CFP: dh+lib Review Editors-at-Large for Fall 2018

We are looking for editors-at-large for Fall 2018. Sign up for a shift today! dh+lib Review posts appear on the dh+lib homepage, in a weekly email newsletter, and are shared in our Twitter feed. Items are selected from the streams of content produced and shared by the dh+lib community. We seek to cast a wide ...

POST: Kathleen Fitzpatrick on Open Scholarship, Humanities Commons, and more

The Open Access In Media Studies blog published an interview with Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Michigan State University) conducted by Jeroen Sondervan (Utrecht University and OA Media Studies) and Jeff Pooley (Muhlenberg College). The interview covers Fitzpatrick’s work on open access initiatives in the humanities, and touches on the roles of academic libraries and librarians in that ...

POST: Tropy: A Tool I Wish I Had When Writing My Dissertation

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Profhacker column has published a post by Lee Skallerup Bessette (University of Mary Washington) entitled Tropy: A Tool I Wish I Had When Writing My Dissertation. In the piece, Bessette highlights the research photo management tool released by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason ...

EVENT: Deconstructing Digital Scholarship Consultations in the Library (ALA Preconference)

On Friday, June 22, the ALA Digital Scholarship Section is offering an ALA preconference workshop for liaison librarians and functional specialist librarians entitled Deconstructing Digital Scholarship Consultations in the Library. The session’s learning outcomes include: Articulate how digital scholarship fits into higher education and why academic libraries are engaging in digital scholarship Identify similarities and ...

EVENT: AUP conversations in Digital Humanities

On May 8, the Journals Committee of the Association of University Presses will convene a conversation with Paul Spence (King’s College London) and Niamh Thornton (University of Liverpool).  From the announcement: Paul and Niamh will be considering the current issues and topics of discussion in Digital Humanities, as well as talking about projects they are ...

OPPORTUNITY: ARL Digital Scholarship Institute at Indiana University

The Association of Research Libraries has announced the opening of applications for its third ARL Digital Scholarship Institute, to take place July 30–August 3, 2018 at Indiana University. The Digital Scholarship Institute is a five-day, cohort-based opportunity for professionals in ARL member libraries who are new to digital scholarship and would like to develop their skills ...

CFP: ACRL 2019 Conference Proposals Due May 4

From the call: ACRL 2019 contributed paper, panel session, preconference, and workshop proposals are due May 4, 2018.  Submit proposals via the online form available on the conference website. Learn about the overall process, see examples of successful proposals, and discover ways to strengthen your proposal submission in this webcast featuring members of the ACRL 2019 Conference ...

JOB: Director, Arts & Humanities Research Computing, Harvard University

From the announcement: Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in ...

JOB: Metadata Product Manager, California Digital Library

From the announcement: The California Digital Library (CDL) is a collaborative effort of the ten campuses of the University of California. As a UC systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf of the UC system in partnership with the UC campus libraries. As a globally-connected digital library, CDL occupies a unique position between ...

JOB: Librarian for English at the University of Virginia

From the announcement: The University of Virginia Library seeks a dynamic, collegial, and highly skilled professional to serve as the Librarian for English. As a member of the Arts and Humanities team, the successful candidate will serve as the liaison to the Department of English, and possibly to other departments or programs that align with ...

POST: Six Years of Tracking MARC Usage

Roy Tennant (OCLC Research) has published a post on the Hanging Together blog entitled “Six Years of Tracking MARC Usage,” highlighting OCLC’s Ground Truthing the Use of MARC project and describing the reasons it was undertaken: If we are to make a smooth transition to a world of linked data, we need to know what we have ...