PROJECT: Freedom on the Move

Freedom on the Move is a database of fugitive slave advertisements that are being compiled by an interdisciplinary and multi-institutional team. The database includes thousands of “runaway ads” from newspapers, which tell thousands of stories through the details provided by the enslavers; “the ads ultimately preserved the details of individual lives–their personality, appearance, and life ...

CFP: Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

The University of Alabama is now seeking proposals for Digitorium, their Digital Humanities Conference, which will take place from October 10-12, 2019. From the call: We seek proposals from a range of people including those who are brand new in the field of Digital Humanities, experienced scholars, and anybody in-between to create an inclusive environment ...

JOB: Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of South Florida

From the announcement: The Scholarly Communications Librarian will coordinate the NPMLs’ [Nelson Poynter Memorial Library’s] efforts related to copyright, open educational resources, and scholarly works in the library’s institutional repository. The librarian will serve on library and faculty committees and workgroups. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will work closely with faculty, researchers, students, staff, and librarians ...

JOB: Digital Collections & Scholarship Librarian, Santa Clara University

From the announcement: Santa Clara University Library is seeking a dynamic, motivated, user-focused, and collaborative individual to serve as the Digital Collections & Scholarship Librarian. This position oversees the digital collections and digital scholarship functions of Archives & Special Collections (A&SC), including digital humanities collaborations with teaching faculty. The digital collections program encompasses digitization of ...

JOB: Data Services Librarian, Clemson University

From the announcement (pdf): Clemson University Libraries seek an entrepreneurial librarian to lead the Libraries data management initiatives. The Data Services Librarian will develop and provide services that support faculty, researchers, and students in the discovery, use, preservation, and visualization of data. The Data Services librarian will coordinate and teach instruction sessions and programming related ...

EVENT: Digital Initiatives Symposium at U. San Diego – Registration Open

Registration is now open for the Sixth Annual Digital Initiatives Symposium at the University of San Diego’s Copley Library on April 29-30, 2019. This year’s symposium features six pre-conference workshops, including: Collections as Data: Digital Collections for Emerging Research Methods, Text Mining with HathiTrust: Empowering Librarians to Support Digital Scholarship Research, and Metadata for Digital ...

EVENT: Digital Pedagogy Lab – Registration Open

Digital Pedagogy Lab will once again host its annual week-long event at the University of Mary Washington from August 5-9, 2019. The event features a cohort of faculty and keynotes from the US, Canada, the UK, and Europe. The event includes a weekend intensive: Camp Critical Pedagogy. Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies, ...

CFP: Workshop on Digital Humanities to Preserve Knowledge and Cultural Heritage

Stanford University and the Université de Lille (France) invite submissions for “Digital humanities to Preserve Knowledge and Cultural Heritage: Collaborate, Compute, Share, and Visualize,” a workshop at the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA), Stanford University, on Monday, April 15, 2019. From the call: As Digital Humanities continue to gain momentum, the field is ...

JOB: Digital Program Librarian, Syracuse University

From the announcement: Reporting to the Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship, the Head of the Digital Library Program (DLP) works with the Digital Library Core Team, Libraries’ administration, and relevant senior departmental managers to establish the vision, set strategic goals, and identify projects and priorities for the Digital Library Program. The Head of the ...

JOB: Assistant Research Scholar: Digital Initiatives, New York University, Division of Libraries

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 ...

PROJECT: The March, University of Oregon

The March (themarch.uoregon.edu) is a digital exhibition contextualizing James Blue’s documentary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with archival materials and oral histories. It “presents one version of James Blue’s film with other primary resources relating to its creation and reception. Over a period of about five months, at least 16 ...