About the report: The “Research Software Engineering for Digital Humanities” workshop, held at King’s Digital Lab (KDL) in December 2019, is now available as a ‘captured event’ on DARIAH-Campus.  The four-day event, which ran as part of the MaDiH (Mapping Digital Heritage in Jordan) project, focused on best practices in research software engineering adopted by…

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From the report: It is these interests and concerns that underpin “Legacies of Catalogue Descriptions and Curatorial Voice: Opportunities for Digital Scholarship“, a collaboration between the Sussex Humanities Lab, the British Library, and Yale University Library. This 12-month project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council aims to open up new and important directions…

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From the report: As we go through the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, we are inundated by articles, images, video, statistics, and graphs through our handhelds and desktops coming from a variety of channels–including social media, news outlets, journals, and preprints. The sources of information expand from governmental agencies to research institutions, from policy makers to advocacy…

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From the announcement: Given the public health concerns and travel restrictions imposed by many universities, we are moving to a fully virtual event for this year. There are various models for this type of conference, but given our highly international community, our approach will combine synchronous and asynchronous events, with an emphasis on openness and…

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From the resource: Since the introduction of smartphones and tablet computers in the early 2010s, a huge range of digital books, e-literature, and literary games have been developed to explore the possibilities of this technology for literature. Projects like Ambient Literature and the work of Editions at Play have explored how mobile technology can transform…

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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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About the report: Our handbook, Collective Equity: A Handbook for Designing and Evaluating Grant-Funded Positions (PDF) was produced as the second outcome of the Labor Forum. Building from our white paper and conversations at the second forum, the initial two documents in the handbook are concrete recommendations for changed practice. The handbook and individual PDF…

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From the report: Why should students learn computer science? For creativity? Jobs? Justice? Innovation? The answers to this question shape what computer science education (CSed) looks like in practice. A new CSforALL publication explores how the rationales, values, and intended impacts people have for CSEd are linked to their choices for design and implementation of learning experiences….

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