PROJECT: The Endings Project

In digital humanities librarianship work, we have many terms for project “endings,” from sunsetting and decommissioning, to reincarnating and archiving. All of these ask the same questions that the Endings Project aims to address: “How do and how should DH projects conclude?” Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the ...

PROJECT: Digital Humanities Net/Works

Launched in December 2020 through the University of Buffalo Libraries, Digital Humanities Net/Works is an online forum and journal that offers opportunities for the “the exchange of ideas among DH practitioners on the most significant questions or issues in our field and on ways to rethink technology and online structures in order to make them ...

RESOURCE: CNI Final Report on Emerging Technologies for Research and Learning

Sarah Lippincott’s ARL-CNI report, “Mapping the Current Landscape of Research Library Engagement with Emerging Technologies in Research and Learning” has been released. In it, she identifies strategic opportunities for research libraries to adopt and engage with emerging technologies, with a roughly five-year time horizon, such as utilizing “machine learning to improve research, learning, and scholarly ...

CFP: Connections: A Journal of Language, Media and Culture

The interdisciplinary open access journal, Connections: A Journal of Language, Media and Culture, seeks submissions for its second issue centered on theme of “building bridges: maintaining connections found at the heart of cultural, multimedia, textual, or language-based interactions in times of crisis.” From the call: The journal welcomes original research manuscripts and creative works in ...

EVENT: Building A Transatlantic Digital Scholarship and Data Skills Exchange

Research Libraries UK’s Digital Scholarship Network (RLUK DSN) and the Digital Library Federation’s Data and Digital Scholarship Working Group (DLFdds) are hosting an interactive event to explore shared interests between the US and UK research libraries in relation to digital scholarship and skills development, towards “building a transatlantic digital scholarship and data skills exchange.” From ...

EVENT: Everything is Data Except When It’s Not: AI, the Library, and Digital Research Practices

The University of Colorado’s Museum of Natural History, University Libraries, and Research Computing are hosting a “Curating the Campus” speaker series, exploring how digital cultural heritage collections can contribute to campus research and teaching missions as well as engagement of broad audiences. Part Three includes, “Everything is Data Except When It’s Not: AI, the Library, ...

POST: Why Open Access definitions are confusing

Aaron Tay (Singapore Management University) has authored a post, “Why Open Access definitions are confusing,” on his blog. Tay lays out areas of Open Access (OA) that he has found confusing personally, in the hopes of elucidating others: Rather, as open access categories start to get more nuanced and granular, our attempts to force open ...

EVENT: Day of DH 2021

This year’s Day of DH (#dayofdh2021) will be held on April 29. Organized by Loyola University Chicago and UCLA in USA, University of Guelph in Canada, and Università del Piedmont Orientale in Italy, this year’s theme is multilingual DH, intended “to open up conversation about projects being undertaken in the various languages and put together ...

EVENT: Open Humanities Data Forum

As part of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) 17th Plenary Meeting, there will be free virtual event about humanities data. Scheduled for April 23 from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm UCT, the Open Humanities Data Forum will focus on the Journal of Open Humanities Data, with an emphasis on linguistics data. From the announcement: What counts ...

CFP: 2021 DLF Forum, DigiPres, and Learn@DLF Calls for Proposals

The Digital Library Federation (DLF) announces multiple calls for proposals for 2021 virtual events: DLF Forum (November 1-3), NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2021: Embracing Digitality (November 4), and Learn@DLF (November 8-10). From the call: Based on community feedback, we’ve made the decision to take our events online again in 2021. We look forward to new and ...

JOB: Associate Director of Digital Curation and Distinctive Collections (Barry University)

From the announcement: Senior leadership role that expands on the traditional portfolio of an Archivist through vision and support roles in planning, implementing, and managing an active, comprehensive scholarship services program that meets the instructional and research needs of the campus. Specifically, the associate director of DCDC strategically grows the library’s research support role in ...