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The Thomas A. Edison Papers at Rutgers University is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate, with an annual salary of $50,000, with experience in Digital Humanities to identify, select, and help implement digital tools that can enhance the usability of the project’s digital book and image editions, make its metadata more accessible, and better integrate its editions. The selective book edition of transcribed and annotated documents is in the process of being transitioned to open-access PDF and EPUB3 formats on Johns Hopkins University Press’s Project Muse while our image edition of more than 154,000 documents uses the Omeka-S platform.  In addition, part of the image edition published originally asRead More →

by Caterina Agostini and Francesca Giannetti Introduction Earlier this year, Rutgers was invited to become a participant in the beta evaluation of ITHAKA JSTOR’s Constellate, a text analysis and pedagogy platform. As a result, we have had early view into a rapidly evolving service that aims to advance text analytics pedagogy. While pedagogy is its main thrust at the moment, Constellate is a fairly complex offering that is structured around three “pillars”: data, pedagogy, and research. For readers who are familiar with JSTOR’s Data for Research (DfR) program, which has provided researchers with bibliographic metadata, unigrams, bigrams, and trigrams for JSTOR journals and books sinceRead More →

#dayofDH2021 is finally here, hosted by @LUCTSDH, @UCLA_DH, University of Guelph, and the Università del Piedmont Orientale. Date: April 29. Theme: Multilingual DH. Head over to for details and stay tuned for more! — Day of DH (@DayofDH) April 4, 2021 Attention digital humanists of Princeton, Rutgers, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Swarthmore, and the Mid-Atlantic. Join us for Day of Digital Humanities 2021 by tweeting about your multilingual DH. The aim of this year’s Day of DH is to “open up conversation about projects being undertaken in the various languages and put together a list of non-English tools, libraries, software products, tips, hacks, andRead More →