Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies

event: Digital Humanities Congress 2012 - Early-Bird Registration

11/06/2012 11:30

DIGITAL HUMANITIES CONGRESS 2012

University of Sheffield, 6 - 8 September 2012

Early-Bird Registration Before 30th June!

The University of Sheffield's Humanities Research Institute with the support of the Network of Expert Centres and Centernet is delighted to invite you to a new conference intended to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and techniques within the digital humanities. [read more...]

job: Studentship in Digital Arts and Humanities in Cork

Application Deadline: 
15/06/2012

University College Cork invites applications for 5 four-year doctoral studentships worth 12000 EUR apiece on selected topics with the structured PhD programme in Digital Arts and Humanities (DAH). Successful candidates will be registered with the full-time inter-disciplinary structured PhD programme co-ordinated with an all-Irish university consortium. Candidates will pursue their individual research agendas within the program, related to specific project areas, for which they will develop proposals which they provide during the application process.
Subject areas: [read more...]

event: IHR Seminar in Digital History: Round Table 'The Future of the Past'

20/03/2012 17:00
20/03/2012 20:00

Institute of Historical Research Seminar in Digital History

Round Table, 'The Future of the Past'

Time: Tuesday, 20 March, 5:15 pm GMT (People from US watching the live stream keep in mind time difference is 1 hour less than usual)

Venue: S261 (Senate House, second floor) and streamed live on the web at historyspot.org.uk [read more...]

Location

Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

Digital Humanities Congress 2012 - Call for Papers

Closing Date: 
30/04/2012

Digital Humanities Congress 2012

University of Sheffield, 6th - 8th September 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Sheffield's Humanities Research Institute with the support of the Network of Expert Centres and Centernet is delighted to announce its Call for Papers for a three-day conference to be held in Sheffield during 6th - 8th September 2012. [read more...]

event: Digital Humanities Congress 2012 - Call for Papers

07/03/2012 21:16

Digital Humanities Congress 2012

University of Sheffield, 6th - 8th September 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Sheffield's Humanities Research Institute with the support of the Network of Expert Centres and Centernet is delighted to announce its Call for Papers for a three-day conference to be held in Sheffield during 6th - 8th September 2012. [read more...]

event: IHR Seminar in Digital History: Dan Cohen 'Finding Meaning in a Million Victorian Books'

06/03/2012 17:15
06/03/2012 19:00

Venue: Rm 261 (Senate House, second floor) and streamed live on the web at historyspot.org.uk (Please note this is a different room to last time)

Time: Tuesday, 6 March, 5.15 pm GMT

Dan Cohen (George Mason University)

'Finding Meaning in a Million Victorian Books'

Dan Cohen, Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and an Associate Professor of History at George Mason University, will be presenting on his work on text mining Victorian literature. [read more...]

Location

Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

event: CeRch seminar, 28th Feb: Building an Ontology of Creativity

28/02/2012 18:15

Creativity is a complex and multi-dimensional concept that encompasses
many related aspects, abilities, properties and behaviours and can be
viewed from many different perspectives. Difficulties in identifying a
comprehensive, widely-accepted definition of creativity have hindered
progress in computational creativity research as researchers have no
baseline to evaluate against or standards to aim towards. An important,
related issue is that of defining creativity in a machine-readable
format, such that a computational creativity system has a sufficient [read more...]

Location

Anatomy Theatre, Kings College London
United Kingdom

job: PhD studentship - Visualising cultural data within an academic-industrial partnership (London)

Application Deadline: 
17/05/2012

PhD studentship - Visualising cultural data within an academic-industrial partnership (London) [read more...]

job: Digital Humanities Specialist

Application Deadline: 
24/02/2012

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) project funded by the US National Science Foundation is looking to engage the services of a specialist in a Digital Humanities support role. The position can be filled via a consulting contract or on a sub-award basis, depending on an applicant's particular circumstance, and compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. [read more...]

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...]

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