From the resource: Digital archaeology, as I have conceived it here, is not about computation in the service of finding the answer. It is about deforming, and thinking through, the various networks and distributed agencies that tie us to the past and simultaneously make it strange, that enchant and confound us. There are any number…

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From the ad: Under the direction of the Faculty Project Investigator (PI), responsible for technical development and programming support for the METAscripta digital humanities project of the Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library (VFL). The goal of the project is to build an online environment using IIIF technology, in which users will be able to…

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From the ad: York University Libraries (YUL) seeks a dynamic and innovative individual with strong leadership potential for the position of Digital Publishing Librarian. This is a continuing appointment position with an interest in scholarly communications, academic journal publishing and research dissemination… Reporting to the Director, Digital Scholarship Infrastructure, the Digital Publishing Librarian leads in…

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About the fellowships: MHLonArchiveSpark Development for the Digital Humanities: Hosted by one of our member institutions in New York, Boston, New Haven, Philadelphia, or San Francisco, the fellow will develop a user-friendly web interface and author supporting workflows to make MHLonArchiveSpark functionality more broadly accessible to researchers and better facilitate: 1) using the MHL’s Advanced Search…

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From the ad: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The School of Information Sciences, (iSchool), seeks an Associate Director of Research Support Services (RSS): HathiTrust Research Center.  This position leads the day-to-day operations and contributes to setting the research agenda of the RSS unit of HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC). This position oversees the execution of research…

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From the announcement: The Intra-American Slave Trade Database contains information on approximately 10,000 slave voyages within the Americas. These voyages operated within colonial empires, across imperial boundaries, and inside the borders of nations such as the United States and Brazil. The database enables users to explore the contours of this enormous New World slave trade,…

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From the CFP: This symposium creates space for critically considering digital mapping as both a method and an object of analysis. Specifically, we invite submissions that analyze or utilize spatial media so as to rethink and re-present distributions of capital, power, and privilege in historical, contemporary, and speculative contexts. We center “mapping” as an organizing…

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About the report: This volume, comprising eight chapters from experts in a variety of fields, examines the use of three-dimensional (3D) and virtual reality (VR) technologies in research and teaching, and the library’s vital role in supporting this work. 3D modeling, 3D capture techniques, and VR enable faculty and students to engage with highly detailed…

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