From the announcement: In 2012, the Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland, became one of the first American cultural institutions to adopt an open license model for their digitized collections. Using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license, they released over 18,000 images into the OpenGLAM world. These images were not only available via the Walters website,…

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  From the announcement: Dat is a data collaboration tool. We think most people will use it to simplify the process of downloading and updating datasets, but we are also very excited about how people will use it to fork, collaborate on, and publish new datasets for others to consume.   View the full announcement or View…

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From the announcement: This post is a 12-month teaching fellow position available from the 1st September 2015 in the Department of Digital Humanities. The successful applicant will deliver excellent postgraduate and undergraduate teaching on the rapidly growing MA in Digital Asset and Media Management (MA DAMM), in particular on the core module and the optional…

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Problems How can we tweet about specific parts of a book? #HarryPotterAndTheSorcerer’sStonePage23Paragraph11 isn’t practical. How can we write in the margins of ebooks? How can we have conversations in the margins? Annotags: a Decentralized Solution Not a product, platform, or service. A protocol for encoding text metadata into a hashtag. These hashtags can be posted…

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From the announcement: The Digital Projects Unit supports the UNT Libraries with guidance and digital services including imaging, archival storage of electronic files, metadata development, and other activities as needed. Within the Unit, four full-time Digital Projects Lab staff members manage a large number of concurrent projects and employ 25 part-time student assistants to prepare…

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Recently I received an email from an undergraduate student who expressed frustration with what is commonly being represented as the digital humanities. The student had found my name through doing some research on the intersections of activism and the digital humanities, and asked if I could provide some references that could get her oriented to…

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From the announcement: Courses for DHSI 2016 are starting to take shape, and we’re really excited about our coming offerings! Anticipated offerings are listed below. Courses and their scheduling are TENTATIVE at the moment. Thanks to overwhelming response from our community and the generous sponsorship of our partners, we’ll have a number of additional courses…

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  From the announcement: Join the team at the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at UAF, the largest library in Alaska! We are seeking a Systems Administrator/Digital Preservation Professional who appreciates the needs of an academic environment, enjoys working in diverse cultural settings and being part of a dynamic team of friendly, knowledgeable and dedicated individuals….

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From the announcement: The European Science Foundation Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities (NeDiMAH) has recently launched the NeDiMAH Methods Ontology (NeMO). NeMO is a comprehensive ontological model of scholarly practice in the arts and humanities and was developed by the Digital Curation Unit (DCU), ATHENA RC, in collaboration with the NeDiMAH…

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Bucknell University, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will host its second annual digital scholarship conference on November 6-8, 2015. The theme of the conference is “Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Public Scholarship.” Find out more: CFP: Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference