To make digital collections more useful in research, respondents generally said they would like more completeness of content and a better way to search digital collections for the content they need. Another prominent request was for improved tools to annotate and edit digital collection objects broadly. One respondent said he/she wants “the ability to control […]
In a post for ProfHacker, Adeline Koh introduces Re:Humanities, “the first national digital humanities conference for and by undergraduates.” Re:Humanities is accepting applications for its fourth conference with the theme, Play, Power, Production. This year’s conference will be held at Haverford College, PA, on April 3-4, 2014.
Students in my community journalism class are using a simple WordPress template to produce a digital newspaper that focuses on downtown Winston-Salem as a community — its people, places and events.
Geoffrey Nunberg writes in “Noted” (Chronicle Review, 01/07/13) about the modern history of taking notes in preparation for writing, and the implications of newer and faster search engines for gathering, sorting, and understanding information.
Digital Humanities at Stanford
Stanford scholars are harnessing the power of new technologies through an array of digital humanities endeavors. Current digital humanities projects are using tools like 3-D mapping, electronic literary analysis, digitization, and advanced visualization techniques in interdisciplinary research that aims to shed new light on humanities […]
Poynter, a training ground for journalists, re-imagines the textbook for the digital age.
From the site:
“4Humanities is a site created by the international community of digital humanities scholars and educators to assist in advocacy for the humanities. Government and private support for the humanities—for research, teaching, preservation, and creative renewal in such fields as literature, history, languages, philosophy, classics, art history, cultural studies, libraries, and so on—are […]
Check out a recent article in the NY Times on the future of the humanities, which presents the digital humanities as one way to keep the humanities relevant for students:
…the Library is expanding its services to the Yale scholarly community by offering consultation, training, and support for digital humanities projects directly.
It’s a common pattern at many universities that DH support runs from/through the library.
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