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This week's dh+lib Review: September 9 - 22

  • 1.  This week's dh+lib Review: September 9 - 22

    Posted Sep 23, 2021 04:20 PM

    This week's review posts are now available!
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    This week's dh+lib Review posts are now available. Many thanks to this week's Editors-At-Large, Claudia Berger, Robin Miller, Ingrid Reiche, John Russell, Rebecca Saunders, Meave M. Sheehan, Cassie Tanks, Joanna A. Thompson, and Rebekah Walker.

    Be well,
    Pam and Nickoal

    Pam Lach (she/her/hers)
    Digital Humanities Librarian
    San Diego State University, Indigenous land borrowing/occupying: The Kumeyaay

    Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara (she/her/hers)
    Digital Scholarship Librarian
    University of Colorado Boulder, Indigenous land borrowing/occupying: The Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Ute

    PROJECT: Juncture

    JSTOR Labs announced a new project, Juncture: Juncture is a free-to-use, open source framework for converting simple text files into an engaging visual essay. A visual essay is an interactive and responsive web page that augments a text narrative with visual elements to provide depth and context. With Juncture you can create a single essay or build a full website ...

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    EVENT: VeDPH Seminars in Digital and Public Humanities

    The European Association of Digital Humanities (EADH) announces its fall virtual seminar series in Digital and Public Humanities. 6 October 2021: "Producing Knowledge in the Virtual Space: Approaching Archaeological Data from a Reflexive Digital Perspective," Nicolò Dell'Unto (Lunds Universitet) 20 October 2021: "Resources, Tools and New Chances of Digital Humanities for Cultural Heritage: Academia and Calcografica Databases," Rita Bernini, José ...

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    CFP: Putting Open Social Scholarship into Practice

    Putting Open Social Scholarship into Practice, sponsored by the Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) Partnership, Canadian-Australian Partnership for Open Scholarship (CAPOS), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, announces a call for proposals for its virtual conference: The last 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic have shone a light on the critical importance of open access to research and ...

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    CFP: Computational Analysis Skills for Large-Scale Humanities Data

    The Programming Historian invites proposals of new tutorials dealing with computational analysis of large-scale digital collections, as a part of a special series developed in partnership with the National Archives and Jisc. From the call for proposals: Scholarly research has changed thanks to the proliferation of digital collections and the rapid emergence of computational methodologies and tools. Awareness of digital ...

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    JOB: Digital Scholarship Librarian (Binghamton University)

    From the announcement: The Digital Scholarship Librarian is part of the Digital Scholarship team within the Digital Initiatives department. Digital Initiatives is a collegial environment, where communication and collaboration are two of our key values for supporting each other, the Libraries, and the campus community. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will collaborate in the development and implementation of library initiatives in ...

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    JOB: Director of Digital Curation & Open Infrastructure (Carnegie Mellon University)

    From the announcement: We're looking for someone to help us build something different. Carnegie Mellon University prides itself on collaborative, interdisciplinary, pragmatic, groundbreaking research--- and that spirit carries into its Libraries. As we shift into a post-pandemic posture, we're rethinking everything: our physical space, our educational, cultural, and research programs, our collections, and our digital infrastructure. We recognize that we have a ...

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    Pam Lach, PhD, MSIS (she/her/hers)
    Digital Humanities Librarian
    Director, Digital Humanities Center,
    Co-Director, Digital Humanities Initiative,
    San Diego State University Library
    619-594-8241  //  //  @VisualizingPam
    Indigenous Residence: Kumeyaay  //  Indigenous land borrowing/occupying: The Kumeyaay (learn whose land you occupy)
    I have pledged to take action to create a welcoming and safe climate for SDSU's African-American community and SDSU's Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) community, and I invite you to join me.