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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  From the announcement: Dat is a data collaboration tool. We think most people will use it to simplify the process of downloading and updating datasets, but we are also very excited about how people will use it to fork, collaborate on, and publish new datasets for others to consume.   View the full announcement or View…

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