POST: Research Libraries, Emerging Technologies—and a Pandemic

Scout Calvert (Michigan State University) has published “Research Libraries, Emerging Technologies—and a Pandemic,” on EDUCAUSE Review. Calvert offers advice for libraries in the midst of the pandemic while reflecting on the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and EDUCAUSE partnership on “how research libraries can leverage emerging technologies to meaningfully ...

RESOURCE: The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Research Enterprise

Jane Radecki and Roger C. Schonfeld (both Ithaka S+R) have authored a research report on ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has affected academic research. From the executive summary: The COVID-19 pandemic and associated disruptions have had a major impact on the US academic research enterprise. This report provides a landscape review of what is ...

RESOURCE: CNI Digital Scholarship Planning 2020 Webinar Series

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) has made available recordings of presentations from a nine part webinar series on Digital Scholarship Planning. As the webinar series page explains, this series “is designed both for those in the beginning of a planning process and for those from institutions seeking to take their program, services, and expertise ...

CFP: Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners

The editors for Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners (ACRL Press) have issued a call for chapter proposals. From the CFP: With this edited collection we seek to deepen our understanding of equitable and inclusive theories and practices in order to provide instructors with new grounding for both their individual teaching and ...

JOB: Digital Preservation Archivist (Georgia State University)

From the announcement [pdf]: The Georgia State University Library welcomes to our Atlanta campus team an innovative, collegial, and service oriented colleague to: develop policies and best practices to ensure long-term protection of and access to digital materials; collaborate on implementation of digital preservation workflows; and provide guidance on the strategies, tools, and processes for ...

JOB: Data Services Librarian (Indiana University Bloomington)

From the announcement: The IUB Libraries seek an innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented Data Services Librarian to provide research, teaching, and learning support across a wide variety of academic and research programs. The Data Services Librarian will develop, deliver, and assess library services, programs, infrastructure, and collections to support the use of data, data literacy, data ...

JOB: Data Services Librarian (Boston College)

From the announcement: Boston College’s seeks a Data Services Librarian at the O’Neill Library, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Position Responsibilities: Provide advice and support for projects related to data collection, cleaning, analysis, curation, documentation, and management and establish working relationships with stakeholders across the university research enterprise. Provide assistance and training sessions on all ...

RECOMMENDED: Arizona State University’s Civic Classics Collection

Through Arizona State University’s Civic Classics Collections, access in now available to a first-edition printing of “The Federalist Papers” and 23 other rare books and manuscripts in American history. Maintained by the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, the Center for Political Thought and Leadership, and ASU Library, this collection allows users to ...

CFP: Global Digital Humanities Symposium

Digital Humanities at Michigan State University has issued a Call for Proposals for its 6th annual Global Digital Humanities Symposium, which will take place virtually on April 12-15, 2021. The symposium offers the opportunity to expand the conversation about “disruption, connection, virtuality, surveillance, algorithmic bias, data and resistance, the digital divide, and digital accountabilities” – narratives ...

EVENT: Northeast Institutional Repository Day 2020 (NIRD20)

The second annual Northeast Institutional Repository Day will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2020 (time TBD) and will feature a keynote from Martha Whitehead, Vice President for the Harvard Library and University Librarian, and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. NIRD20 is “a free event that brings together all ...

JOB: Digital Humanities Specialist (University of Pennsylvania)

From the announcement: The Penn Libraries and the Price Lab seek a DH Specialist who will be part of the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship at the Penn Libraries, supporting scholars in the use of digital tools and methods. The Specialist will be the Center’s chief liaison to the Price Lab for Digital ...