From the ad: Miami University Libraries seeks a dynamic and creative Creation and Innovation Services Librarian for the Create and Innovate department, one of six newly formed departments that emerged from a 2017 Libraries master planning process that examined services, organization and facilities.  This position will join a team currently working and supporting digital scholarship,…

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From the ad: The Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) is seeking a full-time Digital Scholarship Research Developer to build sophisticated, sustainable, and generalizable tools and platforms in order to support interdisciplinary research in the computational social sciences and digital humanities at Stanford. Regular tasks will include programming, analyzing, designing, developing, deploying,…

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From the ad: The Research, Instruction and Digital Humanities Librarian collaborates with a team of librarians in delivering research and instruction services while providing leadership and expertise in services supporting digital humanities/scholarship and technology-based research. This librarian will work collaboratively with faculty, students, staff and fellow librarians on established digital projects, support for new digital…

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Matthew Lincoln recently put up a Twitter bot that walks through chains of historical artwork by vector space similarity. https://twitter.com/matthewdlincoln/status/1003690836150792192. The idea comes from a Google project looking at paths that traverse similar paintings. This reminds that I’d meaning for a while to do something similar with words in an embedding space. Word embeddings and image…

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[The following is the text of a talk I gave (with changes) as “Reconstitute the World: Machine-Reading Archives of Mass Extinction,” in two different contexts last week. First, I opened the summer lecture series at the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School, where I’m privileged to be a faculty member and supporter. Next, I closed…

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From the ad: The University of Alabama seeks an energetic and innovative librarian to continue our excellent support of digital humanities at The University of Alabama University Libraries. The successful candidate will serve as an ambassador within the University of Alabama faculty to promote the resources and community of the Alabama Digital Humanities Center (ADHC)….

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From the ad: The College of Arts and Letters (CAL) at Michigan State University seeks a continuing system specialist in Literature, Cognitive Science, and Digital Humanities (DH) to participate in ongoing initiatives in history of the mind, literary cognition, and digital humanities as manager of the Digital Humanities and Literary Cognition Lab (DHLC) and academic…

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About the opportunity: Are you an early career social scientist, data scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the web archive, 60 million pages digitised text or anonymised user log data? Then we’re looking for you! The Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB), National…

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