Forging a community of practice for digital library pedagogy: An update from the new Digital Library Federation Digital Library Pedagogy group

Eleanor Dickson (University of Illinois) and Elizabeth Kelly (Loyola University New Orleans) are the founders and co-chairs of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Digital Library Pedagogy group, launched in late 2015 with the goal of building a community of practice around teaching with and about digital collections. In this post, Dickson and Kelly report on the activities ...

CFP: Library DH (a dh+lib Special issue)

Librarians have a long history with the digital humanities. And yet, here we are: four years after the first meeting of the ACRL Digital Humanities Interest Group, three years after digital humanities in libraries was framed as an “emerging trend” in a special issue of the Journal of Library Administration, two years after ACRL crowned ...

LES/DHIG Meetup at ALA Midwinter 2016

Braving the cold at ALA Midwinter 2016? Interested in literature, Digital Humanities, or libraries? Join the Digital Humanities Interest Group and the Literatures in English Section of ACRL on Saturday, January 9, 6:00-8:00 PM for an informal meetup at Tap Trailhouse, 19 Union Street, Boston. Amanda Rust, Laura Braunstein, and Thomas Padilla will be there as organizers of the ...

Introducing dh+lib Scene Reports

Introducing dh+lib Scene Reports
Do you ever wonder what digital humanities (DH) programs are simmering at other institutions? How others got involved with DH or libraries and archives? What emergent theory is guiding this area? How galleries and museums are encountering and implicated by DH (and vice versa)? dh+lib is pleased to introduce Scene Reports, a series that aims ...

A Digital History of Morningside Heights: Columbia’s Developing Librarian Project

In July 2013, the Humanities and History team at Columbia University Libraries announced a new project to reskill librarians for digital scholarship in a post on dh+lib. Now, the Developing Librarian team has announced the launch of their collaborative project, Morningside Heights Digital History, an Omeka-based online exhibit. We’ve reproduced their announcement below as a ...

The art of DH: Reflections on an ARLIS/NA 2015 workshop

How are the Digital Humanities finding their way into art libraries? In this post, Sarah Long (Hirsch Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) reviews a DH workshop preceding the ARLIS/NA annual conference.   The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), a professional organization of librarians in the arts, holds a week-long conference of sessions, workshops, tours, and meetings. The ...

dh+lib/DHIG/ADHO Libraries and Digital Humanities SIG Meetup at DH2015

Attending Digital Humanities 2015 in Sydney and interested in how libraries, archives, and museums contribute to global digital humanities? Join dh+lib, ACRL’s DH Interest Group, and the

dh+lib Meetup at DHSI 2015

Attending the Digital Humanities Summer Institute and interested in how libraries, archives, and museums contribute to the “teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation” of the digital humanities? Join dh+lib for an informal gathering on Tuesday, June 9, 6-8pm, at Smugglers Cove Pub. Review Editor Caitlin Christian-Lamb will be there as the meetup organizer and dh+lib representative, ...

dh+lib/DHIG meetup at HASTAC 2015

Attending the HASTAC 2015 conference and interested in how libraries, archives, and museums contribute to the “Art and Science of Digital Humanities?” Join dh+lib and DHIG for an informal gathering on Friday, May 29, 7-9pm, at Beggars Banquet. Thomas Padilla and myself will be there as organizers of the meetup, but we’re counting on you ...

Beyond Dead or Alive Books: Redefining and Repositioning Scholarly Content in a New Knowledge Environment

In this post, Chad Gaffield (University of Ottawa) reflects on the Association of Research Libraries’ 2014 Fall Forum. The compelling, timely, and provocative title of the ARL Fall Forum 2014 could have been articulated several different ways. Rather than “Wanted Dead or Alive: The Scholarly Monograph,” the title might well have been “Wanted Dead or ...

RedHD and Latin American Contexts: Self-representation and Geopolitics in DH

RedHD and Latin American Contexts: Self-representation and Geopolitics in DH
In this post, published simultaneously in Spanish to RedHD, Isabel Galina (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)), Élika Ortega (University of Kansas), Ernesto Priani (UNAM), and Paola Ricaurte (Tec de Monterrey), discuss the diversity of DH work in Latin America and the efforts and goals of RedHD, in response to a recent criticism of Latin American DH ...