From the announcement: Saturday is April 4th (4/04), and here at the Internet Archive we’re marking a new holiday: 404 Day! We’re using this date to celebrate the work that’s being done to end the dreaded 404 error, record changing webpages, and preserve the internet for all to enjoy. We spoke with Gary Price—librarian, editor…

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From the announcement: To address our unprecedented global and immediate need for access to reading and research materials, as of today, March 24, 2020, the Internet Archive will suspend waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in our lending library by creating a National Emergency Library to serve the nation’s displaced learners. This suspension…

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From the announcement: All over the world, archives and libraries are shutting their doors as covid-19 spreads. These closures mean that researchers can’t use the not-yet-digitized collections that exist in those places. Or does it? As we’ve been teaching people about Tropy, one thing we’ve learned is that researchers nearly always want to be generous…

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From the announcement: The winners of the DH Awards 2019 are as follows. Once duplicates were removed, the ballots as cast by members of the public over two weeks voting for one or more of the categories chose the winners. Sorry if your favoured resource did not win — open public votes are popularity contests…

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From the announcement: Please vote for the following resources from 2019 in the DH Awards 2019. 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/dhawards2019/faqs/ for more information. We are sorry if…

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From the announcement: We plan to thus “turn off” the THATCamp website on Friday, February 28th (just before Leap Day!). We still encourage people to organize THATCamps and to use the #thatcamp hashtag, and we ask that you still register your future planned THATCamp event with a new Google form, but we will no longer…

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From the announcement: MITH is thrilled to announce the Spring 2020 Digital Dialogue line-up. This eclectic season covers a range of interesting DH topics including oral histories, music encoding, movement and technology, poetry and algorithms, and community data curation. From 25 February to the 31 March six speakers will present on Tuesdays at 12:30 pm. …

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From the announcement: It’s comin’ back around again! The Helsinki Digital Humanities Hackathon #DHH20 dates have been confirmed: 27.5.–5.6.2020. As a CLARIN and DARIAH summer school, the event will be truly international welcoming applications from all over Europe. This year we are prepared to sponsor around 20 participants from outside Finland with flights and accommodation (more information to…

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From the announcement: So many features of King George III’s long reign are extraordinary in retrospect including the American and French Revolutions. Among the most extraordinary is the king’s long struggle with mental illness. George III’s mental illness, the efforts of his family, court, and doctors to manage and treat it, and historians and others’…

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From the announcement: Digital Pedagogy Lab 2020 will be hosted at the University of Colorado Denver, in collaboration with the School of Education and Human Development. We will gather July 27-31 for the largest Lab to date. This year’s event will include a broad selection of courses from an international group of faculty, special guest…

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