RECOMMENDED: “What is an edition anyway?” 1

Dot Porter (University of Pennsylvania) has posted text and slides from her keynote at the Digital Scholarly Editions as Interfaces conference at the University of Graz. In her talk, “What is an edition anyway?” Porter offers a broader view of the conversation surrounding digital scholarly editions and their possibilities as interfaces. Electronic and digital editions ...

PROJECT: CWRC / CSÉC (Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory / Le Collaboratoire scientifique des écrits du Canada)

Geoffrey Rockwell (University of Alberta) wrote about the launch of The Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory (CWRC) / Le Collaboratoire scientifique des écrits du Canada (CSÉC), describing CWRC / CSÉC’s support for various digital scholarly editing projects and acknowledging CWRC Project Leader Susan Brown’s role in conceptualizing and managing the effort: The Collaboratory is a distributed editing ...

CFP: DH2017- Access/Accès, Montreal

The organizers of Digital Humanities 2017 (DH2017), the annual international conference hosted by the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, have issued a call for papers (available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish). The conference will be held August 8 – 11 in Montreal, Canada, with the theme of “Access/Accès”; the theme “underscores the conference organizers’ commitment to ...

CFParticipation: Digital Activities and Preservation Trends at Small and Mid-sized Institutions Survey

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) has issued a call for participation in their survey, “Digital Activities and Preservation Trends at Small and Mid-sized Institutions.” The survey, aimed towards collecting information “about the digital activities, equipment, and training at organizations with historic collections and permanent records” is aimed towards “small or mid-sized public libraries, historical societies, municipal offices, academic ...

JOB: Head of Scholars’ Lab Graduate Programs, University of Virginia Library

From the announcement: “We build up people and practices more than products.” That’s part of our charter, and the Head of Graduate Programs is essential to this mission.  We in the Scholars’ Lab and University of Virginia Library are thrilled to alert you to the new job posting https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80148 As the description on the University ...

JOB: National Digital Stewardship Resident, Various Institutions (5 positions)

From the announcement: The National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) is a collaborative field experience program developed by The Library of Congress Office of Strategic Initiatives and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The program aims to develop a community of professionals in the dynamic fields of digital stewardship and (biodiversity) informatics.  This resident ...

POST: Whither TEI? The Next Thirty Years

Just in time for the Annual Meeting of the Text Encoding Inititative (TEI) Consortium slated to begin next week in Vienna, Martin Mueller (Northwestern University) has written “Whither TEI? The Next Thirty Years,” in which he takes “a critical look at the TEI, focusing on shortcomings and on what should be done if the TEI ...

RESOURCE: Annotran, an Open-Source Translation Tool Based on Hypothesis

The Open Library of the Humanities has announced Annotran, an open-source translation tool based on the Hypothes.is web annotation tool. Just as hypothes.is allows users to collaboratively annotate the web, Annotran will facilitate collaborative translation of webpages. Annotran was developed by Marija Katic and Martin Paul Eve in the Centre for Technology and Publishing at ...

RESOURCE: Software Citation Principles

A new article by Arfon M. Smith (GitHub, Inc.), Daniel S. Katz (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Kyle E. Niemeyer (Oregon State University), and the FORCE11 Software Citation Working Group posted on PeerJ lays out six priciples of software citation, arguing that “software should be cited on the same basis as any other research product.” ...

CFP: 2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities & Computer Science (deadline extended)

The organizers of the 2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (November 11-13, 2016) have extended the call for papers and poster presentations: The 2016 theme is “New Directions,” and we invite submissions on any research broadly related to Digital Humanities and Computer Science work applied to humanistic research, with a particular focus ...

JOB: Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian, Michigan State University

From the announcement: The Michigan State University Libraries currently has a posting for a Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian, Librarian I, posted on MAP (MSU Applicant Page). Posting 3981: Reporting to the Head of the Digital Scholarship & Curation Unit, outreach, branding and coordination of digital scholarship services will be a significant and immediate focus for ...