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 ...

EVENT: Digital Humanities — Where are the Libraries?

The 12th International Bibliotheca Baltica Symposium, which took place October 9-10, 2014, at Södertörn University in Stockholm, focused on “Digital Humanities — Where Are the Libraries?” The symposium included presentations from institutions from a variety of countries across Europe, including Latvia, Sweden, Poland, Finland, Germany, and Russia. Jussi-Pekka Hakkarainen (National Library of Finland) posted slides from ...

Why I Go To MLA

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

MLA 2014: A Quick Reflection
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 ...

RESOURCE: Getting Started with GIS

The American Library Association announced a LITA Web Course called “Getting Started with GIS,” based on the book of the same name by Eva Dodsworth. Aimed at librarians, this course will provide students with an introduction to geospatial thinking “through hands on exercises, discussions and recorded lectures, students will acquire skills in using GIS software ...

Open Access Week (#oaweek) in DH

What does Open Access Week have to do with the digital humanities? For those unfamiliar with the event, it is an annual, global celebration of open access (OA) that began in 2007 and is billed as: [A]n opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, ...

CFProposals: Personal Digital Archiving Conference

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: 2013 NFAIS Annual Humanities Roundtable

A meeting of the National Federation of Advanced Information Studies (NFAIS) Humanities Roundtable will take place in Chicago on September 30th. According to the organizers, this year’s event “offers a chance to learn from active leaders in the field about projects in the digital humanities, content enrichment and linked data, assessing usage and user behavior ...

EVENT: DH and Libraries THATCamp, DLF

This year’s Digital Library Federation Forum will once again host a DH and Libraries THATCamp: “After a first successful DH & Libraries THATCamp event last year at the DLF Forum in Denver, we are hoping to continue the conversation this year.” Organized as a post-conference event, it will take place in Austin on November 7 from ...