From the resource: The purpose of this network is to share research papers or presentations intended to be shared at conferences or symposiums that were canceled due to the Covid-19 threat. For some, this might have been their first opportunity to share their work. Others might have interest in sharing the results of their hard…

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From the ad: The Leibniz Prize Research Unit ALEA (Arabische Literatur Elftes bis Achtzehntes Jahrhundert) directed by Prof. Dr. Thomas Bauer currently prepares an edition of the complete works of Ibn Nubatah al-Misri (1287-1366), one of the most famous poets of premodern Arab literature. The literary work of Ibn Nubatah was considered a stylistic ideal…

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From the announcement: The winners of the DH Awards 2019 are as follows. Once duplicates were removed, the ballots as cast by members of the public over two weeks voting for one or more of the categories chose the winners. Sorry if your favoured resource did not win — open public votes are popularity contests…

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From the report: In this post, we will look back on the 20 years of R with a bit of history and 3 interesting perspectives – how much faster did R get over the years, how many R packages were being released since 2000 and how did the number of package downloads grow. Read the…

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From the report: I was excitedly awaiting my first ELI Annual Meeting on Sunday afternoon when I received the disappointing news that it was called off. Due to growing concerns over COVID-19, the conference organizers made the difficult decision tocancel the meeting. Although an appropriate decision, many presenters, like me, were left with many hours…

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From the ad: We are seeking an early-career librarian or technologist to participate in a three-year diversity residence program. If mutually agreeable, continuation of the position after the three-year term is an option… As a member of the Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship Group, the Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship Specialist | ACRL Diversity Resident collaborates with faculty,…

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About the resource: We are thrilled to announce the official release of “Managing Qualitative Social Science Data,” a free, interactive, self-guided online course. The course was developed by Diana Kapiszewski and Sebastian Karcher of the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR), and draws on their extensive experience teaching classes and workshops on managing and sharing research data….

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About the resource: The Smithsonian Institute has released almost 3 million digital objects through its Open Access portal, most of which are in the public domain under the Creative Commons 0 (CC0) license. This collection includes both 2D and 3D items from the Smithsonian’s collections in addition to 173-years of staff-created data, and spans the…

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About the resource: The Web just got a little bit more reliable. Available today, starting with version 1.4 of its desktop browser, Brave has added a 404 detection system, with an automated Wayback Machine lookup process to its desktop browser. By default, it now offers users one-click access to archived versions of Web pages that…

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