Category: Internet Research

Listserves Old and New

http://lists.tmttlt.com/listinfo.cgi/transdisciplinarystudies-tmttlt.com  This is the list for the book series ‘transdisciplinary studies’ which is seeking scholars interested in discussing transdisciplinary research and book proposals for transdisciplinary research —– http://lists.tmttlt.com/listinfo.cgi/softwareandculture-tmttlt.com  This is a list that began at the Center for Digital Discourse and Culture.  It is dedicated to discussing the relationships between software and culture. http://lists.tmttlt.com/listinfo.cgi/political-economy-internet-tmttlt.com  This […]

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remembering preliminary exams

To some extent this exam was very important, and I think the questions that I was asked are indicative of why I think this is.  It is 12 years after I took this exam, and well being able to answer these questions today are just as important as them.  I only have the questions that […]

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Call: closed systems / open worlds

Closed Systems / Open Worlds Edited by: Jeremy Hunsinger (Wilfrid Laurier University), Jason Nolan (Ryerson University) & Melanie McBride (York University) This book will consist of explorations at the boundaries of virtual worlds as enclosed but encouraging spaces for exploration, learning, and enculturation. Game/worlds like Second Life, OpenSim, Minecraft, and Cloud Party are providing spaces […]

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corporate control of archives News: Digital Archives That Disappear – Inside Higher Ed

Digital Archives That Disappear April 22, 2009 As digital archives have become more important and more popular, there are varying schools of thought among scholars about how best to guarantee that they will be around for good. Some think that the best possibility is for the creators of the archives — people generally with some […]

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Workshop on Humanities Applications for World Community Grid

IBM Presents: A Workshop on Humanities Applications for World Community Grid On October 6, 2008, IBM will be sponsoring a free one-day workshop in Washington, DC on high performance computing for humanities and social science research. This workshop is aimed at digital humanities scholars, computer scientists working on humanities applications, library information professionals, and others […]

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Fellowship and Conference

Since Tuesday I have been in Milwaukee visiting SOIS and CIPR as part of my Information Ethics fellowship. I attended a discussion about a possible future conference on translating intercultural information ethics across the situated understandings that term implies across a plurality of contexts. That seems like a great project, I’m happy to help out […]

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book chapter: there is a gunman on campus

—— Brent and I have “Chapter 11: The April 16 Archive: Collecting and Preserving Memories of the Virginia Tech Tragedy” in the above book.

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blacklight opac

Blacklight is an open source OPAC (online public access catalog). That means libraries (or anyone else) can use it to allow people to search and browse their collections online. Blacklight uses Solr to index and search, and it has a highly configurable Ruby on Rails front-end. Currently, Blacklight can index, search, and provide faceted browsing […]

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Archivalia: Usage of Creative Commons by cultural heritage organisations

Archivalia: Usage of Creative Commons by cultural heritage organisations: Usage of Creative Commons by cultural heritage organisations http://www.eduserv.org.uk/foundation/studies/cc2007 Snapshot and case studies of current usage of Creative Commons (and other open content) licences by cultural heritage organisations in the UK —- this is a worthwhile study, i wonder if there is funding to do a […]

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Report: The future of scholarly communication: building the infastructure for cyberscholarship

Report: The future of scholarly communication: building the infastructure for cyberscholarship: The future of scholarly communication: building the infastructure for cyberscholarship link —- From craigbellamy.net

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