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DigitalKoans Posts Resume on 1/24/2017

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:35:25 +0000

DigitalKoans posts will resume on 1/24/2017. Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap(image)



Digital Curation News (12/16/2016) #digitalcuration #digitalpreservation #datamanagement #researchdata #rdm

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:34:05 +0000

Survey of DSA-Certified Digital Repositories: Report on the Findings in a Survey of All DSA-Certified Digital Repositories on Investments in and Benefits of Acquiring the Data Seal of Approval (DSA) Scholarly Identification Systems in a Global Market: The ORCID Solution Data, Data Citation, and Bibliometrics, Christine L. Borgman (Presentation) Assessment of Data Fitness for Use […](image)



Business & Social Science Informationist/Data Librarian at University of Cincinnati

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:33:40 +0000

The University of Cincinnati is recruiting a Business & Social Science Informationist/Data Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The incumbent will work collaboratively with business and social science faculty and with UCL faculty and staff to design, develop, and implement a suite of cohesive services for faculty and students in business and the social […](image)



AAP and RIAA (and Others) Send Letters to Trump

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:32:30 +0000

The AAP and the RIAA (and others) have send letters to Donald Trump expressing copyright concerns. Here's the AAP letter. Here's an excerpt: Provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), which Congress enacted in 1998 to encourage online availability of popular copyrighted works while promoting a balance of interests and cooperation between copyright owners […](image)



Faculty Associate Office of the Library at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:31:30 +0000

The UT Southwestern Medical Center is recruiting a Faculty Associate Office of the Library. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This position will develop and manage the digital program and infrastructure for the UT Southwestern Archives and History of Medicine Collection and promote digital collections and services for the department to ensure integration with library […](image)



Open Research Funders Group Launched

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:30:18 +0000

The Open Research Funders Group has been launched. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Eight highly-visible organizations today announced the launch of the Open Research Funders Group, a partnership designed to increase access to research outputs. With nearly $5 billion in combined annual grants conferred, these organizations are committed to using their positions to foster […](image)



Digital Art: November’s Charcoal Drawings, Color Pencil Drawings, Pastel Drawings, and Oil Paintings

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:29:22 +0000

In November, I continued to transform public domain photos into charcoal drawings, color pencil drawings, pastel drawings, and oil paintings using a variety of Photoshop plug-ins and Topaz Impression. Full-size images (8×10" or 8×12") and descriptions of the processing steps involved are available on Flickr. Digital Color Pencil Drawing of Docked Ships in Hamburg Digital […](image)



Digital Collections Librarian at University of Kentucky

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:33:34 +0000

The University of Kentucky is recruiting a Digital Collections Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Digital Collections Librarian has responsibility to create the digital collections for the law library. In addition, this position will create and curate according to appropriate professional standards the print archive collections held by the law library. Responsibilities include […](image)



Draft Model Publishing Contracts for Digital Scholarship Released

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:32:36 +0000

Emory University and the University of Michigan have released draft versions of two model publishing contracts for digital scholarship. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: In order to ensure this contract meets the needs of both authors and publishers, we are soliciting feedback from authors, publishers, and other interested stakeholders, and will make draft versions […](image)



Research Data Workflows Specialist at University of Michigan

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:31:26 +0000

The University of Michigan is recruiting a Research Data Workflows Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Research Data Workflows Specialist will advance the library's mission to create and sustain data services for the campus that support the mission of the University of Michigan researchers through Research Data Services (RDS), a new and growing […](image)



Senate Unanimously Passes OPEN Government Data Act

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:30:15 +0000

The US Senate has passed the OPEN Government Data Act. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai'i) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.). The bipartisan bill will require public data to be accessible at Data.gov […](image)



UX Designer at California Digital Library

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:34:56 +0000

The California Digital Library is recruiting a UX Designer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: As a member of the CDL User Experience (UX) Team, the UX Designer will work with the UX team to collaboratively support the CDL program and service managers in the development and improvement of UC Libraries' user services. Digital Scholarship […](image)