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Join Historypin and UCLDH to geo-tag artworks from the Imperial War Museums’ First World War art collection.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:53:57 +0000
Historypin is setting up shop in one of the UCL cluster rooms and asking anyone who is interested in crowdsourcing to help with geo-tag 100s of paintings around the globe. 17:30 Wednesday 26th February B29, Foster Court We have been given access to the Imperial War Museums’ astounding First World War art collection. We need [...]Read more...
MLA Convention 2014, Chicago
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:12:37 +0000
by Kelli Massa The MLA (Modern Language Association) Convention was held in Chicago, Illinois, USA from 8 January to 12 January 2014, just days after the first wave of the polar vortex struck North America freezing the shores of Lake Michigan. I attended the convention on behalf of UCLDH to [...]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.