RESOURCE: Indigenous Digital Archive’s Treaties Portal

The Indigenous Digital Archive’s Treaties Portal, a new resource from the National Archives (NARA) and the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, launched on Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 12, 2020). This website provides public access to digital copies of NARA’s series of ratified Indian Treaties. According to a blog post from the Archivist of the ...

EVENT: #DLFteach Twitter Chat: Engaging in the work of anti-racism in your library

Join the DLF Pedagogy working group for a Twitter chat (#DLFteach) about “Engaging in the work of anti-racism in your library” on Tuesday, October 20  8-9 p.m. Eastern / 7-8 p.m. Central. From the announcement: According to ALA’s 2017 Strategic Plan, “Libraries play a crucial role in empowering diverse populations for full participation in a democratic ...

EVENT: Open and Engaged Conference 2020: Inequities in Scholarly Communications

In honor of Open Access Week, the British Library is hosting its Open and Engaged Conference (#OpenEngaged2020), a free, one-day event focused on “Inequities in Scholarly Communications.” From the program description: Working in scholarly communications, we tend to assume that ‘Open’ is a good thing. We espouse the various benefits of openness, such as: free ...

CFP: Critical Code Studies, Digital Humanities Quarterly

Digital Humanities Quarterly will publish a special issue on Critical Code Studies, guest edited by Mark C. Marino (USC) and Jeremy Douglass (UC Santa Barbara). From the call for proposals: This special issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly will bring together essays and case studies on the promises and limitations of critical code studies from historical, ...

JOB: Head of Digital Scholarship and Communication Services (Northern Kentucky University)

From the announcement: The Head of Digital Scholarship and Communication Services is a newly envisioned position that leads the W. Frank Steely Library’s efforts in planning, implementing, and managing an active, comprehensive research services program that meets the educational needs of the campus. This is a unique opportunity to shape and lead the library’s growing ...

RECOMMENDED: The State of Altmetrics

In honor of the tenth anniversary of the Altmetrics Manifesto, Altmetric has published The State of Altmetrics, which explores a decade of innovation and growth in the field. Contributions from leading thinkers and authors of the original Altmetrics Manifesto explore topics including: Ethical uses of altmetrics Using machine learning to improve altmetrics Altmetrics as “sensors” to detect ...

CFP: Research Data Access & Preservation Summit (RDAP) 2021

The Research Data Access & Preservation Summit (RDAP) 2021 invites proposals for the program of its upcoming virtual summit, on 10-12 March 2021, which centers on the theme, Radical Change and Data. From the call: The RDAP Summit occurs on March 10 and 11 as a single-track, affordable conference for research data support practitioners. This ...

CFP: Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium, 2021 Conference

The Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium will be holding its second annual conference, “Social Justice and Online Activism.” This conference will be held virtually on Zoom in two half-day sessions on 25-26 February 2021. From the call: We encourage participation from the broader digital humanities communities, including undergraduate and graduate students, college and university faculty, independent ...

EVENT: Digital Library Federation Forum 2020

The Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum has released its 2020 conference program. This year, the Forum will take place virtually, 9-13 November. Registration is now open, and is free. For those new to dh+lib, “the DLF Forum welcomes digital library, archives, and museum practitioners from member institutions and beyond—for whom it serves as a meeting ...

EVENTS: Animal Crossing: New Digital Humanities

Animal Crossing: New Digital Humanities is a new reading group / talk show hosted by Quinn Dombrowski (Stanford University) and Liz Grumbach (Arizona State University), which “brings together DH scholars from around the world in the virtual space of Animal Crossing, in order to discuss something new: a new article, a new project, a new ...

EVENT: Multilingualism, Translation, Directionality in Global Medieval Digital Humanities

Vanderbilt University Center for Digital Humanities and the Global Middle Ages Project is hosting a virtual panel on, “Multilingualism, Translation, Directionality in Global Medieval Digital Humanities,” which will take place on 16 October at 11:00am Central / 12:00pm Eastern / 4:00pm UTC. New technologies allow us to experience the past more intimately than humans have ...