We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new site, Viewshare.org, a platform for empowering curators, archivists, and librarians to provide access to the digital cultural heritage objects they are preserving.
Interesting discussion of how to use IRC channels to show people how much Wikipedia is actively curated, without requiring them to reload the recent changes page, connect to some cryptic IRC channels, or dig around in some (wonderfully) detailed statistics. More importantly, could it be done in a playful way?
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.
Slides from “From Crowd Knowledge to Machine Knowledge: use cases with semantics & user interaction in cultural heritage collections” by Lora Aroyo, VU University Amsterdam.
Here’s how you can customize the look of your network visualization so that you can see what you need to see.
Presented to the University of Michigan Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TTC), the presentation, “Introducing the Digital Humanities,” was a whirlwind tour of new large-scale databases and tools for conducting and storing research, and a demonstration of some of the interactive platforms for broadcasting and publishing findings.
The University of California and several other major research institutions have partnered to develop the DMPTool, a flexible online application to help researchers generate data management plans—simple but effective documents for ensuring good data stewardship.
Nature Publishing Group is providing complimentary access to the 1845-1909 archive of Scientific American through November 30, 2011.