From the announcement: So many features of King George III’s long reign are extraordinary in retrospect including the American and French Revolutions. Among the most extraordinary is the king’s long struggle with mental illness. George III’s mental illness, the efforts of his family, court, and doctors to manage and treat it, and historians and others’…

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From the ad: The UCLA Library seeks an Emerging Technologies Librarian to work with faculty, staff, and students to identify, evaluate and adopt new and emerging technologies that enable research and teaching.  This role heads the Lux Lab, a unit within the Data Science Center that provides emerging technology services offered by the UCLA Library,…

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From the resource: Second, you need to communicate your research to whomever you can find, wherever and whenever you can. Just like an entrepreneur, you need to have a 30-second, 1-minute, 3-minute and 5-minute versions of your research project. Think of it as pitching your research project and include all the essential parts (topic and…

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From the ad: The Department of English at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Medieval Studies, to begin in fall 2020. We are especially interested in candidates whose work engages digital humanities and/or the Global Middle Ages. Secondary fields may also include the environmental humanities, manuscript studies, and/or women’s, gender,…

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From the ad: As part of a larger functional team, comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation, the Libraries Systems Office, and Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will provide leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of digital scholarly initiatives. The Digital Scholarship Librarian…

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From the funding opportunity: Digital Pedagogy Lab 2020 will take place July 27-31 on Auraria Campus in Denver, Colorado… The Lab has always relied upon the voices of its participants to guide the learning and discovery at the event. Key among those voices are our fellows. Each year, we earmark funds to provide fellowships to…

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From the resource: Over the summer of 2019, inspired by the promising results in articles like Romanov et al. 2017, I set out to use the Kraken OCR software on a variety of texts. Kraken, see their website or their repository, is open-source command line software that is capable of reaching accuracy rates in the high nineties for Arabic and Persian printed text. Kraken is not equipped to handle every text – I recommend…

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