[This is a volunteer role that may be of interest to LIS students and digital humanities or scholarly communications librarians. Please contact Kathleen Fitzpatrick at the address below for further details. -- Bethany]
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The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites applications for the position of publications liaison, a volunteer position to help increase the visibility of the association's journals and other publications.
ADHO publications are primarily owned by its constituent organizations; these publications include:
• LLC. The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (a print journal whose ownership resides with ALLC/EADH);
• Digital Humanities Quarterly (an online journal whose ownership resides with ACH);
• Digital Studies/Le champ numérique (an online journal whose ownership resides with CSDH/SCHN);
• DH Commons (an online publication whose ownership resides with centerNet);
• Humanist (an online discussion group);
• Digital Humanities Questions and Answers (a community-based Q&A board whose ownership resides with ACH and ProfHacker); and
• Topics in the Digital Humanities (a monograph series);
More information about ADHO publications may be found at http://adho.org/publications.
The ADHO publications liaison would work with publishers and indexing services to ensure that ADHO publications are properly indexed, advise on metadata best practices, and recommend other discovery strategies.
Appointment will be made by the ADHO Steering Committee upon recommendation from the ADHO Publications Committee. The publications liaison will begin a three-year term of appointment following the Digital Humanities conference in July 2013.
Applications, including a current CV and a brief statement outlining a proposed plan for increasing ADHO publications' visibility, should be sent to:
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Chair, ADHO Publications Committee: [log in to unmask]
Deadline for receipt of applications is 15 April 2013.
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