The Council on Library and Information Resources has published a report on Learning and Teaching in Today’s Academic Libraries. From the report: Six essays, written collaboratively by current and former CLIR postdoctoral fellows, explore the contributions that today’s academic libraries—as providers of resources, professional support, and space—are making to learning and teaching. Topics include the continuing…

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From the post: This article outlines some of the high-quality digital collections and primary source materials available online on the history of activism in the United States. This list is not exhaustive, but focuses on strong multimedia collections that can have applications as both resources for original research and use as educational materials for classroom…

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From the call: To help support innovative scholarship using digital technologies, the Newberry Library invites proposals for projects incorporating open-access full-text data files from its French Revolution Pamphlets Digital Initiatives. The winning applicant for the Newberry Open Data Grant will receive $1,000 to aid in the development of their digital project. Applicants should seek to apply…

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The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) has released a recording of “Building Expertise to Support Digital Scholarship: A Global Perspective,” a presentation by Jon Cawthorne (West Virginia University), Vivian Lewis (McMaster University), Lisa Spiro (Rice University), and Xuemao Wang (University of Cincinnati) given at the Spring 2015 meeting. The presentation shares results from a Mellon-funded…

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From the posting: Brown University Library seeks a dynamic, visionary leader for the role of Associate University Librarian for Digital Technologies. This position provides strong leadership and strategic direction in the development, delivery, and integration of new and existing systems, technology services, and digital initiatives across the libraries. S/he supervises department heads for the following…

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