Category Archives: News

Resource: Some Tips for WordPress.com Beginners

By The Editors | October 16, 2014

From the post: I have adapted the following from a longer, slightly different document I created for my Digital Information Technologies and Architectures (DITA) module at #citylis this year. It contains some tips for wordpress.com beginners and perhaps some for more advanced users. Read full post: Some Tips for WordPress.com Beginners  

CFParticipation: DPLA: DPLA and DigitalNZ Present GIF IT UP, an International GIF-making Competition

By The Editors | October 14, 2014

From the announcement: It’s a public domain celebration! The Digital Public Library of America and DigitalNZ are very excited to announce the launch of GIF IT UP, an international competition over the next six weeks to find the best GIFs reusing public domain and openly licensed digital video, images, text, and other material available via our search portals. The winners […]

Job: DH Research Coordinator at Ghent University Centre for Digital Humanities

By The Editors | October 14, 2014

From the posting: Ghent University is currently looking for a Digital Humanities Research Coordinator, starting at the earliest possible date. The successful candidate will coordinate the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities and DARIAH-BE (consisting of the Flemish consortium DARIAH-VL and DARIAH-Wallonie Bruxelles). The Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities develops DH collaboration and supports research projects, […]

CFParticipation: On the Digital Practices in History and Ethnography Interest Group

By The Editors | October 14, 2014

From the CFP: New members are invited to join the Digital Practices in History and Ethnography Interest Group (DPHE-IG) in the Research Data Alliance (RDA), an international initiative to facilitate the development of effective data practices, standards, and infrastructure in particular research areas, and across research areas–aiming to enhance capacity to archive, preserve, analyze, and […]

Job: Director, Digital Library Federation

By The Editors | October 14, 2014

From the announcement: In the past three years, DLF has added more new members than it did in the previous fifteen. It has been a key player in recent important initiatives that contribute to the evolution of libraries and higher education, including the Digital Public Library of America and the Committee on Coherence at Scale […]

CFP: Building Undergraduate-Centered #DH Programs

By The Editors | October 9, 2014

Starting from Scratch: Building Undergraduate-Centered #DH Programs at DH2015 in Sydney, Australia, June 29th to July 3rd, 2015 As Digital Studies, Humanities and Liberal Arts grow as fields, institutions are beginning to build digital curricula centered on undergraduate education.  These programs are often driven by interest in digital scholarship and the unique needs of each […]

Resource: American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955

By The Editors | October 9, 2014

American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 is a free database providing access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities. Containing nearly 100,000 citations, American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955, provides full page images of the original print index, and may be searched […]

Report: Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their eBook Libraries

By The Editors | October 9, 2014

Adobe has just given us a graphic demonstration of how not to handle security and privacy issues. A hacker acquaintance of mine has tipped me to a huge security and privacy violation on the part of Adobe. That anonymous acquaintance was examining Adobe’s DRm for educational purposes when they noticed that Digital Editions 4, the newest version of […]

Announcement: Maps and Mappers for the Mapmaker Manifesto

By The Editors | October 7, 2014

This year, the Istanbul Design Biennial has chosen the theme The Future is Not What it Used To Be. When they opened the call for participation back in January, they asked for manifestos of any form – words, videos, artworks, anything that spoke to this theme. So the Mapmaker Manifesto was born. This manifesto demands […]