The Department of History & Art History at George Mason University is offering two Digital History Fellowships to support students undertaking a Ph.D. Fellows enrolling in Fall 2016 will receive stipends of $20,000 for two years, during which time they will take a practicum course each semester here at RRCHNM, and then a further three years of support from…

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The Centre for Disruptive Media is organizing an event,  “Why Are We Not Boycotting Academia.edu?”  Guest speakers Janneke Adema (Coventry University, UK), Pascal Aventurier (INRA, France), Kathleen Fitzpatrick (MLA/Coventry University, US), Gary Hall (Coventry University, UK), and David Parry (Saint Joseph’s University, US) will discuss numerous topics concerning academic publishing platforms. Register and find out more here.

MITH would like to call attention to a new opportunity from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to create new web-based creative projects. The Library of Congress has developed a user-friendly Application Program Interface (API) to explore the data contained in Chronicling America. While previously working at the Library of Congress, MITH’s Lead Developer…

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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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