From the post: In November 2016, I started as the Digital Scholarship Librarian at Georgia State University Library. During my interview for the position, I presented a job talk related to the topic of opportunities and challenges involved in digital scholarship. Access resource here.

The University of Delaware is recruiting a Coordinator for Digital Archives and Records. From the ad: Developing, implementing, and maintaining a digital asset management system to manage the electronic collections of the Archives Program; Developing, implementing, and maintaining resources for the intake and archiving of the university’s electronic records, including documents, databases and data sets,…

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From the report: The Society of American Archaeology (SAA) is one of the largest professional organisations for archaeologists in the world, and just concluded its annual meeting in Vancouver, BC at the end of March. The R language has been a part of this meeting for more than a decade, with occasional citations of R…

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James Madison University is recruiting a Digital Preservation Librarian. From the ad: The Digital Preservation Librarian reports to the Head of Digital Collections and is responsible for the stewardship and protection of LET’s digital assets; leads the development of an effective and achievable strategy to establish a cohesive digital preservation program ensuring the long-term viability…

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The Texas Digital Library is recruiting a Communications Specialist. From the ad: Develop and implement communications and member recruitment plans targeting multiple audiences, in collaboration with Executive Director and other team members. Manage promotional campaigns from conception to completion. Manage the development, distribution and maintenance of all external-facing print and electronic collateral, including multiple web…

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The College of the Holy Cross is recruiting a Data Concepts Librarian. From the ad: Reporting to the Head of Research, Teaching & Learning, the Data Concepts Librarian will coordinate instructional and learning assessment initiatives within the library, working closely with the Office of Assessment and other pertinent offices. He/she will initiate projects surrounding Research, Teaching…

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From the post: Below is a list of existing datasets, as well as those still in development, that are suitable for research and teaching on black resistance. These sources can be used to ask other questions related to social and human capital, and the ways in which enslaved people made use of their immediate resources…

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From the post: The understanding of the term stylometry underlying the conceptual scope of the bibliography is relatively wide and covers any type of quantitative analysis of literary style. In practice, a large part of the entries are focused on stylometry understood as the theory and practice of authorship attribution with so-called non-traditional, quantitative methods….

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In this short post I want to think about the limits of computation, not the limits theoretically of the application or theorisation of computation itself, but actually the limits to which computation within a particular context should be contained. This is necessarily a normative position, but what I am trying to explore is the limit…

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