From the announcement: Around DH in 80 Days is a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary Digital Humanities collaboration that seeks to introduce new and veteran audiences to the global field of DH scholarly practice by bringing together current DH projects from around the world. Read More: Digital Humanities Around the World in 80 Days

Announcement: The American Physical Society (APS) and The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN1) jointly announce a partnership to make all CERN-authored articles published in the APS journal collection to be Open Access. Articles in APS’ Physical Review Letters, Physical Review D, and Physical Review C in 2015 and 2016 will be covered by this…

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Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a portal mapping system that transmits remotely a digital map of the wearer’s environment.  The concept behind the technology is known as simultaneous localization and mapping or SLAM and previously had only been applied to mapping by robots.  Read Full Post Here.

The American Antiquarian Society recently completed photographing over 600 political cartoons produced in the United States between 1764 and 1876. This collection of images includes everything from very early cartoons relating to the establishment and operation of the federal government, to defaming depictions of local politicians embroiled in election-time battles. The AAS has partnered with…

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The National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities announced seven recipients of Digital Implementation Grants yesterday, including Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS). Berkeley Prosopography Services, led by Laurie Pearce and Niek Veldhuis, was originally developed as part of a 2009 NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. Patrick Schmitz, from Research IT, was responsible for the architecture and…

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Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2014 Monica Berti, Greta Franzini & Simona Stoyanova (Leipzig) ‘The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series and Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum Projects’ Friday June 27 at 16:30 in room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS) is a new collaborative…

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Calling all researchers, scholars, trailblazers and software developers! British Library Labs wants to work with you to bring your innovative and transformative ideas for using our digital collections to life! Submit your project idea by Tuesday 22 April 2014 (midnight BST). UPDATE: The deadline for entries has now been extended to Wednesday 30 April 2014…

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Registration is now open for the next RECODE workshop ”Institutional support for open access to research data” in which we aim to develop a set of policy recommendations that provide support for institutions involved in making open access to research data possible. The workshop takes place ahead of the LIBER 43rd Annual Conference RESEARCH LIBRARIES…

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