This session was about data curation and management (and finally we finally heard the term archivist!). Allons-y!
Assessing Data Management Needs at the University of Houston
by Christie Peters and Anita R. Dryden
For more information, they have a forthcoming article in Science & Technology Libraries
The first two documents produced during our 2011 NINES / NEH Summer Institute on Evaluating Digital Scholarship have been released: a Statement on Authorship and a set of Recommendations for Chairs of Language and Literature Departments for creating an atmosphere that is conducive to work in new media. We have others in the pipeline and will be releasing them in the coming months.
The DigCCurr 2012 Public Symposium Presents:
WHEN: January 6, 2012, 8AM – 5 PM
WHERE: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
These notes are about the 2nd International Culture and Computing conference organized at Kyoto University.
The mission of the W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group, chartered from May 2010 through August 2011, has been “to help increase global interoperability of library data on the Web, by bringing together people involved in Semantic Web activities — focusing on Linked Data — in the library community and beyond, building on existing initiatives, and identifying collaboration tracks for the future.”
This past weekend I attended the Nebraska Digital Workshop hosted by the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, future host of Digital Humanities 2013.
In the early 1900s, John Wanamaker, a political figure and well-known merchant, coined one of the most famous quotes about advertising: “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. The trouble is, I don’t know which half.”
NEH is soliciting proposals from institutions to participate in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). Over a period of two years, successful applicants will select newspapers—published in their state or territory between 1836 and 1922—and convert approximately 100,000 pages into digital files (primarily from microfilm), according to the technical guidelines (76-page PDF) outlined by the Library of Congress.
Deadling: January 17, 2012 for projects beginning September 2012
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) announces a cluster hire in digital humanities: over the next three years the university intends to hire six tenure-line faculty members across a number of departments (and additional staff) to further propel this signature program.
A digital video of Tim O’Reilly’s keynote speech about digital preservation at the 2011 NDIIPP/NDSA Partners Meeting is now available.