Department: IU Bloomington Information and Library Science
Indiana University HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) at Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering has a postdoctoral fellow position to develop new methods for curating and studying digital library collections, along with research data derived from these collections, with a particular emphasis on historically under-resourced and marginalized textual communities. The position is part of the Scholar-Curated Worksets for Analysis, Reuse & Discovery (SCWAReD) project, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Our project leverages human expertise and advanced technologies in the service of social justice by curating minority and other writings currently hidden among the vast collections of today's digital libraries; the project will likewise explore the curation and preservation of research artifacts (methods, collections, derived data, research articles and reports) from the entire digital research lifecycle. These focused collections, or
Internal Number: 9983
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