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CFP: Digital Frontiers 2013

The University of North Texas Digital Scholarship Co-Operative invites proposals for Digital Frontiers 2013 (September 19-21), a conference that brings together the users and builders of digital resources for research and education. They seek submissions of individual papers, fully-constituted panels, birds-of-a-feather discussions, hands-on tutorials, or posters–all based on the use of digital archives, social media, ...

Introducing the dh+lib Aggregator

Introducing the dh+lib Aggregator
One of the findings of the ACRL Digital Humanities Discussion Group’s inital survery was that respondants were interersted in an aggregation service that presented a curated selection of content from the web on digital humanities and libraries. In response to that need, dh+lib is excited to unveil its aggregator, a volunteer-driven service for highlighting and ...

Teaching Digital Scholarship in the Library

John Russell is currently teaching a graduate-level course in digital scholarship. In this post, he introduces the course and discusses the decisions he made in its design. For more DH syllabi, visit the CUNY Digital Humanities Resource Guide. The University of Oregon Libraries recently established a Digital Scholarship Center; one of our first new activities is ...

TEI and Libraries: New Avenues for Digital Literacy?

In this post, Harriett Green looks at how libraries can use TEI to advance digital literacy. For further reading, the author has also provided a list of recommended resources. A prominent theme of the TEI 2012 Annual Members Meeting and Conference was how to make TEI an even more viable tool for scholarly discourse and ...

POST: When is Open Source Software the Right Choice for Cultural Heritage Organizations?

POST: When is Open Source Software the Right Choice for Cultural Heritage Organizations? An Interview with Peter Murray An interview by Trevor Owens of the Library of Congress with Peter Murray of LYRSASIS on FOSS4Lib. The two discuss how libraries can decide whether open source software the right solution, different types of open source software ...

CFParticipation: Global Outlook::Digital Humanities

CFParticipation: Global Outlook::Digital Humanities Global Outlook::Digital Humanities is the first Special Interest Group of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO). GO::DH seeks to address barriers that hinder communication and collaboration among researchers and students of the digital arts, humanities, and cultural heritage sectors across and between high, mid, and low income economies. The core ...

Digital Humanities & Cultural Heritage, or, The Opposite of Argumentation

Back in August, Miriam Posner’s post “What are some challenges to doing DH in the library?” initiated a wide-ranging conversation in the blogosphere examining the relationship between DH and libraries. As the dh+lib blog gets a’rolling, it seems useful both to revisit Miriam’s post, but also remind ourselves of the potential DH holds to enable ...

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 ...