The Louisiana State University Libraries has contributed digital reproductions of more than 330 “Lost Friends” advertisements—ads searching for loved ones lost in slavery— to a database as part of The Historic New Orleans Collection. The ads appeared in the Southwestern Christian Advocate between November 1879 and December 1880. Search the database here.
Harvard University is hiring a Director of Library Digital Strategies and Innovations. See the full ad here.
Trier University and the University of Luxembourg invites applications from PhD students and postdoctoral researchers for Digital Humanities Autumn School. Read the full CFP here.
The Library of Congress is searching for a Digital Conversion Specialist. See the full ad here.
The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media is pleased to announce that applications are open for the 2015-2016 Understanding Sacrifice WWII Teacher Institute held in partnership with National History Day (NHD) and the American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC). Teachers from all disciplines who teach middle and high school are welcome to apply. The…
The University of Texas at Austin is hiring an Associate Director for Technology and Digital Strategies. Read the full ad here.
The University of Notre Dame is recruiting a Digital Library Data Curation Developer. See the full ad here.
Ghent University is hiring a Digital Humanities Research Coordinator. See the full ad here.
The University of Sussex wishes to appoint a fixed-term (4-year) fellowship (Research Fellow) in Digital Humanities/Digital History. See the job ad here: Research Fellow in Digital Humanities/Digital History at University of Sussex
From the post: As well as providing tools to visualise the metadata, in bringing together detail on sender, recipient, place and date for over 150,000 letters for over twenty collections, Visual Correspondence provides a new way to explore the letters themselves. Where possible, links back to the original texts are provided. Also using data from…