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Sr. Software Developer (Java/Web/Linux) at California Digital Library

3 hours 14 min ago
The California Digital Library is recruiting a Sr. Software Developer (Java/Web/Linux). Here's an excerpt from the ad. Design and implement software components in support of UC3 technical services. Maintain and deploy as well as plan and develop the evolution and enhancements to the Web Archiving System (WAS). Work as needed on new functionality for key […]
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Omeka Everywhere Development Funded by IMLS

3 hours 14 min ago
The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences has funded the development of Omeka Everywhere. Here's an excerpt from the press release: The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, in partnership with Ideum and the University of Connecticut's Digital Media Center, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded […]
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Library Web Designer at Auburn University

3 hours 16 min ago
Auburn University is recruiting a Library Web Designer. Here's an excerpt from the ad. Creates static, interactive, and database-driven Web pages within the framework of University-mandated design elements. Chairs and convenes regular meetings of the AUL Web Advisory Group. Designs and implements a comprehensive user experience (UX) testing program; conducts analyzes and incorporates user feedback […]
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CERN and APS Announce Open Access Partnership

3 hours 17 min ago
American Physical Society and The European Organization for Nuclear Research have formed a partnership to make CERN-authored articles published in APS journals open access. Here's an excerpt from the press release: Articles in APS' Physical Review Letters, Physical Review D, and Physical Review C in 2015 and 2016 will be covered by this agreement. Thanks […]
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Digital Curation News (9/18/2014) #digitalpreservation

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:56
Piql Announces Norwegian Technology that Secures 500 Years Access to Digital Data Digital Preservation Sustainability on the EU Policy Level-A Workshop Report BitCurator 0.9.20 Unhappy Medium: The Challenges With Archiving Digital Video SMPTE Publishes Archive eXchange Format (AXF) Standard AVAILABLE: The April-June 2014 Quarterly Report from Fedora Artefactual and Arkivum Collaborate on Digital Preservation and […]
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Digital Scholarship Librarian at Boston College

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:35
Boston College is recruiting a Digital Scholarship Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad. Under the direction of the Head of Outreach and Digital Research, and in conjunction with subject librarians, systems and digital library staff, scholarly communications and repository librarians, and others, s/he works directly with clients (faculty, students, staff) in identifying and deploying […]
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"Open Access Infrastructure: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go"

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:33
Cynthia Hodgson has published "Open Access Infrastructure: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go" in . Here's an excerpt: There's no doubt that open access is here to stay, but the underlying infrastructure needed to support and sustain OA publishing is still very much in its development stages. This article, through a series […]
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Database & Metadata Management Coordinator at Rice University

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:31
Rice University is recruiting a Database & Metadata Management Coordinator. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The Database & Metadata Management Coordinator provides leadership in performing and managing bibliographic data quality control and database maintenance & problem resolution. This position coordinates authority control of both MARC and non-MARC metadata to ensure that they meet local […]
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"The Need for Research Data Inventories and the Vision for SHARE"

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:30
Clifford Lynch has published "The Need for Research Data Inventories and the Vision for SHARE" in . Here's an excerpt: There is a major movement calling for public access to the results of funded research, both in the US and globally. In parallel with these developments has been a growing focus on the importance of […]
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Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communication Librarian at Smith College

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:33
Smith College is recruiting a Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communication Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad. Lead digital scholarship initiatives for the Smith College Libraries' Teaching, Learning and Research (TLR) department, working closely with colleagues engaged in the development of digital scholarship at Smith. Promote the adoption of new models of scholarship at Smith […]
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Next-Gen Learning Spaces, SPEC Kit 342

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:32
ARL has released Next-Gen Learning Spaces, SPEC Kit 342. Here's an excerpt: This SPEC Kit explores the configuration and uses of library learning spaces, the developments and transformations that have occurred over the past ten years, and future plans for learning spaces to determine where they are on a continuum between first-gen information commons and […]
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Digital Technologies Development Librarian at Montana State University

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:31
Montana State University is recruiting a Digital Technologies Development Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The Digital Technologies Development Librarian has primary responsibility for the development and maintenance of the software that supports the library's data services and digital scholarship programs including data management, scholarly publishing, and data visualization. Located in the Library Informatics […]
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Younger Americans and Public Libraries

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:30
The Pew Research Center has released Younger Americans and Public Libraries. Here's an excerpt: Younger Americans-those ages 16-29-especially fascinate researchers and organizations because of their advanced technology habits, their racial and ethnic diversity, their looser relationships to institutions such as political parties and organized religion, and the ways in which their social attitudes differ from […]
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Digital Curation News (9/16/2014) #digitalpreservation

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:40
The Citation Revolution Will Not Be Televised: The End of Papers and the Rise of Data Library of Congress Recommended Format Specifications: Encouraging Preservation Without Discouraging Creation Digital Content and Digital Preservation at The Henry Ford Curating Research Data: The Potential Roles of Libraries and Information Professionals (in Journal of Documentation) Completing the Data Life […]
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"A Scalable and Sustainable Approach to Open Access"

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:05
Alexis Seeley et al. have published "A Scalable and Sustainable Approach to Open Access" in D-Lib Magazine. Here's an excerpt: Funded by tertiary institutions rather than individual researchers, this new model seeks to provide open access not just to traditional academic publications but to all forms of scholarly output. Digital Scholarship | "A Quarter-Century as […]
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Director, Digital Media Commons at University of Michigan

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:33
The University of Michigan is recruiting a Director, Digital Media Commons. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The Director is responsible for leading an innovative sandbox focused on discovery, learning, invention, innovation, demonstration, and deployment. Through studying and experimenting with new paradigms for teaching, learning, and research, the Director and the DMC staff offer campus […]
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"Library of Congress Recommended Format Specifications: Encouraging Preservation Without Discouraging Creation"

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:32
Theron Westervelt has published "Library of Congress Recommended Format Specifications: Encouraging Preservation Without Discouraging Creation" in D-Lib Magazine. Here's an excerpt: The Library of Congress has a fundamental commitment to acquiring, preserving and making accessible in the long term the creative output of the nation and the world. The Library has devised the Recommended Format […]
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NCSU Libraries Fellows, 2015-2017

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:31
NCSU is recruiting NCSU Libraries Fellows. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The NCSU Libraries Fellows program offers a unique opportunity to a select group of M.L.S. and M.I.S. graduates who will receive the degree between September 2014 and August 2015. Fellows will be appointed at the rank of librarian for a two-year term from […]
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Digital Curation News (9/15/2014) #digitalpreservation

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 07:35
Reconsidering the Checksum for Audiovisual Preservation Teaching Integrity in Empirical Research: An Interview with Richard Ball and Norm Medeiros DataUp is Merging with Dash! Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 4
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Project Development Librarian at University of North Texas

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 07:32
The University of North Texas is recruiting a Project Development Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The Project Development Librarian is a member of the UNT Libraries' External Relations Office and provides an important outreach role to the many collaborating institutions and to users of the content of the Portal to Texas History. The […]
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