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blog: AHRC ICT Methods Network Case Studies

The Methods Network is developing a series of case studies - exemplars demonstrating the research value and potential of the application of advanced ICT methods in the arts and humanities. Ten studies are now available on the Methods Network website, extending across a range of disciplines. [read more...]

blog: Intute Internet tutorials for the Arts and Humanities

Intute has just released eight new FREE Internet tutorials for the Arts and Humanities in the Virtual Training Suite.

The tutorials, authored by university subject specialists, are designed to help students develop Internet research skills for their university or college work, and can be used by lecturers and librarians to support their courses.

1) Internet for Music
http://www.vts.intute.ac.uk/he/tutorial/music/
By Sarah Taylor, Manchester Metropolitan University; formerly of the Royal Northern College of Music

2) Internet for Architecture [read more...]

blog: Preserving Virtual Worlds project - Second Life

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Stanford University, the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Linden Lab (creators of Second Life) have received funding for a two-year project to explore methods for preserving digital games, interactive fiction, and shared realtime virtual spaces. [read more...]

blog: podcasts from JISC: web 2.0, business of education, The Depot repository

JISC have just announced three interesting podcasts:

The JISC-funded TechWatch service recently published a major report on Web 2.0 and its implications for education and research. In this Podcast Philip Pothen speaks to TechWatch's director Gaynor Backhouse about the work of the service:
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/Home/news/stories/2007/07/podcast06gay... [read more...]

blog: Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants

The U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) invite applications to the Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program. This program is designed to encourage innovations in the digital humanities. [read more...]

Resources now available from the Real-time Collaborative Art Making workshop

We have, at last, started to collate and upload resources generated from the Methods Network workshop: Real-time Collaborative Art Making, on that wet July 20th.

You can find these listed on the Visualisation Research Unit's Web site: http://www.biad.uce.ac.uk/vru/collaborativeart/index.html. There will be more to come as we edit the audio and video recorded on the day.

Here are some of the highlights so far: [read more...]

blog: JISC inform highlights repositories and Web 2.0

[quote]The new JISC inform is published this week and highlights an interview with Professor Drummond Bone, President of Universities UK and Vice Chancellor of the University of Liverpool, in which he gives his strong support to JISC’s work to encourage the development of repositories across the UK. [read more...]

Text mining

Two weeks ago I was in Glasgow, discussing Text Mining for Historians. The workshop started with a couple of presentations that gave a more general introduction into the field, describing specific projects, tools or concepts such as corpus linguistics. [read more...]

blog: Project Research Fellow at CCH

The Centre for Computing in the Humanities is a department within King's College London which has the responsibility for its own academic programme and is also a research centre promoting the appropriate application of computing in humanities research. [read more...]

blog: Research Assistant in the use of ICT in Archaeology

JISC-funded Research Project, VERA: Virtual Environments for Research
in Archaeology

Applications are invited for the part-time post of Research Assistant [read more...]

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