RECOMMENDED: Must Digital Divide?

In her latest Library Babel Fish column for Inside Higher Ed, Barbara Fister (Gustavus Adolphus College) reflects on the recent Oberlin Digital Scholarship Conference. Her observations about digital pedagogy and the ways in which libraries and archives are, might, and ought to be involved in digital scholarship will be of use to librarians and archivists ...

POST: Digital Humanities Dissertation Defense Talk

Amanda Visconti (Purdue University Libraries) has posted her dissertation defense talk, “‘How can you love a work, if you don’t know it?’ Critical code and design toward participatory digital editions,” delivered in April 2015. Visconti’s dissertation project, Infinite Ulysses, explores the ways in which digital editions can support social reading, annotation, and other affordances of reading and ...

POST: A Novice’s Intro to XSLT

In a post at the ACRL TechConnect Blog, Eric Phetteplace (California College of Arts) provides a tutorial on eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT). In the tutorial, Phetteplace gives his description of what XSLT is and how it can be used, and offers a step-by-step method for a MODS-to-Dublin-Core metadata transformation, including links to his complete ...

RESOURCE: Teaching Literature Through Technology: Sherlock Holmes and Digital Humanities

Issue nine of the Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy features an article by Joanna Swafford (SUNY New Paltz) entitled “Teaching Literature Through Technology: Sherlock Holmes and Digital Humanities,” which documents an introductory digital humanities course’s use of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories as “a corpus on which to practice basic digital humanities methodologies ...

CFP: DHQ Special Issue: Creative Pedagogical Approaches in Information Design

From the call: Digital Humanities Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on creative pedagogical approaches in the instruction of information visualization. Contributions are invited on methodologies, tools, and resources that practitioners have used to teach any facet of information visualization, which may include (but is not limited to) best practices in design, the use ...

CFP: Calling for Proposals to Host Day of DH in 2017 and 2018

From the call: Day of DH has been generously hosted for the past 2 years by LINHD: Laboratorio de Innovación en Humanidades Digitales de la UNED, and was previously hosted by MATRIX at Michigan State University. See the latest Day of DH site for further information: http://dayofdh2015.uned.es/. centerNet is now accepting proposals for the next ...

OPPORTUNITY: Coordinator of The American Archivist Reviews Portal

From the call: From the latest digital preservation tools to new digital exhibits, the tools and technologies at the disposal of archives profession are constantly changing and emerging. Are you interested in new technologies and digital projects and want to explore their impact and utility for archives and archivists? Do you have more than a passing ...

JOB: Managing Director, Scholars’ Lab, University of Virginia Library

From the announcement: The University of Virginia Library seeks a Managing Director to help shape and steward our internationally respected Scholars’ Lab. This individual will work closely with the Academic Director to develop and support the deep resources for digital scholarship within the vibrant intellectual community at UVA. The Managing Director will inform the vision ...