Omeka 2.0 Drops today – Omeka. The moment that you’ve all been waiting for is here! Well, at least, it’s the moment that we at Omeka HQ have been waiting for, and working towards for many months now. Omeka 2.0 is now available for download! The  most important improvement is a completely revamped admin interface,…

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Nominations are being accepted for the 2012  Digital Humanities Awards, a new set of annual awards given in recognition of talent and expertise in the digital humanities community and are nominated and voted for entirely by the public. These awards are intended to help put interesting DH resources in the spotlight and engage DH users (and general…

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Great news for students, early-career professionals, and unwaged or low-waged independent scholars! You can now join ACH as a joint ADHO member at the extremely low cost of $25. This annual fee entitles you to all the regular benefits of ACH (and joint ADHO) membership, including reduced registration fees at events like Digital Humanities 2013, the ability to vote in…

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GC Digital Fellows. The CUNY GC Digital Fellows site has launched The GC Digital Fellows work with Graduate Center faculty members on digital scholarly projects, design websites for special initiatives, receive skills training workshops, and, more broadly, explore new ways for Graduate Center faculty, students, and staff to share their academic work through new technological…

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Wednesday November 28: “The Commons and Digital Humanities in Museums” » CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative. Wednesday November 28: “The Commons and Digital Humanities in Museums” Co-Sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Art History and The Center for the Humanities  Christina DePaolo (Balboa Park Online Collaborative), Michael Edson (Smithsonian), William Noel (University of Pennsylvania), Neal Stimler (Metropolitan Museum of…

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ORCID  (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is excited to announce the launch of its Registry (http://orcid.org), where researchers can distinguish themselves by creating a unique personal identifier. “ORCID addresses a problem shared by individuals and organizations across the research community: reliably connecting research with researchers,” said Laure Haak, Executive Director of the non-profit ORCID organization. …

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Electronic Literature Showcase, Digital Reference Section, Library of Congress. Electronic Literature Showcase April 3-5, 2013 Save the date! Please join the Digital Reference Section for an Electronic Literature Showcase to be held April 3-5, 2013 on site at the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Planned events include: Exhibition and Open House. Read and interact with more than a hundred…

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Digital Cultural Heritage DC #DCHDC (Washington, DC) – Meetup. The inaugural meetup of the DCHDC will be on Thursday, September 20 at 7:00 pm at the upstairs bar at Stetson’s. We’ll start with three quick lightning talks, followed by spirited conversation. Lightning Talk Lineup: Viewshare and You: Digital Collection Visualization for the Rest of Us, Trevor Owens, Office…

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2012 NEH Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting – Open to Public | National Endowment for the Humanities Come learn about using facial recognition software to unlock art historical mysteries, developing tools for building maps on the fly, employing gaming technology to help enrich archival collections, or discovering early writings of Abraham Lincoln with authorship attribution…

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