From the ad: The WMF recently received a major grant to support the development of Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons. This grant allows us the opportunity to hire an additional a GLAM (Galleries, Libraries Archives and Museums) specialist to help further develop tools, organizational partnerships, and advocacy to support the grant while helping grow the…

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From the CFP: Over the last decade, new technologies and improvements in affordable computing power have allowed for significant advances in the way that researchers and conservation managers are approaching decisions of what land to protect. Publicly available datasets and satellite and aerial imagery have been steadily increasing in resolution and land managers are gaining…

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From the Post: Some say annotation is the most important layer for charts meant for public consumption. It directs readers where to look and what’s important. But the process is not always straightforward. ChartAccent is an application slash research project that aims to make annotation easier. Plug in some data, make a chart, and do…

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From the announcement: Today marks the beginning of Fair Use Week, which celebrates the importance of fair use for libraries, students, teachers, journalists, creators, and the public. Last week, the Internet Archive joined the American Library Association, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Association of College and Research Libraries on a friend of the…

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From the post: Please vote for the following resources from 2016 in the DH Awards 2016. Have a look over the resources in each category and then fill out the form linked to at the bottom of the page in order to vote. For frequently asked questions please see http://dhawards.org/dhawards2016/faqs2016/ for more information. We are sorry if…

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From the CFP: The Women’s History in the Digital World conference brings together historians, archivists, curators, digital humanists and more to present on their work, network and collaborate on current and future projects at the intersection of women’s history and digital scholarship. If you would like to propose a paper reflecting on your current research,…

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Emory University is accepting applications for an interdisciplinary workshop–Japanese Language Text Mining: Digital Methods for Japanese Studies. From the CFP: The workshop will bring together researchers working across the fields of computational text analysis and Japanese Studies. We welcome applicants from both fields. Applications from research pairs or teams (combining different specialties) are encouraged. Faculty, professionals, and Ph.D. students…

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