Category Archives: News

CFP: Web Archives 2015: Capture, Curate, Analyze | U-M Library

By The Editors | March 26, 2015

From the announcement:  Hosted by the Bentley Historical Library and University of Michigan Library, this two-day multi-disciplinary conference will provide a forum to explore ideas, tools, and methodologies for creating and managing web archives and better understand the scholarly and research needs of those working in the field.  By engaging key stakeholders in a common dialogue, […]

Resource: Gender Gaps Around the World

By The Editors | March 26, 2015

From the link: Ri Liu provides an exploratory view of gender gaps around the world through labor participation, parliament participation, and income. Via, see the site at Close the Gap 

JOB: Digital Scholarship Projects Librarian, Georgia State University

By The Editors | March 26, 2015

From the posting: Georgia State University Library seeks a collegial, entrepreneurial, and hands-on Digital Scholarship Projects Librarian skilled at using technology to support interdisciplinary digital projects in a wide array of subject areas, including but not limited to the digital humanities. The Digital Scholarship Projects Librarian will be engaged in the exploration of new forms […]

Announcement: Wikimedia Foundation Adopts Open Access Policy to Support Free Knowledge

By The Editors | March 26, 2015

From the announcement: The Wikimedia Foundation is committed to making knowledge of all forms freely available to the world. Beginning today, our new Open Access Policy will ensure that all research work produced with support from the Wikimedia Foundation will be openly available to the public and reusable on Wikipedia and other Wikimedia sites. We […]

Funding Opportunity: Center for Humanistic Inquiry (CHI) Fellows, Amherst College

By The Editors | March 26, 2015

From the posting: The Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Amherst College, in its inaugural year, seeks three one-year full-time CHI Fellows from varied disciplines to explore the theme of “Mattering Lives.”  Our theme resonates with urgent ongoing cultural and political conversations about the ways in which lives matter—that is, take on meaning and value—in differing ways.  It also […]

CFParticipation: Linked Pasts

By The Editors | March 26, 2015

From the announcement: The Pelagios project is pleased to announce a two-day colloquium on the subject of “Linked Pasts”. Bringing together leading exponents of Linked Data from across the Humanities and Cultural Heritage sector, we address some of the challenges to developing a digital ecosystem of online open materials, through two days of position papers, […]

Job: Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities & Academic Director of the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship

By The Editors | March 24, 2015

From the posting: The Lewis & Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship and the Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia invite applications for a three-year contractually limited appointment as Academic Director of the Sherman Centre, 1 July 2015 – 30 June 2018. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and have an established research agenda in the […]

Job: Technology Director at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library

By The Editors | March 24, 2015

From the posting: Reporting to the University Librarian, the Technology Director provides leadership, vision, and management for the Library’s digital initiatives. This position leads technical development efforts including integration of systems, development of new applications, and implementations to support infrastructure, software, and services. The Technology Director extends Library technologies in joint projects with campus (e.g. […]

CFP: Looking Ahead to Games for Change

By The Editors | March 24, 2015

From the post: Games, creativity, ingenuity are aspects to celebrate. Challenging social justice topics globally through gaming is such a different stance for crowd participation and is one of the biggest appeals to me about being a Games for Change participant. Further, as Asi mentions in the video above, a focus on games and learning […]