PROJECT: Digital El Diario

Digital El Diario, “a digital humanities project centered on archival justice and historical recovery of the Chicanx student movement at the University of Colorado Boulder,” focuses on El Diario de la Gente, “an independent newspaper primarily published for and by Chicanx students at the University of Colorado Boulder between 1972 and 1983.” The creators of the project ...

POST: The Magnificent Seven: Looking Back on a Year of Exploring the Web Archives Datasets

Pedro Gonzalez-Fernandez (Library of Congress) has authored a post on The Signal, “The Magnificent Seven: Looking Back on a Year of Exploring the Web Archives Datasets.” Gonzalez-Fernandez reviews the activities of LC’s Web Archiving Team over the past year: Now at over 2 petabytes, the web archives are a complex aggregation of interrelated web objects ...

RESOURCE: Persistent identifiers for heritage objects

Code4Lib Journal has published a piece by Lukas Koster (University of Amsterdam), “Persistent identifiers for heritage objects.” From the abstract: Persistent identifiers (PID’s) are essential for getting access and referring to library, archive and museum (LAM) collection objects in a sustainable and unambiguous way, both internally and externally. Heritage institutions need a universal policy for ...

CFP: Disrupting Digital Monolingualism

The Department of Digital Humanities and the Language Acts and Worldmaking project at King’s College London has released a call for proposals for a two-day workshop, Disrupting Digital Monolingualism. The workshop, which will take place on June 16th and 17th at King’s College London, aims: To map the current state of multilingualism in digital theory ...

CFParticipation: DH and Proto-DH Conferences

Scott B. Weingart (Carnegie Mellon University) and Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara (University of Colorado Boulder) are asking for participation for the DH community to complete a list of conferences “explicitly considered ‘Digital Humanities’ (or any translation thereof),” in order to add to a history of DH. An editable Google spreadsheet to add conferences to can be found ...

JOB: Head, Digital Initiatives (Tufts University)

From the announcement: The Head of Digital Initiatives leads the management and preservation of Tisch Library’s digital collections, ensuring that content and associated metadata is managed effectively across all library repositories, and aligning staff resources to support digital initiatives. The role provides integrated management of library repositories, cultivating teamwork and collaborative relationships to ensure that ...

JOB: Digital Preservation Librarian (Washington University)

From the announcement: Under the direction of the Head of Preservation and Digitization, the Digital Preservation Librarian develops, documents, implements and oversees preservation workflows, procedures and policies for Washington University Libraries’ digital collections and assets, both digitized and born-digital. The incumbent will collaborate with stakeholders across the Libraries and campus to develop programmatic and sustainable ...

RECOMMENDED: ACRL Endorses Protocols for Native American Materials

ACRL, at the request of its Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), recently endorsed the Protocols for Native American Materials. From the announcement: In April 2006 a group of nineteen Native American and non-Native American archivists, librarians, museum curators, historians, and anthropologists gathered at Northern Arizona University Cline Library in Flagstaff, Arizona. The participants included ...

RESOURCE: Digital Technology and the Practices of Humanities Research

The Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH-EU) just released a new open access book, “Digital Technology and the Practices of Humanities Research,” edited by Jennifer Edmond. From the announcement: How does technology impact research practices in the humanities? How does digitisation shape scholarly identity? How do we negotiate trust in the digital ...

EVENT: Global Digital Humanities Symposium Registration Open

The Global Digital Humanities Symposium will take place on March 26-27, 2020 in the Main Library at Michigan State University. Attendance is free with advanced registration. The deadline for registration is March 13, 2020. The event will be livestreamed, and conversation about the symposium is encouraged at #msuglobaldh on Twitter. This two-day event features keynote ...

CFP: ACRL Digital Scholarship Section Virtual Professional Development Program, Spring 2020

The ACRL Digital Scholarship Section’s Professional Development Committee, in collaboration with both the Outreach Committee and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee, is seeking proposals for the first virtual professional development program in a series on April 15, 2020. From the call for proposals: The virtual program aims to bring together people from a variety ...