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

More and more of us are moving to tools such as Google Apps for Educators, Chromebooks, and mobile d [...]

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Benjamin ŠTULAR (Institute of archaeology, Slovene Academy of Science and Arts, Slovenia) Purpose: U [...]

Alexander A. MALAFEEV (Samara Branch of Moscow State University of Service, Russia) Stormy developme [...]

Andrey V. BIRIUKOV, Michail A. RODIONOV (Samara Branch of Higher School of Privatization and Enterpr [...]

Vladimir I. IONESOV / Natalia G. LEVINA (Samara Branch of Moscow State University of Service, Russia [...]

Vladimir I. IONESOV (Samara Branch of Moscow State University of Service, Russia) The Bronze Age was [...]

Chair: Masha VUKANOVIC, Serbia Finding, processing and preserving cultural heritage could be seen as [...]

Anatoly V. MALAFEEV / Galina I. ZABOLOTNI / Vladimir I. IONESOV (Samara Branch of Moscow State Unive [...]

Mohamed EL AMROUSI (United Arab Emirates University) Museums as architectural manifestations of elit [...]

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This post is by Sarah McSeveny-Åril, senior advisor digital cultural heritage at the Arts Council Eu [...]

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Reminder: Archaeology Postdoc with tDAR, Apply NOW!!

Are you looking for a chance to combine your interests in archaeology and digital data?  Then why not apply for a two year position at Arizona State University as a Postdoctoral Fellow with tDAR, the Digital Archaeological Record.  tDAR is an international repository containing archaeological reports, images, data sets, and other related digital files. It [...] [...]

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ADHO Adopts Creative Commons License for Its Web Site

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is pleased to announce that all content on its web site is now available under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license. This means that individuals and organizations are welcome to re-use and adapt ADHO’s documents and resources, so long as ADHO is cited as the source. Neil Fraistat, Chair of ADHO’s Steering Committee, notes that “this is one of an ongoing series of actions this year that are being designed to make ADHO resources more open and available to the larger community.”
 
ADHO’s decision to adopt the CC-BY license was prompted by the recognition that through explicitly sharing its work it can have a greater impact, contribute to best practices, and demonstrate its support for open access. Recently the Program Committee for the 2013 Digital Humanities conference revamped ADHO’s Guidelines for Proposal Authors & Reviewers, making them more inclusive, concrete, and transparent. PC chair Bethany Nowviskie received a request from the organizers of another conference to re-use these guidelines. Prompted by Nowviskie’s suggestion, the ADHO Steering Committee determined that not only should the conference guidelines be made freely available, but its entire web site.
 
In adopting a Creative Commons license for its website, ADHO follows suit with several of its existing publications, including Digital Studies/Le Champ Numerique, Digital Humanities Quarterly, and DH Answers.

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THATCamp Website Redesign-Live Q & A

We are coming to the end of our public beta period for the redesigned thatcamp.org, and to celebrate, we’re going to host a live question and answer session on Twitter. On Friday, December 7th at 10am Eastern, we’ll take half an hour to answer your questions about the process and product of our redesign. If [...] [...]

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Perseus – Suggestions for new Greek, Latin texts? English translations?

By Gregory R. Crane (Perseus Digital Library): We are preparing for a new set of texts to be entered by the data entry firm with which we work (http://www.digitaldividedata.org/). The next order will be sent in mid December but a more substantial order will be placed early in 2013. What would you like to see […] [...]

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Suggestions for new Greek, Latin texts? English translations?

[Please repost!] We are preparing for a new set of texts to be entered by the data entry firm with which we work (http://www.digitaldividedata.org/). The next order will be sent in mid December but a more substantial order will be … Continue reading [...]

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Challenge Entries now open for voting

The first round of LODLAM Challenge entries are now open for voting until December 15. Public votes count for about 30% of consideration for selecting finalists, and a panel of judges plus the organizing committee (who don’t have conflicts of interest) makes up the balance of the decision making process.  We’ll be announcing three finalists by December 20th. On behalf of the 2013 LODLAM Summit organizing committee, I’d like to thank all of the entrants for putting together amazing proposals which really highlight the quality and innovation of work in this new space. http://summit2013.lodlam.net/challenge/challenge-entries/ Please go to the site to check out the entries and tell us which ones you like.  The entries are displayed randomly with their title, team, video and short description, with a link to dig deeper on each one. [...]

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A View on Digital Classics Collaboration: from a cacophony of epigraphic databases to a citizens’ web of inscriptions (Gabriel Bodard)

This paper will discuss the history of public epigraphic databases, including the Packard Greek Inscriptions database, the Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg and Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss-Slaby, discussing the strengths and weaknesses of the approach… [...]

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Here’s A Problem E-Books Don’t Have: Bedbugs in Hardcover Library Books

The New York Times reports in “A Dark and Itchy Night” that bedbugs are infesting librarys’ hardcover books and, subsequently, spreading the infestation to patrons’ homes. | Reviews of Digital Scholarship Publications | Digital Scholarship | Be Sociable, Share! [...]

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Notes from the SA – December/January Edition

The December 2012/January 2013 edition of Notes from the SA, our Sustainable Archaeology newsletter is out!   [...]

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“Manipulating Google Scholar Citations and Google Scholar Metrics: Simple, Easy and Tempting”

Emilio Delgado López-Cózar, Nicolás Robinson-García, and Daniel Torres-Salinas have self-archived “Manipulating Google Scholar Citations and Google Scholar Metrics: Simple, Easy and Tempting” in arXiv.org. Here’s an excerpt: The launch of Google Scholar Citations and Google Scholar Metrics may provoke a revolution in the research evaluation field as it places within every researchers reach tools that […] [...]

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Generous Interfaces for Scholarly Sites

From time to time administrators ask me what I think the home page of a university website should look like. I tell them it should look like the music site The Sixty One, which simply puts a giant photograph of a musician or band in your face, stretched (or shrunk) to the size of your […] [...]

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