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This week's dh+lib Review: May 6-12

  • 1.  This week's dh+lib Review: May 6-12

    Posted May 13, 2021 02:52 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, Amy Gay, Kathia Ibacache, Jennifer Matthews, Robin Miller, Mark Szarko, Cassie Tanks and Jolanda-Pieta (Joey) van Arnhem.

    Be well,

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

    PROJECT: Printed Pathways in US Latino Periodicals

    Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage's US Latino Digital Humanities program (USLDH) launched a new digital project, Printed Pathways in US Latino Periodicals. According to a recent news release, this "is a comprehensive authority list that contains robust bibliographic information about Latina/o authors and poets who published in US Latino periodicals. With over 4,800 records, "Printed Pathways" makes visible the ...

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    POST: Accelerating Standards for 3D Data to Improve Long-Term Usability

    Writing for the Association of Research Libraries, Cynthia Hudson-Vitale (Penn State) shared details of the Community Standards for 3D Preservation (CS3DP) Initiative. Developed in response to the growth of 3D technologies, including 3D modeling and virtual reality, CS3DP "aims to be an open, radically inclusive, and collaborative community invested in creating standards. Composed of working groups from national and international ...

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    EVENT: DHSI 2021 Online Edition

    Registration is open for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, offered virtually June 7-11 & 14-18. In addition to many of the week-long courses are several free offerings, including aligned conferences & events, online workshops, and institute lectures. From the announcement: To register for DHSI 2021-Online Edition, please complete the form available at the following link: Note that some offerings ...

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    EVENT: Digital Humanities Research Hub Seminar Series

    The Digital Humanities Research Hub at the School of Advanced Study (University of London) is hosting an inaugural summer series, convened by Gabriel Bodard. Upcoming talks include: Thurs May 20, 13:00–14:00 (BST): Christopher Ohge (SAS) - Editorial Transformations and Minimal Computing at the Melville Electronic Library (book now) Thurs Jun 3, 13:00–14:00 (BST): Gabriel Bodard (SAS) - Teaching Digital Approaches to Cultural ...

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    JOB: Digital Archivist (UT Southwestern Medical Center)

    From the announcement: This position reports to the Manager of the UT Southwestern Medical Center Special Collections and Archives unit. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. This is a non-tenured faculty position. Department Name: UT Southwestern Medical Center Health Sciences Digital Library and Learning Center – Special Collections and Archives Unit. Experience and Education MLS/MLIS from an ...

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    JOB: Metadata Project Coordinator for Archival Collections (Georgetown University)

    From the announcement: The Metadata Project Coordinator for Archival Collections is assigned to the grant-funded project On These Grounds: A Project to Model and Share the Archival Materials and Data from Universities with Past Ties to Slavery (  The term of the grant runs through December 2022.  This project, in partnership with Michigan State and the University of Virginia, seeks to ...

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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.