RECOMMENDED: Data Primer: Making Digital Humanities Research Data Public

Published earlier in 2022, the collaboratively authored and edited Data Primer: Making Digital Humanities Research Data Public (Felicity Tayler; Marjorie Mitchell; Chantal Ripp; and Pascale Dangoisse) provides an overview of current practices around data management and curation for digital humanities practitioners. Book Description Data management and curation are important processes for digital humanists: without proper ...

RESOURCE: Freedmen’s Bureau Search Portal

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has announced the launch of the Freedmen’s Bureau Search Portal – a comprehensive search platform allowing users to search over 1.7 million pages of Freedmen’s Bureau records. From the announcement: The portal allows users to search records from the United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and ...

CFP: Collections as Data: State of the Field and Future Directions

Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the 3-year Collections as Data: Part to Whole project culminates in an international summit: Collections as Data: State of the Field and Future Directions. The Collections as Data: Part to Whole team has shared a Call for Participation for this collaborative international working event, which will be held ...

CFP: Inclusive Pedagogies and Services

From guest editors of a forthcoming Reference Services Review issue, Dr. Kawanna Bright and Dr. Mónica Colón-Aguirre, comes a Call for Papers regarding Inclusive Pedagogies and Services. From the Call: How do we create cultures of inclusivity in libraries where librarians not only value inclusive principles, but enact them in meaningful ways? Reference Services Review (RSR) ...

OPPORTUNITY: The Art Historical Image in the Digital Age

“The Art Historical Image in the Digital Age” is a two-week seminar that will take place at the Kunsthistorisches Institute in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut (KHI) from June 26 to July 7, 2023. The seminar will be led by Emily Pugh, Principal Research Specialist for Digital Art History, Getty Research Institute, and David Ogawa, Associate Professor ...

EVENT: DEFCon Speaker Series: Tatiana Bryant

The Digital Ethnic Futures Consortium is running a virtual speaker series alongside its other AY 2022-2023 events. On December 15, 2022, the DEFCon Speaker Series features Tatiana Bryant (Barnard College). Register to participate in the Zoom session. About the session: Please join us on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific for the DEFCon ...

EVENT: Policies for a Better Internet: Securing Digital Rights for Libraries

The Internet Archive will host an upcoming virtual discussion, “Policies for a Better Internet: Securing Digital Rights for Libraries,” on December 8 at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern. Facilitated by Chris Lewis, President of Public Knowledge, the discussion will focus on the Internet Archive’s upcoming report “Securing Digital Rights for Libraries: Towards an Affirmative Policy Agenda for ...

EVENT: Texts All the Way Down: The Intertextual Networks Project

Newcastle University’s Animating Text hosts a virtual speaker series showcasing the work of digital humanists and textual scholars. On December 12 at 4pm GMT they will feature “Texts All the Way Down: The Intertextual Networks Project” with Ash Clark and Sarah Connell (Northeastern University): Abstract:  This paper will share the Women Writers Project‘s newest publication, Women Writers: ...

EVENT: Web Archiving Coffee Chat with Ian Milligan

The Society of American Archivists Web Archiving Section is hosting a Coffee Chat on December 6, 2022. This session features a talk by Ian Milligan who will discuss the research use of web archives. Event description from the hosts: Dr. Ian Milligan will explore some research use cases for web archival data, and explain what ...

JOB: Head of Digital Scholarship & Initiatives (Iowa State University)

From the announcement: Required Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree and 5 years of related experience Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience supervising and empowering staff. Experience with program management. Understanding of digital scholarship methodologies, tools and technologies such as those related to text analysis, data visualization, multimodal publishing, etc. Knowledge of best practices, current issues and trends in ...

JOB: Digital Collections Librarian (Dartmouth College)

From the announcement: The Digital Collections Librarian works as part of the Digital by Dartmouth Library (DxDL) program, in collaboration with Dartmouth students, faculty, staff, and community partners, to develop digital collections and exhibits in alignment with the Dartmouth Library’s priorities and values. The Digital Collections Librarian will contribute to the design, creation and reuse ...