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Facilitators: Ruth Tillman, Sandy Rodriguez  
 
Facilitators: Ruth Tillman, Sandy Rodriguez  
  
Potential topics: Grant-funded & term positions, organizing workers, digitization & labor (including labor of incarcerated workers), labor and digital scholarship, internships, credential creep/credentialism
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Topics: Grant-funded & term positions, organizing workers, digitization & labor (including labor of incarcerated workers), labor and digital scholarship, internships, credential creep/credentialism
  
[[Labor/Contingency-Precarity/Minutes | Minutes page]]
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'''Goals 2018'''
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* finalizing the guidelines for grant-funded positions
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'''Deliverables'''
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'''Goals 2017'''
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* organizing and setting up logistics for communication;
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* performing a literature review on contingency and precarity;
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* analyzing and sharing readings to determine scope of work;
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* drafting guidelines for designing grant-funded positions
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'''Deliverables:'''
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* [https://www.zotero.org/groups/1235192/dlf-labor-wg List of readings on contingency and precarity]
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* [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MVt7JhlRZapZdk4jefOsi9gLxuj1OOEZXAznoeLeYrA/ First working draft of the guidelines (open comment)]
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'''[[Labor/Contingency-Precarity/Minutes | Minutes page]]'''
  
 
=== Valuing Labor ===  
 
=== Valuing Labor ===  
Facilitators: Melissa Chalmers, Amy Wickner
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Facilitators: Amy Wickner (Melissa Chalmers, on leave)
  
 
Potential topics: Student labor, student loans, (in)visibility, service, emotional labor, maintenance, labor ethics, apprenticeships, internships, pre-professional training, acculturation, “fit,” hiring and retention practices especially re: members of marginalized communities, professionalization, credential creep / credentialism, labor and digital scholarship
 
Potential topics: Student labor, student loans, (in)visibility, service, emotional labor, maintenance, labor ethics, apprenticeships, internships, pre-professional training, acculturation, “fit,” hiring and retention practices especially re: members of marginalized communities, professionalization, credential creep / credentialism, labor and digital scholarship

Revision as of 09:46, 22 February 2018

This is a page for the DLF Working Group on Labor in Digital Libraries.

Working Group on Labor in Digital Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Read an announcement on the group's formation, by Ruth Tillman.

TO JOIN: please sign up for the Google Group.

As of April, 2017, this group is forming two smaller working groups with two facilitators each, based on themes pulled from member introductions and responses to the initial interest survey (now closed). Join a sub-group by filling out this form.

Both subgroups are collecting citations and materials relevant to their work in a Zotero group.

Contingency and Precarity

Facilitators: Ruth Tillman, Sandy Rodriguez

Topics: Grant-funded & term positions, organizing workers, digitization & labor (including labor of incarcerated workers), labor and digital scholarship, internships, credential creep/credentialism

Goals 2018

  • finalizing the guidelines for grant-funded positions

Deliverables

Goals 2017

  • organizing and setting up logistics for communication;
  • performing a literature review on contingency and precarity;
  • analyzing and sharing readings to determine scope of work;
  • drafting guidelines for designing grant-funded positions

Deliverables:

Minutes page

Valuing Labor

Facilitators: Amy Wickner (Melissa Chalmers, on leave)

Potential topics: Student labor, student loans, (in)visibility, service, emotional labor, maintenance, labor ethics, apprenticeships, internships, pre-professional training, acculturation, “fit,” hiring and retention practices especially re: members of marginalized communities, professionalization, credential creep / credentialism, labor and digital scholarship