CFParticipation: DH and Proto-DH Conferences

Scott B. Weingart (Carnegie Mellon University) and Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara (University of Colorado Boulder) are asking for participation for the DH community to complete a list of conferences “explicitly considered ‘Digital Humanities’ (or any translation thereof),” in order to add to a history of DH. An editable Google spreadsheet to add conferences to can be found ...

JOB: Head, Digital Initiatives (Tufts University)

From the announcement: The Head of Digital Initiatives leads the management and preservation of Tisch Library’s digital collections, ensuring that content and associated metadata is managed effectively across all library repositories, and aligning staff resources to support digital initiatives. The role provides integrated management of library repositories, cultivating teamwork and collaborative relationships to ensure that ...

JOB: Digital Preservation Librarian (Washington University)

From the announcement: Under the direction of the Head of Preservation and Digitization, the Digital Preservation Librarian develops, documents, implements and oversees preservation workflows, procedures and policies for Washington University Libraries’ digital collections and assets, both digitized and born-digital. The incumbent will collaborate with stakeholders across the Libraries and campus to develop programmatic and sustainable ...

RECOMMENDED: ACRL Endorses Protocols for Native American Materials

ACRL, at the request of its Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), recently endorsed the Protocols for Native American Materials. From the announcement: In April 2006 a group of nineteen Native American and non-Native American archivists, librarians, museum curators, historians, and anthropologists gathered at Northern Arizona University Cline Library in Flagstaff, Arizona. The participants included ...

RESOURCE: Digital Technology and the Practices of Humanities Research

The Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH-EU) just released a new open access book, “Digital Technology and the Practices of Humanities Research,” edited by Jennifer Edmond. From the announcement: How does technology impact research practices in the humanities? How does digitisation shape scholarly identity? How do we negotiate trust in the digital ...

EVENT: Global Digital Humanities Symposium Registration Open

The Global Digital Humanities Symposium will take place on March 26-27, 2020 in the Main Library at Michigan State University. Attendance is free with advanced registration. The deadline for registration is March 13, 2020. The event will be livestreamed, and conversation about the symposium is encouraged at #msuglobaldh on Twitter. This two-day event features keynote ...

CFP: ACRL Digital Scholarship Section Virtual Professional Development Program, Spring 2020

The ACRL Digital Scholarship Section’s Professional Development Committee, in collaboration with both the Outreach Committee and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee, is seeking proposals for the first virtual professional development program in a series on April 15, 2020. From the call for proposals: The virtual program aims to bring together people from a variety ...

OPPORTUNITY: Apply for ARL Digital Scholarship Institute

The ARL Academy is accepting applications for the fifth iteration of the ARL Digital Scholarship Institute, to be held June 15-19 at the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From the announcement: The ARL Digital Scholarship Institute (DSI) is a five-day, cohort-based opportunity for library professionals and graduate students enrolled in a library and information science program ...

JOB: Digital Initiatives Metadata Librarian (Washington University)

From the announcement: The Digital Initiatives Metadata Librarian will be responsible for providing expertise and leadership in development, implementation, and assessment of metadata systems, policies, and procedures to support discovery, access, management, and preservation of general and special collections, digital collections and digital repository holdings in the University Libraries. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead and ...

RECOMMENDED: Announcing THATCamp retrospective and sunsetting

In her recent post, Announcing THATCamp retrospective and sunsetting, former THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) coordinator Amanda French explains why thatcamp.com will no longer be supporting website creation services. THATCamps have provided a forum for people with an interest in Digital Humanities to learns and interact with each other since 2008. As French notes, ...

CFP: Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

A Call for Papers has been issued for Digitorium 2020, which will take place on October 1-3, 2020 at the University of Alabama. Proposals from a broad range of contributors are welcome, including those brand new to the field of Digital Humanities, as well as experienced scholars. The theme this wear is “Progress,” as a ...