Last week Digital Humanities Now (@dhnow) was relaunched. This experiment in how we evaluate scholarship begs the question, how will our colleagues outside the digital humanities evaluate our digital work? How can we make our work legible to them? This was the subject of yesterday’s impromptu videoconference discussion.
Understanding the basics of hash functions is important, because it is the underpinning for all content integrity and authentication tools, like digital signatures and security certificates.
Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Digital Philology encourages both applied and theoretical research that engages with the digital humanities and shows why and how digital resources require new questions, new approaches, and yield radical results.
The Humanities High Performance Computing Collaboratory (HpC) is a summer institute Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Humanities High Performance Computing is for graduate students and faculty who are conducting scholarship in the digital humanities.
Please send a letter of interest that outlines your current technical and intellectual investment in digital humanities and C.V. and submit your application before January 15th, 2012. HpC will select a total of 25 applicants for participation in the institute.
The Alabama Digital Humanities Center at the University of Alabama is pleased to invite applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in Digital Humanities. The fellowship offers the successful candidate a unique platform for professional advancement: financial and material support for independent research combined with the opportunity to play an instrumental role in nurturing the growing digital humanities community at the University of Alabama.
By Jon Bruner
Close to 40 million Americans move from one home to another every year. Click anywhere on the map below: blue counties send more migrants to the selected county than they take; red counties take more than they send. More about the map
California State University, Long Beach is hiring a Tenure Track-University Library position responsible for Digital Archives and Special Collections.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is funding fellowships for the project “Educating Stewards of the Public Information Infrastructure” or ESOPI2. This project seeks to prepare the next generation of public information stewards by building on the existing dual degree program and developing fellowships, curricula, courses, and experiential components designed specifically for the needs of public sector information professionals. This fellowship provides graduate students interested in both public information and public policy with the skills needed to become leaders in public information curation and public policy administration.
Please take action! If you aren’t already sharing works under a CC license and supporting our work, now is a good time. Bad legislation needs to be stopped now, but over the long term, we won’t stop getting new bad legislation until policymakers see broad support and amazing results from culture and other forms of knowledge that work with the Internet, rather than against it. Each work or project released under a CC license signals such support, and is an input for such results.
The University of Denver Library is recruiting a Library Digital Infrastructure and Technology Coordinator. Required degree: “ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent advanced academic qualification in information technology or information services.”