CFP: Libraries As Research Partner in Digital Humanities

Organizers of a DH2019 pre-conference, “Libraries as a Research Partner in Digital Humanities,” have released a call for abstracts. The full-day pre-conference, which will be held in The Hague at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB, the National Library of the Netherlands) on July 8, will be comprised of workshops, and short papers, lightning talks, and panel ...

JOB: Data Librarian and Instructor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

From the announcement: UNLV University Libraries seeks nominations and applications for an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented tenure-track faculty member to serve as the Data Librarian & Instructor (DLI). Based in the Research & Education Division and reporting to the Head of Knowledge Production, the DLI will develop and extend the Library’s role in providing services ...

JOB: Digital Technologies Development Librarian, North Carolina State University

From the announcement: The Digital Technologies Development Librarian works as an active participant in a team that advances library services through applied research and application development and manages the entire life cycle of projects, from requirements gathering to deployment. They provide technical leadership and hands-on programming expertise for a portfolio of library projects. In close ...

RECOMMENDED: Research data: To keep or not to keep?

A recent study, “Research data: To keep or not to keep?”, by Neil Beagrie (Charles Beagrie Ltd) aims to assist researchers in determining whether or not data collected should be retained. According to the study, reproducibility and research integrity and the potential for reuse of data for research are the primary factors in determining to keep ...

CFP: Materia on the Move: Trade & Colonisation of Collections – Digital Studies in Provenance

Submissions are currently being accepted to participate in the workshop, “Materia on the Move: Trade & Colonisation of Collections – Digital Studies in Provenance,” which will take place in conjunction with the 2019 Digital Humanities Conference, to be held July 9-12 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. From the call: This workshop aims to bring together researchers ...

JOB: Humanities Data Curator, University of California, Santa Barbara

From the announcement: Reporting to the Director of the Data Curation Program, the Humanities Data Curator is responsible for the planning and implementation of scholarly initiatives in support of data-intensive research and digital scholarship in the humanities on campus with the goal of ensuring the high functionality, discoverability, and preservability of digital research data throughout ...

JOB: Digital Archivist & Special Collections Librarian, Rhode Island College

From the announcement: The individual will provide vision and leadership in directing and managing the College’s Special Collections and Digital Initiatives unit to provide Rhode Island College members and the community access to locally produced content and the College’s unique collections. Processes primary source materials including rare books, manuscripts, college archives, and photographs that require ...

JOB: Data Literacy Librarian, DePaul University

From the announcement: Reporting to the Coordinator of Reference, Instruction, and Academic Engagement, the Data Literacy Librarian will play a key role in developing programmatic support of numerical and geospatial data services, including facilitating access to data resources and providing research and instruction support to faculty and students in their use across the curriculum. The ...

RESOURCE: Sorting through a Set of US Government PDFs

The Library of Congress released a set of 1,000 PDF files, randomly selected from .gov domain sites. This is the first of many anticipated datasets the Digital Content Management section is preparing in order to “extract and make available sets of files from the Library’s significant web archives holdings.” The broader project seeks to make LC web ...

RESOURCE: Launch of the DARIAH Open Blog

The DARIAH Open blog aims to provide a single space where information around the emerging landscape of Open Humanities can be disseminated, discussed and evaluated. The blog is primarily geared towards researcher communities, including librarians, working with arts and humanities disciplines and broader stakeholder groups, such as the GLAM-sector, partner organizations or different policy-making bodies. From the announcement: ...

CFP: Transforming the Authority of the Archive

Abstract proposals are requested for a proposed edited collection: Transforming the Authority of the Archive: Undergraduate Pedagogy and Critical Digital Archives. This collection will explore how archives-based undergraduate pedagogy transforms the institutional authority of the archive. The collection will be proposed to the peer-reviewed, open-access, digitally-native Lever Press in association with Fulcrum, a scholarly communications ...