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Editors’ Choice: Archaeogaming2 – After The Dust Has Settled
Digital Humanities Now
The second Archaeogaming Virtual Unconference Biennial was held today, in the misty realms of cyberspace. Or at least, that corner of it that can be found at the MIT Unhangouts project. I meant to take some screenshots of the unconference in action, but I forgot to ask the others if that would be ok and in...

Read More Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:44 +0000

Job: Digital Infrastructure Developer At Princeton University
Digital Humanities Now
Princeton University is recruiting a Digital Infrastructure Developer (2 positions). From the ad: As a member of the growing Library Systems development team, reporting to the Library Application Development Manager, the developers in this position will implement, test, and document applications using the Hydra repository framework as well as other open source applications related to digital...

Read More Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:00:17 +0000

Job: Web Development Librarian At Western Carolina University
Digital Humanities Now
Western Carolina University is recruiting a Web Development Librarian. From the ad: The person in this position will design new sites and applications to improve the user experience in discovering, finding, and accessing library content and services. Providing vision and leadership in designing, developing and supporting the library website content and integrating it with the larger...

Read More Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:00:55 +0000

Job: Data Services Librarian At University Of Toronto
Digital Humanities Now
The University of Toronto is recruiting a Data Services Librarian. From the ad: Reporting to the Coordinator, Liaison Librarian Program, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues within the unit, across the library and the campus on initiatives that assist faculty and students to navigate social sciences data-related issues, including data discovery, analysis, visualization, and...

Read More Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:30:06 +0000

Job: Digital Preservation Librarian At James Madison University
Digital Humanities Now
James Madison University is recruiting a Digital Preservation Librarian. From the ad: The Digital Preservation Librarian reports to the Head of Digital Collections and is responsible for the stewardship and protection of LET’s digital assets; leads the development of an effective and achievable strategy to establish a cohesive digital preservation program ensuring the long-term viability...

Read More Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:30:47 +0000

Cfp: Graduate Students Speak Out – Gaining Knowledge In Digital Humanities
Digital Humanities Now
From the CFP: The CSDH/SCHN conference program committee is looking for ten-minute papers from graduate students that discuss or reflect on the opportunities they have had for education in the digital humanities, broadly conceived. Four papers will be selected to be part of a graduate student panel at Ryerson University during the CSDH/SCHN conference that...

Read More Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:00:53 +0000

Resource: Quandl And Forecasting
Digital Humanities Now
From the post: Welcome to another installment of Reproducible Finance with R. Today we are going to shift focus in recognition of the fact that there’s more to Finance than stock prices, and there%u2019s more to data download than quantmod/getSymbols. In this post, we will explore commodity prices using data from Quandl, a repository for...

Read More Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:30:31 +0000

Resource: Get Backward On Technology
Digital Humanities Now
From the post: These days there’s always some new technology, something new and shiny, to bring into the classroom. But “new” and “shiny” are not, in themselves, good reasons to adopt a new technology in your classroom; nor are they good reasons to reject it. Whether we’re talking about a virtual reality headset, a collaborative online...

Read More Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:04 +0000

Editors’ Choice: Map The History Of Redlining, It Works
Digital Humanities Now
The history of redlining matters. For decades, the government sponsored Home Owners’ Loan Corporation created maps that defined African American neighbourhoods as high risk, which resulted in people not having access to a Federal Housing Administration insured mortgage in these districts. Ta-Nehisi Coates used the research…to develop the case for reparations in his 2014 cover story in the Atlantic. He convincingly argued...

Read More Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:00:43 +0000

Dhnow Is On Spring Break!
Digital Humanities Now
We will be taking a week off for spring break. All posts that are nominated this week will be included for consideration next week. Keep your nominations coming! Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:00:29 +0000

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