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Results from the 2013 NDSA U.S. Web Archiving Survey

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The following is a guest post from Abbie Grotke, Web Archiving Team Lead, Library of Congress and Co-Chair of the NDSA Content Working Group. The National Digital Stewardship Alliance is pleased to release a report of a 2013 survey of Web Archiving institutions (PDF) in the United States. A bit of background: from October through November of 2013, a team of National Digital Stewardship Alliance members, led by the Content Working Group, conducted a survey […]

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Nick Poole and Johan Oomen on the new Governance structure

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You have been hearing about the new Europeana Governance structure. And now it is time to participate in governing Europeana as a Network member. Nominations are open now. What does this mean for you? We asked the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Network about these changes and how they affect the Network. Nick Poole, Chair of the Europeana Network Q. Why the change in the Governance structure and how will it impact the Network members? […]

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Visualizing Southern Television 2.0: Launched!

Today marks the official launching of Visualizing Southern Television 2.0, the second version of my project digitally mapping the footprint for television stations in the south between 1946 and 1965. Back in June, I began the process of deconstructing the mapping infrastructure of VST with three main goals: to improve the aesthetics of the mapping system, to introduce a visual representation for station signal range, and to visualize the estimated reach of each tower’s broadcasts, […]

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New reviews: Western civilization, postcolonial Germany, Mediterranean queens and Victorian press

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Anyway, it will take more than my lack of nutrition to get in the way of our reviews! First up this week is The Rise of Western Power: a Comparative History of Western Civilization by Jonathan Daly. John R. McNeill and the author discuss the latest attempt to address the question of the rise of the modern West (no. 1678, with response here). Then we have Britta Schilling’s Postcolonial Germany: Memories of Empire in a […]

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#drinkingaboutmuseums for UKMW14 is on Thursday 6th November

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Please join us for a pre-UKMW14 conference ‘Drinking About Museums’ aboard The Tattershall Castle, a fantastic paddle steamer bar moored just off Embankment Bridge with a great view of the London Eye and the Thames. This will be a great opportunity to enjoy a drink and informally network with colleagues in the digital museums sector. We’ll be there from 6-11pm on Thursday 6th November 2014 (the day before UKMW14). The address of the Tattershall Castle […]

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Dissemination of the Museums pilot Toolbox at an international wokshop about the Shoa victims

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the event included representatives of the target group that the pilot intends to address Beatrix Lehmann of Museumsmedien participated in a very interesting event: Names of Shoah Victims: from Scattered Sources to Individual Personal Stories, an International Workshop within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI). The participants represented Memorials, Archives, Universities, Museums coming … Continue reading →

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E-Space project presented during JPEG community meeting in Strasbourg

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a perfect occasion to raise awareness towards a Scientific Community and Industry Frederik Temmermans and Peter Schelkens of iMINDS participated in the 67 JPEG meeting held in Strasbourg, France, in October 2014. That was a perfect occasion to raise awareness of Europeana Space project towards a Scientific Community (composed both of higher education … Continue reading →

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“KEEP THE REVOLUTION GOING” (CAA 2015 SIENA)

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The Organising Committee wish to inform you that the Call for Papers for the 43rd International Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) is open. The conference will be held at the University of Siena (Italy), in collaboration with the National Research Council (ISTI-Pisa), from 30 March to 3 … Continue reading →

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EAGLE 2014 International Conference: The IGCyr | GVCyr corpora

By Alice Bencivenni (University of Bologna)   The IGCyr | GVCyr demonstration site is now available. The Inscriptions of Greek Cyrenaica (IGCyr) and the Greek Verse inscriptions of Cyrenaica (GVCyr) are two corpora, the first collecting all the inscriptions of Greek (VII-I centuries B.C.) Cyrenaica, the second gathering the Greek metrical texts of all periods. These new critical editions of inscriptions from Cyrenaica are part of the international project Inscriptions of Libya (InsLib), incorporating Inscriptions […]

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Database of Southeast Asian Islamic Manuscripts (D’SAIN)

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Database of Southeast Asian Islamic Manuscripts Catalog of Southeast Asian Islamic Manuscripts published by Faculty of Adab and Humanities, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta. “Database of Nusantara Islam Manuscripts is a database that provides various informations related to Nusantara Islam manuscripts. The database covers a wide range of Nusantara Islam manuscripts-based research—using philological approach or other approaches; conducting by foreign scholars or native scholars. As the center of Nusantara Islam manuscripts, the database not […]

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Open Access Archaeology Digest #579

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Excellent Open Access (free to read) articles: Slavonski Brod, Galovo, Archaological Excavation 2005 http://bit.ly/1dTzalL Notes on some Undescribed Objects from the Roman Fort at Newstead, Melrose.http://bit.ly/19pdGM6 Notes of Urns and Sepulchral Monuments discovered at various Times in the Parish of Creich, Fifeshire.http://bit.ly/16EzG3d Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK

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Free Artstor and Shared Shelf webinars

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Artstor’s informative webinars are available for everyone, from those considering a subscription to experienced users. The schedule below is separated into two sections: It begins with the Artstor Digital Library and is followed by Shared Shelf. ARTSTOR DIGITAL LIBRARY Intro to the Artstor Digital Library – finding images Learn the ins and outs of keyword search, browsing by media, collection, or geography, advanced search, filtered results, and more. November 3,  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Register now Comprehensive […]

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Open Access Journal: Cuneiform Digital Library Notes (CDLN)

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First posted in AWOL  31 August 2009.  Updated 22 October 2014] Cuneiform Digital Library Notes (CDLN) ISSN 1546-6566 Cuneiform Digital Library Notes is an electronic journal constituted in conjunction with the organization and work of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative to afford contributors to that effort the opportunity to make known to an international community the results of their research into topics related to those of the CDLI. The CDLN is a moderated e-bulletin board for […]

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Society Spotlight: AIA Lincoln/Omaha Society

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The AIA Lincoln/Omaha Society was started in 1994 and was chartered in 1995, through the efforts of AIA Society Trustee and University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor Michael Hoff, along with his colleague Prof. Effie Athanassopoulos and the late Prof. Kathryn Thomas. A relatively young society, Lincoln/Omaha often sees crowds of up to 200 people at lectures. Covering two cities, the society draws members from three local universities, the University of Nebraska Omaha, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, […]

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