Farewell to dh+lib Review Editor Caro Pinto, and Thank You!

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that we announce that Caro Pinto, who has served as an editor for the dh+lib Review since 2013, will be stepping away from her role with the Review. Caro has written dozens of Review posts over the past four years, and has shaped hundreds more. Caro’s first ...

dh+lib at MLA 2017

Many of our readers may remember (and miss!) the annual list of digital humanities sessions at the Modern Language Association (MLA) conference created by Mark Sample (Davidson College). This year, we’re fortunate to have at our disposal a community-sourced spreadsheet, created by Carrie Johnston (Wake Forest University) and containing 52 sessions relevant to digital humanities. ...

DH (+ Lib) at the AHA Annual Meeting in Denver

The American Historical Association Annual Meeting (in snowy Denver) starts tomorrow. For those of you attending and wondering what you’d like to go see (or for those of us not in attendance, but following on Twitter), Seth Denbo has put together a list of digital history presentations at AHA. One of the dh+lib crew (Thomas ...

Building a dh+lib Community with a Global Outlook

“How can we move beyond a monolingual DH, and promote exchange of works among linguistic communities? And how can we ensure this exchange is ongoing and sustainable?” dh+lib has long been interested in tackling these issues for our community of practice. The 2016 Digital Humanities conference will offer an opportunity to design and test an approach: attendees ...

Forging a community of practice for digital library pedagogy: An update from the new Digital Library Federation Digital Library Pedagogy group

Eleanor Dickson (University of Illinois) and Elizabeth Kelly (Loyola University New Orleans) are the founders and co-chairs of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Digital Library Pedagogy group, launched in late 2015 with the goal of building a community of practice around teaching with and about digital collections. In this post, Dickson and Kelly report on the activities ...

CFP: Library DH (a dh+lib Special issue)

Librarians have a long history with the digital humanities. And yet, here we are: four years after the first meeting of the ACRL Digital Humanities Interest Group, three years after digital humanities in libraries was framed as an “emerging trend” in a special issue of the Journal of Library Administration, two years after ACRL crowned ...

LES/DHIG Meetup at ALA Midwinter 2016

Braving the cold at ALA Midwinter 2016? Interested in literature, Digital Humanities, or libraries? Join the Digital Humanities Interest Group and the Literatures in English Section of ACRL on Saturday, January 9, 6:00-8:00 PM for an informal meetup at Tap Trailhouse, 19 Union Street, Boston. Amanda Rust, Laura Braunstein, and Thomas Padilla will be there as organizers of the ...

Introducing dh+lib Scene Reports

Introducing dh+lib Scene Reports
Do you ever wonder what digital humanities (DH) programs are simmering at other institutions? How others got involved with DH or libraries and archives? What emergent theory is guiding this area? How galleries and museums are encountering and implicated by DH (and vice versa)? dh+lib is pleased to introduce Scene Reports, a series that aims ...

A Digital History of Morningside Heights: Columbia’s Developing Librarian Project

In July 2013, the Humanities and History team at Columbia University Libraries announced a new project to reskill librarians for digital scholarship in a post on dh+lib. Now, the Developing Librarian team has announced the launch of their collaborative project, Morningside Heights Digital History, an Omeka-based online exhibit. We’ve reproduced their announcement below as a ...

The art of DH: Reflections on an ARLIS/NA 2015 workshop

How are the Digital Humanities finding their way into art libraries? In this post, Sarah Long (Hirsch Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) reviews a DH workshop preceding the ARLIS/NA annual conference.   The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), a professional organization of librarians in the arts, holds a week-long conference of sessions, workshops, tours, and meetings. The ...

dh+lib/DHIG/ADHO Libraries and Digital Humanities SIG Meetup at DH2015

Attending Digital Humanities 2015 in Sydney and interested in how libraries, archives, and museums contribute to global digital humanities? Join dh+lib, ACRL’s DH Interest Group, and the