About the fellowships: MHLonArchiveSpark Development for the Digital Humanities: Hosted by one of our member institutions in New York, Boston, New Haven, Philadelphia, or San Francisco, the fellow will develop a user-friendly web interface and author supporting workflows to make MHLonArchiveSpark functionality more broadly accessible to researchers and better facilitate: 1) using the MHL’s Advanced Search…

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From the ad: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The School of Information Sciences, (iSchool), seeks an Associate Director of Research Support Services (RSS): HathiTrust Research Center.  This position leads the day-to-day operations and contributes to setting the research agenda of the RSS unit of HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC). This position oversees the execution of research…

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From the CFP: The newly-formed Victorianist Data Network will host its free inaugural conference at the University of Virginia on November 15-16, 2019. Our conception of data encompasses British and North American practices for gathering and expressing information; cultural attitudes toward data; the rising disciplines and technologies that lead to today’s communications, new media, critical…

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From the CFP: This symposium creates space for critically considering digital mapping as both a method and an object of analysis. Specifically, we invite submissions that analyze or utilize spatial media so as to rethink and re-present distributions of capital, power, and privilege in historical, contemporary, and speculative contexts. We center “mapping” as an organizing…

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About the report: This volume, comprising eight chapters from experts in a variety of fields, examines the use of three-dimensional (3D) and virtual reality (VR) technologies in research and teaching, and the library’s vital role in supporting this work. 3D modeling, 3D capture techniques, and VR enable faculty and students to engage with highly detailed…

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Alison Booth and I are co-teaching a graduate course this semester on Digital Literary Studies. As a part of the course, we’re having a series of technical workshops – command line, Python, text analysis, encoding, and markup. The scheduling worked out such that these workshops wound up being on Wednesdays, with the discussions of critical…

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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 projects and platforms in order to support interdisciplinary research in the computational social sciences and digital humanities at Stanford. Regular tasks will include analyzing, designing, developing, deploying, modifying,…

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About the workshop: The goal of this workshop is to offer a very practical introduction to the many other methods of using large digitized archives only possible with direct access to the data. Participants will learn how to organize and analyze textual data and get an overview of advances in natural language processing and machine…

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