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DigitalKoans Publishing Interruption

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:34:39 +0000

Tropical Depression Harvey may drop 10-20 inches of rain on Houston over a multiple-day period. Since Tropical Storm Allison, Houston takes slow moving storms very seriously. DigitalKoans posts will resume after the storm passes and normal services are restored if necessary. Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | […](image)



Application Developer Senior at University of Pennsylvania

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:33:29 +0000

The University of Pennsylvania is recruiting an Application Developer Senior. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This position manages software development for multiple complex digital library projects that provide access to resources crucial for faculty, students, and staff, such as discovery and researcher profile systems. Acts as lead programmer and designer including evaluating software solutions, […](image)



"The Prehistory of Biology Preprints: A Forgotten Experiment from the 1960s"

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:32:22 +0000

Matthew Cobb has self-archived "The Prehistory of Biology Preprints: A Forgotten Experiment from the 1960s." Here's an excerpt: In 1961, the NIH began to circulate biological preprints in a forgotten experiment called the Information Exchange Groups (IEGs). This system eventually attracted over 3600 participants and saw the production of over 2,500 different documents, but by […](image)



Digital Humanities Specialist at Purdue University

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:31:57 +0000

Purdue University is recruiting a .Digital Humanities Specialist Here's an excerpt from the ad: The successful candidate will work with the Libraries Digital Scholarship Council to establish a digital humanities program in the Libraries’ Division of Humanities, Social Science, Education and Business (HSSEB ) and will collaborate with others involved in the Libraries digital scholarship […](image)



"Will Ruling in ReDigi Case Open the Door to a Used E-book Market?"

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:25 +0000

Andrew Albanese has published "Will Ruling in ReDigi Case Open the Door to a Used E-book Market?" in Publishers Weekly. Here's an excerpt: Should there be a legal market for reselling "used" digital files, like the secondary market that currently exists for books or CDs in the analog world? Read more about Capitol Records, LLC […](image)



Digital Curation News (8/23/2017) #digitalcuration #digitalpreservation #datamanagement #researchdata #rdm

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:34:24 +0000

Lives in Data: Prominent Data Librarians, Archivists and Educators Share Their Thoughts Persistence Statements: Describing Digital Stickiness Warcbase: Scalable Analytics Infrastructure for Exploring Web Archives IBM and Sony Cram up to 330 Terabytes into Tiny Tape Cartridge Open Source Software for Digital Preservation Repositories: a Survey Twenty Years Preserving Data: A View from the United […](image)



Digital Collections Management Librarian at Texas A & M University

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:33:36 +0000

Texas A & M University is recruiting a Digital Collections Management Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Texas A & M University Libraries seeks an innovative and collaborative professional to support our expanding programs in digital collections management. Reporting to the Dean through the Director of the Office of Scholarly Communications, this person […](image)



"We Can Shift Academic Culture through Publishing Choices" (Version 2)

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:32:54 +0000

Corina J Logan has published "We Can Shift Academic Culture through Publishing Choices" (Version 2) in F1000Research. Here's an excerpt: Researchers give papers for free (and often actually pay) to exploitative publishers who make millions off of our articles by locking them behind paywalls. This discriminates not only against the public (who are usually the […](image)



Associate Librarian for Digital Strategies at Dartmouth College

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:32:22 +0000

Dartmouth College is recruiting a Associate Librarian for Digital Strategies. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Associate Librarian will have the opportunity to lead the development and implementation of an overarching digital strategy for the Library in close collaboration with and ever-mindful of the students and faculty whom the Library serves. The Associate Librarian […](image)



"Prevalence and Citation Advantage of Gold Open Access n the Subject Areas of the Scopus Database"

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:30:20 +0000

Pablo Dorta-González and Yolanda Santana-Jiménez have self-archived "Prevalence and Citation Advantage of Gold Open Access n the Subject Areas of the Scopus Database." Here's an excerpt: In the present paper, an analysis of gold OA from across all areas of research -the 27 subject areas of the Scopus database- is realized. As a novel contribution, […](image)



Digital Projects Librarian at University of Oregon

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:33:37 +0000

The University of Oregon is recruiting a Digital Projects Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Head of the Digital Scholarship Services (DSS), the Digital Projects Librarian plans, executes, and finalizes digital scholarship projects and other digital initiatives in the Libraries, as assigned. Projects may include creation of instruction-related tools, digital scholarship […](image)



"Sustainable Open Access Publishing: Preconditions, Dialog, and Continuous Adaptation: The Stockholm University Press Case"

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:32:20 +0000

Birgitta Hellmark Lindgren has published "Sustainable Open Access Publishing: Preconditions, Dialog, and Continuous Adaptation: The Stockholm University Press Case" in the Journal of Electronic Publishing.. Here's an excerpt: Given the demand for open access publishing in the context of expensive article processing charges and acquisition costs scholarly publishing needs to be transformed. I believe that […](image)