POST: The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with Bethany Nowviskie

In the fifth installment of the special interview feature series “The Digital in the Humanities,” in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Melissa Dinsman (University of Notre Dame) interviews Bethany Nowviskie (Digital Library Foundation) about her background in digital work, its role inside universities and beyond them, and the role of libraries and librarians in the digital humanities. ...

CFP: Places, Spaces, Sites: Mapping Critical Intersections in Digital Humanities

The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Kansas has released a CFP for its Digital Humanities Forum 2016, on the theme of Places, Spaces, Sites: Mapping Critical Intersections in Digital Humanities. The 2016 forum will take place Saturday, October 1. From the CFP: Notions of place, space, and site are ...

JOB: Program Director of Mountain West Digital Library, University of Utah

From the announcement: The Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) seeks an energetic, visionary, innovative, and accomplished professional for the position of Program Director.  This is an excellent opportunity to work with collaborative and enthusiastic colleagues across the Mountain West to maintain and improve access to unique and rare materials from libraries and other memory institutions.  ...

JOB: Data Services Librarian (Associate Professor), University of Rhode Island

From the announcement: We seek an experienced data specialist to lead the Libraries’ efforts to support work with data across our University and within the University Libraries. The use of data and statistics is growing quickly as computational methods expand across many disciplines and as better tools make statistical analysis more widely available. The Libraries ...

JOB: User Experience (UX) Web Developer, Claremont Colleges Library

From the announcement: Reporting to the Director of User Services and Resource Sharing (USERS), the developer will engage in the virtual and physical user interface (UI) environments of the library. The incumbent will fully integrate a high quality user experience design that supports the efforts of the library to serve the educational and information needs ...

JOB: Digital Library Developer, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

From the announcement: This position is located within the Web and Application Development Services Department, part of the Library Technologies Division. The Web and Application Development Services Department develops and deploys webpages, websites, and related applications within the Libraries, and collaboratively helps maintain existing web-based systems and services, including the primary library website and digital ...

ROUND-UP: Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities (and Responses)

Daniel Allington (University of the West of England), Sarah Brouillette (Carleton University) and David Golumbia (Virginia Commonwealth University) published “Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities” in the Los Angeles Review of Books, arguing that the digital humanities have “played a leading role in the corporatist restructuring of the humanities.” Positioning DH ...

RECOMMENDED: Everywhere, Every When

Bethany Nowviskie (Digital Library Federation) has shared the text of a talk given at Columbia University’s Insuetude symposium, which brought together scholars in archaeology and media archaeology to examine how the past is “made present both in and through its traces.” Among her comments in “Everywhere, Every When,” Nowviskie asks, “What would it mean to ...