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Archive for March, 2006

The UVic Image Markup Tool Project

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Designing, Implementing, and Maintaining Digital Library Services and Collections with MyLibrary. See: http://dewey.library.nd.edu/mylibrary/manual/

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acls-ci-public.pdf (application/pdf Object) Report on the “gran challenge” of providing a cyberinfrastructure to build the global digital library. “At present, we have the opportunity to reintegrate the cultural record, connecting its disparate parts and making the resulting whole available to one and all, over the network.”

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NEH Fellowship

Guidelines for Fellowships and Faculty Research Awards Deadline May 1

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A New Lab Helps Bridge the Humanities and Technology Also, HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, Technology Advanced Collaboratory): http://www.hastac.org/ Excerpts from the article: ““We’re not trying to teach people to play games,” said Tim Lenoir, the Kimberly J. Jenkins Professor of New Technologies and Society, who teaches the class, called “How They Got Game.” “We want […]

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From Lou Burnard: Sebastian, James, and I have just finished our annual two day course on XML and TEI here at OUCS, and all the teaching materials are, as usual, available from the website at http://www.tei-c.org/Talks/2006/OUCS/

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Jerome McGann announces ARP’s Juxta Our development group ARP (Applied Research in Patacriticism: www.patacriticism.org) is today releasing the 1.0 version of Juxta. Anyone interested in online critical editing, whether theoretically or practically or both, will probably want to look at the tool and perhaps try it out. Juxta is an open source cross platform tool […]

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Will it be join ‘em or beat ‘em? Will it be OASIS ODF or MSOffice O(X)DF? Microsoft has laid out its strategy (the white paper is at http://www.microsoft.com/office/preview/developers/fileguide.mspx#top but appears to be loosening things up with its recent “covenant not to sue” (http://www.microsoft.com/office/xml/covenant.mspx). ECMA has given its blessing, but the article that makes this of […]

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Wikis are catching on in the Humanities Computing world and being used in several ways. The most prevalent use seems to be for documentation purposes, but here are a few random examples: The Digital Classicist (blog at http://www.digitalclassicist.org/) uses a wiki for a FAQ and to track projects and ideas related to the intersection of […]

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CDRH Nebraska

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities Ken Price’s gang at Nebraska. “The Center advances interdisciplinary research in the humanities by creating unique digital content, developing tools to assist scholars in text analysis and visualization, and encouraging the use (and refinement) of international standards for humanities computing. CDRH offers forums, workshops, and research fellowships […]

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