Thanks to various email lists for sharing this great news! In collaboration with UNC Libraries and ITS Research Computing, the William Blake Archive is launching on 12 December 2016 a complete and transformative redesign of its website. This new site, www.blakearchive.org, retains all of the features of the previous site, which had become so indispensable to Blake scholars, and offers vast improvements, making it easier than ever for educators and scholars to access and study Blake’s inimitable works. The Blake Archive, one of the pre-eminent digital humanities sites in the world, is a hypermedia archive of Blake’s poetry and art that is sponsored by the LibraryRead More →

CFP: ALCTS Virtual Pre-conference 2017 – Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Metadata How are metadata creators developing methods to encourage the creation of metadata that represents diverse points of view? How does using sources of authority control such as LCSH contribute to misrepresentation of cultural heritage materials? Are our digital libraries equitable? This virtual program provides a venue for sharing ideas to promote cultural competencies and inclusivity in the metadata process. Potential topics could include: Strategies for evaluating inclusivity or exclusivity of metadata Tools and educational resources for developing inclusive metadata Strategies for working with diverse communities If you have any questions, feel free to contactRead More →

See the full posting and information on the process from CLIR: https://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants/university-of-florida and applicant information: https://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants I am so excited to have this person join our amazing team across our awesome University! Full posting below for ease. https://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants/university-of-florida and applicant information: https://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc/applicants University of Florida: CLIR Fellow in Caribbean Studies Data Curation REPORTS TO: Digital Scholarship Librarian SALARY: Salary is $65,000 TIME-LIMITED: This is a time-limited position for two years, funded by the Council on Library & Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 2017-2019. JOB SUMMARY The George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow in Caribbean Studies Data Curation to serve the University ofRead More →