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Call for at-risk collections – deadline extended

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The deadline for Artstor’s new initiative to preserve and increase the availability of at-risk collections of individual scholars has been extended to November 15. Wurts Bros., Display of medals and coins, ca. 1900 (detail). Museum of the City of New York http://www.mcny.org/ What it is Artstor will provide modest financial support to digitize and catalog selected at-risk collections. We will then maintain the collections and make them available through the Artstor Digital Library and open […]

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ACH 2014 Elections: Call for Nominations

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24 Oct 2014 The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) invites nominations for the 2014/2015 elections, in which our members will elect three Executive Council members for four-year terms. We seek candidates who want to support and advance the field of digital humanities (DH) by helping to lead the ACH in the coming years. ACH officers and Executive Council members develop and uphold ACH policies, determine and distribute funding, and oversee all organizational activities. […]

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Open Access Journal: Cloelia: Newsletter of the Women’s Classical Caucus

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[First posted in AWOL 7 May 2011. Updated 24 October 2014] Cloelia: Newsletter of the Women’s Classical Caucus 2012 is the 40th Anniversary of the Women’s Classical Caucus. As part of the 40th Anniversary volume of Cloelia, many members of the WCC have joined together to help digitize the WCC Newsletter and related archival material. This page is the beginning of this project. For Sally MacEwan, who helped move Cloelia into the digital age. A […]

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Friday links: doodles, slow art, DIY archaeology

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Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org Some stories we’ve been reading this week: Doodle books We’ve confessed our love of doodling in a previous link roundup, so we were of course excited to run into these two items: An exhibition at the Cambridge University Library featuring books with inscriptions, scribbles, and doodles, and doodles in some of the world’s oldest books as cataloged […]

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Residency Program Success Stories, Part Two

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The following is a guest post by Julio Díaz Laabes, HACU intern and Program Management Assistant at the Library of Congress. This is the second part of a two part series on the former class of residents from the National Digital Stewardship Residency program. Part One covered four residents from the first year of the program and looked at their current professional endeavors and how the program helped them achieve success in their field. In […]

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Conference: Visual and Multi-Sensory Representations of History (Gothenburg, March 19-21 2015)

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Reposted from Critical Heritage Studies blog (thanks to Anna Foka): March 19-21 2015, Gothenburg. Deadline for abstracts November 20, 2014 Full call here A Critical Approach to Visual and Multi-Sensory Representations for History and Culture. A conference for scholars and practitioners who study the implementation and potential of visual and multi-sensory representations to challenge and diversify our common understanding of history and culture. Abstracts for research papers, posters, visual and multi-sensory demonstrations of ongoing projects, workshops, panels, […]

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Europeana TV pilot disseminated at FIAT/IFTA world congress

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the event was hosted by NISV and included as keynote speaker Harry Verwayen, who talked about the TV pilot The International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) promotes co-operation amongst television archives, multimedia and audiovisual archives and libraries, and all those engaged in the preservation and exploitation of moving image and recorded sound materials and associated documentation. The FIAT/IFTA Annual World … Continue reading →

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Flights 20141012-13 – Blink and you will miss it

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One of the main aims of the Aerial Archaeology in Jordan Project is to photographically record archaeology in Jordan – a record through which it can be monitored. This year has provided some highs and lows. Reconstruction work has occurred at Qasr el-Mshatta near Queen Alia International Airport. Qasr el-Mshatta in 1998. © APAAME_19980513_RHB-0054. Qasr el-Mshatta in 2014. © APAAME_20141013_RHB-0012. A possible Roman column quarry has somehow survived (so far) amongst a massive modern limestone […]

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Jobs: Available and Wanted in Museums

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Data Analyst / Digital Media – The Metropolitan Museum of Art Software Developer / Digital Media – The Metropolitan Museum of Art Manager of Collection Information/Digital Media at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Media Technology Manager at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Editor, Lee Family Digital Archive Smithsonian Institution: IT Specialist WEB DEVELOPER/DIGITAL STRATEGIST Digital Asset Specialist for Time-based Media at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Director of Digital Technology, New York at Its Core […]

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Archaeological GIF-Art Expansion

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I thought I’d expand on the Open Access Antiquarianism GIF-ing experiments with further data (and then re-post them here as well. So much double posting lately, apologies). Here are updated versions of my GIF-ing experiments for some of the old data we collected, worked with, and published under the auspices of the open access pledged National Science Foundation. Details of each project are available in rest of the ADA blog. The Byzantine Mosaic Church at […]

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Minecraft and museums: a useful tool for visitor engagement?

I’m gathering resources for Minecraft and its use in museums. Here’s what I’ve found so far. Museums: Hay Kranen: What I learned from exhibiting Minecraft in a museum BBC News: British Museum to be digitally recreated in Minecraft Cult of Mac: Minecraft lures kids to museums like nothing else Powerhouse Museum Minecraft gallery FastCoLabs: How […]

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47 “Magic Words” for showing relationships in student writing

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Over the last few months, I’ve written several times about evidence-based terms. Evidence-based terms are words and phrases that can help your kids write stronger and more effective argumentative essays. These might phrases such as:  The author stated On page five, the text suggested From the reading I know that Using these sorts of words encourages the integration of historical thinking skills into activities focused on meeting ELA literacy standards. Late last week, I ran […]

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2014 TEI Conference, Evanston, Illinois

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Dear colleagues, You can follow all the activities of the 2014 TEI conference in Evanston, Illinois on Twitter using the #TEIConf2014 hash tag. Come join the discussion! Your social media coordinator, Paul O’Shea Filed under: News

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2014 TEI Conference, Evanston, Illinois

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Dear colleagues, You can follow all the activities of the 2014 TEI conference in Evanston, Illinois on Twitter using the #TEIConf2014 hash tag. Come join the discussion! Your social media coordinator, Paul O’Shea Filed under: News

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