OPPORTUNITY: Tuition Fellowships Available for IIIF Workshop at DHSI 2018

The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Consortium will offer five tuition fellowships to the workshop, “Introduction to IIIF: Sharing, Consuming, and Annotating the World’s Images,” scheduled for June 4–8 2018 at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. To apply: Complete the Tuition Fellowship Application with the following information: Name Email address Organizational affiliation Brief one-paragraph bio ...

JOB: Scholarly Sharing Strategist at The Ohio State University

From the announcement: The Scholarly Sharing Strategist leads a dynamic program area that promotes new models for sharing and disseminating scholarly works to advance learning, research, and creative expression. The newly conceived Scholarly Sharing area brings into closer dialog two highly successful programs, Copyright Services and Publishing & Repository Services, and creates new capacity for ...

JOB: Scholarly Communication and Open Access Publishing Lead at George Mason University

From the announcement: George Mason University Libraries is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented individual to lead efforts in scholarly communication, copyright, and open access publishing for Mason Publishing and the George Mason University Press. Reporting to the director of Mason Publishing/George Mason University Press, the Scholarly Communication/Open Access Publishing Lead provides guidance and compliance ...

POST: Peer-Reviewing Digital Scholarship: A New Conference Leads the Way

The American Historical Association has published a post about the new Current Research in Digital Humanities (CRDH) conference, to be held on March 17, 2018, at George Mason University. Providing an avenue for peer review of digital scholarship, CRDH and its subsequent proceedings will broaden the scholarly conversation and “expand the possibility for who is able ...

RESOURCE: What Do Data Librarians Think of the MLIS? Professionals’ Perceptions of Knowledge Transfer, Trends and Challenges

The Idealis has featured a College & Research Libraries preprint by Camille V. L. Thomas (Texas Tech University) and Richard J. Urban (Cornell Museum of Glass), “What Do Data Librarians Think of the MLIS? Professionals’ Perceptions of Knowledge Transfer, Trends and Challenges.” The article examines the disparities between LIS programs that provide data services training and the skills ...

RESOURCE: Old Content and Modern Tools: Searching Named Entities in a Finnish OCRed Historical Newspaper Collection, 1771–1910

The new preview issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly features an article from Kimmo Kettunen (National Library of Finland), Eetu Mäkelä (Aalto University), Teemu Ruokolainen (National Library of Finland), Juha Kuokkala (University of Helsinki), and Laura Löfberg (Lancaster University), “Old Content and Modern Tools: Searching Named Entities in a Finnish OCRed Historical Newspaper Collection, 1771–1910.” From the abstract: Named Entity Recognition (NER), search, classification and tagging ...

CFP: Europeana Research Grants Programme 2017

Europeana invites submissions for the Europeana Research Grants Programme of the academic year 2017-2018 to support digital humanities projects that use Europeana collections and data. Applications are open to early career scholars, doctoral students and postgraduates in the humanities, social sciences, or archival and information sciences fields. Projects are funded for one to six months. ...

JOB: Digital Archivist at Carnegie Mellon University

From the announcement: The Carnegie Mellon University Archives seeks a collaborative, creative, and service-oriented Digital Archivist to lead the development of a born-digital records program in support of the Archives’ wider collecting initiatives. This full-time, permanent position will work closely with existing Archives faculty and staff to create policies, procedures, and workflows for processing, preserving, ...

JOB: Digital Scholarship Librarian at Washington and Lee University

From the announcement: As a member of a library team emphasizing digital humanities, data, and collections in the liberal arts, the Digital Scholarship Librarian will have a role in advancing digital scholarship writ large at Washington and Lee. This is a position for an individual with wide-ranging interests in digital initiatives. Promoting the use and ...

JOB: Digital Curation Librarian at Wake Forest University

From the announcement: The Z. Smith Reynolds Library seeks a creative, forward-thinking librarian to support our expanding digital curation services and metadata strategy. This position is based in the Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication team, which provides services for digital scholarship, scholarly communication, and digital collections, including project management, data management, rights management, digitization, creation ...

POST: “Peer Review” is Younger Than You Think

Benjamin Schmidt (Northeastern University) has written a post examining the use of the term, “peer review,” noting that its relatively recent appearance in the scholarly record begs the question of what terminology could be used to describe “the new regime to come” as scholarship moves to digital forms. In “‘Peer review’ is younger than you ...