POST: Intra-Campus Collaboration Around Research Support

Brian Lavoie, a research scientist at OCLC has published a post about developing formal and informal intra-campus collaboration around research support. He shares several observations garnered from recent discussions by the OCLC Research Library Partnership (RLP) Research Support Interest Group: Collaborative relationships on campus are both formal and informal Who you know is important … build ...

RESOURCE: Digital Collections Management Compendium

The Library of Congress has announced the launch of its Digital Collections Management Compendium (DCMC). The DCMC is a comprehensive set of guidelines and policies for LoC’s digital collection management. The DCMC is intended to promote “enduring access to the Library’s vast digital collections.” Senior Digital Collections Specialist Jesse Johnston writes, “This resource is primarily ...

CFParticipation: Digital Preservation Services in Digital Scholarship Centers Survey Participation

Digital humanities/digital scholarship librarians and staff are invited to participate in a brief online survey about digital preservation practices at digital scholarship centers (including digital humanities centers) in the United States. This survey is primarily multiple-choice, and we anticipate it will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. This research is focused on digital scholarship centers, including digital humanities ...

CFP: DH Scholarship from the Viewpoint of Women and Gender Minorities

As part of the proceedings for the “Women and Gender Minorities in DH” conference held at Stanford University in May 2019, the organizers invite “love letters” to DH projects and ideas. From the call: If you identify as a woman and gender minority working in DH anywhere in the world, you are invited to contribute ...

OPPORTUNITY: Building Legal Literacies for Text Data Mining

UC Berkeley is hosting a four-day institute this summer: Building LLTDM: Legal Literacies for Text Data Mining (#BuildingLLTDM). To be held June 23-26, 2020, this NEH-funded event seeks to “empower digital humanities researchers and professionals to be able to confidently navigate law, policy, ethics, and risk within digital humanities text data mining projects — so ...

OPPORTUNITY: Archives Unleashed Datathon

Archives Unleashed, an Andrew W. Mellon funded initiative which aims make petabytes of historical internet content accessible researchers, has announced its fourth datathon to take place 26-27 March 2020. From the call for participation: The World Wide Web has had a profound impact on how we research and understand the past. The sheer amount of ...

JOB: Head, Digital Strategy & Technology, and Digital Initiatives Librarian (University of Guelph)

From the announcement: The McLaughlin Library at the University of Guelph invites applications for a dynamic, creative, collaborative librarian to fill the newly established position of head, Digital Strategy & Technology (DS&T), and digital initiatives librarian. This senior leadership position reports to the Associate University Librarian, Research, and is a member of the library’s management ...

CFP: The CUNY Games Conference 6.0

The CUNY Games Network (City University of New York) is seeking proposals for the 6th CUNY Games Conference, to be held January 15th-17th in New York City. All involved in higher education pedagogy — faculty, administrators, graduate students, undergraduates, and game designers — are invited to submit a talk or posters on the theory and ...

CFP: Code4Lib 2020

Code4Lib encourages submissions of prepared talks for its 2020 conference to be held from March 8th-March 11th, 2020. All members of the library, archives, museums, cultural heritage organizations, and technology community are invited to submit. Per the call, prepared talks should focus on one or more of the following areas: Projects you’ve worked on which ...

CFP: Virtual Research Environments and Ancient Manuscripts

Proposals are invited for the Virtual Research Environments and Ancient Manuscripts workshop, to be held December 1st, 2019, in Lausanne, Switzerland. The organizers are seeking papers that explore the significance of virtual research environments on the study of manuscript cultures and research in the humanities, especially papers that explore issues related to Early Jewish and ...

OPPORTUNITY: Digital Scholarship 2020 Fellowship, LLILAS Benson

The LLILAS Benson Library released application guidelines for its Digital Scholarship 2020 Fellowship. The Digital Scholarship (LBDS) Fellowship provides a $3,000 stipend for a graduate student or a Masters-level (or above) scholar from outside of the University of Texas at Austin to pursue research interests in Latin American, U.S. Latinx, or African Diaspora Studies using ...