CFParticipation: Digital Library Pedagogy Cookbook

The DLF Digital Library Pedagogy Group invites contributions to an online, open resource on digital library lesson plans and institutional strategies. From the call: We seek to coordinate a collection of instructional resources that recognizes and reflects the diversity of context and practice within this broad field. We take as models the popular Library Instruction ...

JOB: Metadata Implementation Specialist, Penn State University

From the announcement: Penn State University Libraries seek a Metadata Implementation Specialist to oversee metadata creation, remediation, and quality assurance for digital scholarly content in the Libraries’ digital repository systems. Current systems of focus include: Scholarsphere (Institutional Repository) and our Cultural Heritage Objects repository. These repository systems are key to providing access to Penn State ...

JOB: Head of Scholarly Communications, Emory University

From the announcement: The Emory Libraries seek a dynamic professional to lead the Scholarly Communications Office.  The ideal candidate will join a collaborative team of two librarians and two paraprofessionals and provide leadership in planning and managing all aspects of scholarly communications.  The Scholarly Communications Office website (https://sco.library.emory.edu) and the Research Data website (http://researchdata.emory.edu) provide ...

POST: Kathleen Fitzpatrick on Open Scholarship, Humanities Commons, and more

The Open Access In Media Studies blog published an interview with Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Michigan State University) conducted by Jeroen Sondervan (Utrecht University and OA Media Studies) and Jeff Pooley (Muhlenberg College). The interview covers Fitzpatrick’s work on open access initiatives in the humanities, and touches on the roles of academic libraries and librarians in that ...

POST: Tropy: A Tool I Wish I Had When Writing My Dissertation

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Profhacker column has published a post by Lee Skallerup Bessette (University of Mary Washington) entitled Tropy: A Tool I Wish I Had When Writing My Dissertation. In the piece, Bessette highlights the research photo management tool released by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason ...

EVENT: Deconstructing Digital Scholarship Consultations in the Library (ALA Preconference)

On Friday, June 22, the ALA Digital Scholarship Section is offering an ALA preconference workshop for liaison librarians and functional specialist librarians entitled Deconstructing Digital Scholarship Consultations in the Library. The session’s learning outcomes include: Articulate how digital scholarship fits into higher education and why academic libraries are engaging in digital scholarship Identify similarities and ...

EVENT: AUP conversations in Digital Humanities

On May 8, the Journals Committee of the Association of University Presses will convene a conversation with Paul Spence (King’s College London) and Niamh Thornton (University of Liverpool).  From the announcement: Paul and Niamh will be considering the current issues and topics of discussion in Digital Humanities, as well as talking about projects they are ...

OPPORTUNITY: ARL Digital Scholarship Institute at Indiana University

The Association of Research Libraries has announced the opening of applications for its third ARL Digital Scholarship Institute, to take place July 30–August 3, 2018 at Indiana University. The Digital Scholarship Institute is a five-day, cohort-based opportunity for professionals in ARL member libraries who are new to digital scholarship and would like to develop their skills ...

CFP: ACRL 2019 Conference Proposals Due May 4

From the call: ACRL 2019 contributed paper, panel session, preconference, and workshop proposals are due May 4, 2018.  Submit proposals via the online form available on the conference website. Learn about the overall process, see examples of successful proposals, and discover ways to strengthen your proposal submission in this webcast featuring members of the ACRL 2019 Conference ...

JOB: Director, Arts & Humanities Research Computing, Harvard University

From the announcement: Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in ...

JOB: Metadata Product Manager, California Digital Library

From the announcement: The California Digital Library (CDL) is a collaborative effort of the ten campuses of the University of California. As a UC systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf of the UC system in partnership with the UC campus libraries. As a globally-connected digital library, CDL occupies a unique position between ...