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Documenting Teresa Carreño

Posted by Anna Kijas on March 18, 2015

Documenting Teresa Carreño is an open-access project, which will bring together select primary source materials, such as advertisements, announcements, and reviews from newspapers, with descriptions or annotations in order to document Carreño's career from 1862 - 1917. Access to criticism and reception of her performances, as well as other primary source documents, will be provided in original format when available or through transcription.

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Designing Shakespeare: an audio-visual archive 1960-2000

Posted by Christie Carson on February 26, 2015

Research Questions and Problems
Can a comprehensive audio-visual archive of performance information encourage further research into performance in English Departments and support teaching in Drama and Theatre Studies Departments?

Can oral history interviews with designers add significantly to the study of performance?

Can access to a large database of digital images based around a design theme encourage greater emphasis on the visual elements of performance for scholars and students of Shakespeare?

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Digital Dickens Working Notes Project

Posted by Anna Gibson on January 9, 2015

The Dickens Notes Project will digitize Charles Dickens's working notes for his novels alongside their serial parts. The project will provide scholars and students with a comprehensive and interactive fluid edition of Dickens's working notes that highlights the connections between notes and novel, annotates the notes, and demonstrates the process of Dickens's serial form.

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Beyond Citation: Critical Thinking About Digital Research

Posted by Eileen Clancy on December 28, 2014

We want to be the "Missing Manual" for digital research collections. While the use of databases such as ProQuest’s Historical Newspapers or Gales’ Nineteenth Century Collections Online is common, these tools have largely escaped critique by traditional humanities scholars. Knowledge of the way proprietary databases work is limited because their structures and content are opaque. As a result, scholars may not be able to discover the provenance of documents or to understand why certain search results are returned.

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Neatline

Posted by Ronda Grizzle on August 13, 2014

Neatline is a geotemporal exhibit-builder that allows you to create beautiful, complex maps, image annotations, and narrative sequences from Omeka collections of archives and artifacts, and to connect your maps and narratives with timelines that are more-than-usually sensitive to ambiguity and nuance. Neatline lets you make hand-crafted, interactive stories as interpretive expressions of a single document or a whole archival or cultural heritage collection.

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CATMA

Posted by Evelyn Gius on August 12, 2014

CATMA (short for Computer Aided Text Markup and Annotation) is a practical and intuitive tool for literary scholars, students and other parties with an interest in text analysis and literary or other text oriented research. By helping perform many of the procedures useful for text analysis that normally have to be carried out entirely manually, CATMA permits to save a great amount of time and work. Being implemented as a web application in the newest version, CATMA also facilitates the exchange of analytical results via the internet, which makes collaborative work more comfortable.

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Biblioteca Digital del Pensamiento Novohispano

Posted by Ernesto Priani Saisó on August 9, 2014

The Digital Library of Novohispanic Thought (BdPn, for its abbreviation in Spanish) is a project of the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). It has been funded as a Basic Research Project through the Program for the Support of Innovation and Improvement in Teaching, PAPIME, PE-401407, by the Director of General Support for the Academic Personnel (DGAPA) at UNAM, and the National Council for Science and Technology of Mexico (CONACyT).

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Human Adult Neurogendering: Brain Plasticity and Sex Difference Research

Posted by Tabea Cornel on July 9, 2014

ABSTRACT: This paper analyses the extent to which the growing research on neuroplasticity in the 20th century related to neuroscientific investigations into sex differences. In the late 19th century, William James formulated the notion of a malleable brain that is responsive to exterior influences. At the same time, however, the influential work of Santiago Ramón y Cajal led to an adoption of the view of a static adult brain.

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Andrew W. Mellon Project Manager for Digital Initiatives

Posted by UCLA Hammer Museum on January 14, 2014

The UCLA Hammer Museum is seeking to hire a Project Manager for Digital Initiatives to oversee a new online platform that will make our collections, exhibitions, and programs more dynamic and accessible to both scholarly and general audiences. Funded by a 3-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Project Manager for Digital Initiatives will be responsible for direct management of all aspects of the project, from initial research and infrastructure development to content creation and dissemination. Instructions for submitting applications are posted on our website.

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Placeable: Place-based mobile learning experiences

Posted by Amy Papaelias on August 14, 2013

The Placeable project supports the development of a mobile, place-based learning platform that is modular and customizable for small to medium cultural organizations. Our pilot project site at The Wassaic Project, a multi-disciplinary cultural center located in rural Dutchess County, New York, provides arts and humanities learning fostered through local school and community participation.

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