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Exploring digital & data curation, research data management, digital preservation, digital libraries & archives, digital humanities, and scholarly communication
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CFP: Digital Shorts at the 2013 ASA Annual Meeting : Digital ...

CFP: Digital Shorts at the 2013 ASA Annual Meeting : Digital ... | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
CFP: Digital Shorts at the 2013 ASA Annual Meeting. By the Editors | August 29, 2013. The Digital Humanities Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks ASA conference attendees to participate in a session entitled Digital Shorts: ...
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What's New in Digital Scholarship: August 2013 - Journalist's Resource

What's New in Digital Scholarship: August 2013 - Journalist's Resource | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
What's New in Digital Scholarship: August 2013 Journalist's Resource As part of our ongoing collaboration with Nieman Journalism Lab, we've rounded up the latest in digital- and media-oriented scholarship — picking highlights from disciplines such...
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DigitalKoans » Blog Archive » Draft Policy on Open Access for Data and Information

DigitalKoans » Blog Archive » Draft Policy on Open Access for Data and Information | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
RT @hapeeg: Draft Policy on #OpenAccess for Data and Information http://t.co/t1NR6TDRuW
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DigitalKoans » Blog Archive » Director, Informatics for Research Engagement at Drexel University Libraries

DigitalKoans » Blog Archive » Director, Informatics for Research Engagement at Drexel University Libraries | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
RT @DigitalKoans: Director, Informatics for Research Engagement at Drexel University Libraries http://t.co/UrEaQGxLh1
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Geospatial Historian

Geospatial Historian | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
beta website

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Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, September 6, 2013 4:39 PM

The Geospatial Historian  is a tutorial-based open access textbook, modeled on the Programming Historian, designed to teach humanists practical digital mapping and GIS skills that are immediately useful to real research needs.

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MIT Unleashes New Online Game for Math and Science

MIT Unleashes New Online Game for Math and Science | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
A group of researchers in MIT’s Education Arcade are trying to harness the power of MMO games to teach high school students to think like scientists and mathematicians.

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These Interactive Maps Compare 19th Century American Cities to Today

These Interactive Maps Compare 19th Century American Cities to Today | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it

The Smithsonian magazine recently dipped into David Rumsey's collection of over 150,000 maps to find some of the best representations of American cities over the past couple hundred years. With some simple programming, they were able to overlay images of vintage maps of some major cities onto satellite images from today. The results are fascinating.


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Gordon Shupe's curator insight, September 3, 2013 8:24 AM

I love interactive maps, and history is fascinating... let's take a look!

Sue Bedard's curator insight, September 5, 2013 8:09 AM

Great for comparrison and reasoning

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Why I Won't Try to Publish as I Move Towards Tenure

I believe in science, but I spend almost no time reading the academic literature where the science of my craft (journalism) has traditionally been published. I spend even less time trying to craft ...

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A Modern Approach to Open Data - Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group (blog)

A Modern Approach to Open Data - Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group (blog) | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
A Modern Approach to Open Data
Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group (blog)
... a couple of projects to gather data on the people and work of Congress.
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Does Digital Scholarship Have a Future?

Does Digital Scholarship Have a Future? | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
Though the recent popularity of the phrase digital scholarship reflects impressive interdisciplinary ambition and coherence, two crucial elements remain in short supply in the emerging field. First, the number of scholars willing ...
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Digital technology fueling Lafayette humanities research - Allentown Morning Call

Digital technology fueling Lafayette humanities research - Allentown Morning Call | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
Allentown Morning Call Digital technology fueling Lafayette humanities research Allentown Morning Call With the help of Eric Luhrs, head of digital scholarship services at Lafayette College, and student research assistants, Lafayette English...
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International Data Curation Conference Call for Papers, Feb 24-27, 2014, San Francisco

Here is the call for papers for the next International Data Curation Conference (IDCC), which will be held in San Francisco on February 24-27, 2014. Once again, CNI is delighted to be a co-sponsor ...

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Gender composition of scholarly publications

Gender composition of scholarly publications | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
Gender representation across multiple domains of scholarly publishing (1665 - 2011) http://t.co/zLuv9IDDUd
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Improving the Journal of Digital Humanities | the scottbot irregular

Improving the Journal of Digital Humanities | the scottbot irregular | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
Twitter and the digital humanities blogosphere has been abuzz recently over an ill-fated special issue of the Journal of Digital Humanities (JDH) on Postcolonial Digital Humanities. I won't get too much into what happened and ...
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PHD Comics: The Digital Humanities

Link to Piled Higher and Deeper (09/2/13 PHD comic: 'The Digital Humanities' http://t.co/njYYlfbvKG)
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Book Reviewing for The Comics Grid!

Book Reviewing for The Comics Grid! | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
Book Reviewing for The Comics Grid! -  The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship is a born-digital, open... http://t.co/aCm6cpELcx
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To Preserve Digital Design, The Smithsonian Begins Collecting Apps

To Preserve Digital Design, The Smithsonian Begins Collecting Apps | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design has just added an iPad app to its collection. It could herald the future of museum... (The changing scope of museum curation.
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From Stacks to the Web: The Transformation of Academic Library Collecting

From Stacks to the Web: The Transformation of Academic Library Collecting | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it

"The existence of a ubiquitous and cheap worldwide communications
network that increasingly makes documents easily and freely available
will require a transformation of academic library collecting practice."


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Nancy E Radler's curator insight, September 19, 2013 2:18 PM

It seems that things are moving so fast that even as a library student it is hard to keep up. This is an excellent article on collection management.

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Can content curation be copyrighted?

Can content curation be copyrighted? | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it

After a testing few months for Spotify with criticism from artists, the streaming music service has a new foe: dance brand Ministry of Sound. 

 

The company is suing Spotify for copyright infringement, claiming that the service has refused to remove user playlists that mirror Ministry of Sound compilation albums, including some that use the brand’s name in their titles.


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Jenn Alevy's curator insight, September 4, 2013 11:31 PM

This is timely, discussing copyright with students this week. Thank you!

A. Brian Dengler's comment, September 5, 2013 3:14 PM
This is a fascinating issue. The names of songs listed in alphabetical order would be mere facts, and facts are not protected by copyright law, at least in the US. However, compilations that include editorial judgment in its selection of songs (the songs may fit a certain genre, reached a certain point of sales and appeal to a specific market), just may be protected by copyright. However, then you get into other analysis: did the postings on Spotify "copy" the Ministry of Sound's compilations, and how much originality did Ministry of Sound use to create the compilation? The outcome will be fascinating.
Alejandro Tortolini's curator insight, September 28, 2013 11:55 AM

Debate: curaduría de contenidos y leyes de copyright (caso Ministry of Sound versus Spotify)

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The Digital Humanities is About Breaking Stuff | Digital Pedagogy | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

The Digital Humanities is About Breaking Stuff | Digital Pedagogy | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it

by Jesse Stommel

 

Many have argued that the digital humanities is about building stuff and sharing stuff -- that the digital humanities reframes the work we do in the humanities as less consumptive and more curatorial, less solitary and more collaborative.


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Mike Witmore: Addressing the Text (GW Digital Humanities Institute ...

Mike Witmore: Addressing the Text (GW Digital Humanities Institute ... | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
This exciting event is co-sponsored by GW MEMSI, the Dean's Scholars in Shakespeare program, the Department of English, the Department of History, Gelman Library, and the newly founded GW Digital Humanities Institute ...
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Don't Caricature the Humanities - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

Don't Caricature the Humanities - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
Don't Caricature the Humanities Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) The “digital humanities,” a phrase Pinker places in quotation marks as if he has just coined it, is one of the major current buzzwords in the discipline, and many...
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Virtual Paul's Cross Project | Digital Humanities for Public Historians

Virtual Paul's Cross Project | Digital Humanities for Public Historians | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
The Virtual Paul's Cross Project recreates the sermon John Donne prepared to deliver at Paul's Cross in the churchyard of St Paul's Cathedral in London on Tuesday, November 5th, 1622,accompanied by the sounds of the ...
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3 Key Qualities for a School Makerspace

3 Key Qualities for a School Makerspace | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
The blend of people, process, and place that makes a school makerspace successful.

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Building Scholarly Digital Archives with Omeka

Building Scholarly Digital Archives with Omeka | Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications | Scoop.it
Have put up a blog post with @Omeka links: http://t.co/59drXwdKM8 #avddh
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