We have seen increasing interest in the development of digital scholarship centers, often in academic libraries, in recent years. CNI has been active in featuring sessions about these centers at our membership meetings and issuing reports and articles on the topic. Our latest initiative is this workshop, which will provide a range of models for…

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The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) is an effort to create the first large-scale online database of university course syllabi as a platform for the development of new research, teaching, and administrative tools.The project leverages a collection of over 1 million syllabi collected from university and departmental websites.  It provides: The first version of a new…

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The University of Michigan is recruiting a Michigan DPLA Service Hub Coordinator. From the ad: Under the guidance of the Michigan DPLA Steering Committee, this role will serve as the primary point of contact between Michigan “sub-hubs” and DPLA, and will be responsible for coordinating metadata aggregation between partner institutions located throughout the state. Additionally, responsibilities…

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Ohio State University is recruiting a Digital Humanities Librarian. Here’s an excerpt from the ad: The Digital Humanities Librarian will establish and grow a dynamic, multifaceted program that addresses the growing demand for digital arts and humanities support on campus. Working with arts and humanities scholars, faculty and students, the Digital Humanities Librarian will foster…

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From the ad: This position supports the Library’s data applications, including GIS, and other digital library programs and will adopt, adapt, develop and maintain software to provide a web-based geospatial discovery and access portal using open source technologies in an inter-institutional, community-based, development effort. The successful candidate will work to provision the necessary computing systems…

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Georgia State University Library seeks a collegial, entrepreneurial, and hands-on Digital Scholarship Librarian skilled at using technology to support interdisciplinary digital projects in a wide array of subject areas, including but not limited to the digital humanities. Read full ad here.

For the last few years, I’ve been collaborating with Roger Whitson on editing Comics as Scholarship, a special issue for Digital Humanities Quarterly. The open-access issue is now available and may be of interest to anyone experimenting with alternatives to the monolithic scholarly essay. The collection includes six comics written and designed by scholars as…

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From the ad: Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP) seeks applications for the position of STEM Instruction and Outreach Librarian. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position reporting to the Head of the Teaching and Engagement Department. The successful candidate will focus on developing library services and programming to support…

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