POST: Global ‘Bit List’ of Endangered Digital Species 2023

On World Digital Preservation Day (November 2), the Digital Preservation Coalition released the 2023 edition of the “Global ‘Bit List’ of Endangered Digital Species” – an open, community-created resource listing the most at-risk digital materials. The list this year consists of 87 entries, with new entries including “First Nations Secret/Sacred Cultural Material.” From the post ...

RESOURCE: Ethics in Linked Data

Ethics in Linked Data, edited by Alexandra Provo (New York University), Kathleen Burlingame (University of Pennsylvania), and B.M. Watson (University of British Columbia), “brings together contributions that explore ethics in linked data initiatives.” The book focuses on the idea that ethics should be at the forefront of consideration when the data is created, pre-existing damage ...

CFP: DHSI-Aligned Conferences

Proposals are currently being accepted for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) 2024, an aligned conference made up of several related events. The Conference and Colloquium will feature 10-15-minute presentations and 5-minute lightening talks on various digital humanities topics, from a variety of members form the digital humanities community. Project Management in the Humanities on ...

CFP: Interactive Film and Media Conference 2024

The Interactive Film and Media Journal has shared a call for proposals for the virtual IFM 2024 Conference: “Communities, Structures, Entanglements,” to be held June 12-14, 2024, via Zoom. From the call: The 6th Interactive Film and Media Virtual Conference (June 12-14, 2024) invites academics (faculty, researchers, and Ph.D. students) from all disciplines (media, communication, ...

JOB: Digital Humanities Librarian (Davidson)

From the Post: In this position, you will: Provide research and design consultation to students, faculty, and staff in their development of research and scholarly projects. Partner with faculty colleagues to offer in-class instruction for topics in the Digital Learning portfolio. Collaborate with team members to research, contextualize, and embed critical digital pedagogy in and ...

JOB: Director of Research Data and Digital Scholarship (University of Pennsylvania)

From the Post: Job Description Responsibilities In collaboration with the AVP for Technology and Digital Initiatives, responsible for the overall vision, planning, development, implementation, advancement, and assessment of research data and digital scholarship services and associated projects of the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship. In addition to intensive outreach activities, the Director will ...

JOB: Institutional Repository and Digital Scholarship Coordinator (SJSU)

From the Post: Key Responsibilities Coordinates access to the SJSU ScholarWorks institutional repository (IR) by creating metadata, uploading digital files in appropriate formats, and designing the public display of the database content. Administers the IR platform, leveraging existing tools and/or developing new software solutions to improve and enhance functionality. Identifies and recommends innovative strategies and ...

JOB: Digital Scholarship Librarian (Ramapo College of New Jersey)

From the Post: Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Library Dean, the Digital Scholarship Librarian provides leadership, program management, and development of the College’s digital humanities and scholarship programs and support for digital scholarship to the larger College community. Examples of Duties Lead faculty in developing digital/technology based modes of scholarship that support ...

JOB: Head of Digital Scholarship and Research Data Services (North Carolina A&T State University)

From the posting: This position is being reposted.  Previous applicants are still under consideration. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Library Services, this position will bring a deep understanding of the major strategies, opportunities, challenges and trends facing academic research libraries today in the areas of open publishing, data and digital scholarship, the preservation and ...

RECOMMENDED: Datasheets for Digital Cultural Heritage Data

A recently published paper in the Journal of Open Humanities Data titled “Datasheets for Digital Cultural Heritage Data” explores the complexities of datasets created from digital cultural heritage collections, with the purpose of providing recommended standards for documenting these datasets. Their interest in better describing these kinds of datasets relates primarily to the Collections as ...

PROJECT: Virtual Viking Longship Project

An interdisciplinary team of undergraduate students, library workers, and faculty from Carleton College and Grinnell College are using 3D modeling and VR technology to explore the social and cultural roles of Viking longships, in collaboration with museum professionals from the Viking Museum Haithabu and the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County. The Virtual Viking ...