We’re excited to announce that the next Knight News Challenge will focus on data. Starting May 31 through June 20, we’ll be looking for ideas that help unlock the power of data, by collecting, processing, visualizing or otherwise making it available, understandable and actionable. Applicants – whether for-profit startups or non-profit ventures – will have…

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This fully funded collaborative doctoral award is offered by REACT: Research and Enterprise in Arts and Creative Technologies Hub. REACT is one of four knowledge exchange hubs awarded nationally as part of a £16 million investment by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for knowledge exchange projects between research academics, creative industry partners and…

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Reporting to the Head of Curation and Preservation Services, the activities of this position will span the full life-cycle of digital content management through collaboration with the Institute Archives and Special Collections, Specialized Content and Services, and structured interactions with other key units of the MIT Libraries. Activities include: • Engagement in a range of…

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The Library of Congress is holding more educational and informational events this week, including seminars and webinars. If you’re looking for events or activities in your area, ALA’s Preservation Week event mapis a fantastic resource. And if you’re awareness has been raised, you can learn to care for you personal collections at home. Here are some good “starting-out”…

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Applications may be submitted for projects that address one or more of the following activities: arranging and describing archival and manuscript collections; cataloging collections of printed works, photographs, recorded sound, moving images, art, and material culture; providing conservation treatment (including deacidification) for collections, leading to enhanced access; digitizing collections; preserving and improving access to born-digital…

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Test Site for Juxta Commons – Visualization Module Juxta Commons will be a free online work space where you will be able to compare multiple witnesses to a single textual work, privately store your collations, and share visualizations of your work with anyone on the web. Juxta Commons will bring the core functionality of Juxta to the…

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