SPARC-ACRL forum "Understanding the Implications of Open Education: MOOCs and More" June 29, 2013
Indiana University Libraries are recruiting a Web Application Programmer/Analyst, Digital Library Applications. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Performs software design, programming, database administration, and other tasks required for the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of Library Technologies (LT) software systems, primarily in support of web-based digital content delivery. Digital Scholarship | Sitemap
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Keiko Kurata, Tomoko Morioka, Keiko Yokoi, and Mamiko Matsubayash have published the "Remarkable Growth of Open Access in the Biomedical Field: Analysis of PubMed Articles from 2006 to 2010" in PLOS One. Here's an excerpt: This study clarifies the trends observed in open access (OA) in the biomedical field between 2006 and 2010, and explores [...]
The University of Nevada, Reno Libraries are recruiting a Web Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The position is responsible for the ongoing technical management, updating, and repair of all server-side and client-side code on which the libraries' website is built. This includes routine maintenance and content upkeep, as well as design and quality [...]
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The Australian National Data Service has released Research Data Management in Practice. Here's an excerpt: ANDS has commissioned this "Research Data Management Practice Guide" as a practical starting point that focuses on the 'Why' and 'How' of good data and risk management, with plenty of references for further reading for readers who need more detail. [...]
The INC Reader Series, edited by Geert Lovink, give an overview of the present day research, critique, and artistic practices in a thematic research field at once broad and limited. The set up is multidisciplinary, with academic (humanities, social sciences, software studies etc.), artistic, and activist contributors.
You are invited to submit talk, workshop and satellite event proposals for OKCon 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. This call closes on May 24th.
The centerNet Executive Committee seeks nominations for Advisory Board members for its new publication, DHCommons, which will provide peer review for mid-stage digital projects. DHCommons aims to provide a truly global picture of the DH community. To that end, its leadership will be comprised of members from each of centerNet’s regions.
UC Merced has two opportunities for postdoctoral scholars in Public Humanities and Digital Humanities. The application period closes on May 9.
The Library of Congress is recruiting a Program Specialist (Digital Projects Coordinator).
Here’s an excerpt from the ad:
The Digital Projects Coordinator coordinates and facilitates
activities relating to the Library Services information
technology (IT) goals through application development and
implementation of projects involving the Library’s integrated
library system, other enterprise systems, and web enabled
At UC Santa Cruz we’re launching a new professional MS in Games and Playable Media, which will be offered through our Silicon Valley campus and will include working both with our current game faculty and with new personnel hired specifically for the program. We are currently in the selection process for the first position to be hired, the Creative Director. Simultaneously, the job ad is now live for the Program Director (PDF).
The British Library is recruiting a BL Labs Technical Lead.
The New York Public Library Discusses eBook Pilot Projects, http://t.co/6y7gLqPJ4r Adobe's Creative Suite Is Dead, Long Live the Creative Cloud, http://t.co/ISzCLOUugB I, For One, Welcome Our New Software Overlords, http://t.co/zzHGzdGNGk Rice's OpenStax College Doubles Down on Free, Online Textbooks, http://t.co/VgCLx0wCdJ Internet Tax Bill Targets All Digital Downloads, http://t.co/YjJQrGmaoD Coming Soon: Desktops Hosted on the Cloud, [...]
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The Youngstown State University Library is recruiting a Systems Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: To be responsible for Maag Library's major computer based systems that support library functions, provide library services and/or store and provide access to information content. To administer computer servers, administer library applications on those servers, and design and administer [...]
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David Solomon has published "Types of Open Access Publishers in Scopus" in Publications. Here's an excerpt: This study assessed characteristics of publishers who published 2010 open access (OA) journals indexed in Scopus. Publishers were categorized into six types; professional, society, university, scholar/researcher, government, and other organizations. Type of publisher was broken down by number of [...]
Central Michigan University Libraries are recruiting a Web Developer/Programmer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Primarily responsible for web programming and technical support of advanced web services and web applications for the Central Michigan University Libraries. Provides support to the Libraries' staff to develop, test, and support web-based applications. Researches and works collaboratively on the [...]
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The University of Michigan Press has launched Maize Books, which will offer an open access publishing option. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The University of Michigan Press, a unit of Michigan Publishing, is committed to producing and disseminating high-quality scholarship. As part of that commitment, we're proud to announce Maize Books, a new Michigan [...]
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Practical Digital Preservation: A How-to Guide for Organizations of Any Size Building Infrastructures for Archives in a Digital World [Conference] Answers to Common Misconceptions about Data Sharing Dryad's Annual Membership Meeting, and Much More, in Oxford This Month Life-Saving: The National Software Reference Library Digital Curation Bibliography Paperback Now Costs Less Than a McDonald's Happy [...]
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Science Open Access Journals Search Engine, [Office of Scientific and Technical Information], http://t.co/BF946wiyDf A Self-Publication Gold Rush?, http://t.co/jkg9Ro8ygS CUNY DHI: The Commons and Digital Humanities in Museums [5 meeting videos], http://t.co/gqlnKK3KQg Windows 8: Microsoft's New Coke Moment, http://t.co/HHzlief8k9 Open Access Theses & Dissertations: Launch of a New OA Discovery Tool, http://t.co/WkjX592E7a Digital Public Library of [...]
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The Nova Southeastern University Law Library and Technology Center is recruiting an Emerging Technologies & Institutional Repository Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Develops and maintains access to law library digital resources; supports law faculty and students' effective use of technology to enhance learning; performs legal research at the reference desk and in other [...]