dh+lib welcomes new editors

We are thrilled to announce some new members of the dh+lib Editorial Team: Linsey Ford (University of Houston – Clear Lake), Ian Goodale (The University of Texas at Austin), and Pamella Lach (San Diego State University) have been named co-editors of the dh+lib Review. Jason Mickel (Washington & Lee University) will be joining our team ...

POST: Toward Adversary Anthropologies, or, How to Build Your Own Revolutionary Infrastructure

In a recent article in Cultural Anthropology, Marcel LaFlamme (University of Washington) and Dominic Boyer (Rice University) argue that open access publishing has the potential to facilitate a more revolutionary anthropology, despite the discipline’s reluctance to embrace the movement: Yet the open-access movement has never really caught fire in anthropology beyond a fervent corps of ...

CFParticipation: ARL, Wikimedia, and Linked Open Data: Draft White Paper Open for Comments through November 30

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) invites comments on a draft white paper on the potential uses of Wikidata as a linked open data (LOD) repository for library data. In addition to Wikidata’s function as a possible repository, the white paper task force notes that “a significant use case driving the formation of the task ...

CFP: Library Publishing Coalition Forum 2019

The Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) is accepting proposals for the Library Publishing Forum in Vancouver, BC, from May 8–10, 2019. In addition to presentations, sessions may include other formats such as workshops, working sessions, roundtables, and panel discussions. Forum organizers encourage: Proposals that consider and promote discussions of diversity and inclusion; Case studies that highlight ...

CFP: Digital Approaches to Teaching Historical Languages (DAtTeL)

The Callidus project invites applications for the Digital Approaches to Teaching Historical Languages (DAtTeL) workshop scheduled for March 28–29 at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The organizers welcome contributions that deal with any aspect of computer-assisted language learning for historical languages and the specific affordances of blended learning in this area. We want to especially encourage ...

CFP: Right2Left at DHSI 2019

The Right2Left Organising Committee is soliciting proposals for a half-day workshop on June 8, 2019, at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. The workshop will focus on digital work in languages written from right to left (RTL), and topics may include: multi-directional texts digital methods and RTL scripts RTL workarounds pre-Unicode histories of RTL digital environments ...

JOB: Assistant Research Scholar: Digital Initiatives, New York University

From the announcement: The Library of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University seeks an Assistant Research Scholar to help develop, implement, and extend its digital projects and to participate in the scholarly life of the ISAW community. A key component of the ISAW Library’s mission is to ...

JOB: Digital Collections Librarian, University of San Francisco

From the announcement: The Jesuit University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center seeks an engaged, innovative, and enthusiastic individual for the position of Digital Collections Librarian. The Library has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and seeks candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. ...

JOB: Director of Scholarly Communications, University of North Carolina Greensboro

From the announcement: The University Libraries seek an experienced, innovative, and collaborative librarian to serve as Director for Scholarly Communications. The UNC Greensboro Libraries are committed to advancing the capabilities of university researchers through improved forms of scholarly communication, particularly in the emerging digital publishing environment. The ideal candidate is a librarian with a law ...

RECOMMENDED: Caselaw Access Project

The Library Innovation Lab at Harvard University has just released the Caselaw Access Project (CAP), an initiative that aims to make available all published U.S. court decisions: CAP includes all official, book-published United States case law — every volume designated as an official report of decisions by a court within the United States. Our scope ...

PROJECT: Commons In A Box OpenLab

The Commons in a Box (CBOX) group at the Graduate Center, CUNY and the OpenLab at New York City College of Technology, CUNY have released CBOX OpenLab: CBOX OpenLab provides a powerful and flexible open alternative to costly proprietary educational platforms, allowing individual faculty members, departments, and entire institutions to easily set up an online ...