From the job ad: The Folger Shakespeare Library seeks a detail-oriented Data Transformation Associate to join our Digital Media and Publications (DMP) team for 18 months as part of the creation of a Digital Asset Platform funded through the Mellon Foundation. The Folger, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., is a well-respected cultural institution…

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From the announcement: We are pleased to announce that the 1.0 release of Tropy is now available. While our crack team of developers continues to refine the software and add new features, Tropy is now officially out of its beta testing phase. If you haven’t yet tried Tropy, now is the perfect time to try…

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From the resource: As a data journalist, I have been working with increasingly large datasets as my confidence has grown in programming and creating visualizations. Through my learning process, I have realized the pitfalls of some programs. Excel, for instance, is good for smaller datasets – which I’d define as under 10,000 rows or records….

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From the CFP: The aim of this conference is to think about e-lit in a digital culture. What is its relationship to current cultural practices and trends? Two directions are proposed: explorations and interventions. The first direction features e-lit’s exploratory nature, its formal aspects, its use of technology, its renewal of narrative conventions, and at…

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From the CFP: The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submission of proposals for its annual conference on any aspect of digital humanities. The theme of the 2018 conference is “Bridges/Puentes,” and contributions that speak to the theme or that focus on knowledge mobilization, collaboration among scholars and scholarly communities, relationships of North/South scholarship…

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From the ad: The Strategist will play a crucial role in advancing the work of the Ball State University Digital Scholarship Lab (http://bsudsl.org/), launched in 2016 to support research at Ball State University by hosting education programming, providing grant support, and developing collaborative partnerships between scholars, librarians, and technologists to create original works of digital…

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From the ad: The Director of Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications identifies and accelerates the adoption of new and emerging forms of 21st century digital research and learning. These technologies include, but are not limited to, data visualization, digital text editing, geospatial analysis, linked data, network analysis, and the semantic web. In this role you will…

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From the ad: The ideal candidate will have a teaching/research specialization in the theory and production of digital, new, and emerging media, with expertise in teaching digital cultural studies, new and social media production, digital storytelling, and history of text technologies… Minimum Qualifications:  A doctoral degree and/or MFA and academic expertise in one or more of…

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From the post: In the previous post I discussed some reasons to use R instead of Excel to analyze and visualize data and provided a brief introduction to the R programming language. That post used an example of letters sent to the sixteenth-century merchant Daniel van der Meulen in 1585. One aspect missing from the…

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From the ad: The CDH Coordinator will oversee day-to-day operations of the Center while coordinating individual projects, often working closely with faculty and student programmers. The Coordinator will supervise all aspects of student work — setting goals and deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring progress — while maintaining clear communication with the director and co-directors. The…

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