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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:34:08 +0000

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Coordinator for Digital Archives and Records at University of Delaware

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:33:44 +0000

The University of Delaware is recruiting a Coordinator for Digital Archives and Records. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Developing, implementing, and maintaining a digital asset management system to manage the electronic collections of the Archives Program, Developing, implementing, and maintaining resources for the intake and archiving of the university’s electronic records, including documents, databases […]



"Migrating bepress Digital Commons Journals to OJS"

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:32:25 +0000

The Public Knowledge Project has released "Migrating bepress Digital Commons Journals to OJS." Here's an excerpt: PKP has recently developed an import plugin that is specifically designed to port and preserve Digital Commons journal content into an OJS installation that can then serve as a journal workflow management and publishing platform. This import plugin was […]



Digital Collections Librarian at Miami University

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:31:55 +0000

Miami University is recruiting a Digital Collections Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Head of Steward and Sustain, the Digital Collections Librarian manages the daily operations related to the processing, digitization, organization, and access of special collections and university archives materials. Supports the efforts of the Miami University Library in digitally […]



"Stewardship in the ‘Age of Algorithms’"

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:30:30 +0000

Clifford Lynch has published "Stewardship in the 'Age of Algorithms'" in First Monday. Here's an excerpt: This paper explores pragmatic approaches that might be employed to document the behavior of large, complex socio-technical systems (often today shorthanded as "algorithms") that centrally involve some mixture of personalization, opaque rules, and machine learning components. Thinking rooted in […]



Director of Libraries at Colby College

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:33:21 +0000

Colby College is recruiting a Director of Libraries. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Director will have an opportunity to connect the libraries, not only with faculty, students, and the community, but also with a new senior leadership team and a uniquely ambitious program of institutional transformation. This endeavor, supported by the largest fundraising […]



Cites & Insights 17: 2017

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:32:23 +0000

Walt Crawford has published "Cites & Insights 17: 2017." Here's an excerpt from the announcement: If you care about gray OA–the gold OA journals that aren't in DOAJ–you should buy this volume, as it includes the first (Gray OA 2012-2016) and probably the last (Gray OA 2014-2017) comprehensive studies of these journals . . . […]



Director, Center for Digital Scholarship at University of Chicago

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:31:16 +0000

The University of Chicago is recruiting a Director, Center for Digital Scholarship. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information Technology & Digital Scholarship, the Director of the CDS will be responsible for developing a vision for the CDS and for working closely with the Director of the Science […]



"Academic Journals with a Presence on Twitter Are More Widely Disseminated and Receive a Higher Number of Citations"

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:30:42 +0000

José Luis Ortega has published "Academic Journals with a Presence on Twitter Are More Widely Disseminated and Receive a Higher Number of Citations" in LSE Impact of Social Science. Here's an excerpt: In conclusion, these results make clear that the institutional presence of research journals on Twitter is fundamental for the dissemination and visibility of […]



Web Content Creator at University of Michigan

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:33:53 +0000

The University of Michigan is recruiting a Web Content Creator. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The primary function of the Web Content Creator will be to originate compelling and concise material for the Library's website. In addition to creating, editing, and proofreading site content, this individual will work closely with the technical team to […]



"Illegitimate Journals and How to Stop Them: An Interview with Kelly Cobey and Larissa Shamseer"

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:32:31 +0000

Alice Meadows has published "Illegitimate Journals and How to Stop Them: An Interview with Kelly Cobey and Larissa Shamseer" in The Scholarly Kitchen. Here's an excerpt: Earlier this year, David Moher, Larissa Shamseer, Kelly Cobey, and colleagues caused a bit of a stir when they published an article in Nature showing that, contrary to some […]



Digital Projects Librarian at University of Texas at Arlington

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:31:03 +0000

The University of Texas at Arlington is recruiting a Digital Projects Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Digital Projects Librarian works with library and university staff, faculty, and students to develop and implement new digitization projects. Reporting to the Department Head of Digital Creation, the Digital Projects Librarian oversees and monitors all aspects […]