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The Digital Heritage International Congress in Marseilles

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In October of 2013, the University of California, San Diego sent quite a large contingent out to the revolutionary UNESCO ICOMOS IEEE Digital Heritage International Congress in Marseilles, France. We were one of the (if not THE) largest North American teams present, with representatives in almost all of the various categories under discussion. Check out the full UCSD article by Doug Ramsey on the subject: Qualcomm Institute Joins World Leaders at Digital Heritage International Congress. […]

Listen to Audio Arts: The 1970s Tape Cassette Arts Magazine Featuring Andy Warhol, Marcel Duchamp & Many Others

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As a podcaster, I’ve long since grown used to the idea of periodically issuing audio content. But the convenient recording, internet, and computer, and mobile listening technologies that made such a medium possible only really converged in the early 2000s. How would I have gone about it had I wanted to put out a “podcast,” say, 40 years earlier? We have one such example in Audio Arts, a British contemporary art “sound magazine” distributed through the mail […]

Museums in a Dangerous Time

The Alliance has announced that the theme of our 2015 annual meeting will be The Social Value of Museums: Inspiring Change. Believing, as I do that Museums Can Change the World (CFM’s motto), I look forward to the year leading up to the meeting in Atlanta as a time to delve into a variety of issues related to social value and social justice. I am pleased that Robert R. Janes, Editor-in-Chief of Museum Management and […]

Tweeting to your full potential

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Yesterday we reached a Twitter milestone of 20,000 followers. Our @Jisc Twitter account began life at 11:33 on 12 January 2009 as a relatively automated service that fired out the latest news and event information from Jisc as and when it was uploaded to the website. There was little in the way of actual interaction and it wasn’t used to its full potential as an engagement tool.Over the last couple of years we’ve tried to give […]

CFP: Digital Classicist Seminar Berlin 2014/15

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Dear all, I’m delighted to announce the CFP of the 3rd term of our Digital Classicist Seminar in Berlin. Please see below, and kindly forward the information to all colleagues who might be interested. On behalf of the Organising Committee, Fabian Körner. [with the usual apologies for cross-posting] (German version below) ==================== CFP: Digital Classicist Seminar Berlin We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the third series of the Digital Classicist Seminar […]

XML/TEI for Digital Scholarly Editions – Standards, tools and software, 14-19 September 2014, Graz (Austria)

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24 Jun 2014 We are very pleased to announce the second DiXiT camp on XML TEI P5 for Digital Scholarly Editions – Standards, tools and software funded by the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network (DiXiT), and run by the Centre for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities in collaboration with the University of Oxford, the University of Cologne, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, SynchRO, TEI-C, and Text Grid. The […]

DiXiT camp on XML/TEI editing

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Dear colleagues, the second DiXiT camp (14 – 19 September 2014) on XML/TEI for Digital Scholarly Editions at the University of Graz (Austria) organized by the Centre for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities is now open for applications! — please circulate widely! — XML/TEI for Digital Scholarly Editions – Standards, tools and software, 14 – 19 September 2014, Graz (Austria) We are very pleased to announce the second DiXiT camp on XML/TEI for Digital Scholarly Editions – […]

Collaborative authoring of academic articles using cloud services

There are now many different products available for collaborative authoring of documents. The choice of which software to use depends on the particular type of authoring task being undertaken and the nature of the group undertaking the tasks. In academic work, the collaborative authoring of papers has become much more common, supported by products such as Microsoft Office, Google Docs or lesser known services such as Wiggio. However, the writing of academic articles is a […]

Seminar: The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series and Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum Projects

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Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2014 Monica Berti, Greta Franzini & Simona Stoyanova (Leipzig) ‘The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series and Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum Projects’ Friday June 27 at 16:30 in room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS) is a new collaborative project that seeks to create open electronic editions of ancient works that survive only through quotations and text re-uses in […]

Center for Digital Heritage Summer Events

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  ADS staff will be out in force for the Center for Digital Heritage extravaganza of summer events taking place this July. Centre for Digital Heritage Summer School 10 – 11th July 2014.  Berrick Saul Building, Heslington Campus, University of York. … Continue reading → (0)

DiXiT Fellowship in Cologne: “Tool integration in the digital edition” (12 months)

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The Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH) at the University of Cologne is offering a Marie Curie fellowship for an Experienced Researcher: “Tool integration in the digital edition” (full-time; fixed-term employment for 12 months, starting 1st November 2014). Specifications of the Fellowship The research project should encompass one or more of the following topics: – Study, assessment, evaluation, theorization of the integration and possible enhancement of tools in digital editions in general – Case studies (empirical survey, […]

Agisoft Photoscan

If you have been following this blog for some time, you will know that when it comes to Photogrammetric reconstructions I have always been a strong supporter of 123D Catch by Autodesk. I find that it is by far the easiest program to use, yet the results are still amazing. Recently they have released a paid Pro version that provides all the same results but allows the program to be used commercially. I think that is utterly brilliant, […]

Launch of RIDE – Review Journal for Digital Editions

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The Institute for Documentology and Scholarly Editing (IDE) is happy to announce the launch of a new review journal, RIDE. We aim to make digital editions and resources more visible and to provide a forum in which expert peers can evaluate and discuss the efforts of digital editors in order to improve current practices and advance future developments. It will do so by asking its reviewers to pay attention not only to the traditional virtues […]

al-Qaeda Statements Index.

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al-Qaeda Statements Index. “The al-Qaeda Statement’s Index is an ongoing project created by Professor Barak Mendelsohn with the support of the Political Science department at Haverford College. The Index consists of a database of over 300 statements made by various members of al Qaeda and its affiliates’ senior leadership going back as far as 1994. Each statement is read by a group of research assistants and indexed based on critical keywords and relevant contexts. The […]

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