Tag: Alerts

Added by PressForward

Announcement: DocNow and Rhizome Receive IMLS National Forum Grant!

From the post:

We are thrilled to announce that Documenting the Now, MITH’s Mellon-funded collaborative social media preservation initiative with Washington University and the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded a National Forum Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of a new collaboration with arts organization Rhizome. For full details about this exciting opportunity, read the text from yesterday’s announcement from Rhizome below.

Read more here.

Announcement: NEH Launches Contest to Use Chronicling America Database

MITH would like to call attention to a new opportunity from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to create new web-based creative projects. The Library of Congress has developed a user-friendly Application Program Interface (API) to explore the data contained in Chronicling America. While previously working at the Library of Congress, MITH’s Lead Developer Ed Summers helped design this API and the open source application that makes it available.

Read announcement here.