Category Archives: News

Resource: Dereference a DOI using python

By mikele | December 4, 2014

A little python script that allows to pass an article DOI in order to obtain all the metadata related to that article. The script relies on the handy crosscite.org API, which is one of the wonderful services provided by CrossRef. Source: Dereference a DOI using python

Job: Digital Data Repository Specialist at Purdue University

By Charles W. Bailey, Jr. | December 4, 2014

Here’s an excerpt from the ad: Purdue University Libraries seeks a Digital Data Repository Specialist to join our team at the Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) and coordinate our cutting-edge research data repository service, PURR. The Purdue University Research Repository (http://purr.purdue.edu) provides a platform for campus researchers to develop and implement effective data management plans, […]

CFP: Taylor’s World Conference | S.C. Williams Library

By the Editors | December 4, 2014

From the call: On September 24th and 25th, 2015, Stevens Institute of Technology will be hosting a conference on the life and legacy of Frederick Winslow Taylor, a graduate of Stevens who is widely recognized as the father of scientific management. The event marks the centennial of Taylor’s death in 1915, and will explore both […]

Announcement Annotags: A Concept for a Decentralized Literary Annotation Protocol

By the Editors | December 4, 2014

From the announcement: Have you ever wanted to livetweet a book? I often want to. Yet there doesn’t seem to be a standard way of doing that. You could tweet, for instance, “Oh Captain Wentworth! When will you propose? #JaneAustenPersuasion” but the hashtag isn’t standardized, so some people might be tweeting under #Persuasion and others […]

Opportunity: Eastern ARC Digital Humanities PhD Studentships – Art, Media and American Studies – UEA

By the Editors | December 4, 2014

From the post: As part of the Eastern Academic Research Consortium (Eastern ARC), the University of East Anglia is seeking to fund two PhD students to develop world leading research in the area of Digital Humanities. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct their own doctoral research while at the same time furthering collaboration across […]

Job: Manager, Digital Assets at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

By Charles W. Bailey, Jr. | December 4, 2014

Here’s an excerpt from the ad: The manager oversees the day-to-day administration and use of the digital asset management system, while also working hands-on with assets, data, and the system by directly contributing, organizing, describing, and disseminating assets. Working collaboratively with staff across the museum, the manager develops and supports sustainable practices around the digital […]

Announcement: MITH is Now Accepting Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues Speaker Nominations!

By the Editors | December 2, 2014

From the announcement: MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Spring 2015 semester.  Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held almost every week while the academic semester is in session. Digital Dialogues is an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange that you can build into your weekly […]

JOB: Digital Scholarship Librarian, California College of the Arts

By the Editors | December 2, 2014

From the announcement: The Digital Scholarship Librarian (DSL) will provide vision and energy in promoting the discovery, use and interoperability of digital content and digital resources in support of new knowledge creation at the college. The DSL will provide overall management for a multidisciplinary range of digital content, which includes standard file formats (i.e. publication, […]

Resource: Getting started with Palladio

By the Editors | December 2, 2014

From the post: Palladio, a product of Stanford’s Humanities+Design Lab, is a web-based visualization tool for complex humanities data. Think of Palladio as a sort of Swiss Army knife for humanities data. It’s one package that includes a number of tools, each of which allows you to get a different angle on the same data. […]

Resource: Scrypt

By the Editors | December 2, 2014

From the announcement: The Scrypt software is a tool for computer-assisted decipherment of ancient alphabetic inscriptions, enabling the user to choose a set of possible readings for each cell of the inscription, and to automatically launch dictionary searches for selected regions of the text in the Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew dictionary.The name Scrypt is inspired by a […]