When I first heard about the popularity of ASMR videos, I thought they were the strangest thing. People just…listen to whispers for ten minutes straight? Or watch slime being kneaded? Or people eating? And it helps them relax?


I thought it was pretty bizarre. But then a certain stormy political climate moved in over the continental US a couple years ago, and I started finding myself clicking on ASMR-esque videos more frequently when they popped up in my feeds. “Why yes, I would like to stare at something mindless and beautiful for ten minutes straight,” I found myself thinking.


Here’s to calm headspace and a week full of new discoveries. Along those lines, see these jobs from the past two weeks:



View past listings on our site or by tracking #DLFjobs. If you have a position description to share with the community, you can submit it quickly on our site—for free, if you’re from a DLF member institution.


Take care,




Becca Quon

Program Associate for Advancement & Awards

Digital Library Federation (DLF) | | @CLIRDLF |she/her/hers


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