We are pleased to announce that the annual Personal Digital Archiving 2016 conference will be hosted at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on May 12-14, 2016. Read full CFP here.
The University of California expands the reach of its research publications by issuing a Presidential Open Access Policy, allowing future scholarly articles authored by all UC employees to be freely shared with readers worldwide. Read announcement here.
Last month, together with Silvia Stoyanova, I delivered a lecture at the “Methodological Intersections”: Trier Digital Humanities Autumn School 2015 (which Silvia co-organised) on the topic of ‘The Multidimensional Scholarly Archive’. Silvia’s part of the lecture has been posted here, underneath you can find my contribution. I would like to focus on some of the…
ICiTY – Enhancing places through technology is an interdisciplinary scientific conference that shall be open to academics, researchers, practitioners and PhD students alike. The conference will be held in Valletta, Malta between the 18–19 April 2016. Read full CFP here.
Wrangling data into a shape that can be used to create visualizations is a huge problem with few available tools. Trifacta Wrangler is a powerful new tool that is free to use. Learn more here.
From the ad: We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated academic committed to excellence in teaching, research and project management in the emerging field of digital humanities. The appointee will contribute to and provide academic leadership in digital humanities research. Read full ad here.
From the ad: The Harvard Library Innovation Lab is looking for a devops engineer to help us build tools to explore the open internet and see deep into the future of libraries. Read full job post here.
The International Conference on Open and Distance Education was hosted by the University of South Africa this month. Paul Prinsloo put together a truly remarkable set of keynote addresses and invited me to present the opening keynote. I have more than a few reflections, many of which are probably beyond the scope of a post but…
Earlier today Paul Putz wrote a post about an interactive bibliography that he and I created of books that study American religion in the context of cities. Paul explained our motivation for the project and how we created it. I’d like to offer a few observations about what I think we can learn from the…
For the past 11 months, members of the DLF Assessment Interest Group (AIG)’s User Studies Working Group have been researching and writing a white paper on assessing use and usability in digital libraries. Today we are excited to announce that “Surveying the Landscape: Use and Usability Assessment of Digital Libraries” is available for public comment….