The SURFfoundation has released Users, Narcissism and Control—Tracking the Impact of Scholarly Publications in the 21st Century. Here’s an excerpt: This report explores the explosion of tracking tools that have accompanied the surge of web based information instruments. Is it possible to monitor ‘real-time’ how new research findings are being read, cited, used and transformed…

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The student assistant bursary scheme is designed to enable up to 12 international students to participate in the Digital Humanities conference 2012 at the University of Hamburg (July 16-20). In order to provide a well-balanced allocation, the bursaries will be awarded to three students from North America/UK, three from Europe (excluding Germany/UK), three from Middle/South…

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Our conference proposes to consider both the new issues facing training programs in the heritage industries and the transformations taking place on a wider scale in university and research cultures. Digital humanities suggest a new approach for studying the relations between the way heritage is defined and the manner in which digital resources circulate and are appropriated, and how they…

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Anvil Academic aims to provide platform for digital scholarship | Inside Higher Ed. Two well-known organizations are teaming up with a handful of colleges and universities to try to change that by building a flexible platform where digital humanists could have their research published and certified that the work has passed through well-respected editorial gantlets….

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PhD studentship – Develop sophisticated digital timelines of cultural data within an academic-industrial partnership | arts-humanities.net: Digital Humanities and Arts. PhD studentship – Develop sophisticated digital timelines of cultural data within an academic-industrial partnership A PhD studentship is available at the Royal College of Art in London, funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences…

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Memex 1.1 » Blog Archive » The School of Data. Here’s a fantastic initiative by the Open Knowledge Foundation. (Disclosure: I’m on the OKF’s Advisory Board). What lies behind it is an awareness that there’s a huge — and growing — skills gap in data-analysis, visualisation, etc. At this stage, the OKF is seeking volunteers…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents Digitized Manuscripts of Charles Darwin | American Museum of Natural History. In celebration of Darwin Day, the American Museum of Natural History is officially unveiling the first phase of the Darwin Manuscripts Project—the most comprehensive catalog of Charles Darwin’s scientific manuscripts ever compiled. The project is an ambitious online…

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Provides leadership and coordinates digital library initiatives and programs for all libraries. Works collaboratively with university faculty and administration to develop and advance digital initiative programs including web-based services, information technologies, and programs supporting the integration of digital collections and digital library services. Directs the work of librarians, programmers and staff with expertise in development…

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The Special Projects Librarian assists the Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology (AUL for LIT) in the coordination of major digital initiatives within the University Library. The Special Projects Librarian works with the AUL for LIT, as well as with key staff, in the delivery and management of digital library content and services, and will…

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