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Job: Metadata Product Manager, California Digital Library

From the ad:

The Metadata Product Manager provides product management and metadata strategy experience in support of the CDL’s Discovery & Delivery (D2D) program goals. In close coordination with the D2D technical team manager and D2D product management supervisor, lead a team of developers and analysts. Overall product management responsibility for Zephir, a custom metadata management service provided to the HathiTrust Digital Library. Assess and advise on metadata strategies for consortial data workflows and data integrity, collection analysis, and discovery and delivery services. Collaborate with CDL product managers, service owners, leadership, and with analysts and other staff in organizations external to CDL, such as vendors and cross-institutional partnerships, to achieve D2D goals. Maintain awareness of new technology and digital library industry trends, and identify opportunities for improvement of current services, or the creation of new services based on a deep commitment to addressing stakeholder and end user needs.

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Job: Director, Arts & Humanities Research Computing, Harvard University

From the ad :

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment we are looking for you!

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CFP: ACRL 2019 Conference – “Recasting the Narrative”

From the CFP:

ACRL 2019 contributed paper, panel session, preconference, and workshop proposals are due May 4, 2018.  Submit proposals via the online form available on the conference website. Learn about the overall process, see examples of successful proposals, and discover ways to strengthen your proposal submission in this webcast featuring members of the ACRL 2019 Conference Committee.

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CFP: Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black Conference

From the call:

The University of Maryland’s African American History, Culture, and Digital Humanities Initiative (AADHum) has posted a call for proposals for their first national conference, to be held at the University of Maryland on October 18-20. The conference’s theme is “Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black.”

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Job: Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Idaho

From the ad:

The University of Idaho Library seeks an innovative, flexible, and highly collaborative librarian who will help promote, develop, and maintain the digital services and projects of the library and the relationships that make these services and projects possible. Reporting to the Dean, this position will work within the Data and Digital Services (DDS ) department and closely collaborate with other library units such as Special Collections and Archives and User and Research Services. This position will work with the Head of DDS to oversee the day-to-day operations of the digital initiatives laboratory and will work closely with members of the DDS department to maintain and monitor the functionality of the libraries many online representations, including the library website, digital collections, and VIVO application.

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Report: A Splendid Torch – Learning and Teaching in Today’s Academic Libraries

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 evolution of the learning commons, information literacy instruction, digital humanities teaching in libraries, spatial literacy, collaboration in digital special collections, and 3-D printing and pedagogy.

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Resource: Social activism in the United States – Digital Collection & Primary Sources

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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 instruction and discussion.

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CFP: Newberry Open Data Grant

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 technologies such as digital mapping, text mining, and data visualization to reveal trends, support arguments, or tell stories via open data.

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Resource: Data Privacy Project

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The goal of our trainings is to learn the building blocks of privacy protection and digital security. Our teachings focus on activities patrons do every day at the library so that library staff can develop the capacity to:

By beginning with common patron experiences, the Data Privacy Project makes learning about privacy protections relevant to the everyday realities of libraries today.

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