From the post: We’re pleased to announce that we’ve won a Catalyst Grant for innovative research tool-building projects, offered by Digital Science.  The grant will support the extension of the OSP into other languages, beginning with German, Spanish, and Japanese (languages in which we have large document collections). Read more here.

From the post: We are thrilled to announce that Documenting the Now, MITH’s Mellon-funded collaborative social media preservation initiative with Washington University and the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded a National Forum Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of a new collaboration with arts organization Rhizome. For…

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From the ad: The Centre of Excellence in Ancient Near Eastern Empires is recruiting members for three teams which investigate identity-building processes. Each team has a methodologically specific approach yet collaborates on four work packages. Applications are invited for 2-5 Postdoctoral Researchers for a fixed term of 2-3 years, preferably starting on 1 January 2018…

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From the call: Virtual Identities and Self Promotion aims to examine, explore and critically engage with the issues surrounding creating a sense of self in online environments.   These new technologies have changed the way we think and how we have constructed our identities and consequently have informed our relationships and interactions within both online and offline arenas….

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From the call: The Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative is seeking reviewers for the Feminisms and Rhetorics 2017 Conference to pair with our upcoming blog carnival on Feminism and Digital Rhetoric. We are interested in conference reviews on digitality, multimodality, technology, materiality and the ways these themes intersect with feminist aims and research. Read full CFP…

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From the post: Over the past year and a half, the Newberry has digitized more than 30,000 French Revolution pamphlets representing contemporary commentators’ views on citizenship, royal execution, and the separation of church and state. Quickly printed and distributed in response to the latest political upheavals, the pamphlets offer a window into how the French…

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The Council on Library and Information Resources has published a report on Learning and Teaching in Today’s Academic Libraries. From the report: Six essays, written collaboratively by current and former CLIR postdoctoral fellows, explore the contributions that today’s academic libraries—as providers of resources, professional support, and space—are making to learning and teaching. Topics include the continuing…

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From the ad: Middlebury College is looking for a faculty position, Associate Director of the Digital Liberal Arts / Professor of the Practice. Situated within the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research and reporting to the Dean for Faculty Development and Research, this open-rank faculty member will play a leadership role in sustaining and growing Middlebury’s efforts…

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From the post: This article outlines some of the high-quality digital collections and primary source materials available online on the history of activism in the United States. This list is not exhaustive, but focuses on strong multimedia collections that can have applications as both resources for original research and use as educational materials for classroom…

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