POST: Digital Library Federation Names Three New “DLF Futures Fellows”

Digital Library Federation (DLF) named three distinguished fellows for its new DLF Futures fellowship program, which “offers financial support and a communications platform for mid-career digital library practitioners whose projects and areas of research open up new, perhaps unexpected possibilities and future directions for the field.” From the post: DLF’s 2018-19 Futures Fellows are Ana Ndumu ...

Welcome, Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara and Sarah Melton, our new Review editors!

We are pleased to welcome Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara and Sarah Melton to the dh+lib editorial team. Both will be serving as editors for the dh+lib Review. Caitlin Christian-Lamb, Roxanne Shirazi, and Patrick Williams will continue to serve as Review editors, bringing our rotating team of editors for the weekly publication to five. Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara is the ...

RESOURCE: Sustaining the Digital Humanities

A report recently released from Ithaka S+R, Sustaining the Digital Humanities: Host Institution Support Beyond the Start-up Phase, investigates different models of supporting DH, particularly around the concepts of service, lab, and network. The report is based on interviews with more than 125 individuals, and key findings include: Faculty are not just using digital tools and ...

RESOURCE: A Draft Style Guide for Digital Collection Hypertexts

Trevor Owens (Library of Congress) offers a draft style guide for online collections that will be particularly useful for those responsible for creating and curating digital content (such as exhibits built in Omeka). Owens seeks to “take the ideas of exhibition and print publications that make extensive use of deep captions and figure out how ...

JOB: Digital Humanities Specialist, Getty Research Institute

From the position announcement: The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks a creative, technology-grounded person with a background in art history and/or computer science to conceptualize, advise, and coordinate digital humanities projects and collection digitization projects. Reporting to the GRI Deputy Director, the position will interact with a diverse range of collaborators including resident scholars, curators, ...

Make It New? A dh+lib Mini-Series — the ebook

I am pleased to present Make It New? A dh+lib Mini-Series the ebook. It is available for download in epub and pdf format. This ebook is an experiment in publishing, demonstrating one way that openly-published works can be built upon and carried forward. It features the posts from Make It New? A dh+lib Mini-Series alongside ...