JOB: Digital Technologies Development Librarian, Montana State University

From the announcement: The Digital Technologies Development Librarian (DTDL) will conceptualize, develop, and maintain software applications and information systems that support Montana State University’s digital library initiatives. The position is a 12-month, tenure-track, faculty appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor that is situated within the Digital Library Initiatives (DLI) department. The DTDL will work with current ...

JOB: Digital Projects Archivist, Washington State University

From the announcement: As a part of a larger team comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will support the digital workflow and lifecycle of digital materials in on-going CDSC projects and provide support for digital platforms including, but not ...

JOB: Director of Digital Curation, Oklahoma State University

From the announcement: As the Director, Digital Curation, you will join a growing team of innovative individuals who contribute to achieving the strategic goals of Special Collections. In this newly established position, you will provide leadership in the areas of access, preservation, and discovery of digital resources. The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative librarians, curators, and archivists ...

POST: Volunteers are helping Puerto Rico from home, with a map anyone can edit

PBS’s blog The Rundown has published a post on recent mapathons held at Columbia University, Boston University, Trinity College, Miami University, the University of Miami, Rutgers University and University of Nebraska Omaha. The events are designed to gather mapping data to help relief organizations find routes for aid. From the post: More than 1,500 roads ...

RESOURCE: Digitization Collaborative Provides Open Access to Over 100 Years of American Medical History through the Internet Archive

The Medical Heritage Library has made 3,907 state medical society journals freely available through the Internet Archive. From the announcement: The journals – collectively held and digitized by Medical Heritage Library members The College of Physicians of Philadelphia; the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; the Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health ...

RESOURCE: Altmetrics and Archives

The Idealis points to an article by Elizabeth Joan Kelly (Loyola University, New Orleans), “Altmetrics and Archives,” published in Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies. From the abstract: Altmetrics are an alternative to traditional measurement of the impact of published resources. While altmetrics are primarily used by researchers and institutions to measure the impact of scholarly ...

CFParticipation: Take the NDSA 2017 Web Archiving Survey

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) has announced its fourth survey of web archiving practices, part of a longitudinal study designed to: [T]rack the evolution of web archiving programs and activity in the United States, focusing on similarities and differences in programmatic approaches, types of content being archived, tools and services being used, access modes ...

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 ...