Below is an overview of research projects that were carried out by student teams in the project course Visualizing cultural collections taught by Prof. Dr. Marian Dörk since 2014. Students with different disciplinary backgrounds including design, media studies, information science, and cultural management analyzed existing interfaces and developed new approaches for different case studies in…

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From the post: U.S. History Scene, a multimedia history education project founded by Harvard historians, is currently seeking undergraduate and graduate applicants for its Summer 2018 Historical Writing and Research Internship Program. Interns will gain valuable writing and publishing skills through the process of writing, submitting, and editing original multimedia research articles, book reviews, and classroom lesson…

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“Diversity” has become a managerial directive for the twenty-first century university in the United States. In its endless pursuit of diversity, the contemporary academy has required faculty, staff, and administrators to perform diversity work, marshaling the labor of employees to undertake diversity initiatives, often in addition to their stated job descriptions. Participating in diversity work…

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From the CFP: The Digital Humanities Congress is a conference held in Sheffield every two years. Its purpose is to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and techniques within the digital humanities. The Digital Humanities Institute is the new name for HRI Digital, one of the UK’s leading centres for the digital humanities: https://www.dhi.ac.uk Digital…

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From the ad: The Linux System Administrator works in a team environment to assist in managing all aspects of IT services including Linux servers, telephones, desktop support, web servers, telecommunications, building security, disaster recovery, network storage, printers, firewalls, and wireless networks.  As a not-for-profit organization that works with libraries of nearly all sizes and types,…

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From the ad: The University of Maryland Libraries Digital Conversion and Media Reformatting (DCMR) department seeks an organized, service-oriented colleague to manage the Libraries’ digitization operations. The Digital Collections Librarian will collaborate with stakeholders to establish and effectively manage digitization projects and workflows for the Libraries. The successful candidate will enjoy working with a wide…

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