By the Editors | May 21, 2013
Highlights from MuseumNext Conference. MuseumNext 2013 digested | Clairey Ross.
Report: “And If Your Head Explodes With Dark Forebodings Too”: The Dark Side of the Digital (Conference Review)
By the Editors | May 14, 2013
From May 2-4 the Center for 21st Century Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hosted a conference titled “Dark Side of the Digital” (Twitter: #c21dsd). The conference brought together scholars of media, literature, sociology, communications, law and policy, and the general orientation of the conference was to explore, in a relatively free environment, the worries and concerns scholars have about [...]
By the Editors | April 30, 2013
In my last post, “Definitions that Matter (Of Digital Humanities),” I did some analysis of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowships offered through its Office of Digital Humanities (ODH), in which I tried to show that these grants have largely focused on what I’ve been calling “narrow” Digital Humanities. In the comments to that piece, Brett Bobley, [...]
By the Editors | April 18, 2013
Last week I attended a one-day conference, ‘Digital Impacts: Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities‘ (#oxcrowd), convened by Kathryn Eccles of Oxford’s Internet Institute, and I’m sharing my (sketchy, as always) notes in the hope that they’ll help people who couldn’t attend. Open Objects: Notes from ‘Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities’.
Report: Blog Archive “Drowning in Research Data: Addressing Data Management Literacy of Graduate Students” » DigitalKoans
By the Editors | April 16, 2013
In this paper we will discuss findings from our research study of social sciences and science graduate students’ levels of research data management literacy, which include attitudes and behaviours, and formal and informal education experiences. Using an online survey of Canadian graduate students in the social sciences and science, we were able to reach a [...]
By the Editors | April 16, 2013
Toward the end of March I had the wonderful opportunity to present at an inaugural conference on the subject of Women’s History in the Digital World (#WHDigWrld on Twitter), at the Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education (at Bryn Mawr). Not only did this event allow me to meet many people doing wonderful work with [...]
By the Editors | April 2, 2013
My recent trip to University College London was a great success* and has left me with a ton of information to digest, ideas to play around with, and questions to ask. (It also left me with a long illness, which is why this first post is extremely late in the making). One of the main [...]
By the Editors | March 19, 2013
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— [...]
By the Editors | March 7, 2013
Two reports have recently been published as the outcome of surveys on special collections within research libraries in the UK and the US. Here are some highlights from the findings.
By the Editors | January 24, 2013
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 [...]Older »