A vibrant discussion followed my March 15th post, “A Proposal for a Corpus Sharing Protocol.”. Carrie Schroeder, Allen Riddel and others on Twitter pointed out that, especially in non-English DH fields, many corpora are already on GitHub. These include texts from the Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association, the Open Greek and Latin Project at Leipzig,…

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From the post: Responsible for coordinating data management program at UT Libraries. Collaborates with staff, Texas Advanced Computing Center, Information Technology Services and other campus partners to ensure the UT community is making the best use of the services available to them. Reports to Scholary Communications Librarian. Source: UT Austin Job Posting – Program Coordinator…

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Back in September last year I blogged about the implications for cultural heritage and digital humanities crowdsourcing projects that used simple tasks as the first step in public engagement of advances in machine learning that mean that fun, easy tasks like image tagging and text transcription could be done by computers. (Broadly speaking, ‘machine learning’…

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From the announcement: The Director of Services and Operations (DSO) has primary responsibility for the operations and services of the HathiTrust preservation and access repository, overseeing the day-to-day management of HathiTrust’s core services to users and members, defining priorities for teams that manage HathiTrust’s core infrastructure, and driving the development of related policy and standard…

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From the posting: This position provides critical support, coordination and project management abilities that support the faculty development mission of the Center and the work of the Director. The Faculty/Instructional Consultant will aid faculty in innovative teaching through consultations, workshops and observations. The individual will also serve as a liaison with key Center partners, including…

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What is on the five-year horizon for academic and research libraries worldwide? Which trends and technologies will drive change? What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective solutions? These questions and similar inquiries regarding technology adoption and transforming teaching and learning steered the collaborative…

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From the posting: The University of Miami’s Department of English seeks a scholar of the digital humanities at any rank, in any field, to contribute to the department’s intellectual life by maintaining an active research and publication agenda, teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, directing dissertations, and serving on departmental, college, and/or university…

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