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By Jason Rhody Several projects funded by NEH’s Office of Digital Humanities have been featured in t [...]

Users are now able to create audio and video playlists with WordPress 3.9. They work as a shortcode, [...]

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

Botanics Magazine (Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of [...]

One of the themes covered in CFM’s TrendsWatch 2014 report is the power of big data and data analyti [...]

Online Resources for Archaeological Research Workshop: This workshop will introduce archaeological r [...]

An Analytical Onomasticon to the Metamorphoses of OvidWILLARD MCCARTY, with MONICA MATTHEWS, AARA SU [...]

PhD Studentship in Digital Humanities / Information ManagementSalary Range: Stipend and fees Post ty [...]

Guest post by Maria Drabczyk, National Audiovisual Institute, Poland A pilot competition for the bes [...]

ieldran, the Early Anglo-Saxon Cemetery Mapping Project, is officially live and can be found here: i [...]

On 12 February 2014, the UKB has promised her support to the SCOAP3 project. UKB is the Dutch consor [...]

Dear Melbourne DH folk, Following the DHA 2014 conference in Perth, a group of us are keen to start [...]

Taylor & Francis Green OA Self-Archiving Policy is just fine for OA needs: 3.2 Retained rights I [...]

The following is a guest post from Jane Mandelbaum, co-chair of the National Digital Stewardship All [...]

Heidelberger historische Bestände: Archäologische Literatur – digital Zu den Beständen des Sondersam [...]

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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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