IHR Seminar, Senate House: Sir Deian Hopkin, Digitising the First World War

From: http://ihrdighist.blogs.sas.ac.uk Next seminar – Tuesday 3 June 2014 – Digitising the First World War: opportunities and challengesPosted on 13 May 2014 by Jane Winters The IHR Seminar in Digital History would like to welcome you to its first seminar of the 2014 summer term. Speaker: Professor Sir Deian Hopkin (President of the National Library of Read more about IHR Seminar, Senate House: Sir Deian Hopkin, Digitising the First World War[…]

Open Humanities Awards: closing date 30th May 2014

http://blog.okfn.org/2014/05/07/17209/ “We are excited to announce the second round of the Open Humanities Awards, running from 30 April until 30 May 2014. There are €20,000 worth of prizes on offer in two dedicated tracks: Open track: for projects that either use open content, open data or open source tools to further humanities teaching and research Read more about Open Humanities Awards: closing date 30th May 2014[…]

Software, Digital Art, Data Curation & Archives! The 2014 NDSA Innovation Award Winners

May 12, 2014 by Trevor Owens (Original Article link) Winner at the Delta County Fair, Colorado, 1940 Oct. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Color Photographs,http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34201 The National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group is excited to announce the winners of the 2014 NDSA Innovation Awards. Each year the Innovation Working Group solicits nominations for  projects, individuals, and organizations doing Read more about Software, Digital Art, Data Curation & Archives! The 2014 NDSA Innovation Award Winners[…]

Leonardo Symposium

Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks — 5th Leonardo satellite symposium at NetSci2014 taking place in Berkeley at the Clark Kerr Campus of the University of California,  on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Abstract:  For the fifth time, it is our pleasure to bring together pioneer work in the overlap of arts, humanities, network research, data science, and information Read more about Leonardo Symposium[…]

New Republic Article: The Immense Promise of the Digital Humanities

From: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117711/digital-humanities-have-immense-promise-response-adam-kirsh “Adam Kirsch’s recent piece in The New Republic on the “false promise” of the digital humanities doesn’t probe very deeply into the broad range of experimental approaches to humanistic scholarship that have been bubbling up over the past decades. But it does make some misleading assertions that merit a response.”

Live and Kicking: The Impact and Sustainability of Digital Collections in the Humanities by Lorna M. Hughes

From: http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/openbook/chapter/dhc-hughes  Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2012 Edited by Clare Mills, Michael Pidd and Esther Ward “This paper discusses an initiative at the National Library of Wales to build a research programme around the digital collections of Wales. The programme seeks to document the impact and use of these digital collections for research, teaching Read more about Live and Kicking: The Impact and Sustainability of Digital Collections in the Humanities by Lorna M. Hughes[…]