PROJECT: Machine Learning Jim Crow

On the Books: Jim Crow and Algorithms of Resistance, a digital project from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries, uses collections as data and machine learning approaches to discover Jim Crow and racially-based legislation signed into law in North Carolina between Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement. The project is in honor ...

EVENT: Spectrums of DH at McGill University

Digital Humanities at McGill has announced a virtual speaker series, Spectrums of DH. Inspired by Professor Stéfan Sinclair’s legacy of DH Initiatives, the series features talks from renowned DH scholars and researchers from around the world. All events are free and open to the public via Zoom. The series will run from September 17th, 2020 through ...

EVENT: Silences in the LAMS: Digital Surrogacy in the Time of Pandemic

The Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries and the University of Pennsylvania, will host a virtual symposium, Silences in the LAMS: Digital Surrogacy in the Time of Pandemic, on Monday, October 12, 2020 from 1-4pm EDT. The event will be ...

JOB: Digital Scholarship Librarian, Marquette University Libraries (Milwaukee, WI)

From the announcement: Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries seeks a Digital Scholarship Librarian. The library’s Digital Scholarship Lab supports the growing number of Marquette faculty and student research projects involving web development, digital posters, mapping, data analysis, text visualization, open scholarship, and other means of digital knowledge production and communication. This person will play a key role ...

JOB: Digital Collections Librarian, Union College (Schenectady, NY)

From the announcement: The Digital Collections Librarian manages the intake, maintenance, and sustainability of digitized materials that support the Schaffer Library digital collections program. As part of the Content & Digital Library Systems department, the incumbent works closely with colleagues to manage selected digital repository and digital preservation platforms, ensuring both a high degree of ...

EVENT: Digitorium, Registration Open

Registration is now open for Digitorium 2020. The conference runs virtually October 1-3 and costs $25. Digitorium is the Digital Humanities Conference hosted by the University of Alabama Libraries and the Alabama Digital Humanities Center. Digitorium encourages practitioners—faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, and professionals—who work on digital projects to engage with other practitioners on the topics of ...

EVENT: Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium

The Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium (#claps2020) is currently underway. Hosted by the University of Arizona Libraries, and running from September 1-17, the online symposium features a range of free events, from keynote talks to flipped discussions and social events. “Critical pedagogy recognizes that education is shaped by outside political and economic forces, often to ...

CFP: Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists

The editors of Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists welcome chapter proposals for a revised second edition. Five years after the publication of Digital Humanities in the Library, digital humanities — as a field of study and community of practice — continues to transform how scholars and librarians research and ...

CFP: ACRL Data Literacy Cookbook

Kelly Getz (Eastern Michigan University) and Meryl Brodsky (University of Texas, Austin) are editing an ACRL Data Literacy Cookbook, and are seeking proposals from academic library practitioners for chapters that describe “practiced lesson plans, curriculum map development, activities, and events designed to promote and educate data literacy through library instruction and outreach.” In particular, they ...

JOB: IMLS Revolutionary City Project Data Manager

From the announcement: With an eye towards the 250th anniversary of our nation’s founding in 2026, the American Philosophical Society (APS), in partnership with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP), and the Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP), seek to hire a Digital Project Manager to lay the groundwork for the development of an innovative digital ...

Exploring Literacies Through Digital Humanities: A dh+lib Special Issue