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"The Development of Open Access Repositories in the Asia-Oceania Region: A Case Study of Three Institutions"

Digital Koans - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:32
IFLA has released "The Development of Open Access Repositories in the Asia-Oceania Region: A Case Study of Three Institutions." Here's an excerpt: In recent years, open access models of publishing have transcended traditional modes thus enabling freer access to research. This paper takes a trans-regional approach to examining open access publishing in the Asia and […]
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Digital Infrastructure Librarian at Washington University

Digital Koans - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:31
Washington University is recruiting a Digital Infrastructure Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Washington University Libraries is seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to design and implement a new digital library application infrastructure using the Hydra repository framework and related technologies. Reporting to the Head of Scholarly Publishing, the Digital Infrastructure Librarian will work […]
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eLife Research Advances Allows Authors to Update Their Papers

Digital Koans - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:30
eLife has announced Research Advances, which allows authors to update their papers. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The new article format, which we have named Research Advances, is for new results that build on previously published Research Articles or Short Reports in an important way. Authors will therefore be able to report progress in […]
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Digital Curation News (8/18/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:32
Archiving "Screenshots" A Balancing Act: The Ideal and the Realistic in Developing Dryad's Preservation Policy Nancy McGovern – Digital Preservation Principles and Practice (3 videos) (http://vimeo.com/103337962, http://vimeo.com/103338199, and http://vimeo.com/103338344) "National Hosting" of Archives Research is Magic: An Interview with Ethnographers Jason Nguyen & Kurt Baer Missing Links: The Digital News Preservation Discontinuity Digital Scholarship | […]
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Digital Services Specialist at Georgetown University

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:33
Georgetown University is recruiting a Digital Services Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Under the supervision of the Digital Services Librarian, the Digital Services Specialist participates in the addition, maintenance, and expansion of digital library and institutional repository collections and content. Responsible for digital production processes and quality assurance during the digital conversion process, […]
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"A Current Snapshot of Institutional Repositories: Growth Rate, Disciplinary Content and Faculty Contributions"

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:32
Ellen Dubinsky has published "A Current Snapshot of Institutional Repositories: Growth Rate, Disciplinary Content and Faculty Contributions" in the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. Here's an excerpt: Mean and median growth rates of IRs have increased since measured in 2007, with variance depending upon size and type of academic institution and age of the […]
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Digital Collections Librarian at University of Nevada Las Vegas

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:31
The University of Nevada Las Vegas is recruiting a Digital Collections Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This faculty position, reporting to the Head, Digital Collections, is primarily responsible for managing digital library workflow as part of a fast-paced and highly collaborative team. The librarian is responsible for coordinating several functional areas of a […]
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"Online Collaboration: Scientists and the Social Network"

Digital Koans - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:30
Richard Van Noorde has published "Online Collaboration: Scientists and the Social Network" in Nature. Here's an excerpt: More than 4.5 million researchers have signed up for ResearchGate, and another 10,000 arrive every day, says Madisch. That is a pittance compared with Facebook's 1.3 billion active users, but astonishing for a network that only researchers can […]
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Opportunity: Open Call for Internship Applications, MediaLab at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:30

The MediaLab at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a small team dedicated to exploring the intersections of art, technology, and the museum experience. We do this by partnering with talented students and professionals to develop prototypes and artistic provocations that fuel conversation and new ideas. We are currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2014 Semester.

Source: MediaLab at the Met : Open Call for Internship Applications

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Job: 2 Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions in Computational Humanities, Arizona State

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:00

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Computational History and Philosophy of Science (HPS)

The Laubichler Lab in the School for Life Sciences, in collaboration with the Institute for Humanities Research seeks a post-doctoral fellow in computational history and philosophy of science.

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Computational Humanities
The Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) seeks a post-doctoral fellow in computational humanities.

Source: Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions in Computational Humanities | Institute for Humanities Research

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Job: Assistant Professor of Ancient History, Marquette

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 14:30

The History Department at Marquette University invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track assistant professor in Ancient History with emphasis on the Mediterranean world. An interest in digital humanities is a plus.

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Job: Program Coordinator, Capacity Building and Integration in DH, UC Berkeley

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 14:00

The Division of Arts & Humanities of the College of Letters & Science at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for an experienced professional to coordinate a new program, Capacity Building and Integration in the Digital Humanities.

Source: Recruitment Details – UC Berkeley AP Recruit

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Job: Programmer/Analyst II, U. Nebraska

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:30

Responsible for server-side programming and developing web applications and associated documentation to support research in the humanities.

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Job: Digital Initiatives Librarian, Newberry Library

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:00

Reporting to the Manager of Digital Initiatives and Services, the Digital Initiatives Librarian has the technical ability and knowledge to assist in the development, implementation, and management of the Library’s growing digital collections, publications, and resources.

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Job: Asst. Prof, Digital Studies and Social Justice, U. of Michigan

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:30

DIGITAL STUDIES. The University of Michigan’s Department of American Culture and the Residential College seek qualified applicants for a jointly-appointed tenure-track assistant professor in the area of Digital Studies and Social Justice.  This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2015.

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Funding: Funded PhD, spatial technology and NE Archaeology, FH Mainz

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:00

The position is funded by the DFG/ANR project TEXTE LSEM (2014 – 2017) investigating the application of Semantic Web and related technologies to support archaeological and philological research in reconstructing the historic geography of Mesopotamia in the 2nd mill. BC.

Full details: http://bit.ly/textelsem

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Job: Project Director, National Archive of Criminal Justice Data(NACJD), University of Michigan/ICPSR

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:30
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The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan seeks to appoint a senior information and research scientist to direct the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (www.icpsr.umich.edu/nacjd).

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Resource: Verification Handbook for user-generated content

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:00

The Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid responders, which provides step-by-step guidelines for using user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies.

While it primarily targets journalists and aid providers, the Handbook can be used by anyone. It’s advice and guidance are valuable whether you are a news journalist, citizen reporter, relief responder, volunteer, journalism school student, emergency communication specialist, or an academic researching social media.

View Handbook Here.

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Resource: Costume Core, An application profile for cataloging costume

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 14:30

Costume Core is a new application profile, building on existing metadata standards to create a specification for cataloging and encoding costume. This specification is being tested to consider its application for an inter-institutional digital resource for the study of the history of dress, HistoricDress.org.

Source: Costume Core | An application profile for cataloging costume.

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CFP: Beyond the Proto-Monograph: New Models for the Dissertation

Digital Humanities Now - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 14:00

A new section of the Mediacommons project known as #alt-academy is dedicated to “Graduate Training in the 21st Century.” Edited by Melissa Dalgleish (York University) and Daniel Powell (University of Victoria), the first “cluster” is exploring “how the prototypical graduate project in the humanities—the dissertation—is changing in the face of the digital turn, shifting job markets, and new visions for the academy.”

View CFP Here.

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