Debates in the Digital Humanities

RESOURCE: Debates in the Digital Humanities The open access version of the well-received book, Debates in the Digital Humanities, edited by Matthew K. Gold, Director of the CUNY Academic Commons. Features essays by DH scholars and practitioners in an innovative online platform on a variety of current conversations in the field. The website also announces ...

Evaluating DH Work: Guidelines for Librarians

In this post, Zach Coble explores the benefits of creating guidelines for the evaluation of librarians’ digital humanities work for the purposes of hiring, appointment, tenure, and promotion, and offers a basic framework for what those guidelines might look like. This post was published in the Journal of Digital Humanities, volume 1, issue 4. Digital ...

Assessment and Evaluation of Digital Humanities Work

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION! DHNow has issued a call for writing on the assessment and evaluation of DH work. As indicated in the call, they are aiming both to expand their Zotero collection of existing publications, policies, and statements, and to provoke the publication of new work in this area. A selection of the latter will ...

Do You TEI? A Survey of Text Encoding Practices in Libraries

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION! If you work in a library and have any experience with text encoding projects, from web development to project management, please consider participating in a new survey, available here. Completing the survey should take no more than 30 minutes, and will help academic libraries develop strategic initiatives based on current practice. From the ...

Responses to our dh+lib survey: digest version

In March 2012, a conversation bubbled up on the newly-created ACRL Digital Humanities discussion group (DH DG) listserv about the need for a blog or online resource for those of us “big tent” information professionals– librarians, archivists, curators, and students–engaged with digital humanities. When the group assembled at the June 2012 ALA Annual conference in Anaheim ...