Category Archives: News

Job: Teaching Fellow in Digital Humanities at King’s College London

By the Editors | June 23, 2015

From the announcement: This post is a 12-month teaching fellow position available from the 1st September 2015. The successful applicant will deliver excellent postgraduate and undergraduate teaching across all the department programmes offered with a particularly focus on the rapidly growing MA in Digital Asset and Media Management (MA DAMM) as well contribute to core […]

Announcement: HathiTrust Research Center adds 5 billion pages to help scholars see farther

By the Editors | June 23, 2015

From the post: Partnering with close to 100 research libraries from around the world, HathiTrust holds about 595 terabytes of digitized textual data — that’s about 157 miles, or 10,000 tons of text. In 2010, HathiTrust launched the HTRC to help researchers around the world accomplish tera-scale data mining and textual analysis. The HTRC is […]

Resource: Consortium to ‘standardise sharing of image-based resources’

By The Editors | June 18, 2015

  Leaders from eleven research libraries, national libraries, and nonprofit image repositories have formed the International Image Interoperability Framework Consortium (IIIF). Until now, many of the Internet’s image-based resources have been locked up in silos, with access restricted to custom-built applications. The IIIF supports uniform display of images of books, maps, scrolls, manuscripts, musical scores […]

Job Announcement: Visiting Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities

By The Editors | June 18, 2015

UPDATED APPLICATION DEADLINE The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, in the History Department at Kansas State University, invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position beginning August 2015 to expand the Chapman Center’s engagement with digital humanities in undergraduate research and public history. This position will involve the curation and expansion of existing digital […]

Job Announcement: Data Analytics / Visualization Specialist

By The Editors | June 18, 2015

Northeastern University is looking for a Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist who will help mobilize and design Library services supporting statistics and information visualization activities across the University. Source: Data Analytics / Visualization Specialist

Conference: 19th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries

By Lisa Rhody | June 12, 2015

The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) constitutes a leading scientific forum on digital libraries that brings together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries. TPDL 2015, the 19th edition of the conference, is organized by Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center and will be held in Poznań, […]

Job: Digital Projects Librarian, Binghamton University

By The Editors | June 11, 2015

From the posting: The Digital Projects Librarian will manage digitization projects for the Libraries, upload items into the digital preservation system (currently Rosetta by Ex Libris), manage workflows and conduct quality checks, and prepare items for retrieval and display via the Libraries’ discovery layer (Primo by Ex Libris). The incumbent will also collaborate with library staff to […]

Opportunity: Life of Breath Postdoctoral Fellow Positions – Centre for Medical Humanities

By The Editors | June 11, 2015

From the announcement: The Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of English Studies, Department of Anthropology, and School of Medicine Pharmacy and Health,  seek to appoint two three year, full-time Postdoctoral Fellows to the Life of Breath project from September 2015 or as soon as possible afterwards.  The Life of Breath is a five-year interdisciplinary research programme supported by a […]

Resource: Historical Maps into Unity3d

By Shawn Graham | June 11, 2015

From the post: Say there’s a historical map that you want to digitize.  It may or may not have contour lines on it, but there is some indication of the topography (hatching or shading or what not). Say you wanted to digitize it such that a person could explore its conception of geography from a first […]