The Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Social Media at the School of Communication of American University, and the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at the Washington College of Law of American University have released the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries.
Our four-part tutorial explains (1) why file naming is important, (2) how to change a file name, (3) what not to do when naming files and (4) best practices for file naming. We tried to make these tutorials no-frills, brief and informative.
Extensive comments about strategies for organizing readings, note-taking, and writing using analog and digital methods.
CNI Director Clifford Lynch provides a round-up of reports and events related to large datasets, identity, and new digital scholarship. Associate Director Joan Lippincott discusses digital humanities, teaching and learning.
Statistics about Digital Humanities around the world, prepared as an infographic image available for download.
Many members of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society community are contributing to the call for action, and others have written on this subject.
Twitter is an organic online location, full of retweets, conversations, and link sharing. Jeff Clark tries to show these inner workings with his newest interactive, Spot. Enter a query in the field on the bottom left, and Spot retrieves the most recent 200 tweets. You then can choose among five views: group, words, timeline, users, and source.
ushahidi.com is a non-profit tech company that develops free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. Ushahidi aims to empower organizations and people all over the world to increase public awareness around social events like elections, local crises or resources. It provides free and open access to tools that facilitate the aggregation, presentation and mapping of relevant datasets online.
Digital Scholarship has released the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Bibliography, Version 6. It includes selected English-language articles, books, conference papers, technical reports, unpublished e-prints and other scholarly textual sources that are useful in understanding electronic theses and dissertations. Most sources have been published from 2000 through 2011; however, a limited number of earlier key sources are also included. The bibliography includes links to freely available versions of included works.