Category Archives: News

Job: Data Curator II at Institute for Defense Analyses

By The Editors | October 30, 2014

The Institute for Defense Analyses is recruiting a Data Curator II. From the posting: “The position supports a dynamic collection of highly talented researchers who focus on unique solutions to challenges of national importance. Under minimal supervision, this position creates, manages, protects and preserves digital repositories of data, assists users with data access questions, and […]

Announcement: Feminist Scholarship at the Leading Edge of Digital Tech

By The Editors | October 30, 2014

To celebrate it’s 40th anniversary Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society has put together a special website (link above) using digital techniques of various kinds, thus providing what may well be the most sophisticated deployment humanities scholarship on the web. Read the full post here.

CFP: Personal Digital Archiving

By The Editors | October 30, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the Personal Digital Archiving Conference 2015 will take place in New York City for the first time! The conference will be hosted by New York University’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program April 24 to 26, 2015. This year’s conference will differ slightly from the Personal Digital Archiving (PDA) […]

RFP: Advanced Collaborative Support for the HathiTrust Research

By The Editors | October 30, 2014

The HathiTrust Research Center is seeking proposals for Advanced Collaborative Support (ACS) projects. ACS is a newly launched scholarly service at the HTRC offering collaboration between external scholars and HTRC staff to solve challenging problems related to HTRC tools and services. By working together with scholars, we facilitate computational access to HathiTrust Research Center digital […]

Job: Digital Humanities Research Coordinator at Ghent University

By The Editors | October 28, 2014

Ghent University is currently looking for a Digital Humanities Research Coordinator, starting at the earliest possible date. The successful candidate will coordinate the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities and DARIAH-BE (consisting of the Flemish consortium DARIAH-VL and DARIAH-Wallonie Bruxelles). The Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities develops DH collaboration and supports research projects, teaching activities and […]

Report: Digital Scholarship and Book History

By The Editors | October 28, 2014

Occasionally, one finds oneself confronting the misconception that book history has nothing to do with digital scholarship. People who love print are never people who study with and about digital tools, right? You know better, I trust, but it continues to be surprising and frustrating that people across the full spectrum of these media studies […]

Resource: British Library Courses

By The Editors | October 28, 2014

I had a chance to catch up with James Baker at the British Library on Friday, and discovered that they’re running an amazing series of short classes on digital skills for librarians. With his permission, I’ve posted their outline below, along with a few excerpts from their FAQ. Some of it is site-specific, but I […]

Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow in the Digital Humanities – HigherEdJobs

By Amanda Regan | October 23, 2014

From the announcement: The Humanities Program at the University of Puget Sound invites applications for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Digital Humanities. We are looking for someone with the demonstrated ability to introduce 21st-century tools and methods for conducting research and presenting information to both students and faculty at our four-year liberal-arts institution. See full […]

Vatican Library Making 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free [Photos]

Announcement: Vatican Library Making 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free

By Amanda Regan | October 23, 2014

From the announcement: The Vatican Apostolic Library is now digitising its valuable ancient religious manuscripts and putting them online via its website, available for the public to view for free, as well as turning to crowdfunding to help it complete its work. Source: Vatican Library Making 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free [Photos]

Job: Assistant/Associate Professor of Digital Humanities

By the Editors | October 23, 2014

From the announcement: The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative colleague for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professorship in Digital Humanities. The literary specialty for this position is open, but the ideal candidate will have a variety of DH skills and project experience which may include mapping, […]