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NEW BOOK: Evaluating & Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections

A huge investment has been made in digitizing scholarly and cultural heritage materials through initiatives based in museums, libraries and archives, as well as higher education institutions. The ‘Digital Economy’ is an important component of institutional planning, and much attention is given to the investment in digital projects and programmes. However, few initiatives have examined the actual use, value and impact of digital collections, and the role of digital collections in the changing information environment. [read more...]

Centre for e-Research (CeRch) Seminar Series

A wide-ranging programme of events organised every term by CeRch. Seminars are held fortnightly during term time and start at 18:15.

The series provides a venue for discussion and engagement of all areas of e-Research, defined broadly as the design and development of computational methods and technologies, especially where they interact with a range of other fields. [read more...]

Call for Applications: DHQ Reviews Editor

Call for Applications: Reviews Editor

DHQ is seeking one or more new Reviews Editors to recruit and oversee reviews of all forms of digital humanities publication. The Reviews Editors work as a team to solicit and edit reviews of books, software tools, digital publications, and other appropriate reviewable content. The goal is to cultivate an active, international group of reviewers who can cover the full range of DH-related topics and publications in multiple languages. [read more...]

Stormont Parliamentary Papers Online Resource

If you are interested in information about Irish history or Irish Studies more generally, the Stormont Papers web site publishes the official record of parliamentary debates in the devolved government of Northern Ireland, from June 7 1921 to the dissolution of Parliament in March 28 1972. It documents parliamentary discussion on a wide range of issues including industry, agriculture, transport developments and much more. Key events, including the aftermath of Blood Sunday, the 1949 budget and the throwing of the mace, are included. [read more...]

New collaboration with National Theatre Live

A new collaboration between King’s College London and the National Theatre will make King’s one of the first academic venues to participate in the hugely popular National Theatre Live initiative.

National Theatre Live is a groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre to cinemas around the world. The first season of events, which began in June 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phèdre starring Helen Mirren, was seen by over 165,000 people on 320 screens in 22 countries. [read more...]

Treasure trove of textiles launched online

The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) is pleased to announce that a further 200 objects from the material archive at the Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles at Goldsmiths, University of London, has been digitised and made available online. [read more...]

Digital Humanities Questions and Answers

Have you checked *Digital Humanities Questions and Answers* yet? It's a community-based Q&A board for digital humanities questions that need (just a little) more than 140 character answers.

The Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary

The Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2010-11 is open for entries.

The bursary, now in its fourth year, is available to mid-career disabled or deaf artists working in the field of visual arts. This year’s winner will be given £5,000 and a residency at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead.

The bursary has firmly established itself as one of the most significant commissioning opportunities for disabled artists in the UK.

Applications are welcomed both from artists who work in a disability or deaf arts context, and from those whose work is not focused on their disability. [read more...]

Widgets for teachers, Educators and Students

There is a very large community of teachers who use Twitter as their PLN (Professional Learning Network). The following widget has been created to view the conversations that teachers are having in real-time. It is also a great way to display fresh teaching information on blogs or websites.

If you are interested, just copy the code from right below the widget and paste it onto your website.

For more information plase visit:

New Research Trajectories: Navigating City and Online Space

New Research Trajectories is a project led by postgraduate researchers from Loughborough University, University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University. Its aim is to create an active network and opportunities for East Midland PGR students to discuss their research in process and explore new ways of disseminating their ideas/work in practice. [read more...]

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