Technology meets Scholarship
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Between 19-21 January I attended Technology meets Scholarship, or how Handwritten Text Recognition will Revolutionize Access to Archival Collections in Marburg, Germany. During the first day of the conference, the outside temperature was -10. It was, however, a really warm group of people. Some of the sessions I found most interesting were on the Stasi […]Read more...
Stephen Robertson Prize Dissertation 2014/2015 – Congratulations to Rachel Yales!
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We’re delighted that the best dissertation from our MA/MSc in Digital Humanities in currently sponsored by Microsoft, in honour of the work of Stephen Robertson. The student prize for the best dissertation in our 2014/2015 cohort has recently been given to Rachel Yales, for her groundbreaking work “Hoisting Anchor: Exploring the Interaction Between Time, Place, […]Read more...
Digital Humanities in Practice
2 October 2012
Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan, editors
Price: £49.95 Price (to CILIP members): £39.96 ISBN: 978-1-85604-766-1
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A cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction to this vibrant and increasingly important global field drawing together a broad spectrum of disciplines. Each chapter interweaves the expert commentary of leading academics, analysis of current research and practice and several exciting international case studies, exploring the possibilities and challenges that occur when culture and digital technologies intersect.
Table of contents
Introduction Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan
1. Studying Users in Digital Humanities Claire Warwick
2. Social media for Digital Humanities and Community Engagement Claire Ross
3. Digitization and Digital Resources in the Humanities Melissa Terras
4. Image Processing in the Digital Humanities Melissa Terras
5. 3D Recording and Museums Stuart Robson, Sally MacDonald, Graham Were, Mona Hess
6. Text encoding and digital editions of correspondence Julianne Nyhan
7. Historical Bibliography in the Digital World Anne Welsh
8. Open Access and Online Teaching Materials for Digital Humanities Simon Mahony, Ulrich Tiedau, Irish Sirmons
9. Institutional contexts for Digital Humanities Claire Warwick
This is an essential practical guide for academics, researchers, librarians and professionals involved in the digital humanities. It will also be core reading for all humanities students and those taking courses in the digital humanities in particular.
Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras and Julianne Nyhan are all members of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities
September 2012; 192 pp; paperback; 978-1-85604-766-1; £49.95
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The release of these resources has been supported by the Higher Education Academy/JISC Open Educational Resources programme.