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LoCloud is a Best Practice Network of 32 partners, co-funded under the CIP ICT-PSP Programme of the [...]

This past Monday, in my musing, I mentioned Kanu Hawaii–a nonprofit that recruits people to take act [...]

The iPad market is saturated. Tablets are gadgets for a largish, elite niche. So, as a technology, t [...]

The Art & Science of Curation is a project which explores ideas around Curation and the role of [...]

New Byzantine texts were added to the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae on 22 April 2014 0082 APOLLONIUS DYS [...]

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Archäologie und Computer 2007. Workshop 12 Wien 2008. PDF-Files auf CD-ROM Preis: zehn Euro ISBN 978 [...]

The following is an excerpt from a Program Update by Christa Williford, with contributions from Amy [...]

Todays list of Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles:STAC: The Severe Terrain Archaeologic [...]

Personal Digital Archiving 2014. Photo by Bill Lefurgy. Cinda May, a key organizer of the Personal D [...]

Google has released all its old Google Street View pictures, so we can travel back in time…. We’ve g [...]

New Voices In Classical Reception Studies Conference Proceedings Volume 1 Conference Proceedings Vol [...]

At the Inaugural Texas Digital Humanities Consortium Conference (TXDHC) on April 12, Elijah Meeks su [...]

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Dorothea Salo on “What libraries are doing a librarian re-skilling program?”

Well, hm. Hoping I’m not threadjacking here! At Madison, continuing ed (CE) is a separate dealio from the graduate programs, though there’s some overlap in teaching staff (such as me, obviously). This gives CE a LOT more flexibility than the grad progr… [...]

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In the news: Countdown for the “Mayan apocalypse”

Mesoamerican | Polychrome vase | Kerr Archive; mayavase.com

As you’ve probably heard, people across the world have been worrying that the world will end on December 21, 2012, influenced by some recent interpretations of Popol Vuh, a 16th-century narrative about the origins, traditions, and history of the Maya nation. Thankfully, NASA scientists recently debunked this and other apocalyptic predictions.

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Improved Visualization: Comparing Queries

Recently, I began working on improved analytical mechanisms for coin hoards in Numishare.  These have not yet been completed (and so I will post about them later), but I put hoard work on hold for a few days to implement improved analyses for coin… [...]

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The Christianization of the Peloponnese: Bibliography

Type Web Page Author Rebecca Sweetman URL http://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/greekbasilicas/bibliography.php … [...]

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Art Books and eBooks: A Difficult Conversation?

In late September, I participated in “Art Books & Ebooks: A Difficult Conversation?” an event hosted by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, organized by Ross Day, Collections Development Librarian at the Met, and focused on the future of books, e-books, and museum publishing in a digital age. Participants reflected on the changing environment for publishing and collections development and management, focusing on how monographs in the field of art and art history fit into or are exceptions to these broader patterns of change. 

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mdalmau on “What libraries are doing a librarian re-skilling program?”

Following on Dorothea’s continuing education courses model, are these courses at all structured to accommodate the working realities of library professional staff? Our library school offers courses, semester-long and workshops, but what we are advocat… [...]

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National Archives Announces Grant Awards for Historical Records Digitization Projects

The National Archives has announced its grant awards for historical records projects, including those for digitization and electronic records management and preservation. Here’s an excerpt from the press release: Digitizing historical records grants, totaling $420,000, went to four projects: the University of Florida will digitize and make available more than 36,000 pages of diaries and […] [...]

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CAAUK Call for Papers Extension

At the request of a few, we have recently extended the deadline for abstract submissions for papers and posters to 17th December 2012. You can find the Call for Papers here: http://www.lparchaeology.com/caauk/call-for-papers/ . If interested, please submit an abstract of … Continue reading [...]

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Live Stream: An Ecology for Digital Scholarship (Jason M. Kelly), Tuesday 4 December

Digital History seminar An Ecology for Digital Scholarship Jason M. Kelly (IUPUI) Tuesday 4 December, 5.15pm (GMT) Twitter tag: #dhist

Location: Bedford Room G37, Senate house, South block, Ground floor, 5:15 pm (GMT)

 

Tonight’s live stream:

In 1969, Marshall McLuhan wrote that ‘the literati find the new electronic environment far more threatening than do [...]

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