EVENT: Digital Scholarship: Opportunities and Challenges – Registration Open

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Hosted by the University at Albany, University Libraries and Binghamton University Libraries, Digital Scholarship: Opportunities and Challenges is a one-day conference that will bring together scholars interested in exploring all aspects of digital scholarship. The conference will showcase new and important digital research projects, explore the potential of new and emerging trends in digital scholarship ...

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

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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 ...

Why I Go To MLA

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Patrick Williams (Syracuse University Libraries) shares his recent experience at some of the digital scholarship sessions at #MLA14, and ponders the impact of librarians attending a conference outside of the library discipline. In January, I joined thousands of faculty, researchers, graduate students, job-seekers, librarians, and others in the fields of language and literature in Chicago ...

MLA 2014: A Quick Reflection

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In this post, Robin Davis (Emerging Technologies & Distance Services Librarian at John Jay College of Criminal Justice) reports on 2014 MLA Convention sessions of interest to librarians who work in the digital humanities. As the Chicago River thawed and refroze outside the Modern Language Association Convention (Jan. 9-12, 2014), the array of digitally-themed sessions warmed this ...

CFProposals: Personal Digital Archiving Conference

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This year’s Personal Digital Archiving Conference, hosted by the Coalition for Networked Information, will take place April 10–11, 2014, in Indianapolis, Indiana (n.b. the conference date has been changed; it was originally announced to be held April 17-18). The organizers are accepting proposals for 20-minute paper presentations, lightning talks, and posters on the theme of ...

EVENT: SHARP 2013 Digital Projects and Tools Showcase

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In July, the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) held its twenty-first annual conference in Philadelphia. In addition to the conference program, SHARP also held a digital showcase to share updates from various projects from the United States Canada and Europe. Below are examples of some of the projects: The Book ...

dh+lib Guide to ALA Annual 2013

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To aid in navigating the behemoth that is the ALA Annual Conference, we’ve compiled a list of sessions that intersect in some way with the digital humanities. Thanks to all who responded to our call for suggestions. Have a session you’d like us to add? Shoot us an email or find us on twitter @dhandlib. ...

EVENT: Digital Preservation 2013

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Registration is now open for Digital Preservation 2013, the annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA). Taking place on July 23-25 in Alexandria, VA, the conference is free but seats are limited. The first two days feature a great lineup of speakers, including ...

EVENT: DH2013

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The program for Digital Humanities 2013, the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, is live, with listings for tutorials, workshops, keynotes, short papers, long papers, and panels. Forthcoming are links to individual abstracts and poster listings. Held this summer, July 16-19, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the conference features keynote speakers David S. ...

PROJECT: Museums and the Web

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The 17th annual Museums and the Web, an “annual conference featuring advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural and scientific heritage,” was held in Portland, Oregon, April 17-20, 2013. The winners of the MW2013 Best of the Web contest are posted, and feature an excellent selection of sites and applications that make use ...

POST: Women’s History, and … Metadata?!

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Reflecting on the recent Women’s History in the Digital World conference, held March 22-23 at Bryn Mawr, Arden Kikland provides an overview of sessions attended and considers Laura Mandell‘s conference keynote, “Feminist Critique vs. Feminist Production in Digital Humanities.” Kirkland describes the reaction to Mandell’s discussion of the TEI’s coding for gender– 1 for male, 2 for ...