Category Archives: News

Announcement: Omeka 2.3 Release

By The Editors | March 24, 2015

From the blog: Omeka 2.3, out today, includes improvements throughout the system, as well as a number of bug fixes. This release includes improved accessibility, with better labels, skip navigation links, and the addition of ARIA roles and landmarks . We have also added the ability to use PHP’s GD extension for creating file derivatives […]

Opportunity: PressForward Partner Grants

By The Editors | March 19, 2015

PressForward is now accepting applications for partners to develop pilot publications using the PressForward plugin and methods. Pilot partners receive a grant to help cover startup costs and extensive PressForward support to develop (or relaunch) their own PressForward publications. PressForward publications use innovative methods to aggregate scholarship, research, white papers and informal conversations published on the open […]

Opportunity: The James A. Lindner Digital Archive Summer Fellowship

By The Editors | March 19, 2015

The HistoryMakers is pleased to announce The James A. Lindner Digital Archive Summer Fellowship, in honor of James A. Lindner, for his leadership role in the moving image archival profession, as well as his role in having the Library of Congress serve as the permanent repository for The HistoryMakers Collection. The James A. Lindner Digital Archive Summer Fellow should exhibit a […]

Resource: Creating Simple Graphs with Excel’s Pivot Tables and Tate’s Artist Data

By The Editors | March 19, 2015

I’ve been playing with Tate’s collections data while preparing for a workshop on data visualisation. On the day I’ll probably use Google Fusion Tables as an example, but I always like to be prepared, so I’ve prepared a short exercise for creating simple graphs in Excel as an alternative. Read the full post here.

Opportunity: BL Labs Competition and Awards Roadshow 2015

By The Editors | March 19, 2015

The 2015 BL Labs Competition has been launched for the third time and again we want researchers to submit their ideas for projects that highlight the Library’s digital collections and winners work in residence with the Labs team to make their ideas real. Competition winners will showcase their work and Award winners will be announced […]

Job: Digital Studio Technology Specialist at NYU

By The Editors | March 17, 2015

NYU is seeking a Digital Studio Technology Specialist to manage the Digital Studio facility, provide client service, technical knowledge, technical development, and communications expertise in support of state-of-the-art computer technology used by faculty and researchers for teaching and research. Read the full post here.

Report: Open Data Day Report #2

By The Editors | March 17, 2015

In our follow-up series about Open Data Day 2015, which took place on February 21 across the world, we will now highlight some of the great events that took place across the European continent. Read the full post here.

CFP: Computing the City

By The Editors | March 17, 2015

The Fibreculture Journal seeks papers that that draw upon topics such as ubiquitous surveillance, sensorial interfaces, the digitalisation of urban infrastructures and the subsequent relation of private and public spaces, the exploration of urban corridors with technologies such as GPS, the repurposing of abandoned networks of traffic for new means, or the social upheavals we witness […]

Job: Scholarly Communications Librarian at University of Kansas

By The Editors | March 17, 2015

The University of Kansas is recruiting a Scholarly Communications Librarian. The Scholarly Communications Librarian is a member of the Office of Scholarly Communication and Copyright in the Libraries Research and Learning Division. Reporting to the Head of the Office, the incumbent works closely with others in the Libraries and the University community and actively promotes […]

Job: Research Associate

By the Editors | March 12, 2015

Pending funding, Universität Hamburg invites applications for a Research Associate for the project “The Early Islamic Empire At Work” in accordance with § 28 (3) of Hamburg’s Higher Education Act (HmbHG*). The position commences on 1 April 2015. It is remunerated at the salary level TV-L 13 and calls for 39 Hours of work per […]