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 ...

JOB: Curator of Digital Humanities (University of Pennsylvania)

From the announcement: The Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica Curator of Digital Humanities (the Kaplan Curator) will be responsible for curating, building, and researching the Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica. The incumbent will also collaborate on experimental, sustainable projects, and methods that expand the capacity of the ...

JOB: Metadata Specialist IV (J. Paul Getty Trust)

From the announcement: The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to developing leading ways to access and discover collections, develop knowledge, and disseminate research. Our digital initiatives provide crucial support to these endeavors and the practice of art history in the digital age. We are looking for a full-time Metadata Specialist to join our Digital Initiatives ...

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 ...