Digital Libraries + Hybridity: An Interview with Clifford Wulfman

Digital Libraries + Hybridity: An Interview with Clifford Wulfman
Clifford Wulfman is the Coordinator of Library Digital Initiatives at the Firestone Library at Princeton University. He has been involved with the Perseus Digital Library, the Modernist Journals Project, and is currently Director of the Blue Mountain Project, an NEH-funded project to digitize European and North American avant-garde art periodicals from 1848-1923. Roxanne Shirazi corresponded ...

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: Digital Scholarship and Digital Studies: The State of the Discipline

Sarah Werner (Folger Shakespeare Library) has shared the online pdf of the paper she co-wrote with Matthew Kirschenbaum (MITH) for the journal Book History, titled “Digital Scholarship and Digital Studies: The State of the Discipline.” Reflecting on her blog, Werner writes that:  Our review essay, “Digital Scholarship and Digital Studies,” takes as its argument our belief that book historians ...

OPPORTUNITY: iSchool at the University of Illinois Recruiting for PhD Students

Laurie N. Taylor (University of Florida) has shared a recruiting call from the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science for “high quality doctoral students who want to design, develop, and evaluate informatics solutions to the grand challenges of the twenty-first century. Admitted candidates typically receive up to 4 years of funding ...

JOB: Digital Liberal Arts Librarian, Hope College

From the announcement:  “The Digital Liberal Arts Librarian position is designed to enhance the liberal arts at Hope College by empowering faculty, librarians, and students to make full and better use of the digital technologies that are reshaping pedagogical approaches and transforming research throughout the liberal arts. This position is designed to allow the library ...

CFParticipation: DLF Program Planning Committee

The Digital Library Federation (DLF) shared a call  to encourage “members of our community, and those involved in the greater digital library community, to participate in the planning of the 2015 DLF Forum.” Participation requires monthly and then bi-weekly planning phone calls starting in December 2014. Planning Committee members are also expected to attend the ...

JOB: Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of South Alabama

From the announcement:  The Digital Initiatives Librarian will work with the Marx Library Head of Reference & Instruction and the Director of the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library to manage existing locally held digital content and to identify and develop prospective digital projects. Because the USA Libraries are new to locally managing ...

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 ...