In calling for research papers to be made freely available open access advocates promised that doing so would lead to a simpler, less costly, more democratic, and more effective scholarly communication system. To achieve their objectives they proposed two different ways of providing open access: green OA (self-archiving) and gold OA (open access publishing). However,…

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From the ad: The WMF recently received a major grant to support the development of Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons. This grant allows us the opportunity to hire an additional a GLAM (Galleries, Libraries Archives and Museums) specialist to help further develop tools, organizational partnerships, and advocacy to support the grant while helping grow the…

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From the CFP: Over the last decade, new technologies and improvements in affordable computing power have allowed for significant advances in the way that researchers and conservation managers are approaching decisions of what land to protect. Publicly available datasets and satellite and aerial imagery have been steadily increasing in resolution and land managers are gaining…

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From the post: Please vote for the following resources from 2016 in the DH Awards 2016. Have a look over the resources in each category and then fill out the form linked to at the bottom of the page in order to vote. For frequently asked questions please see http://dhawards.org/dhawards2016/faqs2016/ for more information. We are sorry if…

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From the CFP: The Women’s History in the Digital World conference brings together historians, archivists, curators, digital humanists and more to present on their work, network and collaborate on current and future projects at the intersection of women’s history and digital scholarship. If you would like to propose a paper reflecting on your current research,…

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The first day of Alan Liu’s Introduction to the Digital Humanities seminar opens with a provocation. At one end of the projection screen is the word DIGITAL and at the other HUMAN. Within the space they circumscribe, we organize and re-organize familiar terms from media studies: media, communication, information, and technology. What happens to these terms when they are…

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