From the announcement: This symposium will explore the ways that promotion and tenure criteria are evolving in the 21st century to incorporate accomplishments in digital scholarship, interdisciplinary research, and alternative impact metrics.  Featured speakers and panels will analyze and make recommendations concerning different aspects of this evolution. Read more here .

From the announcement: DH Awards 2017 is open for voting at: http://dhawards.org/dhawards2017/voting/ until the end of 25 February 2018. Versions of this announcement in Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), French, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish are available from the website. Digital Humanities Awards are a set of entirely open annual awards run as a DH awareness raising activity….

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From the post: The speaker and workshop series on Digital Humanities & Social Justice at the University of Houston will explore the ethical concerns involved when creating digital projects and minority archives and how digital scholarship can be a site of social justice and activism. This series brings in leading scholars in the field of DH…

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From the announcement: We are pleased to announce that the 1.0 release of Tropy is now available. While our crack team of developers continues to refine the software and add new features, Tropy is now officially out of its beta testing phase. If you haven’t yet tried Tropy, now is the perfect time to try…

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From the announcement: Today, the Boston Public Library announced the transfer of significant holdings from its Sound Archives Collection to the Internet Archive, which will digitize, preserve and make these recordings accessible to the public. The Boston Public Library (BPL) sound collection includes hundreds of thousands of audio recordings in a variety of historical formats,…

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From the announcement: The Internet Archive is now leveraging a little known, and perhaps never used, provision of US copyright law, Section 108h, which allows libraries to scan and make available materials published 1923 to 1941 if they are not being actively sold. Elizabeth Townsend Gard, a copyright scholar at Tulane University calls this “Library…

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