Below from the announcement on the LibraryPress@UF site! Cyberbullying and Digital Safety: Applying Global Research to Youth in India Edited by Drishti Sharma, Krista Mehari, Jennifer Doty, Nandini Sharma, and Pamela Wisniewski Cyberbullying and Digital Safety: Applying Global Research to Youth in India builds capacity for cyberbullying research and prevention in India. The book synthesizes global scientific knowledge on cyberbullying risk and prevention and digital safety more broadly, with a specific focus on the extent to which that research has been applied to India. Through six chapters, authors comment on what is generalizable and identify areas of needed research. This knowledge is enriched with insights gainedRead More →

Thanks to Ithaka S+R for an excellent new report, The Effectiveness and Durability of Digital Preservation and Curation Systems, on the current landscape for digital preservation. The full report is online https://sr.ithaka.org/publications/the-effectiveness-and-durability-of-digital-preservation-and-curation-systems/ and well worth reading!Read More →

The amazing Caribbean Digital Scholarship Collective has officially launched their website! See more: English: http://cdscollective.org/ Español: http://cdscollective.org/es/ The Caribbean Digital Scholarship Collective (CDSC) supports the growth and development of digital humanities scholarship for the Caribbean and its diasporas. Through summer schools, conferences, micro-grants, and training programs, the CDSC promises to generate cohorts of students and practitioners from across the Caribbean and the US that will advance the development of the Caribbean Digital scholarship and the Digital Humanities at large.Read More →

Please see and share the attached job vacancy announcement. Copied below (without proper formatting or all links) in case helpful for ease of quick review: Postdoctoral Researcher in the Humanities Employment: 0.8 – 1.0 FTE Gross monthly salary: € 3,974 – € 5,439 Required background: PhD Organizational unit: Faculty of Arts Application deadline: 01 August 2022 The online application form fort his position can be found on the following website: https://www.ru.nl/werken-bij/vacatures. The Faculty of Arts at Radboud University is looking for five postdoctoral researchers. As a postdoctoral researcher, you will be a member of the Centre for Language Studies (CLS) or of the Radboud InstituteRead More →

CFP: Edited Collection Liberatory Librarianship: Case Studies of Information Professionals Supporting Justice Editors: Dr. Laurie Taylor (University of Florida, USA) Dr. Shamin Renwick (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago) Brian Keith (University of Florida, USA) Background: In this volume to be published by the American Library Association, we seek to explore what is “liberatory librarianship,” using liberatory to mean serving to liberate or set free and using “librarianship” capaciously, to include all information professionals, including archivists, museum professionals, and others who may or may not identify as librarians. Liberatory librarianship involves the application of the skills, knowledge, abilities, professional ethics, andRead More →

New Items and Updates Partners contributed new items, including: Training materials in French: https://dloc.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/2022/uncategorized/formation-sur-la-configuration-et-la-capture-du-support-de-copie-manuel-et-video/ University of The Bahamas: https://dloc.com/AA00088892/00001 Please join us for the online conversation on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science with Archives (SOAS), on July 26, 11am-12pm About: https://bit.ly/3ylXAmD Nuevos elementos y actualizaciones Socios contribuyeron con nuevos artículos, incluidos: Materiales didácticos de digitalización en francéshttps://dloc.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/2022/uncategorized/formation-sur-la-configuration-et-la-capture-du-support-de-copie-manuel-et-video/ University of The Bahamas: https://dloc.com/AA00088892/00001 Únase a nosotros para la conversación en línea sobre Crowdsourcing y ciencia ciudadana con archivos (SOAS), el 26 de julio, de 11 a.m. a 12 p.m. Acerca de: https://bit.ly/3ylXAmD Nouveaux articles et mises à jour Partenaires ont contribué à de nouveaux éléments, notamment: SupportsRead More →

On July 26, from 11am-12pm (Miami time), please join us for a conversation on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science with Archives.   In this session, Joanne Ichimura and Dr. Sophie Salffner, Special Collections Archivist and Digital Archivist from SOAS University of London, will share about their upcoming planned Citizen Science Archival project, featuring letters from Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago. SOAS Special Collections holds the archives of the Council for World Mission, including correspondence from London Missionary Society missionaries to the London office. The early 19th century letters from Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago have recently been digitised. However, the cataloguing of the letters is un-reflectedRead More →

University Press of Florida is hiring a Publicity Coordinator to join the marketing team. The position summary is: This full-time position coordinates and implements publicity campaigns for books published by University Press of Florida with an emphasis on promoting books written for nonacademic audiences as well as coordinating and contributing to various aspects of the Press’s external communications strategy. The focus of the work will be to raise the profile of the Press and its books among general audiences and stakeholders by securing book reviews and other media coverage, planning and coordinating content across the Press’s social media accounts, and communicating about the activities of theRead More →

With a heart overflowing with joy, I write from the always wonderful ACURIL conference! ACURIL is the Association of Caribben University, Research, and Institutional Libraries, and this year, it is in beautiful Curaçao. There’s too much to write, so I hope to caught up in the coming months on sharing on wonderful work and fun underway at ACURIL instititions! One note is that this year is the first year ACURIL is testing automated translation, using wordly.ai, which automatically detects and translates speech into transcribed text and audio in other languages. I’m interested to see the overall evaluation from all ~200 partipants. From what I canRead More →

Please see this amazing job posting: https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/11879 For folks from non-library backgrounds, this job is welcoming! The statement to look for is there in the requirements: “A graduate degree in library/information science or another relevant field.” Also, if anyone is new to libraries, the JMU Libraries are known to be awesome, and led by the amazing Dean Bethany Nowviskie! They are also hiring for a couple of other key roles: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/2022searches/ Please check it out, and share! And, copied below for ease:) Thanks to the absolutely fabulous Julian Chambliss for sharing! About James Madison University Mission We are a community committed to preparing students toRead More →