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Together again: the complete “Migration” series by Jacob Lawrence

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Jacob Lawrence, The Migration of the Negro Panel no. 3: In every town Negroes were leaving by the hundreds to go North and enter into Northern industry, 1940 – 1941. Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection, © 2005 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS) Jacob Lawrence painted “The Migration of the Negro,” a series of 60 small panels describing the passage of African-Americans from the rural South to the […]

Digital Classicist New England seminar 2015 CFP

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[original link] We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the third series of the Digital Classicist New England (Boston?). This initiative, inspired by and connected to London’s Digital Classicist Work in Progress Seminar, is organized in association with the Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University. It will run during the spring term of the academic year 2014/15. We invite submissions on any kind of research which employs digital methods, resources or technologies […]

eCultValue 3rd Dialogue Day, during The Best in Heritage event

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Dubrovnik (Croatia), 25 September 2014 On the occasion of The Best in Heritage annual event, the eCult Observatory organises its third Dialogue Day on 25 September 2014 in Dubrovnik. The aim of the eCult Dialogue Days is to foster the communication between technology providers and cultural heritage institutions, … Continue reading → (0)

Guidelines for digitization and data preservation

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The principles produced by Digisam aim to support strategic decisions and to help coordinate digital information efficiently. The main task of Digisam is promoting the achievement of the objectives of the Swedish national strategy for digitisation, but among its activities one key focus is on international dissemination. The latest release in English is about guiding principles for working with digital cultural heritage and for enabling effective cooperation regarding digitisation and its related processes. Continue reading […]

Stewarding Early Space Data: An Interview with Emily Frieda Shaw

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Emily Frieda Shaw, Head of Preservation and Reformatting at Ohio State University Preserving and managing research data is a significant concern for scientists and staff at research libraries. With that noted, many likely don’t realize the length of time in which valuable scientific data has accrued on a range of media in research settings. That is, data management often needs to be both backward- and forward-looking, considering a range of legacy media and formats as […]

Open Access Journal: Erga-Logoi: Rivista di storia, letteratura, diritto e culture dell’antichità

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Erga-Logoi: Rivista di storia, letteratura, diritto e culture dell’antichitàOnline ISSN: 2282-3212Print ISSN: 2280-9678 Erga-Logoi è una rivista, soggetta a peer-review, di storia, letteratura, diritto e culture dell’antichità; un concetto, quest’ultimo, da intendere in senso ampio sul piano dell’estensione geografica e cronologica. Il titolo è stato scelto per sottolineare, evocando il proemio metodologico di Tucidide - benché la contrapposizione abbia ovviamente, in quel contesto, valore diverso -, l’intento di guardare al mondo antico prestando attenzione sia al “fatto” (gli […]

Leeds College of Music AR Project

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Over the past couple of months Jisc Mimas have been involved in leading the technical development of a new Augmented Reality resource around the music production studios in Leeds College of Music working with Craig Golding and Ruth Clark. It hopes to support students  working/studying in the music studios by displaying 3D visual overlays, technical documentation and other media assets, linking them to the physical production equipment in front of them. Using iPads, students stand in front of […]

Web service correspSearch (beta version) now online

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Dear colleagues, With the new web service “correspSearch” (http://correspsearch.bbaw.de) you may search within the metadata of various scholarly letter editions with regard to senders, addressees, as well as places and time of origin. For this purpose, a website and an application programming interface (API) are provided. The web service assembles and analyzes data which is based on the projected TEI module “correspDesc” (proposed by the TEI SIG Correspondence). With correspDesc it is possible to record […]

Media & Learning 2014 conference

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Brussels, 20 – 21 November 2014 Media & Learning 2014 is dedicated to the latest developments, services and uses of media in education and training. Aimed at both policy makers and practitioners, the purpose of this annual event, organized by the Flemish Ministry of Education, is to … Continue reading → (0)

eCult 3rd Dialogue Day, Dubrovnik, Croatia (25 September 2014)

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On the occasion of The Best in Heritage event, the eCult Observatory organises its third Dialogue Day on 25 September 2014 in Dubrovnik. The aim of the eCult Dialogue Days is to foster the communication between technology providers and cultural heritage institutions, like museums. The first Dialogue Day, held at the same occasion, was a success and Professor Tomislav Šola, creator and director of The Best in Heritage, expressed his wish to make it a […]

CfP: Digital Humanities 2015

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2 Sep 2014 University of Western Sydney Sydney, Australia 29 June–3 July 2015   The call for proposals for the Digital Humanities 2015 conference has just been released.   Please consider submitting a paper, panel, or poster proposal by the deadline of 3 November 2014. The conference theme is ‘Global Digital Humanities’. We look forward to welcoming you in Sydney, Australia! This is the first time the digital humanities international conference has moved outside of […]

Open Access Archaeology Digest #528

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A nice batch of Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles: Notice of the death of Robert Blackader, Archbishop of Glasgow, during a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, in the year 1508.http://bit.ly/10BrvhR RECONSTRUCTING MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGICAL ORGANISATION AT THE QIJIA JUE EARRING WORKSHOP IN WESTERN ZHOU (1046-771 BC) CHINAhttp://bit.ly/17J6ztP Excavations at the Catstane, Midlothian 1977http://bit.ly/1aMvMIy Archaeological Research of the Medieval Settlement on the Position of Rudičevo in Torčec near Koprivnica http://bit.ly/1bI2mZs Archaeological Excavations at […]

3D Gallery: Cow skeletons

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This post shows an annotated 3D model of a two post-Medieval cow skeletons (probably 18th century), excavated anno 2013 near Middelburg (the Netherlands) by WAD (Walcherse Archeologische Dienst; Archaeological Service … Continue reading → (0)

American Museum of Natural History Assigns Students Clever 3D Scanning & Printing Dinosaur Project

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This summer, students used 3D printing technology to re-create the skeleton of a dinosaur at The American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Rather than studying the bones behind glass or even being allowed to handle plaster casts, these students are directly involved in the actual creation of the bones themselves. They are given a set of fossils from the museum’s collection and then shown how to create 3D models in order to […]

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