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Developer at Northwestern University

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:33:27 +0000

Northwestern University is recruiting a Developer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The frontend developer designs and develops modern, usable interfaces for Northwestern University Libraries' Hydra-based digital repositories with input from end-users. A critical member of the software development and administration team in Repository and Digital Curation, this position will spearhead our usability initiatives translating […](image)



"Content-Based Video Retrieval in Historical Collections of the German Broadcasting Archive"

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:32:33 +0000

Markus Mühling et al. have self-archived "Content-Based Video Retrieval in Historical Collections of the German Broadcasting Archive." Here's an excerpt: The German Broadcasting Archive (DRA) maintains the cultural heritage of radio and television broadcasts of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). The uniqueness and importance of the video material stimulates a large scientific interest in […](image)



Countway Research Data Services Librarian at Harvard University

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:31:39 +0000

Harvard University is recruiting a Countway Research Data Services Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Countway Research Data Services Librarian is a newly defined position in the Countway Library of Medicine and will play a central role in the development and provision of HMS (Harvard Medical School) services for access, use, manipulation, and […](image)



PLOS Releases Ambra Journal Publishing Software Under MIT License

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:30:02 +0000

PLOS has released its Ambra publishing journal software under the MIT License. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: This isn’t the first time Ambra was available to those looking for a journal publishing platform. Under continuous development since 2009, Ambra was a monolithic Struts webapp offered as open source since its beginning. In 2012, PLOS […](image)



Assistant Head and Digital Technologies Development Librarian at Harvard University

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:33:59 +0000

Harvard University is recruiting an Assistant Head and Digital Technologies Development Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: S/he will provide technical leadership and hands-on programming expertise for digital library projects; identifying emerging technologies that have potential for new and improved library services; and develop new digital library services through an iterative process that emphasize […](image)



NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:32:42 +0000

NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: This 14th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry […](image)



Digital Technologies Librarian at Vassar College

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:31:18 +0000

Vassar College is recruiting a Digital Technologies Librarian . Here's an excerpt from the ad: The incumbent will work alongside faculty members, students, librarians, and IT colleagues across campus and within open-source communities on projects that advance research, teaching, and learning. This position is an excellent opportunity to work within a team to develop and […](image)



University of Arizona Names Karen Williams as VP for Information Strategy and University Libraries

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:30:07 +0000

The University of Arizona named Karen Williams as VP for Information Strategy and University Libraries. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Karen Williams, who has been serving as the interim leader for University Information Technology Services in addition to her duties as dean of University Libraries, has been appointed to a new position that gives […](image)



Manager of Digital Content Development and Strategy at California Digital Library

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:33:06 +0000

The California Digital Library is recruiting a Manager of Digital Content Development and Strategy. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Working in a highly collaborative environment, this position is responsible for cultivating new opportunities and partnerships in shared digital collection development and web archiving across the ten campuses of the University of California and beyond. […](image)



John Pollitz Named Dean of Library Affairs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:32:39 +0000

John Pollitz has been named the Dean of Library Affairs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Pollitz has held a number of higher education library administration positions. Most recently, he has served as the director of libraries for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 2007. During his tenure there, he […](image)



Research Data Management Program Manager at University of California, Berkeley

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:31:53 +0000

The University 0f California, Berkeley is recruiting a Research Data Management Program Manager. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The RDM Program Manager will be the lead position responsible for administering the RDM program and services for the campus. S/he will be a campus resource on local, national and international RDM developments, overseeing the program […](image)



"Research Data Services in European Academic Research Libraries"

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:30:42 +0000

Carol Tenopir et al. have published "Research Data Services in European Academic Research Libraries" in LIBER Quarterly. Here's an excerpt: Research data is an essential part of the scholarly record, and management of research data is increasingly seen as an important role for academic libraries. This article presents the results of a survey of directors […](image)