OPPORTUNITY: ACLS Digital Extension Grant Program

The American Historical Association‘s AHA Today blog highlighted a new grant program from the American Council of Learned Societies‘ (ACLS). The ACLS Digital Extension Grant program is designed to provide “flexible support at the level of the digital research project as opposed to the individual scholar.” This funding can cover a range of project activities, such as: ...

OPPORTUNITY: Digital Humanities training through DLF & DHSI

The Digital Library Federation has announced a partnership with the Digital Humanities Summer Institute to provide discounts to the summer digital humanities training programs to all affiliated with its member organizations.  Additionally,  they will provide full-tuition scholarships for five “DLF-DHSI Cross-Pollinator Fellows.” From the announcement: DLF recognizes the value of partnering with endeavors that seriously engage issues ...

OPPORTUNITY: Personal Digital Archiving—a new LITA web course

The Library and Technology Association (LITA) division of ALA is offering Personal Digital Archiving for Librarians, “a Moodle based web course with asynchronous weekly content lessons, tutorials, assignments, and group discussion.” Running from October 6 to November 11, 2015,  participants will learn best practices for managing digital “stuff,” how to save social media content, understand basics ...

OPPORTUNITY: New Online Courses in Digital Pedagogy

Adeline Koh (Richard Stockton College) authored a post for ProfHacker about the Digital Pedagogy Lab‘s offerings including upcoming courses: Teaching with Twitter and Learning Online. Koh adds: What I greatly appreciate about the Digital Pedagogy Lab courses is that they have provided adjunct and student rates for all the classes. They are also short–each of them ...

OPPORTUNITY: DLF Forum Fellowships and Travel Applications

In an effort to bring new voices and perspectives to its annual conference, the Digital Library Federation (DLF) is offering several fellowships and travel awards. The DLF Forum will be held October 26-28, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The fellowships and awards include: ARL + DLF Forum Fellowships for Underrepresented Groups DLF Forum Fellowships for ...

OPPORTUNITY: Critical Making in Digital Humanities Webinar Series

Washington State University is hosting a series of webinars around the theme of “critical making in digital humanities.” The sessions are held online from 10:00-11:30am PST/1:00-2:30pm EST and are free, although signup is required. Sessions include: March 12, 2015 “DUST: Critical Making and Alternate Reality Games (ARG).” Kari Kraus, University of Maryland March 17, 2015 ...

OPPORTUNITY: ADHO Communications Fellowship

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is looking for Communications fellows for 2015-2016. The position requires 3-4 hours per week, pays 600 Euros, and is ideally targeted for graduate students. The fellows will: write news releases, blog posts and announcements about ADHO, its constituent organizations, and the broader digital humanities community monitor and update ADHO’s ...

OPPORTUNITY: DPLA + DFL Cross-Pollinator Travel Grants

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and the Digital Library Federation (DLF) have announced a new program to “to engage DLF community members and connect them to exciting areas of growth and opportunity at DPLA” by facilitating attendance at the upcoming DPLAfest, which will take place April 17-18, 2015, in Indianapolis. The purpose of ...

OPPORTUNITY: Scalar Webinars

The Alliance for Networking Visual Culture has announced the spring schedule of free webinars for learning Scalar, an open source multimodal publishing platform. Scalar enables authors to incorporate multimedia content from a variety of sources into their own content using a system of “paths” and “tags” to create digital publications: Paths are linear sequences of ...

OPPORTUNITY: IMLS Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting applications for Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries. The Sparks grants range from $10,000 to $25,000 and “encourage libraries and archives to prototype and evaluate innovations that result in new tools, products, services, or organizational practices.” IMLS is hosting two information webinars to answer questions about ...

OPPORTUNITY: iSchool at the University of Illinois Recruiting for PhD Students

Laurie N. Taylor (University of Florida) has shared a recruiting call from the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science for “high quality doctoral students who want to design, develop, and evaluate informatics solutions to the grand challenges of the twenty-first century. Admitted candidates typically receive up to 4 years of funding ...