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centerNet is an international network of digital humanities centers formed for cooperative and collaborative action to benefit digital humanities and allied fields in general, and centers as humanities cyberinfrastructure in particular. Anchored by its new publication DHCommons, centerNet enables individual DH Centers to network internationally — sharing and building on projects, tools, staff, and expertise. Through initiatives such as Day(s) of DH and Resources for Starting and Sustaining DH Centers, centerNet provides a virtual DH center for isolated DH projects and platform for educating the broader scholarly community about Digital Humanities.

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Posted Monday, July 6, 2015 - 10:20 by Center for Hist...
The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University (RRCHNM) is pleased to announce the development of Omeka for Art Historians, supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation as part of its Digital Art History initiative. Drawing heavily upon the needs articulated by art historians at last summer’s Rebuilding the Portfolio summer institute held at RRCHNM,...
Posted Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 11:44 by Textgrid
An der Universität Heidelberg, der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Hochschule für Jüdische Studien gibt es eine Vielzahl renommierter Editions-, Kommentierungs- und Übersetzungsprojekte. Die Initiative »Heidelberger Forum Edition« setzt sich zum Ziel, diese Editionsprojekte in einen gemeinsamen Diskussionszusammenhang zu bringen und diesen der Öffentlichkeit zu vermitteln. Das »...
Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 - 15:54 by MIT Center for ...
In the past month, I've been privileged to publish two articles in The Atlantic's Technology section and several posts over at Microsoft Research's Social Media Collective. I'm posting links to them here so anyone following on RSS or checking my archives can be aware of them. The Tragedy of the Digital Commons: Advocates for fairer, safer online spaces are turning to the conservation...
Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 - 12:35 by Text Encoding I...
Registration is now open for the second iteration of the Digital Pedagogy Institute, co-hosted by the University of Toronto Scarborough, Brock University, and Ryerson University, and supported by the generosity of a SSHRC Connections grant and Victoria Owen, UTSC Chief Librarian. This Institute will explore the potential impact that digital pedagogy has on student experience. As emerging...
Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 - 11:00 by NINES
NINES is pleased to announce that with recent updates the full catalog of the Yellow Nineties Online is available for searching within our system. You can use this saved search to explore on your own. Happy researching!
Posted Friday, July 3, 2015 - 04:15 by IASSIS
Open Repositories conference celebrated its first decade by having four full days of exciting workshops, keynotes, sessions, 24/7 talks, and development track and repository interest group sessions in Indianapolis, USA. All the fun took place in the second week of June. The OR2015 conference was themed "Looking Back/Moving Forward: Open Repositories at the Crossroads" and it brought over...
Posted Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 13:23 by Linguistic Data...
LDC will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday Thursday July 2 at 3:00pm and Friday July 3. We will resume normal business hours on Monday July 6.  
Posted Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 10:30 by Rhizome
Allan Sekula, Gas Terminal, Barcelona (2008) from the series "Methane for all." When an American crew picked up the first of these ships from the Daewoo dockyard, completed the sea trials, and began the voyage back across the Pacific, they discovered in the nooks and crannies of the new ship a curious inventory of discarded tools used in the building of the vessel: crude hammers made by...
Posted Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 07:35 by Text Encoding I...
The University Grenoble Alpes offers a fully funded PhD scholarship for a study and development of a responsive interface for the Fonte Gaia digital library. The aim is to promote public engagement thought the development of an interface that suits the public needs and expectations. The bursary starts in October 2015 and application are due by 20th of July. More details are available here: http...
Posted Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 16:58 by Rhizome
  Makkah 3D Puzzle produced by Wrebbit (1995) In 1995, a puzzle company produced a 1038 piece architectural model of the Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, the expansive complex that contains the Kaaba. Upon delivery of 17,000 copies to Saudi Arabia, the construction toy was deemed idolatrous and the shipment destroyed. Little over 500 of the sets remained in Canada, and have since become collector's...

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