From the announcement: The Tropy team is surveying humanities scholars to identify various academic research practices for the collection and management of archival images.  Tropy is a major new RRCHNM initiative led by Sean Takats and  Stephen Robertson. Thanks to the generous support of theAndrew W. Mellon Foundation, Tropy will fill a crucial need in the…

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NYPL Labs and the Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy are excited to announce the launch of Emigrant City, the Library’s newest, online participatory project. Emigrant City invites you to help transcribe recently digitized mortgage and bond record books from the Library’s collection of Emigrant Savings Bank records….

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DHCommons is the official Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO)-sponsored publication of centerNet, the international network of Digital Humanities Centers with the support of the European DARIAH infrastructure in the Arts and Humanities. The DHCommons journal overlays and interacts with the DHCommons project registry and will provide peer review for mid-stage digital projects. Read more…

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From the post: The theme of World Statistics Day is official statistics. Your data visualization will need to relate to international data provided by a national statistics office, such as the US Census Bureau or the UK’s Office for National Statistics, across one or more of the 5 continents. It can be on weather, agriculture,…

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From the announcement: In 2012, the Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland, became one of the first American cultural institutions to adopt an open license model for their digitized collections. Using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license, they released over 18,000 images into the OpenGLAM world. These images were not only available via the Walters website,…

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