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Job in Cologne: Software Developer/Digital Humanist


Dear colleagues, *** Apologies for cross posting *** The Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH) at the University of Cologne (Germany) is offering a position for a Digital Humanist / Software Developer (3 years, TV-L 13, full-time with part-time option, starting 1 January 2015) Tasks Collaboration on different projects; among others an international EU-funded project aiming at providing access to archival material for academics and the public: – implementation of open-source Web 2.0 features and tools […]


Wiki page for P6 ideas


Hi all, Mentioned at the TEI Council report at the Members Meeting this morning: We have a wiki page for collecting and commenting on ideas relating to P6 here: <http://wiki.tei-c.org/index.php/P6-dev> Please join the wiki and contribute if you can. Cheers, Martin Filed under: News


Research article seminar "From information policy to digitization, preservation and display of digital materials – A critical analysis of the role of information policy for sustainable digitization in archaeology"


Wednesday November 11th, 14:15-16.00, room 3/0015, Department of ALM, Uppsala university. The article is an ongoing collaboration between M.A. Lisa Börjesson, docent Isto Huvila (Åbo akademi/Uppsala universitet) and docent Bodil Petersson (Linnéuniversitetet) within ARKDIS (Archaeological Information in the Digital Society).If you wish to read the text prior to the seminar, please contact Lisa. See you there!


Tip of the Week: Listen Current equals NPR goodness


I got an email several weeks ago about a new online teaching tool called Listen Current. It sounded interesting but threw it on the back burner because of other stuff going on at the time. I got the chance to play with Listen Current this week and I’m thinking that I should have looked at it a lot sooner. Cause it is very sweet. According to their own propaganda, Listen Current “makes it easy to […]


Open Access Archaeology Digest #581


Learn more about Archaeology, History, Anthropology, etc. Open Access (free to read) articles: Notes on a Bronze Caldron found at Hattonknowe, Darnhall, in the County of Peebles.http://bit.ly/195U2lC A torc of twisted gold from Morayshirehttp://bit.ly/12s8dNo A Landscape in Transition: A View from Santa Barbara Historical Museumhttp://bit.ly/10rVizO Going Underground at Cal: 2003 On-campus Excavations at the University of California, Berkeleyhttp://bit.ly/10rVjUy Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK


Uncovering Isolation in the Archive: Women Workers in Bicycle Factories


I have begun diving to a variety of sources for my project “Wheelwomen at Work,” in which I am digitizing women’s involvement in the bicycle industry from the 1880s to the 1910s. One of my most striking findings so far has come from factory inspection records. Starting in the 1880s, many states established departments in which state officials visited factories to document the working conditions and ensure the factories were meeting the relatively new safety […]


Corpus Inscriptionum Crucesignatorum Terrae Sanctae: Anthology of Crusader Inscriptions in the Holy Land (1099-1291)


Corpus Inscriptionum Crucesignatorum Terrae Sanctae Anthology of Crusader Inscriptions in the Holy Land (1099-1291) Sabino De Sandoli, OFM Father Sabino De Sandoli’s “Corpus Inscriptionum” is the most extensive collection of surviving Crusader inscriptions ever published. The inscriptions, written between 1099 and 1291, have been collected from all areas of Palestine: from Gaza to Acre, from Hebron to Banias, and from the southern part of Transjordan.“Corpus Inscriptionum Crucesignatorum Terrae Sanctae” was published in 1973 by Studium Biblicum Franciscanum […]

Charles Jones

New version of the Offline Image Viewer (OIV) available


Artstor has released the latest version of its Offline Image Viewer (OIV). OIV enables instructors to give classroom presentations using larger images from the Artstor Digital Library (up to 3200 pixels wide) along with local content without being connected to the Internet. You can create digital slide show presentations that feature side-by-side comparisons, zooming and panning, and the ability to customize text on the slides. OIV 4.0 includes the following new features: Compatible with Mac OS X 10.9 […]


Tokyo Computer Scientist Creates 3D Printed Urban Gardens


Imagine a garden springing from your 3D printer, herbs and flowers flourishing in a matter of weeks, creating a lush, green space on your balcony or your rooftop. Yuichiro Takeuchi, a computer scientist with Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. in Tokyo, Japan, has found a way to print the foundations of a garden using a 3D printer and software of his own design. Plants grown in Takeuchi’s 3D printed yarn ball Takeuchi uses a 3D […]

Debra Thimmesch

Open Access Digital Library: Arabic Collections Online


Arabic Collections Online (ACO)  is a publicly available digital library of public domain Arabic language content. Funded by New York University Abu Dhabi, this mass digitization project aims to expose up to 15,000 volumes from NYU and partner institutions over a period of five years. Contributing Partners:    American University of Beirut    Columbia University    Cornell University    New York University    Princeton University Press release (2013) : http://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2013/04/10/nyu-announces-project-to-create-arabic-collections-online-an-arabic-language-digital-public-library.html

Peter Magierski

Arabic Collections Online المجموعات العربية على الانترنت


Arabic Collections Online  المجموعات العربية على الانترنت Arabic Collections Online (ACO) is a publicly available digital library of public domain Arabic language content. Funded by New York University Abu Dhabi, this mass digitization project aims to expose up to 15,000 volumes from NYU and partner institutions over a period of five years. NYU and the partner institutions are contributing all types of material—literature, business, science, and more—from their Arabic language collections. ACO will provide digital […]

Charles Jones

Call for at-risk collections – deadline extended


Wurts Bros., Display of medals and coins, ca. 1900 (detail). Museum of the City of New York; mcny.org 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. 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 […]


ACH 2014 Elections: Call for Nominations


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. […]


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


[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 […]

Charles Jones
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