blog: Call for exhibits closing 12 March: CREATE 2008 Design Showcase

Call for exhibits: CREATE 2008 Design Showcase

Call for exhibition proposals

You are invited to submit recent and current projects now (by Wednesday 12th March) for an exhibition to be held in conjunction with this year's CREATE 2008 Conference.
+ New designs for digital consumer products
+ Interactive services
+ Interaction paradigms

Download the form
The form can be found here:

What we are looking for [read more...]

blog: ESDS Social History Data Manager, UK Data Archive

The UK Data Archive is seeking to appoint to a new post to provide strategic line-management for staff within ESDS Qualidata and the History Data Service. [read more...]

DCMS - national survey of amateur arts groups in England

Trends Business Research (TBR) have asked me to distribute the following announcement - it may be of interest to some of you:

February 2008 marked the launch of the Department for Culture Media and Sport's first ever national survey of amateur arts groups in England. Covering music, drama, dance, literature, visual arts and crafts the aim is to get a clearer picture of amateur arts in England. [read more...]

blog: Tosh

John Tosh gets no results grep on this site.

His book, the Pursuit of History, is now in its fourth edition, and appears on a number of KU library site reading lists, so is as good a place to start as any?

it has almost no mention of computers at all, never mind the Internet, what might be web 1.0, or 2.0 [read more...]

blog: AHDS ranks number 18 in new repositories service

The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities ( has been updated with data collected during January 2008. The service aims to rank Universities according to their global visibility in the web-enabled world. [read more...]

blog: Yale University Press - Digital Production Editor

Under the general direction of the Manager of Digital Publishing but with minimal guidance and with considerable latitude for exercising discretion and independent judgment, will carry out the following responsibilities:

Manage workflow and content management for various new digital projects and maintain schedules. [read more...]

blog: Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

An interesting article by Danah Boyd and Nicole Ellison opening the JCMC Special Theme Issue on “Social Network Sites”.

Abstract [read more...]

Digital Artists Handbook from folly

folly - the digital arts agency and charity based in England 's NorthWest - announced the completion of the first edition of the Digital Artists' Handbook:

From their announcement:

The Digital Artists Handbook is a new, up to date, reliable and accessible source of information that introduces artists to different tools, resources and ways of working related to digital art. The touchstone of this new compendium is free/libre open source software (FLOSS) and technologies. [read more...]

The potential of text-mining tools for historical scholarship

The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University will undertake a major two-year study of the potential of text-mining tools for historical (and by extension, humanities) scholarship. Read more about this exciting project on Dan Cohen's blog. [read more...]

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