From the ad: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D in History or historically based interdisciplinary degrees (i.e. American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Humanities, etc) by August 2019. Ability to contribute to the BA and MA courses on Digital History and/or Public History/Applied History Areas of Specialization:  Fields covering pre-Colonial Americas through antebellum US and the Civil War through the…

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From the CFParticipation: NYCDH is happy to announce the 4th Annual NYCDH Week, February 4-8, 2019. Taking place at institutions throughout New York City, NYCDH Week gives individuals across the region who are interested in digital humanities an opportunity to learn new techniques and skills, hear about DH projects from across the city, and become part of…

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From the ad: Wellcome Collection is a free museum and library for incurably curious; exploring health, life and our place in the world. Inspired by the collections assembled by Henry Wellcome, we encourage ideas about health by connecting science, medicine, life and art. We are looking for a Digital Workflow Specialist to contribute to our…

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About the resource: Back in June, I announced that we had completed an inventory of all serials with active copyright renewals made through 1977, based on listings in the Copyright Office’s Catalog of Copyright Entries.  At the time, I said we’d also be releasing a draft of suggested procedures for using the information there, along…

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About the resource: The READ project is a big proponent of digitisation on demand using smartphones. A typical mobile phone camera can capture relatively high-quality images of historical documents, which can then be used for preservation, research and even as training data for Automated Text Recognition using our Transkribus platform. The Computer Vision Lab at…

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From the CFP: This is the full Call for Contributions for the 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation,  iPRES 2019. Deadline for all submissions is 18 March 2019. All submissions and presentations should be in English. The theme for iPRES 2019 –  Eye on the Horizon– aims to broaden the voices and approaches participating in the…

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About the funding: Want to learn more about digital humanities skills, methods, and inquiry? The Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria has a tradition of transformative training. The University of Virginia, as a sponsoring institution of DHSI, provides 5 tuition-free fellowships to attend a Digital Humanities Summer Institute course or workshop…

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From the report: …One could argue that the Internet provides a similarly serendipitous space. Not only has the web changed the ways in which we, as researchers and as teachers, interact with each other and with the general public, but it also reshaped the concept of academic presence altogether. Through social media, academic social networking…

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From the CFP: #Right2Left at #DHSI2019 is interested in exploring challenges, opportunities, and implications that are distinctive to digital work in languages written from right to left such as Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Syriac. We are soliciting proposals for a half-day workshop to take place on 8 June 2019, between the first and second week…

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