanities, and we’d like ...

Registry of DH and Library Sites

Registry of DH and Library Sites
Do you offer digital humanities or digital scholarship support at your library/institution? Do you have a website? Add it to our list! dh+lib is seeking to compile a registry of websites of groups that offer DH and digital scholarship services. At the Digital Humanities Interest Group meeting at ALA Annual, many of you mentioned frequently ...

RESOURCE: Archiving the Web: A Case Study from the University of Victoria

The October 2014 issue of code4lib Journal includes an article by Corey Davis (University of Victoria), “Archiving the Web: A Case Study from the University of Victoria.” From the abstract: The University of Victoria Libraries started archiving websites in 2013, and it quickly became apparent that many scholarly websites being produced by faculty, especially in the digital ...

CFP: Advancing Research Communication & Scholarship

Proposals are being accepted for the Advancing Research Communication & Scholarship conference, to be held April 26-28, 2015, in Philadelphia. This new conference seeks to “bring together librarians, scholars, scientists, technologists, publishers, and funders to examine the practices, technologies, roles, and economics that drive scholarly communication in the digital age.” Session types include: Round Table ...

CFP: Critical Making: Design and the Digital Humanities

The Visible Language journal is accepting proposals for a special issue on digital humanities. Submissions should address one or more of the following: What are the theoretical or pragmatic ways to frame critical making in design and/or the digital humanities? Where are the similarities, differences and challenges? How are these advantageous? In what ways might design ...

JOB: Digital Humanities Librarian, University of Rochester

From the announcement: The River Campus Libraries (RCL) seeks an innovative and creative librarian to join the Digital Humanities (DH) Center team, a highly collaborative and innovative unit that supports faculty research and teaching across the humanities disciplines in the University of Rochester’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering. The successful candidate will be able ...

JOB: Digital Preservation Librarian, University of Iowa

From the description: Reporting to the Head, Preservation & Conservation Department, the Digital Preservation Librarian explores, adapts, implements, and manages emerging digital preservation policies and strategies for the long-term protection and access to digital materials and advises on all phases of the life cycle of digital content with the aim of long-term retention and access. ...

POST: Linking Lived Experiences of WWI Through Battalions?

Mia Ridge (Trinity College Dublin) has written an update on the project, “In their own words: linking lived experiences of the First World War,” as part of her CENDARI Visiting Research Fellowship. In addition to discussing the potential of crowdsourcing transcriptions, Ridge post helps to “figure out the issues researchers face and the variations in ...

RESOURCE: Día de las Humanidades Digitales 2014

October 15th marked the second annual “Día de las Humanidades Digitales” (Día HD), a Day of DH for digital humanists who work primarily in Spanish or Portuguese. The event, which consists of individuals blogging about their workday, aims to draw attention to digital humanities work in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Iberian Peninsula. Ernesto ...