In “Publication, Power, and Patronage: On Inequality and Academic Publishing,” Chad Wellmon and Andrew Piper motivate their study in a laudable spirit: they seek to expose and root out elitism in the name of a more egalitarian and truly meritocratic academy.[1] That the study at the same time makes a claim for more studies of…

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From the ad: In a collaborative, team-based environment, under the direct supervision of the Digital Initiatives Librarian and the general direction of the Director of Archives & Special Collections, leads the institutional repository, DigitalCommons@UNO, and collaborates on other digital initiatives. Working collaboratively with the library team, this position is also responsible for developing outreach, instruction, and…

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From the ad: The Columbia University Libraries seek an Assistant Director for its newly formed Digital Scholarship division to help lead a team that is coordinating library-facilitated digital scholarship projects. This position also connects the library’s efforts to emergent themes and approaches around scholarly communication. Reporting to the Director of Digital Scholarship, the Assistant Director…

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From the ad: This position is located in the Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The Digital Programs Officer leads and directs the Digital Programs division in performing outstanding digital services and provides the vision to seek new, innovative policies, programs and practices to provide…

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From the resource: Histograms are a way to summarize a numeric variable. They use counts to aggregate similar values together and show you the overall distribution. However, they can be sensitive to parameter choices! We’re going to take you step by step through the considerations with lots of data visualizations. Read the full resource here.