Category Archives: News

CFP: Digital Islamic Humanities Project

By The Editors | April 10, 2014

The Middle East Studies Initiative at Brown University is pleased to announce a two-day workshop on October 17-18, 2014, which will be devoted to digital textual corpora. Online libraries and digital repositories such as al-Maktaba al-Shamela and al-Warraq – which contain thousands of texts and hundreds of millions of words – are transforming the study […]

CFP: Third AIUCD Annual Conference

By The Editors | April 8, 2014

AIUCD 2014, the Third AIUCD (Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale) Annual Conference, is devoted to discussing the role of Digital Humanities in the current research practices of the traditional humanities disciplines. Read the full CFP here.

CFC: OCLC report “Registering Researchers in Authority Files”

By The Editors | April 8, 2014

At the CNI Spring Member Meeting earlier this week, Karen Smith-Yoshimura from OCLC and Micah Altman from MIT gave a wonderful presentation of the work of the OCLC Registering Researchers Task Group (see http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/registering-researchers.html ). We should have the materials from their talk available soon, along with other sessions from the Spring meeting. Read the […]

Resource: Creating a UX Design Pattern Library for Digital Humanities Projects

By The Editors | April 8, 2014

Recently I posted some thoughts about how emerging trends in the field of user experience (UX) design might be embedded in our project design and development process. In this post I’m going to discuss this further, concentrating on the UX pattern library the user interface (UI) team are developing. Read the whole thing here.

Job: Social Science Data Librarian at University of Houston Libraries

By the Editors | April 3, 2014

The Social Science Data Librarian at University of Houston Libraries will collaborate with social science subject liaison librarians to provide expert support for faculty and students working with geo-spatial, numeric, and other data. Such support may include instruction in methodologies and tools, especially those related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS); development of dataset collections; and […]

Resources: Tutorials on Text Analysis and Topic Modeling in Python

By the Editors | April 3, 2014

A series tutorials on quantitative text analysis with Python are now available on the DARIAH-DE  website. The tutorials were written by Allen Riddell with help from Christof Schöch. The tutorials assume familiarity with the Python programming language. If you’re new to Python and would like to learn the basics, head straight over to the excellent (and recently expanded) […]

Opportunity: Research Scholarship in Digital Humanities, Swansea University

By the Editors | April 3, 2014

The College of Arts and Humanities Graduate Centre at Swansea University offers one PhD studentship for a project at the intersection of Translation Studies with Digital Humanities. The student will join the Version Variation Visualization (VVV) project team, led by Dr Tom Cheesman, and will be supervised by him and an appropriate co-supervisor. Read full […]

Resource: Sustaining Digital Collections

By the Editors | April 3, 2014

There has been much debate about how we might help secure the future of digital scholarship for the next generation of learners, teachers and researchers. The business end of how this might be achieved in regards revenue generation beyond host institutional support remains a challenge. Read full post here.

Job: Lecturer in Digital History

By the Editors | April 1, 2014

As part of its continuing investment in excellence in teaching, research, innovation and external engagement, History Group in the School of Humanities at the University of Hertfordshire is seeking to appoint to the above permanent post, with effect from 1 July 2014. Read full post here.