• From Archive Data to DH Practice: Starting a new Digital Humanities Project

    From Archive Data to DH Practice: Starting a new Digital Humanities Project

    At the University of Miami’s Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC), archivist Amanda Moreno has been collaborating with the Digital Humanities Support team of the Richter Libraries to create “Global Cuba Collections,” a digital map of Cuban archives located in the U.S. and around the world. Below, I discuss some of the initial steps in developing “Global […]

  • Geoffrey Yeo investigates the relationships between information, data and records

    Geoffrey Yeo investigates the relationships between information, data and records

    Facet Publishing announce the release of Records, Information and Data: Exploring the role of record-keeping in an information culture by Geoffrey Yeo. In a society that increasingly emphasizes digital information and data, questions arise about the place of longer-established concepts such as records and archives. Records, Information and Data sets out to investigate the relationships […]

  • Delis Negrón Digital Archive

    Delis Negrón Digital Archive

                                                            The Delis Negrón Digital Archive captures the life and legacy of Delis Negrón, born in 1901 in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, and who was director, editor, poet, […]

  • An essential introduction to reference librarianship and information services for students and professionals

    An essential introduction to reference librarianship and information services for students and professionals

    Facet Publishing have announced the release of the fourth edition of Kay Ann Cassell and Uma Hiremath’s Reference and Information Services, An introduction. Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, Reference and Information Services, is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying […]

  • Publish a Technical Article to Teach Others and Support Charities

    Publish a Technical Article to Teach Others and Support Charities

    The Community site on DigitalOcean has nearly 2,000 technical tutorials on software development and Linux. The team is looking for more writers to contribute to this corpus. This opportunity enables those in the digital humanities field and researchers at large to not only share knowledge with other scholars, but with a broader, interdisciplinary developer community. […]

  • A HASTAC Scholar’s first book

    A HASTAC Scholar’s first book

    Hey folks! I’m a former HASTAC Scholar, and SILS Alumni. My first book is coming out in August– just finished indexing it today– and I wanted to let everyone know about it. Comic Book Collections and Programming: A Practical Guide for Librarians is part of the Practical Guide for Librarians series. In it I talk about comics in libraries, purchasing and […]

  • New book provides an accessible and engaging guide to managing research data

    New book provides an accessible and engaging guide to managing research data

    Facet Publishing have announced the release of Andrew Cox and Eddy Verbaan’s Exploring Research Data Management. Research Data Management (RDM) has become a professional topic of great importance internationally. This has been driven by a number of factors including the ‘deluge of data’ arising from new types of science, a crisis in confidence in research […]

  • Academic Publishing & Careers

    Academic Publishing & Careers

    Last week The Office of Career Planning & Professional Development hosted a Careers in Publishing Session on the 9th Floor of The Graduate Center.   Al Bertrand, Associate Publishing Director of Princeton University Press was the guest speaker, and the stage was set for an informative afternoon, centered around what we should expect from a career […]

  • New edition of the essential textbook for collection development and management in libraries

    New edition of the essential textbook for collection development and management in libraries

    Facet Publishing have announced the release of the fourth edition of Peggy Johnson’s Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management. Peggy Johnson has revised and fully updated this textbook to provide a timely and valuable new resource for LIS students and professionals. Each chapter offers complete introductory coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, […]

  • The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship wins Art Libraries Society Award

    The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship wins Art Libraries Society Award

    Facet Publishing is pleased to announce that The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship has won the ARLIS/NA Worldwide Books Award for Publications. The second edition of The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship was awarded the Worldwide Books Award for Publications at the 46th Annual Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) conference in New York last […]