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Digital Curator at Texas Woman’s University

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:33:39 +0000

Texas Woman's University is recruiting a Digital Curator. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Digital Curator provides highly responsible data curation and management of digital resources to include preservation and curation research and development activities and initiatives. Creates digital collections, enables discovery and retrieval, and promotes and preserves. The Digital Curator is responsible for […](image)



Emory University Gets $1.2 million Grant for Open Access Humanities Publishing Program

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:32:22 +0000

Emory University has received a $1.2 million grant for an open access humanities publishing program. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Emory College of Arts and Sciences has launched a $1.2 million effort that positions it to be a national leader in the future of scholarly publishing. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is funding the […](image)



Data Librarian at Yale University

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:31:54 +0000

Yale University is recruiting a Data Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The incumbent supports the discovery, use, and management of locally created and externally available data. In consultation with subject librarians and the CSSSI Director of Collection Management, Technical Services, and Access Services, identifies and acquires data resources in the sciences, social sciences, […](image)



"’Notice-and-Stay-Down’ Is Really ‘Filter-Everything’"

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:30:48 +0000

Elliot Harmon has published "'Notice-and-Stay-Down' Is Really 'Filter-Everything'" in Deeplinks. Here's an excerpt: There's a debate happening right now over copyright bots, programs that social media websites use to scan users’ uploads for potential copyright infringement. A few powerful lobbyists want copyright law to require platforms that host third-party content to employ copyright bots, and […](image)



Data and Visualization Librarian at Boston College

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:33:29 +0000

Boston College is recruiting a Data and Visualization Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Working with Assessment and as part of a Digital Scholarship team in support of digital teaching and research, the Data and Visualization Librarian will play a central role in the development and provision of Library services for manipulation, visualization and […](image)



"Supply, Demand, and the Subscription Model in Scholarly Publishing—An Analysis"

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:32:44 +0000

Kent Anderson has published "Supply, Demand, and the Subscription Model in Scholarly Publishing—An Analysis" in The Scholarly Kitchen. Here's an excerpt: 5. Denials (turn-aways) to archival content remain high. Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the dataset comes with the percentage of denials to the backfile, which represented 60% of all denials (turn-aways). Even looking […](image)



Clinical Data Research Specialist at University of Virginia

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:31:54 +0000

The University of Virginia is recruiting a Research Data Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This position will support researchers (faculty, staff, and students) engaged in biomedical research by providing computational research support. The data specialist will provide consultations on cleaning, manipulating, visualizing and analyzing data by writing and/or optimizing programs and applications in […](image)



Indiana University Bloomington Faculty Unanimously Adopt Open Access Policy

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:30:33 +0000

The Indiana University Bloomington faculty have unanimously adopted an open access policy. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The Scholarly Communication staff will be available to help authors deposit their work—usually the final version of an article that has gone through peer review—in IUScholarWorks or another repository for archival purposes. Indeed, as Nazareth Pantaloni, Copyright […](image)



Texas Digital Library Software Engineer at University of Texas at Austin

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:34:28 +0000

The University of Texas at Austin is recruiting a Texas Digital Library Software Engineer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Working with university libraries across the state, the Software Engineer for the Texas Digital Library will design, code, test, and analyze the software and applications necessary for providing online access to the research data and […](image)



"Building a Research Data Management Service at the University of California, Berkeley"

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:33:34 +0000

Jamie Wittenberg and Mary Elings have self-archived "Building a Research Data Management Service at the University of California, Berkeley." Here's an excerpt: University of California, Berkeley's Library and the central Research Information Technologies unit have collaborated to develop a research data management program that leverages each organization’s expertise and resources to create a unified service. […](image)



Learning Technologies Specialist for Sciences at Harvard University

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:31:48 +0000

Harvard University is recruiting a Learning Technologies Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Learning Technologies Specialist for the Sciences (LTSS) will lead the design and implementation of programs at the Discovery Bar, the Instruction Room and Media Studios. The LTSS needs to create new connections with research labs, academic departments and academic support […](image)



"The Forbidden Forecast: Thinking About Open Access and Library Subscriptions"

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:30:47 +0000

Rick Anderson has published "he Forbidden Forecast: Thinking About Open Access and Library Subscriptions" in The Scholarly Kitchen. Here's an excerpt: In light of all this, it's difficult to avoid the conclusion that those who advocate for Green OA as the preferred mode, and as the more or less universal solution towards which we should […](image)