Last week I attended the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum. I’d like to recap a few of the publishing and digital humanities (DH) talks from DLF & highlight a few interesting things to read.
The ETCL (http://etcl.uvic.ca/) engages in cross-disciplinary study of the past, present, and future of textual communication, and acts as a hub for digital humanities activities across the University of Victoria campus, from coast-to-coast, and around the world.
HASTAC’s fifth international conference, hosted this year by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, December 1-3, practices what it preaches, experimenting with an array of new forms and formats designed not just to discuss “Digital Scholarly Communication” but to explore how each of those three terms–digital, scholarly, communication–changes the others in ways that presage powerful new possibilities for higher education (both in the academy and for the general public).
I’ll provide a quick and easy tutorial on using easygui and some usage scenarios.
A slideshare of the presentation “Creative Commons & Digital Preservation” by Jane Park of Creative Commons.
A Slideshare of the “Born-Digital: An Archival Approach” presentation by Jackie Dooley, Program Officer at OCLC Research to the Digital Library Federation.
Report on an panel discussion on an emerging approach to meet challenges of metadata and time management, and its implications for information professionals, called Crowdsourcing & Linked & Open Data: New Ways to Make Collections Visible that SLA@Pratt organized on October 14.
Slides from “From Crowd Knowledge to Machine Knowledge: use cases with semantics & user interaction in cultural heritage collections” by Lora Aroyo, VU University Amsterdam.
For the research field of Digital Humanities the Faculty invites applications for: 2 Postdocs in Digital Humanities.
The Telling Stories with Data workshop focused on data as narrative and what that means for visualization