From the ad: The Marriott Library at the University of Utah seeks a Digital Matters Librarian to work in conjunction with the emerging Digital Matters Lab and its Director, as well as in conjunction with existing scholarly communications services, to facilitate digital scholarship across the University. The ideal candidate will provide technical expertise, training, and…

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From the ad: The Humanities Commons team is looking for a part-time UX researcher/designer (remote possible) to join our collaborative team. This person will be capable of juggling research, strategy, prototyping, information architecture, and usability testing to help us determine the needs and motivations of our users (and potential users) and ensure that the Humanities…

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From the post: The Modern Language Association (MLA) is seeking a full-stack PHP developer to extend and maintain several open-source software products, including the WordPress-based MLA Commons, Humanities Commons , and Humanities CORE, which allow humanities scholars to create profiles, seek feedback from peers on their work, establish and join groups to discuss common interests, and collaborate through new…

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From the post: The Bolshoi Theatre Museum has completed a major project to digitise a range of historical documents, with the aim of making the information publicly accessible and searchable via its website. Four thousand volunteers helped scan 8,000 historic posters, 120,000 programmes and 100,000 rare photographs from the 192-year-old Russian theatre’s museum archives, in order…

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A few months ago, Celeste Sharpe, then a graduate student at George Mason University (GMU), defended what is purportedly the first born-digital dissertation in the discipline of history. Sharpe describes her project, They Need You! Disability, Visual Culture, and the Poster Child, 1945–1980, as an examination of “the history of the national poster child—an official…

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