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SMKE workshop: Social Media and the Museum
Thu, 16 May 2013 15:55:55 +0000
Thursday 6th June, 9:30am-5:00pm Room G31, Foster Court As part of the Social Media Knowledge Exchange (SMKE), UCL, together with its project partners, is hosting a one day workshop on 6th June on the theme: Social Media and the Museum. General workshop theme: how social media is changing museum practice and visitor experience; how social media can be [...]Read more...
Reference cultures in Europe – Major European research grant awarded
Tue, 07 May 2013 15:43:08 +0000
How did the large and cultural powerful countries Britain, France, and Germany influence public debates in smaller countries like the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg? Cultural historians and digital humanists at UCL and the universities of Utrecht and Trier will address this question in the new research project Asymmetrical Encounters: E-Humanity Approaches to Reference Cultures in Europe, 1815–1992‘ [...]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.