OPPORTUNITY: ACH Mentorship Working Group

The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) invites applications to participate in a one-year mentorship program for graduate students interested in digital humanities work in and around the academy, including libraries, archives, museums, teaching, and research. From the call: This program will bring together a cohort of 5-10 Masters and PhD students interested in ...

JOB: Research Data Librarian (Utah State University)

From the announcement: USU Libraries seeks a Research Data Librarian to lead its successful nationally recognized Research Data Management Service (RDMS). The successful candidate will oversee the continued implementation of the USU Libraries and Research Office partnership that assists researchers with meeting compliance with the terms of data management and publication deposit for federally funded ...

RECOMMENDED: The Index of Digital Humanities Conferences

The Index of Digital Humanities Conferences, a website that compiles Digital Humanities conference data from the 1960s until the present, has been released by its project team, Scott B. Weingart (Carnegie Mellon University), Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara (University of Colorado Boulder), and Matthew Lincoln (Carnegie Mellon University). As the website’s “About” page explains, While the term “Digital ...

RESOURCE: Process as Product: Scholarly Communication Experiments in the Digital Humanities

Zach Coble (NYU), Sarah Potvin (Texas A&M), and Roxanne Shirazi (The Graduate Center, CUNY) have published “Process as Product: Scholarly Communication Experiments in the Digital Humanities” in the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication.  From the abstract: Scholarly communication outreach and education activities are proliferating in academic libraries. Simultaneously, digital humanists—a group that includes librarians and ...

RESOURCE: An “Open Lab?” The Electronic Textual Cultures Lab in the Evolving Digital Humanities Landscape

Randa El Khatib, Alyssa Arbuckle, Lynne Siemens, Ray Siemens, Caroline Winter, and the ETCL Research Group (all University of Victoria) have published ‘An “Open Lab?’ The Electronic Textual Cultures Lab in the Evolving Digital Humanities Landscape” in Digital Humanities Quarterly. From the abstract: As the scholarly landscape evolves into a more “open” plain, so do ...

EVENT: Conference: Resources and Visibility in the Digital Humanities

The Digital Humanities Initiative at the University of Illinois at Chicago is hosting their inaugural conference, “Resources and Visibility in the Digital Humanities,”  to take place online October 22 though 23, 2020. The conference, which “will gather an exciting range of speakers across the disciplines to discuss the place of race, class, and sexuality in ...

CFP: JASIST Special Issue on “Digital Humanities (DH)”

The Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) has put out a call for papers for a special issue on Digital Humanities. From the call: This JASIST special issue aims to highlight concepts, theories, methods, and analyses, and showcases the infrastructures of DH and its standard practices, the methodological and technological advancements ...

CFP: Coalition for Networked Information, Fall 2020 Meeting

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is now accepting proposals for project briefings at its next membership meeting, which will take place online November 10 through December 15, 2020. According to the call, Project briefings are typically live, 30-minute or one-hour sessions that focus on a discussion of a timely topic, or on a specific institutional/organizational ...

JOB: Librarian for Digital Publishing, Curation, and Conversion (Pepperdine University)

From the announcement: The Pepperdine Libraries seeks an energetic, skilled individual to fill the important position of Librarian for Digital Publishing, Curation and Conversion. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Librarian plays a leading role in the presentation of Pepperdine’s unique collections and scholarly output to the world and works closely with special collections ...

JOB: Digitization and Description Archivist (NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources)

From the announcement: The vision of the Division of Archives and Records is to be a national leader in providing quality guidance on information stewardship in North Carolina and in creating simplified and integrated access to authentic information. The State Archives of North Carolina’s mission is to collect, preserve, manage and provide access to information that ...

EVENT: Immersive Scholar Symposium: Data, Surveillance, and Privacy (NC State)

The NC State University Libraries, with generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will host a virtual mini-symposium about surveillance architecture, the attention economy, and data privacy in online spaces. The symposium will be the conclusion of a creative residency with Sneakaway Studio’s Joelle Dietrick and Owen Mundy, where they adapted their browser-based game Tally Saves the Internet into ...