JOB: Digital Scholarship Librarian, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

From the announcement: Reporting to the Head of the Scholars’ Collaborative, the Digital Scholarship Librarian works closely with information professionals and technology experts in the Libraries, on campus, and at other institutions to assist campus scholars with integrating digital resources and methodologies with traditional approaches for teaching, learning, research, and engagement. As a member of ...

RECOMMENDED: Bethany Nowviskie, “from the grass roots”

Bethany Nowviskie (CLIR, DLF, University of Virginia -> James Madison University) recently spoke at Research Libraries UK, a conference held at the Wellcome Collection in London, and she has posted her talk, “from the grass roots.” Confessing that she’s “not a believer in dispassionate and disinterested neutrality,” Nowviskie problematizes neutrality in libraries and academia generally, ...

POST: Possibilities for Digital Humanities at Community Colleges

Lisa Spiro (executive director of Digital Scholarship Services at Rice University’s Fondren Library) has posted the slides of a recent talk delivered at Houston Community College’s Spring 2019 English & Humanities Colloquium on “The Digital Classroom: Humanities, Literature & Composition.” “Possibilities for Digital Humanities at Community Colleges,” built on Dr. Anne McGrail’s work on DH and community ...

RESOURCE: Charters & Values Statements

DH practitioners, including librarians, are invited to use and contribute to a crowdsourced Charters & Values Statements Google Sheet. This list tracks charters, values statements, pledges, and codes for “DHy, digital or experimental scholarship or profession, [or] GLAM [work].” The document currently lists more than 20 examples, including: Student Collaborators’ Bill of Rights, UCLA DH ...

RESOURCE: University Libraries using Virtual Reality Technology to Preserve the Past

Michelle Rebaleati (University of Nevada, Reno University Libraries Multimedia Specialist) delivered a TedX talk on the use of virtual reality and digital archives for preserving the past at the recent TEDxUniversityofNevada. Her talk, “How virtual reality can help us preserve the past,” covered several digital projects, including: The Reno Street Art Project, “a multimedia time ...

CFP: DLF Forum 2019

The Digital Library Federation invites proposals for the 2019 DLF Forum (October 14-16) and Learn@DLF (October 13), our pre-conference workshop day, which will be held at the beautiful Water Street Marriott in Tampa, Florida. A separate call will be issued for Digital Preservation 2019, the annual conference of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (October 16-17, 2019). Submissions from members and nonmembers are welcome. Students, ...

OPPORTUNITY: AfricanaDHi, Call for Applications

“AfricanaDHi 2019: Digital Humanities in Black” is a three week online workshop to be held from May 28- June 11, 2019 in association with the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of Arizona. During the DHi, which is supported by an National Endowment for the Humanities Institutes in Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities ...

JOB: Manager of Digital Collections as Data, Johns Hopkins University

From the announcement: The Manager of Digital Collections as Data will develop a vision for and implement a program of digital collections as data. The Manager will provide leadership in further development and management of the Institutional Repository (“JScholarship”), direct digitization services including developing services for use of digitization services beyond the library, and collaborate ...

RECOMMENDED: A Season of Women in Culture and Technology, Europeana Pro

Europeana Pro recently launched an initiative, Season of Women in Culture and Technology, a series of posts spotlighting leading women in the digital and GLAM sectors through interviews and profiles. The initiative aims “to empower women and increase their participation in the digital economy,” and “highlight the achievements of both modern and historical women.” Posts ...

CFP: Altmetric Annual Research Grant

Since 2016, Altmetric has offered an annual research grant funding a project up to $2000 USD to support explorations on how research is shared and discussed online. For the 2019 cycle, the review panel is interested in “proposals for projects that focus on engagement with and the reach of humanities research, in all its forms.” ...

CFP: Open Pedagogy: Varied Definitions, Multiple Approaches

Interested authors are invited to submit chapter proposals of a forthcoming openly published book, Open Pedagogy: Varied Definitions, Multiple Approaches. Expected to be published in June 2020, the book aims to “examine library/faculty collaborative explorations into open pedagogical practices.” From the CFP: The term “open” has been heavily used in the past decade or more ...