Hold your nerve! Hold your nerve! Stay at 49! I really think it’s over this time.
It had been intense all day, an adrenalin rush. Tens of thousands of pounds potentially at stake. Watching carefully in shifts with no more than a minute of distraction. Luckily Aidan held his nerve, the auction did close this [...]
WGBH and the Library of Congress are collaborating on an ambitious project to build the first comprehensive digital archive of content from the nation’s public broadcasters and will eventually make it available to the public over the Internet. They will jointly establish a permanent home for the archives with the help of a $1 million [...]
A webinar that was a joint venture between EIFL’s FOSS and OA programmes took place on Thursday, November 28, with nine countries represented among the 19 delegates, including ten from Lithuania.
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From Melissa Terras’ Blog:
Over the last three or four months, I’ve been talking with an academic publisher – one of the big names that most people have heard of – who approached me to talk about launching a series in Digital Humanities. Now, Digital Humanities is quite fashionable at the moment, with many presses [...]
As I continue thinking about how to do archival work, I found myself this week listening to Malea Powell’s words from her chapter “Dreaming Charles Eastman: Cultural Memory, Autobiography and Geography in Indigenous Rhetorical Histories” published in the book Beyond the Archives: Research as Lived Process. In this chapter, Powell tells her story about her [...]
Faculty who need to publish for professional reasons can be motivated for reasons other than a royalty check, so this sounds like a good idea.
The Affordable College Textbook Act, introduced by Durbin and Franken this month, aims to lower book costs by promoting the use of open-source textbooks. Open books, as defined by the [...]