Category Archives: News

Resource: Visual Correspondence: Analysing Letters through Data Visualisation

By The Editors | June 30, 2015

From the post: As well as providing tools to visualise the metadata, in bringing together detail on sender, recipient, place and date for over 150,000 letters for over twenty collections, Visual Correspondence provides a new way to explore the letters themselves. Where possible, links back to the original texts are provided. Also using data from […]

CFP: DH and Media Studies – Teaching Media

By the Editors | June 25, 2015

From the call for papers: Media studies and Digital Humanities (DH) work share a range of intersecting concerns. Recent discipline-wide discussions in Flow and Media Commons, as well as at the SCMS and MLA conferences, have emphasized the crossovers between the two. For this issue of the Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier, we seek contributions that […]

Job: Data Modelling and Standards Expert for the Arts and Humanities

By the Editors | June 25, 2015

From the announcement: The fellow will have the responsibility to take a leadership role in the advancement of the work in the standardisation work package of the Parthenos project. In particular, he/she will be responsible to set up the basis of a comprehensive documentation of recommended standards (introductory material, schemas, samples), design the structure of […]

Job: DeBartolo Professor, Digital Humanities

By the Editors | June 23, 2015

From the announcement: The Department of English at the University of South Florida seeks applicants for the DeBartolo Professor in the field of digital humanities. Literary or rhetorical field is open, but the candidate should be interested in bridging the three concentrations of literature, rhetoric and composition, and creative writing at the graduate level through […]

Resource: Text Capture and Optical Character Recognition 101

By the Editors | June 23, 2015

From the post: This blog will introduce text capture by describing the different methods with a focus upon historical documents. I will introduce the basics of OCR and rekeying with discussion of handwriting and voice recognition. Source: Text Capture and Optical Character Recognition 101