From the post: In the previous post I discussed some reasons to use R instead of Excel to analyze and visualize data and provided a brief introduction to the R programming language. That post used an example of letters sent to the sixteenth-century merchant Daniel van der Meulen in 1585. One aspect missing from the…

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From the ad: The CDH Coordinator will oversee day-to-day operations of the Center while coordinating individual projects, often working closely with faculty and student programmers. The Coordinator will supervise all aspects of student work — setting goals and deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring progress — while maintaining clear communication with the director and co-directors. The…

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From the ad: The Digital Technologies Development Librarian (DTDL) works as an active member of a service-oriented team that advances digital library initiatives via applied research, application development, and strategic guidance during the lifecycle of projects. The DTDL assists with creation and maintenance of a diverse portfolio of digital products and services (e.g. DSpace, Open…

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From the CFP: Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, to be held in June 2018 alongside classes at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Participation comes…

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Quantitative research often begins with the humble process of counting. Historical documents are never as plentiful as a historian would wish, but counting words, material objects, court cases, etc. can lead to a better understanding of the sources and the subject under study. When beginning the process of counting, the first instinct is to open…

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From the ad: The Project Manager, Digital Projects, reporting to the Associate Dean, Digital Library Technology Services, will lead New York University Libraries’ efforts to complete several technology initiatives. The Project Manager, Digital Projects will research cloud services, work with the Hemispheric Institute and DLTS developers and designers on the HIDVL site redesign. They will…

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From the ad: The College of Media invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Convergent Media, including the interaction between the old and new media systems and platforms. Successful candidates should demonstrate an innovative research and teaching agenda. Appointments will be made on a tenure-track, 9-month academic year basis in one of the College’s…

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