Category Archives: News

Opportunity: New Developments for the Praxis Network

By the Editors | February 19, 2015

The Praxis Network was developed as part of a 2012-2013 Scholarly Communication Institute focused on graduate education. Its goal is to share model programs that are engaged in methodological training and collaborative research in the humanities. Deeply invested in demystifying collaborative, iterative, and public work, Praxis Network programs prep students to have a broader view […]

Announcement: Digital Classicist New England, Spring 2015

By The Editors | February 19, 2015

We are pleased to announce the schedule for Digital Classicist New England. This initiative, inspired by and connected to London’s Digital Classicist Work in Progress Seminar, is organized in association with the Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University. It will run during the spring term of the academic year 2014/15. Seminars will run from February through April 2015 […]

Opportunity: ADHO Communications Fellow

By The Editors | February 19, 2015

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for its 2015-2016 Communications fellowship. Working on a small team, the fellow will write news releases, blog posts and announcements about ADHO, its constituent organizations, and the broader digital humanities community; monitor and update ADHO’s social media presence; maintain its web site; help to develop and […]

Announcement: CLIR Hidden Collections and DPLA

By The Editors | February 19, 2015

Recently, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) announced a national competition to digitize and provide access to collections of rare or unique content in cultural heritage institutions, generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This new iteration of the popular Hidden Collections program will enhance the emerging global digital research environment in […]

Resource: Getting Started with OpenRefine

By The Editors | February 19, 2015

Thomas Padilla has put together a tutorial on data preparation for the digital humanities using OpenRefine. It serves as a companion to the Data preparation for the Digital Humanities Workshop. Read the full post here.

Announcement: DPLA Welcomes Four New Service Hubs

By The Editors | February 17, 2015

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is pleased to announce the addition of four Service Hubs that will be joining our Hub network. The Hubs represent Tennessee, Maryland, Maine and the Caribbean.  The addition of these Hubs continues our efforts to help build local community and capacity, and further efforts to build an on-ramp […]

Job: Digital Services Manager at George Washington University

By The Editors | February 17, 2015

George Washington University is recruiting a Digital Services Manager. The position is located within Special Collections and Archives, an area of strategic priority for the University Libraries, and reports to the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections and Archives. Working in close collaboration with appropriate individuals and units across the Libraries and the University, the […]

Resource: The Medical Heritage Library

By The Editors | February 17, 2015

The aim of the UK Medical Heritage Library (UK-MHL) Project is to provide free access to a wealth of medical history and related books from UK research libraries. There are already over 50,000 books and journal issues in the Medical Heritage Library drawn from North American research libraries. The UK-MHL Project will expand this collection […]

CFP: Black Code Studies

By The Editors | February 17, 2015

The editors of this special issue argue black studies, activism, and life online and off have reached a critical point of convergence. Technology has irrevocably changed the way artists, activists, scholars, and users rage against codes and binaries of race and tech. People of African descent around the world have appropriated digital and social media […]

Resource: An R Client for the Internet Archive API

By the Editors | February 12, 2015

From the resource: In support of some of my research projects, I created a simple R package to access the Internet Archive’s API. The package is intended to search for items, to retrieve their metadata in a usable form, and to download the files associated with the items. The package, called internetarchive, is available on […]