The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University invites applications and nominations for an open rank position (assistant/associate/full professor) in the field of Digital Humanities to begin fall 2012.
Stanford University has teamed up with the Bologna library and the Istituto per i beni culturali della Regione Emilia-Romagna to scan Bassi’s archives and make them easily accessible online later this year. Laura Bassi, a noted 18th-century Italian scientist, left behind 6,000 pages of intriguing documents that describe her life and work.
LITA is pleased to announce that Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL) will become an open-access, electronic-only publication, beginning with the March 2012 issue (volume 31, issue 1).
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12th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2012)
June 10–14, 2012
Washington, DC, USA
Hosted by The George Washington University and The Library of Congress.
The research infrastructure DIGHUMLAB is seeking a visionary, dynamic and competent project manager to spearhead the structuring of the national research infrastructure DIGHUMLAB.
The Society for Digital Humanities (SDH/SEMI) invites scholars, practitioners, and graduate students to submit proposals for papers and sessions for its annual meeting, which will be held at the 2012 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, from 28-30 May.
The society would like in particular to encourage submissions relating to the central theme of the Congress–“Crossroads: Scholarship for an Uncertain World.” While this year’s Congress theme is well suited to the interests of SDH/SEMI, we encourage submissions on all topics relating to both theory and practice in the evolving field of the digital humanities.
The purpose of this cookbook is to document and discuss the use of RDF in digital humanities. Its focus is specific applications as found in the real world, though a few general principles are suggested. It assumes that you’re vaguely comfortable with RDF and RDFa.
To help prepare leaders who can collaborate, innovate, and produce concrete solutions to common problems, NITLE is launching a new leadership development program called the Innovation Studio. Inspired by start-up accelerators and project-based learning, the Innovation Studio offers a structure for librarians, information technologists, academic support staff, and other qualified candidates from across the NITLE Network to tackle thorny challenges. This competitive program is designed to produce two significant results: innovative solutions to critical issues in liberal education and a set of entrepreneurial, knowledgeable leaders well-prepared to help build a robust future for liberal education.
CGSA (Canadian Game Studies Association), SDH-SEMI (SDH/SEMI. Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs) and FSAC/ACEC (Film Studies Association of Canada / Association Canadienne d’études Cinématographiques) are co-sponsoring a cross-listed joint panel at Congress 2012 (http://congress2012.ca/) focussed on the theme of “Occupying Crossroads”. Deadline February 1, 2012.