PROJECT: Printed Pathways in US Latino Periodicals

Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage’s US Latino Digital Humanities program (USLDH) launched a new digital project, Printed Pathways in US Latino Periodicals. According to a recent news release, this “is a comprehensive authority list that contains robust bibliographic information about Latina/o authors and poets who published in US Latino periodicals. With over 4,800 records, ...

POST: Accelerating Standards for 3D Data to Improve Long-Term Usability

Writing for the Association of Research Libraries, Cynthia Hudson-Vitale (Penn State) shared details of the Community Standards for 3D Preservation (CS3DP) Initiative. Developed in response to the growth of 3D technologies, including 3D modeling and virtual reality, CS3DP “aims to be an open, radically inclusive, and collaborative community invested in creating standards. Composed of working ...

EVENT: DHSI 2021 Online Edition

Registration is open for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, offered virtually June 7-11 & 14-18. In addition to many of the week-long courses are several free offerings, including aligned conferences & events, online workshops, and institute lectures. From the announcement: To register for DHSI 2021—Online Edition, please complete the form available at the following link: ...

EVENT: Digital Humanities Research Hub Seminar Series

The Digital Humanities Research Hub at the School of Advanced Study (University of London) is hosting an inaugural summer series, convened by Gabriel Bodard. Upcoming talks include: Thurs May 20, 13:00–14:00 (BST): Christopher Ohge (SAS) – Editorial Transformations and Minimal Computing at the Melville Electronic Library (book now) Thurs Jun 3, 13:00–14:00 (BST): Gabriel Bodard (SAS) – ...

JOB: Digital Archivist (UT Southwestern Medical Center)

From the announcement: This position reports to the Manager of the UT Southwestern Medical Center Special Collections and Archives unit. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. This is a non-tenured faculty position. Department Name: UT Southwestern Medical Center Health Sciences Digital Library and Learning Center – Special Collections and Archives Unit. Experience ...

JOB: Metadata Project Coordinator for Archival Collections (Georgetown University)

From the announcement: The Metadata Project Coordinator for Archival Collections is assigned to the grant-funded project On These Grounds: A Project to Model and Share the Archival Materials and Data from Universities with Past Ties to Slavery (https://onthesegrounds.org/).  The term of the grant runs through December 2022.  This project, in partnership with Michigan State and the ...

PROJECT: PRISMS

Huber Digital has released PRISMS, or PRImary Source Materials & Scholarship, a collaborative and open scholarship tool for publishing, collaboration, and analysis of digital editions with primary source materials. PRISMS is a flexible Open Scholarship platform, with the potential to aggregate all digitised primary source material, and the associated scholarship, in a semantic network. It ...

EVENT: Urgent Archives: Enacting Liberatory Memory Work

On 25 May 2021 at 12 noon Eastern (4:00pm UTC), Dr. Michelle Caswell (Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles), will read from her forthcoming book, Urgent Archives: Enacting Liberatory Memory Work, published by Routledge. Urgent Archives argues that archivists can and should do more to disrupt white supremacy and hetero-patriarchy beyond the ...

CFP: Visualization for the Digital Humanities (VIS4DH 2021)

The IEEE Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities, VIS4DH, seeks papers and provocations addressing scale in humanities data for its workshop to be held virtually this fall. From the call: Visualization is often celebrated as a method to facilitate the exploration and interpretation of “big data”. But is scale a relevant yardstick to measure ...

JOB: Director, Digital Preservation, Libraries and Cultural Resources (University of Calgary)

From the announcement: Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time continuing position as Director, Digital Preservation, at the rank of Associate Librarian to facilitate long-term preservation of digitized and born-digital materials.  The anticipated start date August 1, 2021. Libraries and Cultural Resources (LCR) is a leader in the development of innovative information resources and ...

JOB: Digital Technologies and Development Librarian (Smithsonian Institution)

From the announcement: This is the position of Librarian (Digital Technologies and Development) in the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Project, High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The ADS is the primary digital library portal for researchers in astronomy, astrophysics, planetary science and heliophysics. The ADS corpus consists of over 15 million ...