A discussion forum for people interested in digital humanities across the disciplines
The Editors and the Scientific Council invite you to read the first issue of the online journal “Informatio et Scientia. Information Science Research” – https://wow.umcs.pl/czasopisma/action/about/cid/15. Our goal is to create an international platform of unrestricted exchange of ideas and development of scientific discussions in the disci…[Read more]
Esquemas para una visión de filosofía Cousateca según el modelo del prof. Remo Bodei en La vida de las cosas.
As cultural heritage collections become available online they carry the promise of ‘access’ – new audiences, new uses, new understandings. But access is never simply open. Limits are imposed, structures are defined, categories are created. Decisions are made about what gets digitised and why. This chapter will describe a series of exper…[Read more]
An introduction and overview of a new column which will review projects at the intersection of digital humanities and Jewish Studies
This paper aims to explore the characteristics and nuances of presenting or performing identity. It asks questions of how the internet and -web transforms how we view/read and create art and literary works, how it affects the creative process as it becomes not only a period of meditative creation but also an event, and how these digital platforms…[Read more]
This paper examines the stylometric similarities between James Joyce and Flann O’Brien, demonstrating which works from the latter’s oeuvre are stylistically the most Joycean. We will outline the results of a series of quantitative enquiries focused specifically on Joyce and O’Brien, before offering a number of literary interpretations. It has l…[Read more]
The erroneous belief that a new medium will completely replace a previous one is nowhere more evident than in discussions surrounding the emergence of electronic text. Having pre- viously fended off the challenges of the phonograph, motion picture, radio, and television, in the early 1990s the book was seen as finally having met its match in the…[Read more]
A comic about the power of sharing: a collaboration between figshare, Symbola Comics and La Grúa Estudio.
Concept and story by Francisco De La Mora & Ernesto Priego
Art by Cristina Durán La Grúa Estudio
Design by Daniela Rocha
Originally published as
de la Mora, Francisco et al.. “The Power of Sharing”. figshare, 21 Mar. 2018.…[Read more]
In the summer of 1704, Antonio Vallisneri (1661–1730), the preeminent Italian physician and natural philosopher of his time, traveled with a “daring soul” and “trembling feet” across the “silent horrors” of the northern Apennines: down the hills south of Reggio Emilia to northern Tuscany and the western edge of his native land, the Province of G…[Read more]
These slides present digital pedagogies for students in biblical studies, religion, history, philosophy, etc. classes.
Jim McGrath deposited Our Marathon: The Role of Graduate Student and Library Labor in Making the Boston Bombing Digital Archive in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 4 months, 1 week ago
This chapter uses Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive to consider the ways that collaborative, public-facing digital humanities initiatives can conflict with institutional conventions and methods of evaluating academic labor. Collaborative work creates challenges as well as opportunities for its organizers and laborers. The particular…[Read more]
The aim of this article is to study the complete poetry of Luis de Góngora using a contrastive analysis. To this end, the poems, which do not pose any attribution problem, published in digital format by the Observatoire de la vie littéraire (OBVIL) have been selected (with the exception of theatre) and divided into three parts on the basis of a c…[Read more]
Andreas Ferus deposited Austrian Transition to Open Access (AT2OA) – TP4 Förderung von Open Access-Publikationen und alternativen Open Access-Publikationsmodellen. Fortschrittsbericht und Empfehlungen zur nachhaltigen Förderung von alternativen, nicht-kommerziellen und von der Wissenschaft kontrollierten Open Science-Infrastrukturen und -Services (OSIS) / Austrian Transition to Open Access (AT2OA) – TP4 Promotion of Open Access publications and alternative Open Access publishing models. Progress report and recommendations on the sustainable funding of alternative, non-commercial and science-sontrolled Open Science infrastructures and services (OSIS) in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 4 months, 1 week ago
Der Markt für wissenschaftliche Informationen hat in den letzten Jahrzehnten einen enormen Konzentrationsprozess durchlaufen, und zwar nicht nur was Publikationen, sondern Produkte des gesamten akademischen Workflows betrifft. Dies könnte am Ende zu einem „end-to-end lock-in” führen. Sowohl um dieser Entwicklung etwas entgegenzusetzen als auch…[Read more]
Um den verschiedenen Prinzipien offener Wissenschaftskommunikation – wie auch dem ganzen Konzept »open science« als solchem – gerecht zu werden, ist eine nachhaltige Disseminations- und Archivierungsstrategie für digitale Forschungsdaten zwingend nötig. Maßnahmen zur langanhaltenden Gewährleistung der freien Verfügbarkeit in Form von Parametern…[Read more]
A short paper about some preliminary results of the excavation seasons 2014 and 2015 at the roman rural site of Molino San Vincenzo in Tuscany.
Every code text is informed by stylistic decisions that impact how the text is interpreted and understood. While software developers have long discussed concerns of style in regards to writing code, scholars of computation would benefit from a rhetorical approach to style, an approach that links style to substance and sees style as situated and…[Read more]
In late January 2017 conversations began on the Music Library Association (MLA) listserv about data rescue. These conversations were primarily inquiries to see if anyone on the MLA-L was aware of data archiving or rescue efforts underway for vulnerable performing arts and music data on government websites. As a digital scholarship librarian whose…[Read more]
Anna Kijas deposited (MLA) Providing Open Access to Irish Music: The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music at Boston College in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 5 months, 1 week ago
In this presentation, we provide an overview of the contents and development of The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, a recently-launched open access collection of over 330 tunes and songs. The audio, sheet music, stories, and essays can be viewed and/or listened to on mobile devices, tablets, and computers. Through Omeka and SoundCloud,…[Read more]
The Wellcome Library, in considering a project to digitise and transcribe recipe manuscripts using crowdsourcing technologies, commissioned this report from Ben Brumfield and Mia Ridge in Summer 2015. The report addresses issues specific to this project, and to the Wellcome Library’s digital infrastructure.
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