Project Manager for Digital Collections at University of Michigan Library

The University of Michigan Library is recruiting a Project Manager for Digital Collections

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The University of Michigan Library is seeking a librarian to be a project manager, with experience in the creation of digital collections and the software and applications that are the base of those collections. The successful candidate will collaborate with a team of librarians, programmers, and other experts on a major initiative to build a new digital library system architecture. The new system will make use of recent developments in the open source community and will handle a wide array of materials: text and images, video, music, research data sets, historical records, and more.

Digital Scholarship | Digital Library Jobs | Library IT Jobs | Sitemap

"Happy Beta Release Day, Omeka S!!"

The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University has released "Happy Beta Release Day, Omeka S!!."

Here's an excerpt:

Omeka S is the next-generation, open source web-publishing platform that is fully integrated into the scholarly communications ecosystem and designed to serve the needs of medium to large institutional users who wish to launch, monitor, and upgrade many sites from a single installation.

Though Omeka S is a completely new software package, it shares the same goals and principles of Omeka Classic that users have come to love: a commitment to cost-effective deployment and design, an intuitive user interface, open access to data and resources, and interoperability through standardized data.

Created with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Omeka S is engineered to ease the burdens of administrators who want to make it possible for their end-user communities to easily build their own sites that showcase digital cultural heritage materials.

See also: Omeka S Beta Technical Specs.

Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap

Digital Library Developer Analyst at UC Irvine

UC Irvine is recruiting a Digital Library Developer Analyst.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

This position performs operational level management of the Libraries' digital repositories and digital preservation systems under the general supervision of the Head, Digital Scholarship Services. This includes providing technical support to repository users, scripting work flow processes, and managing feature development to adapt and expand repositories' functions in support of the Libraries' strategic digital initiatives.

Digital Scholarship | Digital Library Jobs | Library IT Jobs | Sitemap

"Funding Article Processing Charges, SPEC Kit 353, Published by ARL"

ARL has released "Funding Article Processing Charges, SPEC Kit 353, Published by ARL."

Here's an excerpt:

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has released Funding Article Processing Charges (APCs), SPEC Kit 353, an exploration of the strategies that ARL member institutions are using to address APCs. This SPEC Kit covers how the funds are established and how they are handled (e.g., policies, applications, budgets, administration, outreach activities, etc.), sources of funding, and whether and under what circumstances libraries are partnering with other units (or other libraries) to fund this aspect of open access. . . .

Read/download SPEC Kit 353.

Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap

Digital Scholarship Coordinator at University of Houston

The University of Houston is recruiting a Digital Scholarship Coordinator.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Reporting to Head of Digital Research Services, the coordinator will partner with colleagues and units within the Libraries to advance digital research services and activities, including: providing services to publish, archive, and make accessible research data and scholarship; marketing UH Libraries' digital scholarship expertise; and collaborating with Libraries' stakeholders to enhance programming in the Digital Research Commons.

Digital Scholarship | Digital Library Jobs | Library IT Jobs | Sitemap

MIT: Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of Libraries: Preliminary Report

MIT has released the Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of Libraries: Preliminary Report.

Here's an excerpt:

Recommendation 6: Through interdisciplinary institutional and external partnerships, the Libraries should generate open, interoperable content platforms that explore new ways of producing, using, sharing, and preserving knowledge and that promote revolutionary new methodologies for the discovery and organization of information, people, ideas, and networks. . . .

Recommendation 7: The Task Force recommends that the Institute convene a new Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to review the current MIT Faculty Open Access Policy and its implementation with an eye toward revising and expanding current policies and practices, where appropriate, to further the Institute's mission of disseminating the fruits of its research and scholarship as widely as possible. . . .

Recommendation 10: The Task Force recommends that MIT establish an Initiative for Research in Information Science and Scholarly Communication, based in the MIT Libraries, to enable bold experimentation and to serve as a hub for best-in-class research on the great challenges in information science and scholarly communication.

Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap

Software Engineer III (LITS) at Emory University

Emory University is recruiting a Software Engineer III (LITS).

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Library and Information Technology Services division of Emory University seeks an accomplished software engineer with significant web application development experience. The selected individual will join a motivated team of developers with the privilege of creating innovative software in support of the Research and Health Sciences missions of Emory University.

Digital Scholarship | Digital Library Jobs | Library IT Jobs | Sitemap

"Provenance in Support of ANDS’ Four Transformations"

Andrew E. Treloar and Mingfang Wu have published "Provenance in Support of ANDS' Four Transformations" in the International Journal of Digital Curation.

Here's an excerpt:

This article introduces the provenance activities that are being carried out at the Australia National Data Services (ANDS). Since its beginning, ANDS has been promoting four data transformations so that Australia's research data become more valuable and reusable by researchers. Among many other activities that enable the four transformations, ANDS has been encouraging ANDS partners to capture and describe rich context at the time when a data collection is created. In 2015, ANDS funded a number of external projects that had provenance components. In addition, ANDS is working on the interoperability between the schema that is used by the ANDS research data registration and discovery service – Research Data Australia (RDA) – and the W3C recommended provenance standard, Provenance Ontology (PROV-O), and investigating how to enrich the schema to access provenance information. The article concludes by discussing the lessons we learnt and our future planned activity.

Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap

Director, Scholarly & Library Information Technology Services at George Washington University

George Washington University is recruiting a Director, Scholarly & Library Information Technology Services.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Director is responsible for advancing the GW Library's mission to support research, teaching and learning by delivering relevant services including research-oriented search and discovery systems, GW's expert finding system, the integrated library system, desktop support within Library spaces, institutional repository, website development, and consultation services (GIS, software development) for faculty and students. In many instances, active engagement with community-driven open source software development efforts is vital to advancing the University's interests.

Digital Scholarship | Digital Library Jobs | Library IT Jobs | Sitemap

"Towards a Collaborative National Research Data Management Network"

Chuck Humphrey, Kathleen Shearer, and Martha Whitehead have published "Towards a Collaborative National Research Data Management Network" in the International Journal of Digital Curation.

Here's an excerpt:

This paper describes the plans and strategies to develop Portage, a national network of sustainable, shared services for research data management (RDM) in Canada. A description of the RDM context in Canada is provided. This environment has heightened expectations around the Government of Canada's Open Science plans and includes deliverables aimed at improving access to publications and data resulting from federally funded scientific activities. At the same time, a recent environmental scan published by Canada's three federal research granting councils reveals significant gaps in services, infrastructure, and funding mechanisms to support RDM. In addition, Canada's RDM environment consists of stakeholders from a variety of communities with minimal ongoing coordination or cooperation.

Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap

WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com