Natl. Press Bld. Newstand. Photo by Harris & Ewing, ca. 1940. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.28304
On Sunday, March 2, I had the opportunity to attend an OpenNews Hack Day event at the Newseum in Washington DC, sponsored by Knight-mozilla OpenNews, PopUp Archive, and the Newseum. The event was held in conjunction with the NICAR (National Institute [...]
New York University Libraries is looking for a DevOps Engineer to plan, configure, and manage both in-house and cloud environments. You will also provide technical assistance in a variety of faculty research projects.
The unit is a group of digitizers, developers, designers, and project managers who process, enable access to, and preserve digital materials.
Sometimes I read a news item so great I have to track down the person at the heart of the story, and beg for more details. Here’s an example: an article on Magnapubs entitled Museum Exhibits and Macroeconomics? In it, professor Saturupa Das of Montgomery College wrote about his use of an exhibit at the [...]
Few posts ago i wrote about imaging work at St. Nicholas church in Tallinn, Estonia. Now this has grown into bigger collaboration and a co-hosted event in coming May. There will be three speakers from ACRG: Graeme Earl, James Miles and me.
Check the museum’s website for more information and registering .
The Iowa State University Library is recruiting a Life Sciences and Scholarly Communications Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This position will be responsible for subject-based reference, instruction, collection development, and scholarly communications outreach; participating and sharing responsibilities with a team of science and technology subject librarians for delivering high quality in-depth programs, collections [...]
The "Coherence of 'Open' Initiatives in Higher Education and Research: Framing a Policy Agenda" by Sheila Corrall and Stephen Pinfield is available in IDEALS. Here's an excerpt: Within this context, our purpose here is to map out the current Open landscape from a policy development perspective, considering in particular the potential for greater coordination between [...]
The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries are recruiting a Faculty Director of Libraries Information Technology. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Faculty Director of Libraries Information Technology (LIT) reports to the Senior Associate Dean of Libraries and serves as a member of the Libraries Management Team which works collaboratively to articulate the vision and [...]
Library Journal has released its 2014 list of Movers & Shakers. Here's an excerpt: Welcome to the 2014 LJ Movers & Shakers. The 50 individuals recognized here are passionate about what all types of libraries can do to enhance lives—for adults, teens, schoolchildren, infants, and toddlers. If there's a common theme among their profiles, it's [...]