Head, Archival & Special Collections, and Digital Archivist at University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is recruiting a Head, Archival & Special Collections, and Digital Archivist.

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This senior leadership position reports to the Associate University Librarian, Research, and is a member of the library’s management team. The head, A&SC, and digital archivist will provide strategic leadership and oversight for the A&SC team, while also establishing strategies and workflows to support the acquisition, appraisal, processing, curation, preservation, discovery of, and access to born-digital and digitized materials.

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"Amazon to Help Advance Free Knowledge for All with New $1 Million Gift to the Wikimedia Endowment"

The Wikimedia Foundation has released "Amazon to Help Advance Free Knowledge for All with New $1 Million Gift to the Wikimedia Endowment."

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We are pleased to announce a new $1 million gift to the Wikimedia Endowment from Amazon to support greater access to information for everyone. This is Amazon’s second gift to the Wikimedia Endowment, a permanent fund dedicated to ensuring the long-term sustainability of Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. . . .

Since the launch of the Endowment in January 2016, the campaign has raised over $42 million from generous individuals, foundations, and corporations. Amazon’s support provides additional momentum to the Wikimedia Endowment campaign and to our belief that free knowledge must be safeguarded and available to anyone, anywhere.

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Research Data Management Service Lead at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is recruiting a Research Data Management Service Lead.

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UC Berkeley is seeking a collaborative and inclusive Research Data Management (RDM) Service Lead whose principal role will be to oversee the RDM Program, which has university-wide scope to provide tools, consulting, and education to researchers across campus who are working with data. The RDM Program is a partnership between the University Library and Research, Teaching and Learning (RTL).

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Open Scholarship and the Need for Collective Action

Cameron Neylon et al. have self-archived Open Scholarship and the Need for Collective Action.

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The book aims to increase understanding of the challenges to make scholarship more open. It addresses various perspectives offered by KE's Open Scholarship Framework, combining levels (micro, meso and macro-level actors), arenas (political, economic, social, technical) and research phases (discovery, planning, project phase, dissemination).

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Head, Digital Strategy & Technology, and Digital Initiatives Librarian at University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is recruiting a Head, Digital Strategy & Technology, and Digital Initiatives Librarian.

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This senior leadership position reports to the Associate University Librarian, Research, and is a member of the library's management team. This position provides creative leadership for proactive innovation, enhancement, maintenance, and support of library-specific technologies, including library services platforms, discovery tools for library and archival materials, digital asset management, website and related web services, repositories, and all systems, hardware, and software that support the library’s operations and services (many of which are offered collaboratively with partners, both on- and off-campus).

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"Cultural Obstacles to Research Data Management and Sharing at TU Delft"

Esther Plomp et al. have published "Cultural Obstacles to Research Data Management and Sharing at TU Delft" in Insights.

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Research data management (RDM) is increasingly important in scholarship. Many researchers are, however, unaware of the benefits of good RDM and unsure about the practical steps they can take to improve their RDM practices. Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) addresses this cultural barrier by appointing Data Stewards at every faculty. By providing expert advice and increasing awareness, the Data Stewardship project focuses on incremental improvements in current data and software management and sharing practices. This cultural change is accelerated by the Data Champions who share best practices in data management with their peers. The Data Stewards and Data Champions build a community that allows a discipline-specific approach to RDM. Nevertheless, cultural change also requires appropriate rewards and incentives. While local initiatives are important, and we discuss several examples in this paper, systemic changes to the academic rewards system are needed. This will require collaborative efforts of a broad coalition of stakeholders and we will mention several such initiatives. This article demonstrates that community building is essential in changing the code and data management culture at TU Delft.

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Director, Mason Publishing Group at George Mason University

George Mason University is recruiting a Director, Mason Publishing Group.

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This Director position leads the University Libraries' Mason Publishing Group, a unit which includes the George Mason University Press and Mason Publishing imprints, Open Educational Resources program, open access e-journals, Copyright Support, and various other Scholarly Communications activities. Incumbent provides leadership in planning, acquisition of content and projects, scholarly and editorial oversight, business management, contract administration, staffing, marketing and outreach, and external relations.

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Engaging Researchers with Data Management: The Cookbook

Connie Clare, et al. have published "Engaging Researchers with Data Management: The Cookbook".

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Engaging Researchers with Data Management is an invaluable collection of 24 case studies, drawn from institutions across the globe, that demonstrate clearly and practically how to engage the research community with RDM. These case studies together illustrate the variety of innovative strategies research institutions have developed to engage with their researchers about managing research data.

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Software Developer 2/3 at Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Los Alamos National Laboratory is recruiting a Software Developer 2/3.

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The main responsibility of the position will be the design, development, and implementation of enhanced and custom digital tools, systems, services, and platforms. The results may involve custom solutions and/or customizations/deployment of open source and/or commercial off-the-shelf products.

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Americans and Digital Knowledge

The Pew Research Center has released "Americans and Digital Knowledge."

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A new Pew Research Center survey finds that Americans' understanding of technology-related issues varies greatly depending on the topic, term or concept. While a majority of U.S. adults can correctly answer questions about phishing scams or website cookies, other items are more challenging. For example, just 28% of adults can identify an example of two-factor authentication – one of the most important ways experts say people can protect their personal information on sensitive accounts. Additionally, about one-quarter of Americans (24%) know that private browsing only hides browser history from other users of that computer, while roughly half (49%) say they are unsure what private browsing does.

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Innovative Media Facilitator at University of Florida

The University of Florida is recruiting an Innovative Media Facilitator.

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The position primarily manages the daily activities of Marston Science Library’s 3D and makerspace (MSL Makery) services and exercises a level of authority, independence and initiative to make operational decisions for the services. The Facilitator supports the library’s emerging technology services through the identification of tools, provision of instruction and participation in selected outreach activities.

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"Evaluating Fair Maturity Through a Scalable, Automated, Community-Governed Framework"

Mark D. Wilkinson et al. have published "Evaluating Fair Maturity Through a Scalable, Automated, Community-Governed Framework" in Scientific Data.

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We propose a scalable, automatable framework to evaluate digital resources that encompasses measurable indicators, open source tools, and participation guidelines, which come together to accommodate domain relevant community-defined FAIR assessments. The components of the framework are: (1) Maturity Indicators—community-authored specifications that delimit a specific automatically-measurable FAIR behavior; (2) Compliance Tests—small Web apps that test digital resources against individual Maturity Indicators; and (3) the Evaluator, a Web application that registers, assembles, and applies community-relevant sets of Compliance Tests against a digital resource, and provides a detailed report about what a machine "sees" when it visits that resource. We discuss the technical and social considerations of FAIR assessments, and how this translates to our community-driven infrastructure. We then illustrate how the output of the Evaluator tool can serve as a roadmap to assist data stewards to incrementally and realistically improve the FAIRness of their resources.

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Librarian (Digital Projects Coordinator) at National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art is recruiting a Librarian (Digital Projects Coordinator).

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This position is within the staff of the Deputy Director (DD) in the Library Division (DL), of the National Gallery of Art. The primary purpose of the position is to act as project manager in conjunction with the division’s department heads in developing, implementing, and maintaining a systematic digitization program.

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Research Data Rights Management Guide

The Australian Data Research Commons has released the "Research Data Rights Management Guide."

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When taken together, data management, copyright and licensing issues relating to data can be complicated. Data is complicated and can take many forms. It can be a seemingly random compilation of numbers, or it could be a complex dataset containing recorded interviews or creative works. Combined data is often unable to be separated into component parts, unlike chapters in a book, so, unlike a book, it is difficult to separate different copyright conditions that might apply to certain sections of a dataset. Apart from legal ownership, other factors such as policy and business requirements, and relationships and norms can impact on data licensing decisions. For example, grant funding agreements may require a certain licence to be applied to research data outputs, or, in some cases, expectations or norms in a particular field of study will impact on licensing decisions.

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Scholarly Communications and Copyright Librarian at Kansas State University

Kansas State University is recruiting a Scholarly Communications and Copyright Librarian.

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The individual in this position will have a primary focus of leading, educating, and providing outreach for copyright services, open access, and K-State's Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative, and will help support the Center's other services. This position reports to the CADS team lead in the Academic Services Department.

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