Category Archives: News

Opportunity: Teaching and Learning About Digital Stewardship

By the Editors | April 17, 2014

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance is forming an Education and Training group as part of the NDSA Outreach Working Group.  The initial aim of this sub group will be to provide a venue for NDSA member collaboration around education and training issues. The group will also work directly with Library of Congress staff managing regional train-the-trainer […]

Resource: Ballad Sheet Forensics, Preservation, and the Digital Archive

By the Editors | April 17, 2014

Attached are the slides from my recent talk, “Ballad Sheet Forensics, Preservation, and the Digital Archive,” the final presentation at the Huntington Library’s Living English Broadside Ballads conference, April 4-5, 2014 ( The talk focused on the need to reconsider our understanding of what constitutes the “information” that we are trying to capture and/or preserve […]

Job: WordPress/BuddyPress Developer for MLA

By the Editors | April 17, 2014

The MLA is excited to announce a new developer position dedicated to its WordPress-based scholarly communication platform, MLA Commons. This fast-growing site allows MLA members to create profiles, seek feedback on their work, establish and join groups to discuss common interests, and collaborate with like-minded scholars through new kinds of open-access publications. See Full Post […]

Report: Memory and the Built Landscape: Edmonton’s Architectural Heritage Website

By the Editors | April 17, 2014

The Edmonton Historical Board and the City of Edmonton Archives are helping to preserve and nurture collective memory in Edmonton through a website that explores the city’s built heritage: The website is an endeavour of the Edmonton Historical Board (EHB) with support from the City of Edmonton Archives. The EHB is an advisory board […]

Announcement: Introducing the Proceedings of THATCamp!

By the Editors | April 17, 2014

THATCamp, The Humanities and Technology Camp, is an open, inexpensive meeting where humanists and technologists of all skill levels meet to learn and build together in sessions proposed on the spot: it is a well-known and popular global unconference. The Proceedings of THATCamp is a wholly automatic collection of and portal to blog posts from […]

Report: Acceptances to Digital Humanities 2014 (part 1)

By the Editors | April 15, 2014

It’s that time again! The annual Digital Humanities conference schedule has been released, and this time it’s in Switzerland. In an effort to console myself from not having the funding to make it this year, I’ve gone ahead and analyzed the nitty-gritty of acceptances and rejections to the conference. For those interested in this sort […]

Resource: Using Census Survey Data Properly

By the Editors | April 15, 2014

The American Community Survey, an ongoing survey that the Census administers to millions per year, provides detailed information about how Americans live now and decades ago. There are tons of data tables on topics such as housing situations, education, and commute. The natural thing to do is to download the data, take it at face […]

Report: The First Texas Digital Humanities Conference

By the Editors | April 15, 2014

I’m just back from the premier offering of the Texas Digital Humanities Conference, and I can’t tell you what a pleasure it was to have such a superb event held so close to home, especially since I won’t be able to make the big Digital Humanities meeting this summer (or next summer, for that matter, […]

Resource: The Next Giant List of Digitised Manuscript Hyperlinks

By the Editors | April 15, 2014

It’s that time of year again, friends – when we inflict our quarterly massive list of manuscript hyperlinks upon an unsuspecting public.  As always, this list contains everything that has been digitised up to this point by the Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts department, complete with hyperlinks to each record on our Digitised Manuscripts site.  There […]

CFP: DHCommons Journal

By The Editors | April 10, 2014

The editorial team of centerNet’s new DHCommons journal is thrilled to request submissions for its inaugural issue. We seek mid-stage digital projects who wish peer review and feedback that will contribute to the project’s development. Read the full call here.