EVENT: Digital Initiatives Symposium at University of San Diego

Registration is now open for Digital Initiatives Symposium 2020, hosted by the University of San Diego’s Copley Library. The event will take place on April 27-28 and will feature presentations on a variety of topics, such as Mapping Manuscript Migrations: Building and Using a Linked Open Data Environment for Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Studies, Supporting ...

OPPORTUNITY: Scholarly Communication Assessment Forum scholarship

An IMLS National Forum grant which will enable the assessment of scholarly communication programs at M1Carnegie classified public institutions has been awarded to Sacramento State and San Jose State Universities, This grant, the “Scholarly Communication Assessment Forum,” or “SCAF” will take place on May 4 & 5, 2020 at Sacramento State University. Here, “scholarly communication ...

JOB: Digital Scholarship Program Manager (Bucknell University)

From the announcement: The Digital Scholarship Program Manager provides leadership, direction, planning and oversight for the wide-range of ongoing initiatives, including outreach, consultation and instruction and management in the development of digital scholarship programs. Working with a talented cross-functional team of staff and students from throughout L&IT, this individual leads campus efforts in faculty research ...

RECOMMENDED: Reviews in Digital Humanities

Reviews in Digital Humanities is a new, peer-reviewed open access journal that facilitates scholarly evaluation of digital humanities work and its outputs, such as digital archives, multimedia or multimodal scholarship, digital exhibits, visualizations, digital games, digital tools, and digital projects. The journal responds to the challenge of the growth of the number and scale of ...

RESOURCE: Developing the Librarian Workforce for Data Science and Open Science

In April 2019, National Library of Medicine’s Office of Strategic Initiatives held a workshop to explore how librarians can become more deeply involved in data and open science, and to identify the skills needed to do so successfully. The workshop convened library practitioners with experience working on DS/OS issues from a range of scientific disciplines, ...

CFP: Digital Humanities Australia 2020

The Australasian Association for Digital Humanities (aaDH) invites proposals for posters, short and long papers, panels, and workshops to be presented at the DHA 2020 conference, which will be held 25-28 November 2020 in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand. From the call: The conference theme for 2020 will be “Ka Renarena Te Taukaea / Creating ...

EVENT: Connecting Collections as Data, May 2020

The Library of Congress Labs will be hosting “Connecting Collections as Data: Transforming Communities, Sharing Knowledge, and Building Networks with International GLAM Labs,” in Washington, DC, 4-6 May 2020. The two-day event aims to “connect with the active and robust digital library, digital scholarship, digital humanities, and collections as data communities active across North America ...

OPPORTUNITY: Summer School in eXist-db and XQuery for Humanists, June 15-19, 2020

Applications are open for a one-week intensive workshop, Summer School in eXist-db and XQuery for Humanists, which will be held at the University of Lyon in France, 15-19 June 2020. The training is intended for people interested in capitalizing on their existing knowledge of XML and XPATH, and other web technologies, in order to develop ...

JOB: Systems & Data Services Librarian (Davidson College)

From the announcement: Davidson College’s library is seeking a Systems and Data Services Librarian to partner with teaching and learning colleagues to provide technological implementation and oversight for library information systems, digitization, research data management, metadata management, and database construction. The ideal candidate will also contribute to the continuous improvement and integration of the Library’s ...

CFP: We’re Looking for Spring 2020 Editors-at-Large!

Greetings, friends! The dh+lib Review, a volunteer-driven service for highlighting and sharing the best of digital humanities and libraries, is looking for Editors-at-Large for Spring 2020. dh+lib Review posts appear on the dh+lib homepage, in a weekly email newsletter, and are shared in our Twitter feed. Items are selected from the streams of content produced and shared ...

RECOMMENDED: Radical Collaboration: Making the Computational Turn in Special Collections and Archives

In a recent ResearchDataQ editorial, Montana State University (MSU) Library’s Justin D. Shanks (CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow), Sara Mannheimer (Assistant Professor, Data Librarian), and Jason Clark (Professor, Head of Special Collection and Archival Informatics) explore the computational turn in special collections and archives. With initiatives such as Collections as Data, librarians and archivists are working closer ...