RESOURCE: Deconstructing Bricolage: Interactive Online Analysis of Compiled Texts with Factotum

The current issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly (v. 9, no. 1) includes an article by Tomas Zahora, Constant J. Mews, David Squire (Monash University), and Dmitri Nikulin (Google) entitled “Deconstructing Bricolage: Interactive Online Analysis of Compiled Texts with Factotum.” From the abstract: Textual bricolage, the unacknowledged re-use of chunks of existing texts within a new composition, spans ...

RESOURCE: OPenn: Primary Digital Resources Available to Everyone

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries have announced the release of OPenn: Primary Digital Resources Available to Everyone, a site dedicated to making high quality digitized cultural heritage material freely available: “OPenn is a major step in the Libraries’ strategic initiative to embrace open data, with all images and metadata on this site available as free cultural works ...

JOB: National Digital Stewardship Residencies, Boston (5 openings)

From the announcement: NDSR Boston has selected the five host institutions for the 2015-2016 set of residency projects. The host institutions will be the Harvard Library, MIT Libraries, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, the University Archives and Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the State Library of Massachusetts. Resident Applications to ...

Why I Go To MLA

Patrick Williams (Syracuse University Libraries) shares his recent experience at some of the digital scholarship sessions at #MLA14, and ponders the impact of librarians attending a conference outside of the library discipline. In January, I joined thousands of faculty, researchers, graduate students, job-seekers, librarians, and others in the fields of language and literature in Chicago ...