DH Box and Access in the Digital Humanities

Stephen Zweibel is Digital Scholarship Librarian at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Patrick Smyth is a doctoral student in English and Digital Fellow, also at the Graduate Center. Both work on the NEH-funded project, DH Box, designed to help faculty integrate digital humanities tools into their curriculum. Patrick: So we both work on DH Box, but ...

Open Stacks: Making DH Labor Visible

Open Stacks: Making DH Labor Visible
Laura Braunstein is the Digital Humanities Librarian at Dartmouth College and co-edited Digital Humanities and the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists (ACRL 2015). Last June, a group of librarians, technologists, and scholars met at Middlebury College in Vermont to think about how to move forward on a proposed network, the Digital Liberal Arts ...

What I’m reading this summer: Joseph Koivisto

Note: As the dh+lib Review editors work behind the scenes this summer, we have invited a few members of our community to step in as guest editors and share with us what they are reading and why the dh+lib audience might want to read it too. This week, we hear from Joseph Koivisto, a systems ...

dh+lib/DHIG Meetup at DHSI 2017

Attending week two of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute and interested in the role of librarians, archivists, and other information professionals within the wide world of digital humanities? Sad that you missed the Librarians Reception from week one? Join dh+lib and the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Digital Humanities Interest Group for an informal gathering on Wednesday, ...

What I’m Reading This Summer: Lydia Willoughby

Note: As the dh+lib Review editors work behind the scenes this summer, we have invited a few members of our community to step in as guest editors and share with us what they are reading and why the dh+lib audience might want to read it too. First up, we hear from Lydia Willoughby, Research and ...

Farewell to dh+lib Review Editor Caro Pinto, and Thank You!

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that we announce that Caro Pinto, who has served as an editor for the dh+lib Review since 2013, will be stepping away from her role with the Review. Caro has written dozens of Review posts over the past four years, and has shaped hundreds more. Caro’s first ...

CFParticipation: Introducing the DLF Metadata Support Group

In a post on the Digital Library Federation (DLF) blog, Julie Hardesty (Indiana University), Anna Neatrour (University of Utah), Bria Parker (University of Maryland), and Liz Woolcott (Utah Sate University) introduce the DLF Metadata Support Group, launched informally in 2016, as a resource for metadata and project management practitioners. DLF affiliation is not required for participating ...

JOB: Digital Collections Program Manager, Harvard University

From the position announcement: Harvard Library seeks a skilled, innovative, and collaborative professional to serve as Digital Collections Program Manager at Houghton Library.  The incumbent leads, coordinates, participates in, and/or collaborates on a series of initiatives and activities designed to build digital collections that facilitate access to and discovery of the library’s holdings, as well ...

JOB: Global Digital Humanities Librarian, Ohio State University

Here’s an excerpt from the position announcement: The Resident will serve as the Global Digital Humanities Librarian for the Research Services and Area Studies programs that lead the Libraries in creating new, engagement-centered research service models based in cross-university partnerships, user-oriented assessment, and long-standing success in advancing information literacy. As a member of the Research ...

POST: Automating Digital Archival Processing at Johns Hopkins University (post updated)

Elizabeth England and Eric Hanson (both Johns Hopkins University) have authored a guest post on the Signal blog about the project England in working on during her National Digital Stewardship Residency at Johns Hopkins. England manages a digital preservation project focused on “a large backlog (about 50 terabytes) of photographs documenting the university’s born-digital visual history.” ...

POST: High-powered computing: It’s not just for astrophysics anymore

Compute Canada / Calcul Canada has published,”High-powered computing: It’s not just for astrophysics anymore,” a post reflecting on the use and application of the Voyant tool. The post includes quotations from  scholars using Voyant in their research, including Diane Jakacki (Bucknell University) and Susan Brown (University of Guelph; University of Alberta). 200,000 unique visitors a year navigate to Voyant, a free, web-based ...