From the job posting: The University of Maryland is offering two Postdoctoral positions in the fields of Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture. Eligible candidates will have completed a doctoral program in African American Studies, Art History, United States Labor History, United States or Global Migration Studies, Digital Media, Historical and Cultural Visualization,…

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From the announcement: SocArXiv announces a partnership with the Center for Open Science to develop a free, open access, open source archive for social science research. The initiative responds to growing recognition of the need for faster, open sharing of research on a truly open access platform for the social sciences. Papers on SocArXiv will…

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From the post: This year, Library Juice and Digital Library Federation (DLF) will sponsor a fellowship and travel award meant to support mid-career professionals in digital libraries and related fields. The Library Juice + DLF Forum Fellowship is designed to offset or completely cover up to $1,250 in travel, registration, and lodging expenses associated with…

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From the posting: The Digital Public Library of America seeks a full-time Developer to support large-scale processing and analysis of descriptions of and usage data about open access materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Source: Digital Public Library of America » Blog Archive » Job Opportunity: Developer (Data and Usage Analytics)

From the posting: The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries seek a proactive, innovative, collaborative Department Head for Scholarly Communications, with additional responsibilities as Research Data Management Librarian. The incumbent will be responsible for directing the work of the department in addition to personal responsibility for the development and delivery of research data management services. In addition…

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From the site: Pleiades gives scholars, students, and enthusiasts worldwide the ability to use, create, and share historical geographic information about the ancient world in digital form…Regularly updated exports (“dumps”) of the published items in the Pleiades dataset may be downloaded in four different formats as described below. Find out more: Pleiades Downloads

From the post: I’ve just released a new package on CRAN: fuzzr R’s dynamic typing can be both blessing and curse. One drawback is that a function author must decide how to check which inputs should be accepted, and which should throw warnings or errors. fuzzr helps you to check how cleanly and informatively your…

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From the post: I recently launched the sourcecaster with James Baker as a community resource to guide use of the command line to meet common challenges working with digital primary sources. Find out more: the sourcecaster  

From the CFP: Digital Humanities Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on creative pedagogical approaches in the instruction of information visualization. Contributions are invited on methodologies, tools, and resources that practitioners have used to teach any facet of information visualization, which may include (but is not limited to) best practices in design, the use…

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From the post: In a post at the ACRL TechConnect Blog, Eric Phetteplace (California College of Arts) provides a tutorial on eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT). In the tutorial, Phetteplace gives his description of what XSLT is and how it can be used, and offers a step-by-step method for a MODS-to-Dublin-Core metadata transformation, including links…

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