JOB: Developer and Outreach Coordinator, University of Virginia Scholars’ Lab

From the announcement: This is a 2-year term-limited Developer Outreach & Testing Coordinator role located in the University of Virginia Library‘s Scholars’ Lab. The primary purpose of this role is to apply working knowledge of design, development, and project management to advocate on the behalf of our various DH project user communities. You’ll do this ...

JOB: Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Information Technology – University of California, Berkeley

From the announcement: The UC Berkeley Library is embarking on an ambitious new course to rapidly expand our digital services — and we seek a dynamic leader to manage and grow this initiative at one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. The Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Information Technology will ...

JOB: Assistant/Associate University Librarian for the Digital Library – University of California, Riverside

From the announcement: Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL for the Digital Library will be a member of the Librarian’s Cabinet consisting of the University Librarian, the Deputy University Librarian, the AUL for Content and Discovery, the Director of Planning and Budget, and the Director of Organizational Design and Human Resources. The Librarian’s Cabinet ...

RECOMMENDED: Piloting Digital Scholarship with the John W. Kluge Center and LC Labs

In a post at the Library Of Congress’s blog, The Signal, Eileen Jakeway (Library of Congress) reported on a recent collaborative Digital Scholarship pilot with the John W. Kluge Center. Jakeway drew on a variety of tools and resources to design the program based on the needs of “all the fellows, interns and staff in ...

PROJECT: Torn Apart / Separados Volume 2

Manan Ahmed (Columbia University, xpMethod), Maira E. Álvarez (University of Houston), Sylvia A. Fernández (University of Houston), Alex Gil (Columbia University, xpMethod), Rachel Hendery (Western Sydney University), Moacir P. de Sá Pereira (xpMethod), and Roopika Risam (Salem State University) have released Volume 2 of Torn Apart / Separados, building on the work in Volume 1, ...

RESOURCE: Using Palladio to Analyze Historical Migration Patterns

Sarah Zhang (Simon Fraser University) has published a tutorial for using spatial network visualization tool Palladio to analyze migration patterns.  Zhang wrote the tutorial to elucidate details of the visualizations it creates, using a dataset that diverges from those in use in other tutorials. …when I drilled in the visualization produced by Palladio based off ...

POST: IMLS Announces Investment of $8.1 Million to Strengthen America’s Libraries

Late last week, the IMLS announced 45 grants (totaling $8,155,005) to libraries and other information organizations. These include awards to many digitally-inflected projects including The Democratic Knowledge Project at Harvard University, The Trustees of Indiana University’s Shared BigData-Gateway for Research Libraries, and The Digital Library Federation (DLF) and HBCU Library Alliance. Information on all of the ...

JOB: Digital Initiatives Projects Librarian, University of Alberta Libraries

From the announcement: The University of Alberta Libraries (UAL), with a long tradition of technological innovation and service excellence, seeks a dynamic and engaged professional to play a key role in the planning and execution of a growing program of digital library initiatives.Reporting to the Head, Library Publishing and Digital Production Services, and working within ...

JOB: Four Open-Rank Tenure Track Positions in Information Studies, Syracuse University

From the announcement: Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (The iSchool, ischool.syr.edu) seeks scholars and leaders to fill four open-rank tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2019. Successful candidates will have a productive program of research in an information-related field and be able to contribute to the development of students and courses in our ...

JOB: Assistant Professor/Digital Archivist, Mississippi State University

From the announcement: A tenure track faculty position providing innovative, dynamic, team-oriented responsibilities as Digital Archivist. Mississippi State University Libraries has a highly collaborative environment where excellence in job performance, scholarship, and service are valued and required. The successful candidate will assist in building the Libraries digital services and collections combining the technical skills necessary ...

JOB: Head of Scholarly Communication, Copyright & Publishing, Dartmouth College

From the announcement: Working closely with Library leadership, library departments, and units across campus such as ITC, defines and develops a collaborative, coordinated program to provide the campus community with current information, education, expertise, and tools to support new models for the dissemination and tracking of the results of research, scholarship, and teaching. 20% Advises ...