This group will focus on the ongoing sustainability needs of digital humanities projects.
Building Digital Archives as We Fight, a panel sponsored by the Digital Humanities Caucus of the American Studies Association, will consider the affordances and challenges of building digital archives, as well as the ethical dimensions of using emerging technologies that affect the process and pace of digital archiving. Drawing on firsthand…[Read more]
This panel will consider the changing landscape of research support for digitally-inflected scholarship in higher education through the lens of digital humanities project management. Digital humanists acting as project managers must continually adapt their practices in response to shifting institutional priorities and concomitant changes in the…[Read more]
Applications for our Brigham Young University institute are due on April 11! More information is available here: https://sites.haa.pitt.edu/sustainabilityinstitute/brigham-young-university/. Join us in Provo! And if you have any questions, feel free to pop over to our Virtual Office Hours thread!
As a reminder, the deadline for applications to the Georgia Tech institute is next Thursday, December 13th. More information is available here: https://sites.haa.pitt.edu/sustainabilityinstitute/georgia-institute-of-technology/.
FYI there will not be Virtual Office Hours on December 11th as we will be in the midst of facilitating the NEH institute at the University of Pittsburgh! Also, we will be on winter recess from December 15th to January 7th, so will not have Office Hours during that period but are available for urgent questions at email@example.com !
Original project manager in the now defunct former library unit that hosted this has retired! One of our issues is that personnel have turned over and institutional structures have changed. That said, I do believe that the UNC Library is committed to keeping the project going. I will check with my colleagues there about interest in / usefulness of…[Read more]
Hi Anne. I believe it would be appropriate for you and a partner from the UNC Library to apply so long as Chapel Hill is in agreement with this, as they are still the project’s stewards. Who was the original project manager?
Hi Aisling, great. My question is this: I am interested in the Sustaining DH workshop at GT, but am not sure if my situation is appropriate to consider applying. I am scholarly advisor for a digital project that launched (supported by the UNC Libraries at Chapel Hill) in 2011 (digital Blue Ridge Parkway). When the project was launched, I was also…[Read more]
Applications for our Georgia Tech institute are due on December 13th. More information is available here: https://sites.haa.pitt.edu/sustainabilityinstitute/georgia-institute-of-technology/ Come join us in Atlanta!
A short reading for you from Pamela Fox. It is called “The Funeral of Dead Projects” (https://medium.com/@pamelafox/the-funeral-of-dead-projects-8fc9911bff00) and encourages us to say goodbye to projects.
Digital Preservation Coalition or (https://www.dpconline.org/). In 2015, the DPC published an easily-accessible Digital Preservation Handbook. We recommend that you start with “Why Digital Preservation Matters” http://www.dpconline.org/handbook/digital-preservation/why-digital-preservation-matters.
If you prefer Slack, I am also on the Digital Humanities Slack in the “sustaining” channel (https://digitalhumanities.slack.com/messages/C3XJB8WR4/). Not a part of the Digital Humanities Slack? Fill out this form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdixlWvNtl2zrrodX9YzP4OmQ0xk5AwPEGZ0qxvlg9nbRReMw/viewform) to join!
Cohen, Daniel H. and Roy Rosenzweig.”Preserving Digital History,” Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving and Presenting the Past on the Web. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. http://chnm.gmu.edu/digitalhistory/preserving/.
Hi All! I thought it might be useful to start a thread about readings and resources of relevance to the “Sustaining Digital Projects” topic. I will upload files or share links in this space, and welcome relevant contributions from you all as well!