EVENT: PIDapalooza 2021

PIDapalooza is an annual festival and collaboration between the California Digital Library, Crossref, DataCite, NISO and ORCID, to celebrate a shared love of persistent identifiers (PIDs) and the metadata that connects them. “An excuse to get together with other like-minded PID-fans across the world and party like only PID-lovers can. Usually taking place in January ...

EVENT: Medical Heritage Library 10th Anniversary Conference

The Medical Heritage Library is pleased to announce its 10th Anniversary Virtual Conference, to be held this Friday, November 13th from 11 – 5 EDT.  The conference features a broad range of presentations of interest to the digital humanities community, and is entirely free to attend. Presentations will be made via Zoom. Registration for the ...

EVENT: Engaging Open Social Scholarship

The Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) Partnership and the Canadian-Australian Partnership for Open Scholarship (CAPOS) will host Engaging in Open Social Scholarship  (#EngagingOSS) on December 8-10 2020 North America time / December 9-11 2020 Australasia time. The program features a broad range of sessions, including plenary sessions and featured speakers, as well as seven clusters ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...