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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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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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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About the opportunity: ‘Networking Archives’ (https://networkingarchives.org) is a three-year collaborative research project that will merge the early modern correspondence data collected in ‘Early Modern Letters Online’ with metadata from ‘Gale State Papers Online’. The resulting dataset and accompanying infrastructure will allow researchers to interrogate and analyse epistolary metadata to pose new kinds of questions on…

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About the funding: As part of Code4Lib’s ongoing commitment to reducing economic barriers that prevent participation for underrepresented groups and achieving a balanced representation of the human experience, we are pleased to announce that we are now seeking applicants for our 2019 Diversity Scholarship program http://2019.code4lib.org/general-info/scholarships! The Code4Lib Scholarship Committee hopes to award 15 Diversity…

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About the resource: The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History C2DH is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Luxembourg. It serves as a national platform for debating topical issues in contemporary Luxembourgish history and for advancing the development and training of digital literacy among students and researchers at the University of Luxembourg….

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