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