Category Archives: News

CFP: Nominations Now Open for the 2015 NDSA Innovation Awards

By The Editors | May 14, 2015

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group is proud to open the nominations for the 2015 NDSA Innovation Awards. These awards are an example of the NDSA’s commitment to encourage and recognize innovation in the digital stewardship community. Read the Full Post Here.

Announcement: Digital Curation Workflow and Tools Workshop

By The Editors | May 14, 2015

The workshop covers essential questions that will need to be answered in order to create an efficient and sustainable workflow for digital preservation. The instructor will share digital preservation management strategies and provide practical planning tips and examples of workflows from differing organizations both large and small. Read the Full Post Here.

Resource: How-To Guide for Basic Collaborating in GitHub

By The Editors | May 12, 2015

The summer is upon us, and I have had the great good fortune of a grant to be able to work with three IT students from Marymount on the Novels in Context project. We are all learning about how to collaborate using GitHub for version control, and I found myself in the exciting position of having to teach […]

Resource: The Saharan World at a Glance is Launched

By The Editors | May 12, 2015

I am happy to announce that my site the Saharan World at a Glance (SWAG) is now live. This site is an education resource designed to introduce an undergraduate audience to the history, culture and politics of North Africa and the Sahel. This site is specifically conceived of as a tool that students will access […]

Job: Director of the Digital Media Lab, Bard Graduate Center

By the Editors | May 7, 2015

From the posting: Reporting to the Dean, the Director of the Digital Media Lab is responsible for the development and implementation of digital media practices across academic programs. This position works with faculty, staff, and students to effectively incorporate interactive technology into pedagogical practice and student projects, and strategizes the software and hardware needs of […]

Job: Digital Initiatives Librarian at Xavier University

By the Editors | May 7, 2015

From the announcement: The librarian in this key position is a primary planner and coordinator for library digital initiatives, including emergent technologies. Leads a team approach in furthering library efforts with Digital Humanities. Coordinates the library’s instance of Digital Commons, our Institutional Repository. Manages a planned technology-intensive library Makerspace. Source: Digital Initiatives Librarian at Xavier […]

Announcement: National Digital Stewardship Alliance Seeking New Host Organization

By the Editors | May 7, 2015

From the announcement: Founded in 2010, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is a consortium of institutions that are committed to the long-term preservation of digital information. NDSA’s mission is to establish, maintain and advance the capacity to preserve digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations. The NDSA comprises over 160 participating […]