Category Archives: News

CFP: JADH2014 | Japanese Association for Digital Humanities

By lmrhody | March 14, 2014

“Bridging GLAM and Humanities through Digital Humanities” The Japanese Association for Digital Humanities is pleased to announce its fourth annual conference, to be held at University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, September 19-21, 2014. Continue reading at ADH2014 CFP | Japanese Association for Digital Humanities.

CFParticipation: Geo-tag Artworks from the Imperial War Museum

By lmrhody | February 27, 2014

.entry-header Historypin is setting up shop in one of the UCL cluster rooms and asking anyone who is interested in crowdsourcing to help with geo-tag 100s of paintings around the globe. 17:30 Wednesday 26th February B29, Foster Court We have been given access to the Imperial War Museums’ astounding First World War art collection. We […]

CF Applications – Rebuilding the Portfolio: DH for Art Historians

By lmrhody | February 7, 2014

Join us July 7-18, 2014 for Rebuilding the Portfolio: DH for Art Historians, a summer institute at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History in New Media,George Mason University, supported by the Getty Foundation.Rebuilding the Portfolio: DH for Art Historians is designed for 20 art historians, from different stages of their careers and from varied backgrounds, including faculty, curators, art […]

Job Opportunity: PRIMO/WEB SERVICES MANAGER, Mugar Library

By lmrhody | February 7, 2014

Manages, customizes, and provides support for the Primo discovery layer including configuration of normalization rules, pipes for harvesting data and search engine customization. Troubleshoots problems with the Primo discovery layer including access and authentication issues, configuration issues, integration problems, performance issues. Serves as the primary interface between the Libraries and Ex Libris Support for resolving […]

Resource: Multiwalks

By sbrennan | January 31, 2014

Thanks to a project funded by the European Cultural Foundation and led by artists living in Italy, Norway and the UK, city lovers and art lovers alike can download free MultiWalks, alternative tours of European cities, straight to their iPhones and soon to other mobile devices. Continue reading about “Multiwalks.”

Report: Assessment of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

By sbrennan | January 23, 2014

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today released the results of an independent study of its Laura Bush 21st (LB21) Century Librarian Program. IMLS launched the LB21 grant program in 2003 to support projects that recruit and educate a new generation of librarians, faculty, and library leaders, and to support research about the […]

Job: Curatorial Conservation Internship Program

By sbrennan | January 23, 2014

NMAAHC is pleased to announce new internship opportunities in Conservation Studies funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This is open to students currently enrolled in, or recent graduates of a degree program at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and other institutions who have an evident interest in the conservation of African American heritage. […]

News: Operation War Diary

By sbrennan | January 23, 2014

The Imperial World Museum has now brought together all the ingredients required to launch Operation War Diary: * The National Archives extraordinary digitisation initiative * IWM’s deep historical expertise * Zooniverse’s innovative (and highly successful) citizen science platfor * IWM’s Academic Advisory Group for centenary digital projects * IWM’s digital project leadership skills Together, we […]

News: New Virtual Library Offers over 250 Art Books for Free

By sbrennan | January 23, 2014

An open, online repository of more than 250 Getty publications from our 45-year publishing history, is available as high-quality scans to read online, or to download in their entirety, for free. Read full post here.