This is part of a series of technical essays documenting the computational analysis that undergirds my dissertation, A Gospel of Health and Salvation. For an overview of the dissertation project, you can read the current project description at jeriwieringa.com. You can access the Jupyter notebooks on Github. My goals in sharing the notebooks and technical…

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From the announcement: Harvard Library seeks a skilled, innovative, and collaborative professional to serve as Digital Collections Program Manager at Houghton Library.  The incumbent leads, coordinates, participates in, and/or collaborates on a series of initiatives and activities designed to build digital collections that facilitate access to and discovery of the library’s holdings, as well as…

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From the job ad: The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Data Services Librarian. The incumbent will lead the UMass Amherst Libraries‘ efforts to support faculty, researchers and students in the management of their research data throughout the research life-cycle. Source: University of Massachusetts Amherst Job Posting: Data Services Librarian (Librarian III or…

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From the post: The executive committee of The European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH) seeks to elect four positions on its executive committee for the term 2017-2020, and now opens its Call for Nominations. The committee highlights the importance of a diverse and representative executive, and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds. For further information, please…

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From the CFP: The management of the cultural information has to deal with challenges related to (i) metadata modeling, specification, standardization, extraction, evaluation, mapping, integration and effective use, (ii) knowledge representation as conceptualization to provide the context for unambiguously interpreting metadata, and (iii) information integration from different contexts for the provision of integrated access and advanced…

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From the CFP: This conference aims to promote the understanding and collaboration between archivists and researchers; explore challenges posed by digital access to collections, and improve methodologies (e.g. education/training for researchers in what information is available from online catalogues, how archivists can improve catalogue descriptions so researchers can find relevant records more easily and how you…

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From the ad: The University of Virginia School of Architecture seeks a Project Manager for the first phase of the UVA Landscape Studies Initiative. This position is funded by the Mellon Foundation and is a three-year appointment to begin in August 2017.The Project Manager will lead the first phase of the UVA Landscape Studies Initiative…

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