The University Library at the University of Michigan seeks a dynamic and engaged Digital Preservation Librarian to provide leadership and coordinate the library’s activities to preserve the library’s growing collections.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, the Digital Projects Coordinator will oversee the digital research and teaching initiatives of the Center.
ACLS invites applications for the second competition of the Public Fellows program. The program will place 13 recent Ph.Ds. from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Two are related to the Digital Humanities.
IMLS, working in partnership with the Library of Congress, Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI), is developing a national residency program in digital curation. (For the purposes of this program, “digital curation” means the act of collecting, selecting, managing, making accessible, and preserving digital assets over long periods of time.)
Planning for the project has just begun and the first residents should be in place beginning in the summer of 2013
As a member of the LTMS (Library Technology Management and Services) Research and Development Team, this tenure-track Library faculty position engages in highly innovative and sustainable digital library stewardship, to include preservation and curation research and development activities and initiatives, and digital library business continuity solutions; and works closely with library faculty and staff, the TTU community, other academic institutions, and other partners in a variety of collaborative ways.
The NEH program Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities funds workshops and institutes on various topics in the digital humanities. For most institutes, attendance is free and includes reimbursement for travel and lodging.
Many members of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society community are contributing to the call for action, and others have written on this subject.
Twitter is an organic online location, full of retweets, conversations, and link sharing. Jeff Clark tries to show these inner workings with his newest interactive, Spot. Enter a query in the field on the bottom left, and Spot retrieves the most recent 200 tweets. You then can choose among five views: group, words, timeline, users, and source.
ushahidi.com is a non-profit tech company that develops free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. Ushahidi aims to empower organizations and people all over the world to increase public awareness around social events like elections, local crises or resources. It provides free and open access to tools that facilitate the aggregation, presentation and mapping of relevant datasets online.
The department head sets direction for the library’s technology environment and services through strategic planning, resource allocation and management, assessment, and policy development. S/he encourages creativity in digital and information technology initiatives that respond to and anticipate user needs and ensures that the library’s technology programs, services, and infrastructure are responsive to the academic needs of the Georgia State University community.