Category Archives: News

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 […]

Resource: The What, Why and When of Fixity

By The Editors | October 7, 2014

Fixity, the property of a digital file or object being fixed or unchanged, is a cornerstone of digital preservation. Fixity information, from simple file counts or file size values to more precise checksums and cryptographic hashes, is data used to verify whether an object has been altered or degraded. Many in the preservation community know […]

CFP: CNI Fall 2014

By The Editors | October 7, 2014

The submission deadline for the Coalition for Networked Information’s fall 2014 membership meeting is fast approaching! The meeting will be held December 8-9 in Washington, DC. Proposals for project briefings are due no later than next Monday, October 13. Read the full CFP here.

Bursaries | DH2015

Opportunity: Bursaries for DH2015

By the Editors | October 2, 2014

From the announcement: Each year the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) offers a limited number of bursaries for Early Career scholars presenting at the conference. For DH2015 there will also be additional bursaries available, on a competitive basis, to emerging scholars and practitioners from Australia and New Zealand. Source: Bursaries | DH2015

Opportunity: NINES Offers Partial DHSI Scholarships

By the Editors | October 2, 2014

From the announcement: We are pleased to announce that Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship will be partnering with the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) in order to offer opportunities for members to participate in the series of DH courses at the University of Victoria, June 1st-5th 2015, June 8th-12th 2015, and June 15th-19th 2015. For a […]