SPARC-ACRL forum "Understanding the Implications of Open Education: MOOCs and More" June 29, 2013
UC Merced has two opportunities for postdoctoral scholars in Public Humanities and Digital Humanities. The application period closes on May 9.
The Library of Congress is recruiting a Program Specialist (Digital Projects Coordinator).
Here’s an excerpt from the ad:
The Digital Projects Coordinator coordinates and facilitates
activities relating to the Library Services information
technology (IT) goals through application development and
implementation of projects involving the Library’s integrated
library system, other enterprise systems, and web enabled
At UC Santa Cruz we’re launching a new professional MS in Games and Playable Media, which will be offered through our Silicon Valley campus and will include working both with our current game faculty and with new personnel hired specifically for the program. We are currently in the selection process for the first position to be hired, the Creative Director. Simultaneously, the job ad is now live for the Program Director (PDF).
The British Library is recruiting a BL Labs Technical Lead.
The New York Public Library Discusses eBook Pilot Projects, http://t.co/6y7gLqPJ4r Adobe's Creative Suite Is Dead, Long Live the Creative Cloud, http://t.co/ISzCLOUugB I, For One, Welcome Our New Software Overlords, http://t.co/zzHGzdGNGk Rice's OpenStax College Doubles Down on Free, Online Textbooks, http://t.co/VgCLx0wCdJ Internet Tax Bill Targets All Digital Downloads, http://t.co/YjJQrGmaoD Coming Soon: Desktops Hosted on the Cloud, [...]
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The Youngstown State University Library is recruiting a Systems Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: To be responsible for Maag Library's major computer based systems that support library functions, provide library services and/or store and provide access to information content. To administer computer servers, administer library applications on those servers, and design and administer [...]
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David Solomon has published "Types of Open Access Publishers in Scopus" in Publications. Here's an excerpt: This study assessed characteristics of publishers who published 2010 open access (OA) journals indexed in Scopus. Publishers were categorized into six types; professional, society, university, scholar/researcher, government, and other organizations. Type of publisher was broken down by number of [...]
Central Michigan University Libraries are recruiting a Web Developer/Programmer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Primarily responsible for web programming and technical support of advanced web services and web applications for the Central Michigan University Libraries. Provides support to the Libraries' staff to develop, test, and support web-based applications. Researches and works collaboratively on the [...]
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The University of Michigan Press has launched Maize Books, which will offer an open access publishing option. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The University of Michigan Press, a unit of Michigan Publishing, is committed to producing and disseminating high-quality scholarship. As part of that commitment, we're proud to announce Maize Books, a new Michigan [...]
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Practical Digital Preservation: A How-to Guide for Organizations of Any Size Building Infrastructures for Archives in a Digital World [Conference] Answers to Common Misconceptions about Data Sharing Dryad's Annual Membership Meeting, and Much More, in Oxford This Month Life-Saving: The National Software Reference Library Digital Curation Bibliography Paperback Now Costs Less Than a McDonald's Happy [...]
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Science Open Access Journals Search Engine, [Office of Scientific and Technical Information], http://t.co/BF946wiyDf A Self-Publication Gold Rush?, http://t.co/jkg9Ro8ygS CUNY DHI: The Commons and Digital Humanities in Museums [5 meeting videos], http://t.co/gqlnKK3KQg Windows 8: Microsoft's New Coke Moment, http://t.co/HHzlief8k9 Open Access Theses & Dissertations: Launch of a New OA Discovery Tool, http://t.co/WkjX592E7a Digital Public Library of [...]
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The Nova Southeastern University Law Library and Technology Center is recruiting an Emerging Technologies & Institutional Repository Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Develops and maintains access to law library digital resources; supports law faculty and students' effective use of technology to enhance learning; performs legal research at the reference desk and in other [...]
Christopher J. Shaffer has published "The Role of the Library in the Research Enterprise" in the latest issue of the Journal of eScience Librarianship. Here's an excerpt: Libraries have provided services to researchers for many years. Changes in technology and new publishing models provide opportunities for libraries to be more involved in the research enterprise. [...]
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The University of New Hampshire Library is recruiting a Web Applications Developer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Web Applications Developer will be responsible for writing back-end code to support new web applications and search services for end users and Library staff under the direction of the Systems Librarian. Responsibilities include all aspects of [...]
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The National Academies Press has released Copyright in the Digital Era: Building Evidence for Policy. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The report describes a wide range of questions that are ripe for analysis: how incentives of creators, distributors and users are changing, what are the enablers of and impediments to voluntary licensing, what are [...]
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Digital Scholarship's paperbacks have always been inexpensive because the primary goal was to make printed copies of digital books available to libraries and individuals who wanted them in this format rather than to generate profit. Now, Digital Scholarship's paperback prices have been dropped to the minimum allowed. Here are the new prices of the books [...]
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Reinventing Humanities Publication Project Receives €1.1 Million Grant, http://t.co/4UxQBwEG0G University of Basel Adopts Open Access Policy, http://t.co/NR4gVfXiI8 iAnnotate–Whatever Happened to the Web as an Annotation System?, http://t.co/8k9TVSBbze Free-for-All, http://t.co/oGdUPmvmPG Yes, the AAA's New "Open Access" "Journal" Is Just as Disappointing as Everyone Thought It Would Be, http://t.co/M69LqF4qIe Digital Scholarship
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The British Library is recruiting a BL Labs Technical Lead. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Fixed term contract—duration 18 months The Digital Scholarship Team is looking for a talented, communicative, technical, problem solving expert to work on a new project, British Library Labs. The project's focus is about encouraging researchers and developers to carry [...]
The Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health has adopted an open access policy. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: In accordance with their open access resolution, Mailman School researchers commit to having their published scholarly articles included in Columbia's digital repository, Academic Commons, where content is freely available to the public, or in another [...]
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