JOB: Head of Library Digital Scholarship and Communication Services (Northern Kentucky University)

From the announcement: Primary Responsibilities Leadership in Digital Scholarship & Communications Supervises a team of librarians and staff responsible for implementing research services and outreach, including workload distribution, goal setting, performance evaluation, teaching observations, and professional development. Provides leadership for the development, maintenance, and support of digital scholarship services, programming, and research for both undergraduate ...

RECOMMENDED: Fostering Community Engagement through Datathon Events: The Archives Unleashed Experience

In the latest issue (2021 15.1) of Digital Humanities Quarterly, authors Samantha Fritz (Department of History, University of Waterloo), Ian Milligan (Department of History, University of Waterloo), Nick Ruest (Library, York University), and Jimmy Lin (David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo) reflect on their work on Archives Unleashed. In “Fostering Community ...

POST: Queers (in DH) Read This

In a recent blog post, HASTAC Scholar and PhD candidate at the University of Kansas Rebekah Jo Aycock shared her experiences exploring Queer DH Projects. Relying on Twitter, Aycock (@AycockRebekah) compiled a set of Queer DH projects and resources. These resources include: #QueerDH Projects and Resources #QueerDH Projects and Resources was started by Corey Clawson. It was ...

RESOURCE: Immersive Scholar: A Guidebook for Documenting and Publishing Experiential Scholarship Works

Authors Abigail E. Mann and Micah Vandegrift (NC State) have published a new open access resource, Immersive Scholar: A Guidebook for Documenting and Publishing Experiential Scholarship Works. From the abstract: A Guidebook for Documenting and Publishing Experiential Scholarship Works offers a model for librarians, technologists, and scholars collaborating on the production of new forms of ...

RESOURCE: Unsettling Knowledge Inequities

The Knowledge Equity Lab, in partnership with SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), has launched a new podcast series, Unsettling Knowledge Inequities. The series explores “issues related to the politics of knowledge production, exchange and circulation and the structural, global power dynamics that shape it.” About the series: What do equitable systems for ...

EVENT: Digital Humanities Librarianship Online Symposium

The co-conveners of the ACRL Digital Scholarship Section Digital Humanities Discussion Group (DSS DHDG) invite you to attend an online symposium on digital humanities librarianship, to be held on Monday, 29 March 2021 at 12noon EST / 5pm UTC. Presentations: Laura Braunstein (Digital Humanities Librarian and Co-Lead, Digital by Dartmouth Library, Dartmouth College), “Stealth Outreach: ...

OPPORTUNITY: 2021 ADHO Communications Fellowships

From the Call for Applications: The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for its two 2021 Communications Fellowships, each of which comes with a stipend of €500 (Euros). Each year, Communications Fellows work with ADHO’s Communications Officer to manage ADHO’s public communications activities. The fellowship is well suited for graduate students, young scholars, ...

JOB: Assistant Director for Preservation Reformatting and Metadata (Columbia University)

From the announcement: Columbia University Libraries seeks an experienced and innovative professional as the Assistant Director for Preservation Reformatting and Metadata to provide knowledge and expertise in the area of digitization for purposes of both access and long term preservation and in support of scholarship. The Assistant Director participates actively in preservation programs/projects at every ...

JOB: Scholarly Communications Librarian (Boston College)

From the announcement: Boston College Libraries are seeking a knowledgeable, collaborative, and creative individual to develop and further our scholarly communications initiatives. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Research & Learning, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will be an active member in a cohort of academic support teams in the Libraries, which includes Digital Scholarship, ...

RESOURCE: Internet Archive Scholar

The Internet Archive has released Internet Archive Scholar (IA Scholar), an open database that preserves and makes available inactive and at-risk open-access research publications. From their blog: Looking for a research paper but can’t find a copy in your library’s catalog or popular search engines? Give Internet Archive Scholar a try! We might have a PDF ...

EVENT: EH/DH: Energy Humanities and the Digital Turn

The University of Toronto’s Digital Humanities Network will be concluding their 2020-2021 Lightning Lunch Series with a final session focusing on “Energy Humanities and the Digital Turn,” to take place virtually on March 30th at 12p-1p EST. Speakers include Anne Pasek (Trent University), Caleb Wellum (University of Waterloo), and Lisa Parks (University of California at ...