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Resource: Three Tools for the Web-Savvy Historian: Memento, Zotero, and WebCite

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:30

“Sorry, the page you were looking for is no longer available.” In everyday web browsing, a frustration. In recreating or retracing the steps of a scholarly paper, it’s a potential nightmare. Luckily, three tools exist that users should be using to properly cite, store, and retrieve web information – before it’s too late and the material is gone!

Source: Three Tools for the Web-Savvy Historian: Memento, Zotero, and WebCite

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Data Services Librarian at George Washington University

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:33
George Washington University is recruiting a Data Services Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Data Services Librarian proactively collaborates and coordinates with teams to develop services relating to data management plans for faculty and researchers and supports students and faculty through appropriate research consultation, referrals and instruction. This position provides opportunities for programmatic […]
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"Librarians and Scholars: Partners in Digital Humanities"

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:32
Laurie Alexander et al. have published "Librarians and Scholars: Partners in Digital Humanities" in EDUCAUSE Review. Here's an excerpt: Key Takeaways Libraries have numerous capabilities and considerable expertise available to accelerate digital humanities initiatives. The University of Michigan Library developed a model for effective partnership between libraries and digital humanities scholars; this model contributes to […]
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Digital Projects Specialist at University of Notre Dame

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:31
The University of Notre Dame is recruiting a Digital Projects Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Digital Projects Specialist is responsible for the creation, supervision, planning, and management of the Architecture Library's growing digital collections and digital portal projects. Reporting directly to the head of the Architecture Library this position will plan and […]
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Innovation in E-book Lending

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:30
The International Publishers Association has released Innovation in E-book Lending. Here's an excerpt: This special report assesses recent developments in e-lending, both in the trade and the academic sector, studying innovative approaches from the US, France, Sweden and Brazil. What these different projects have in common is that they are based on licenses which provide […]
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Digital Curation News (7/7/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:00
Preserving eBooks Research and Development for Digital Cultural Heritage Preservation: A (Virtual and In-Person) Open Forum Research Data Management Case Studies Ingest into the Digital Preservation Network: Standard Pipelines (Presentation) Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 4
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Web Administrator at University of Chicago

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:48
The University of Chicago is recruiting a Web Administrator. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Under the direction of the Web Program Director, in conjunction with a team of developers, and reporting to the Director, Digital Library Development Center (DLDC), the Web Administrator manages and develops all of the Library's Web sites in accordance with […]
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"Research Data Management Case Studies"

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 07:32
LIBER's Steering Committee on Scholarly Communication and Research Infrastructures has released "Research Data Management Case Studies." Here's an excerpt from the announcement: These studies describe policies and strategies that pave the way for the creation, institutional integration and the running of support services and underlying infrastructures. In addition, challenges and lessons learned are described, and […]
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Systems Programmer/Specialist at NCSU

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 07:31
NCSU is recruiting a Systems Programmer/Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Systems Programmer/Specialist plays a critical role within the Enterprise Operations group of the Libraries Information Technology department. This position is responsible for managing the core infrastructure that supports the Libraries' advanced use of virtual servers and desktops and serves as a local […]
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Preserving eBooks

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 07:30
The Digital Preservation Coalition has released Preserving eBooks. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Written by Portico's Amy Kirchhoff and Sheila Morrissey, and published in association with Charles Beagrie Ltd., this report discusses the current developments and issues with which public, national and higher education libraries, publishers, aggregators and preservation institutions must contend to ensure […]
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CFP: Constructing Scientific Communities

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:30

The Constructing Scientific Communities project, part of the AHRC’s Science in Culture theme, is inviting proposals for citizen science or ‘citizen humanities’ projects to be developed as part of the Zooniverse.org platform. Proposals are welcome from researchers whose work would benefit from the active participation of tens or even hundreds of volunteers.

Source: Proposals | Constructing Scientific Communities

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CFParticipation: THATCamp Games 2014

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:00

Registration is now open for THATCamp Games 2014: NASAGA Edition! Join us in Baltimore for workshops, games, conversations, debates, writing, game jams, making, and play!

Read full announcement here

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Job: Chair in Digital Humanities | School of Advanced Study, University of London

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:30

This is an exciting opportunity for a leading practitioner in the field to play a key role in promoting digital humanities activity across the School and central University of London, and in championing the digital humanities to the wider academic community and beyond.

Source: Chair in Digital Humanities | School of Advanced Study, University of London

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Resource: Using Digital Tools in the Classroom and in Research – NYU Humanities Initiative

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:00

NYU Humanities Initiative video series:

Join us to hear a panel of faculty and graduate students present case studies of successful digital projects for teaching and to share best practices and new approaches to using technology in their research.

Source: Resource: Using Digital Tools in the Classroom and in Research – YouTube

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Jobs: CODEC, St. John’s College at Durham University

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 11:30

CODEC are pleased to invite applications for three new posts within this exciting and pioneering Research Project based at St John’s College in the University of Durham. CODEC are looking for:

  • Curator for the Digital Discipleship Project (full-time, Grade 6)
  • Research Fellow in Digital Resources (full-time, Grade 6)
  • Research Fellow in Biblical Literacy (full-time, Grade 6)

Source: CODEC : Blog – Durham University

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Digital Curation News (7/3/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 08:31
End-of-Life Care for Aging, Fragile CDs and Their Data Content Introducing Flint Weekly Web Archiving Roundup: July 2, 2014 Guidance and Leadership Needed on Research Data Management—ARMA Workshop Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 4
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Digital Library Software Engineer at Harvard University

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:33
Harvard University is recruiting a Digital Library Software Engineer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This is a one year term position, with the possibility of renewal, contingent on funding, university priorities and satisfactory job performance. Harvard University IT Library Technology Services is seeking a java software engineer to enhance existing Library software to make […]
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VIVO 1.7 Released

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:32
The VIVO Project has released VIVO 1.7. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The VIVO 1.7 release combines new features with improvements to existing features and services and continues to leverage the VIVO-Integrated Semantic Framework (VIVO-ISF) ontology introduced in VIVO 1.6. No data migration or changes to local data ingest procedures, visualization, or analysis tools […]
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Lead Web Developer at UCLA

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:31
UCLA is recruiting a Lead Web Developer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Under the supervision of the Head, Software Development and Project Management, the incumbent will work collaboratively to set priorities and goals and solve technical problems, identify technical opportunities and work with users. As part of a project team, provides programming and systems […]
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SCOAP3 Has Published 2,000 Articles

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:30
The Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3) has published 2,000 articles. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Two thousand Open Access articles have been published with SCOAP3 funding since January 2014 in 10 journals from 11 publishers and learned societies. These articles are released under a CC-BY license, and openly accessible […]
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