Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media » Blog Archive » Another Successful WebWise Conference. Once again this year, RRCHNM collaborated with the Institute of Museum and Library Services to plan and produce the agency’s signature WebWise conference, http://imlswebwise.org/, held March 6-8, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. Due to the Center’s experience with unconference formats, RRCHNM’s WebWise team—…

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Today, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released its latest report to the President and Congress, Designing a Digital Future: Federally Funded Research and Development in Networking and Information Technology. The report is a Congressionally mandated assessment of the Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program, which coordinates the…

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The internet has already had a major impact on how people find and access information, and now the rising popularity of e-books is helping transformAmericans’ reading habits. In this changing landscape, public libraries are trying to adjust their services to these new realities while still serving the needs of patrons who rely on more traditional resources….

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Digital Preservation Coalition Technology Watch Report is now available: The purpose of this paper is to provide a broad overview of digital forensics, with some pointers to resources and tools that may benefit cultural heritage and, specifically, the curation of personal digital archives.

Digital technologies and networks are now part of everyday work in the sciences, and have enhanced access to and use of scientific data, information, and literature significantly. They offer the promise of accelerating the discovery and communication of knowledge, both within the scientific community and in the broader society, as scientific data and information are…

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The overall goal of TEXTUS is to provide an open-source platform through which scholars and students are able to re-use the vast and expanding amount of digitised cultural heritage material now available through portals such as the Internet Archive, Wikisource and Project Gutenberg. The aim is to enable scholarly communities to easily establish their own…

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The series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. The first report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education: Assessment for learning Badges to accredit learning Learning analytics MOOCs…

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