Digital Latin Library

Digital Latin Library digitallatin.org “The Digital Latin Library (DLL) is a joint project of the Society for Classical Studies, the Medieval Academy of America, and the Renaissance Society of America. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Scholarly Communications Program funds the project, and the University of Oklahoma hosts it. We use the word “library” to describe Read more about Digital Latin Library[…]

A Year of Digital Adventure: building our digital estate

For Wales, 2016 is the Year of Adventure. In this fledgling digital world of ours though, every year is full of digital adventures, where new technologies, services, apps, ideas and people come to the fore. The prologue to the digital adventure is about the idea that there will be a time after technological development to Read more about A Year of Digital Adventure: building our digital estate[…]

The making of a digital language?

To be a digital, online language we might expect that various support tools are required, foundations if you like. Languages need computer support, digital tools and from these a range of advances become possible. Without these tools and foundations then might languages struggle in an online world? This is only a starting point, but we Read more about The making of a digital language?[…]

DevDH: Development for the Digital Humanities

http://devdh.org About: http://devdh.org/about/ “No matter how digital humanities is defined, the development of research agendas encompasses the planning, organizing, motivating, and use of finite resources to achieve a greater understanding of the humanities and the human condition. DevDH.org provides the intellectual and strategic scaffolding to aid researchers in successfully completing their research endeavors. Responding to the increasing number of Read more about DevDH: Development for the Digital Humanities[…]

Digital Scholarship and Digital Studies: The State of the Discipline by Matthew Kirschenbaum, Sarah Werner

Book History http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/book_history/v017/17.kirschenbaum.html Abstract:  While popular imagination has “the digital” opposed to “the book,” the two are now inextricably linked. This review essay looks at the range of digital tools available for conducting book history; the importance of software studies, platform studies, critical code studies, and media archaeology for book historians; and the intertwined connections Read more about Digital Scholarship and Digital Studies: The State of the Discipline by Matthew Kirschenbaum, Sarah Werner[…]

Stats: Wales data sources

Welsh Overview: http://wales.gov.uk/statistics-and-research/wales-summary/?lang=en 3.1 million people (mid 2011). The main urban areas are Cardiff (346,100), Swansea (239,000) and Newport (145,700). About 1 in 20 of the UK population live in Wales. The total land surface of Wales comprises nearly 2.1 million hectares, of which some 80 per cent is devoted to agriculture. Life expectancy from birth Read more about Stats: Wales data sources[…]

A digital lib-bib-cell-hus

National Library of Wales [photo by Dylan Moore] Library Llyfrgell Bibliotheque Which will stand the test of time? Library (English) from librarium (Latin) – a chest for books. Llyfrgell (Welsh) – from Latin a cell for books. Bibliotheka – from Ancient Greek to Latin. Biblio- (from Byblos a port in today’s Lebanon from where papyrus Read more about A digital lib-bib-cell-hus[…]

CODAH: Centre on Digital Arts and Humanities

Swansea University‘s Centre on Digital Arts and Humanities was founded in summer 2014. CODAH aims to deepen links and share knowledge between staff and students in Arts and Humanities and Computing (and other disciplines), in terms of research, teaching, public impact, resourcing and strategy. Dr Tom Cheesman (Dept of Languages) and Dr Robert S Laramee Read more about CODAH: Centre on Digital Arts and Humanities[…]