RECOMMENDED: Can we decolonize OER/Open? #DecolonizeOpen

Taskeen Adam (University of Cambridge), Maha Bali (American University in Cairo), Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams (University of Cape Town), and Tannis Morgan (BCcampus) have published a guest blog on the OER19 website. In “Can we decolonize OER/Open? #DecolonizeOpen,” Adam, Bali, Hodgkinson-Williams, and Morgan break down how decolonization, diversity, and inclusion, while seemingly in-line with the goals of the open educational ...

RESOURCE: Data Management Practices in Academic Library Learning Analytics: A Critical Review

Kristin A. Briney (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee) has published “Data Management Practices in Academic Library Learning Analytics: A Critical Review” in the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. As the abstract makes clear, Briney’s paper details data management practices by librarians in academic libraries and compares the on-the-ground situation to NISO’s principles on user ...

CFP: The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy has released a call for submissions for the next issue, edited by Shelly Eversley (Baruch College, CUNY) and  Krystyna Michael (The Graduate Center, CUNY). The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and research. We are interested in ...

JOB: Digital Archivist, New York Historical Society

From the announcement: The New-York Historical Society seeks to hire a Digital Archivist for a three-year project funded by the Leon Levy Foundation to develop a repository of born-digital archival materials. The position is responsible for developing a sustainable infrastructure for collecting, processing, preserving, and making born-digital materials accessible to staff and researchers; deploying that ...

JOB: Digital Publishing Fellow, California Polytechnic State University

From the announcement: The Robert E. Kennedy Library is embarking on a Digital Publishing project to investigate non-traditional methods to publish scholarship and is seeking an enterprising masters-level professional who brings a passion for vibrant publishing methodologies and emerging platforms. The Library Digital Publishing Fellow will assist with this project to explore the intersection between ...

JOB: Data Management Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington

From the announcement: The Data Management Librarian serves as a data manager and research partner for the UTA community providing extraordinary customer experiences and professional data management, curation, and collection development skills. Reports to Director of Research Data Services within the Division of Scholarly Communication. Provides outreach events and educational instruction, consultations, and workshops to campus and ...

RECOMMENDED: Applying an Ethics of Care to Internet Research: Gamergate and Digital Humanities

This article from Todd Suomela, Florence Chee, Bettina Berendt, and Geoffrey Rockwell published in Digital Studies examines key ethical issues that are continuing to emerge from the task of archiving data scraped from online sources such as social media sites, blogs, and forums, particularly pertaining to online harassment and hostile groups. The study involves a primary research ...

PROJECT: Unsettling Colonial Mapping: Sonic-Spatial Representations of amiskwaciwâskahikan

Kateryna Barnes and Kendra Cowley (University of Alberta) have developed “Unsettling Colonial Mapping: Sonic-Spatial Representations of amiskwaciwâskahikan,” a digital project exploring sonic landscapes of the University of Alberta. You can listen on Soundcloud here. This map is a sonic exploration and representation of the North Campus of the University of Alberta. Campus has a long history ...

CFP: Mapping (In)Justice

Fordham University’s Digital Scholarship Consortium and Office of Research, in partnership with New York University and Columbia University, invite submissions to “Mapping (In)Justice.” The symposium will be held November 7-8, 2019 in New York, New York. From the symposium’s website: This symposium creates space for critically considering digital mapping as both a method and an ...

JOB: Postdoc Research Associate in Digital Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago

From the announcement: The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be hired in conjunction with the Digital Humanities Initiative, a new collaboration between the Institute for the Humanities and the Main Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This is a one-year position, with an appointment from 16 August 2019 to 15 August 2020, designed to ...

JOB: Museum Curator (Digital), Smithsonian Institution Archives

From the announcement: The position is located in the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives, (SIA), and is part of the American Women’s History Initiative. The incumbent will work across the SI to access, research and produce digital resources and exhibitions pertaining to women scientist in American history. They will uncover the role of SI women scientist from the ...