Category Archives: News

Volunteer Job: In the Library, With the Lead Pipe: Call for Social Media Editor

By The Editors | August 28, 2014

In the Library with the Lead Pipe is seeking applications for a Social Media Editor. This volunteer position will serve on the Lead Pipe Editorial Board for a two-year term of service. Lead Pipe is an open access, open peer reviewed journal founded and run by an international team of librarians working in various types of […]

Resource: Faster and Cheaper: Can a Digital-Centric Workflow Transform the Book Review?

By The Editors | August 28, 2014

Academic authors in the humanities and social sciences often wait three or more years to see the first reviews of their scholarly monographs. Why does it take so long? As Oona Schmid, director of publishing at the American Anthropological Association (AAA), describes in our latest issue brief, it is because book reviewing still relies on […]

Job: Digital/Electronic Records Archivist at California State Archives

By The Editors | August 28, 2014

The California State Archives will be recruiting a Digital/Electronic Records Archivist. Individuals interested in this position should take the Archivist II exam to get on the list of qualified candidates. Source: Digital/Electronic Records Archivist at California State Archives

Resource: Ocular Historical Document Recognition System

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

Ocular can recognize collections of documents that use historical fonts. The system is unsupervised: you don’t need document images that are labeled with human transcriptions in order to learn a particular historical font. Instead, Ocular learns the font directly, straight from the set of input document images you want transcribed. See full post here.

Job: Digital Humanities & New Media in History – Tenure-Track

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

The History Department at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors of Digital Humanities and New Media in History. The new faculty members will teach undergraduate history survey courses; advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their historical fields and in Digital Humanities and New Media; as well as courses in historical […]

Job: Professorship in Digital Humanities

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen seeks to fill at the earliest possible date. This professorship should cover a broad spectrum of digital humanities in both research and teaching. The appointee will facilitate disciplinary and interdisciplinary research in the humanities, social sciences and computer sciences, while taking leadership of the Göttingen Centre […]

CFP: Digital Diversity 2015

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

This conference examines the trajectory of feminist digital studies, observing the ways in which varied projects have opened up the objects and methods of literary history and cultural studies. We welcome presentations that will together reflect on the past, present, and future of digital literary and cultural studies; examine synergies across digital humanities projects; and […]

CFP: DH2015

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submission of abstracts for its annual conference, on any aspect of digital humanities. For the 2015 conference, we particularly welcome contributions that address ‘global’ aspects of digital humanities including submissions on interdisciplinary work and new developments in the field. See full post here.

Job: Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian, University of Toronto

By the Editors | August 21, 2014

The University of Toronto Scarborough Library invites applications for a creative, skilled person to fill the position of Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian. This is a permanent status, tenure track position. Reporting to the Coordinator, Digital Scholarship Unit, the successful candidate will collaborate and show leadership in the design, development and incorporation of technologies to serve and foster […]