In the last few years discussions in the Digital Humanities and eScience community are more and more focusing on the concepts developed in discussions about Social Web or Web 2.0. This means the “discovery” of not only the modeling, structuring and processing of scientific content but the area of interaction and communication in which this content is generated for the question how the digital spaces can affect and serve in the scientific field. [read more...]
Professor Donald Mastronarde, Berkeley Classics/GreekKeys, will give a talk at 2.15 pm on Friday 28 May in the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies 66 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LU. His topic is:
"Towards a new edition of the scholia of Euripides"
in which he will lay out some of the problems and some preliminary results for scholia on Orestes 1-500.
All are welcome. The new edition is a born-digital edition. A beta version of the online open-access digital edition of the scholia of Euripides is available at: http://EuripidesScholia.org [read more...]
Version one of the Digital Curation and Preservation Bibliography is now available from Digital Scholarship.
This bibliography presents over 360 selected English-language articles, books, and technical reports that are useful in understanding digital curation and
preservation. [read more...]
British Library summer internship 2010 (two months)
The British Library has started digitising its medieval and earlier manuscript collections as part of its plans to make them all available to everyone online. The first volumes to be digitised are drawn from the Greek manuscript collections. [read more...]
The Digital Preservation Coalition, with ULCC and Portico, with the support of the National Archives and sponsorship from JISC is pleased to announce the release of the second in our series of Digital Preservation Case Notes: http://www.dpconline.org/advice/case-notes/index.html [read more...]
ESU "Culture & Technology", 26 - 30 July 2010
University of Leipzig - http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU/
Registration for the European Summer School, Culture & Technology, is now open. Supported by the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing the Summer School will take place at Leipzig University, Germany, from the 26th to the 30th of July. [read more...]
Now that many important materials are in a digital form, building an accessible online media collection which successfully delivers images, sounds, video and other media is a goal of many institutions.
Until recently, expensive Digital Asset Management systems where the most viable option, but now open source server applications such as Dspace, Omeka and Drupal hold the promise of truly interoperable and standards-based collection management. [read more...]
The University of Sussex is delighted to host an interdisciplinary workshop on motion capture, as part of the methodologies workshop series organised by UK higher education bodies AHESSC (Arts & Humanities e-Science Support Centre, www.ahessc.ac.uk) and JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee, www.jisc.ac.uk), in collaboration with the Motion in Place Platform Projec(www.motioninplace.org). These events share experience and interests across specific digital development sectors that are nurturing research in the arts and humanities. [read more...]
Second Open Source GIS UK Conference (OSGIS 2010) on 22nd June 2010 (Tuesday) at University of Nottingham.
Please visit http://cgs.nottingham.ac.uk/~osgis10/os_home.html for the latest conference news and schedule.
The OSGIS 2010 Workshops will take place on 21st June 2010.
Early bird registration ends on 21st May 2010.
Please contact me for any information needed. We look forward to seeing you at OSGIS 2010 for an interesting conference and future collaborations in this exciting field.
Members of the digital preservation community are invited to join leading researchers and developers from the Planets project for their end of project conference in Berlin.
For the first time in the four-year project, the conference will bring together the entire Planets team alongside colleagues from outside of the consortium to reflect on what the project set out to achieve, the lessons learnt, the outputs of the project as well as looking to future directions in digital preservation. [read more...]
ULCC runs Web Archiving workshop, London 28th June 2010
First workshop based on ULCC’s successful Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) [read more...]
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award
School of Geography, University of Nottingham and the Science Museum
‘British Small Craft’: the cultural geographies of mid twentieth century technology and display
Supervisors: Prof David Matless and Prof Mike Heffernan (University of Nottingham), Dr Tim Boon and David Rooney (Science Museum) [read more...]
Monday 18 - Tuesday 19 October 2010
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
The 9th annual National Digital Forum conference will be held in Wellington Monday 18 - Tuesday 19 October 2010 at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
The National Digital Forum (NDF) is a coalition of museums, archives, art galleries, libraries and government departments with more than 150 member organisations committed to collectively building New Zealand's culture and heritage online. [read more...]
Topics of Interest
We seek for high quality and original contributions which consider and present innovative applications for “meaningful” knowledge management in the cultural heritage field. The semantic aspects of digital information, as they are utilized by digital libraries and other digital repository infrastructures, are also within the workshop’s scope. In particular, topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Semantic-enabled search in cultural heritage collections and digital libraries
* Reasoning over cultural heritage information [read more...]
Aims and Scope [read more...]
The Summer 2010 EpiDoc training workshop will now take place in London, at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King’s College London, from June 28 – July 1. Thanks to the generosity of the Association Internationale d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine (AIEGL) there €500 available for bursaries to help students attend this event. The workshop will be taught by Gabriel Bodard (KCL) and James Cowey (Heidelberg). There will be no charge to attend this workshop.
From the workshop description: [read more...]
Full schedule available here:
Venue: Centre for Excellence in Enquiry-Based Learning (CEEBL) at
Manchester University, C24 Sackville Street Building, Sackville Street,
Manchester, M60 1QD (http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/ceebl/)
Format: short keynote (15-20 minutes) followed by workshop based on cloud
Cost: £65 Includes Lunch and coffee
To register download the registration form here:
Registration ends 12 May 2010 [read more...]
"SEEING IS BELIEVING: NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE"
FEE: £ 20 (ISKO members and students FREE)
BOOKING: http://www.iskouk.org/cultural_heritage_jun2010.htm [read more...]
The DPC, with help from the Scott Polar Research Institute, Portico and ULCC, and with funding from JISC, is pleased to announce the launch of the first in a series of Digital Preservation Case Notes. The Case Notes offer straightforward examples of organisations and individuals tackling the digital preservation challenges that come from mass digitization. The first describes the Scott Polar Research Institute's 'Freeze Frame' project. [read more...]