try another color:
try another fontsize: 60% 70% 80% 90%

News Flashes

Digital Curation News (8/28/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 08:38
When (Not) to Migrate a PDF to PDF/A A Multi-agent Based Digital Preservation Model SCAPE Cloud Deployment Toolkit Digital Preservation Professional Development Needs Survey [extended deadline] Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 4
Categories: News Flashes

Digital Scholarship Librarian at Mount Vernon

Digital Koans - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:33
Mount Vernon is recruiting a Digital Scholarship Librarian . Here's an excerpt from the ad. The Fred W Smith National Library at Mount Vernon seeks an innovative librarian/historian to take a lead role in the advancement of the Estate's scholarly digital initiatives. He or she will assess and integrate existing tools for digital scholarship and […]
Categories: News Flashes

Faster and Cheaper: Can a Digital-Centric Workflow Transform the Book Review?

Digital Koans - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:32
Ithaka S+R has released Faster and Cheaper: Can a Digital-Centric Workflow Transform the Book Review?. Here's an excerpt: In July 2014, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) received funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Digital Information Technology Program to help underwrite the development of a new digital prototype for book reviews. This prototype will be […]
Categories: News Flashes

Specialist III/IV, Information Technology at Auburn University

Digital Koans - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:31
Auburn University is recruiting a Specialist III/IV, Information Technology . Here's an excerpt from the ad. Under the supervision of the AUL Assistant Dean for Technology and Technical Services and in close collaboration with the AUL System Department's software developers, manages the AU Libraries' overall Web presence in support of the University's teaching, research, and […]
Categories: News Flashes

"Terms of Service on Social Media Sites"

Digital Koans - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 07:30
Corinne Hui Yun Tan has self-archived "Terms of Service on Social Media Sites". Here's an excerpt: This article considers the provisions within the terms of service ('TOS') of the social media behemoths of today—Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and the Wikimedia Foundation. In particular, it examines the main provisions that purport to regulate, from a copyright perspective, […]
Categories: News Flashes

Digital Curation News (8/27/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:03
Untangling the Knot of CAD Preservation As Kodak Negotiates Film's Future With Studios, Archivists Seek Digital Options Data Matters: Interview with Stephen Friend Understanding Methodological and Disciplinary Differences in the Data Practices of Academic Researchers (in Library Hi Tech) Data Matters: Interview with Gavin Simpson Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | Research Data Curation […]
Categories: News Flashes

Digital/Electronic Records Archivist at California State Archives

Digital Koans - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:36
The California State Archives will be recruiting a Digital/Electronic Records Archivist. Individuals interested in this position should take the Archivist II exam to get on the list of qualified candidates. Digital Scholarship | Digital Library Jobs | Library IT Jobs | Sitemap
Categories: News Flashes

Senior Applications Developer at New York Public Library

Digital Koans - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:33
New York Public Library is recruiting a Senior Applications Developer. Here's an excerpt from the ad. What you will do: Design and implement scalable, optimized, and maintainable database driven web applications. Help design new open source features for the Fedora-based open source repository. Collaborate with a larger team across the library to create new and […]
Categories: News Flashes

"A Review of the Characteristics of 108 Author-Level Bibliometric Indicators"

Digital Koans - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:32
Lorna Wildgaard, Jesper W. Schneider, and Birger Larsen have self-archived "A Review of the Characteristics of 108 Author-Level Bibliometric Indicators." Here's an excerpt: An increasing demand for bibliometric assessment of individuals has led to a growth of new bibliometric indicators as well as new variants or combinations of established ones. The aim of this review […]
Categories: News Flashes

Senior Systems Administrator at University of Arizona

Digital Koans - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:31
The University of Arizona is recruiting a Senior Systems Administrator. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The Systems Administrator, Sr. will play a key role in the development and improvement of the Libraries' server infrastructure. As part of the UX-IT Operations work team, the SSA, Sr. will collaborate with other technology staff in administrating current […]
Categories: News Flashes

Kristin Antelman Now University Librarian at Caltech Library

Digital Koans - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:30
On 8/11/2014, Kristin Antelman became the University Librarian at the Caltech Library. Here's an excerpt from "Improving Access to Data Across the Board: An Interview with Kristin Antelman" Antelman worked as the associate director of libraries at North Carolina State University before coming to Caltech. Originally from Chicago, she received a bachelor's degree from the […]
Categories: News Flashes

Resource: Ocular Historical Document Recognition System

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:00

Ocular can recognize collections of documents that use historical fonts. The system is unsupervised: you don’t need document images that are labeled with human transcriptions in order to learn a particular historical font. Instead, Ocular learns the font directly, straight from the set of input document images you want transcribed.

See full post here.

Categories: News Flashes

Job: Digital Humanities & New Media in History – Tenure-Track

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:30

The History Department at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors of Digital Humanities and New Media in History. The new faculty members will teach undergraduate history survey courses; advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their historical fields and in Digital Humanities and New Media; as well as courses in historical writing, theory, and methods.

See full post here.

Categories: News Flashes

Job: Professorship in Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen seeks to fill at the earliest possible date. This professorship should cover a broad spectrum of digital humanities in both research and teaching. The appointee will facilitate disciplinary and interdisciplinary research in the humanities, social sciences and computer sciences, while taking leadership of the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH).

See full post here.

Categories: News Flashes

CFP: Digital Diversity 2015

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:30

This conference examines the trajectory of feminist digital studies, observing the ways in which varied projects have opened up the objects and methods of literary history and cultural studies. We welcome presentations that will together reflect on the past, present, and future of digital literary and cultural studies; examine synergies across digital humanities projects; and stimulate exchanges across such fields as literary history, history, art history, cultural studies, and media studies.

See full post here.

Categories: News Flashes

CFP: DH2015

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:00

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submission of abstracts for its annual conference, on any aspect of digital humanities. For the 2015 conference, we particularly welcome contributions that address ‘global’ aspects of digital humanities including submissions on interdisciplinary work and new developments in the field.

See full post here.

Categories: News Flashes

Digital Curation News (8/26/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:38
Book Review: Managing and Sharing Research Data: A Guide to Good Practice by Louise Corti et al. Revisiting "Rendering Matters" What Do You Do with 100 Million Photos? David A. Shamma and the Flickr Photos Dataset Archiving the Web in Library Hi Tech News Project Manager, Artefactual Systems Inc. Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News […]
Categories: News Flashes

Web Architect Librarian at Texas Tech University

Digital Koans - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:33
Texas Tech University is recruiting a Web Architect Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad. This position is responsible for the development of website standards and best practices for the library web presence. The person also participates in providing access to library materials acquired by the University Libraries and contributes to the development of departmental […]
Categories: News Flashes

"The Rise, Fall, and Rise of ACTA?"

Digital Koans - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:32
Peter (Jay) Smith has published "The Rise, Fall, and Rise of ACTA?" in Digital Studies. Here's an excerpt: In July 2012 the European Parliament defeated the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Supposedly the attempt to impose global norms on intellectual property rights and thereby restrict digital copyright was dead. Or was it? This paper argues that […]
Categories: News Flashes

Technical Systems Architect at Stanford University

Digital Koans - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:31
Stanford University is recruiting a .Technical Systems Architect Here's an excerpt from the ad. Providing leadership and guidance, the Technical Systems Architect ensures the Technical Systems team delivers quality solutions that aligns with faculty, staff, and student needs and interests. The managed systems under the Technical Systems Architect's purview comprise a variety of hardware and […]
Categories: News Flashes
Syndicate content