The Shelley-Godwin ArchiveBitCuratorO Say Can You SeeTransforming the Afro-Caribbean World

The Shelley-Godwin Archive

A digital resource comprising works of Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. These manuscripts and early editions will be made freely available to the public through an innovative framework constituting a new model of best practice for research libraries. More

BitCurator

The BitCurator project, a joint effort led by the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (SILS) and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), will build, test, and analyze systems and software for incorporating digital forensics methods into the workflows of a variety of collecting institutions. More

O Say Can You See

“O Say Can You See”: the Early Washington, D.C. Law and Family Project explores multi-generational black and white family networks in early Washington, D.C., by collecting, digitizing, making accessible, and analyzing over 4,000 case files from the D.C. court from 1808 to 1815, records of Md. courts, and related documents about these families. More

Transforming the Afro-Caribbean World

University of Maryland's Center for the History of the New America (CHNA) has partnered with MITH to bring together scholars of the Panama Canal, Afro-Caribbean history, and experts in the digital humanities, data modeling, and visualization for a two-day planning workshop that will discuss a large-scale effort to explore Afro-Caribbean labor, migration, and the Panama Canal. More
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NEH and Sloan award funds to University of Maryland and Dartmouth to host crowdsourcing workshop in May 2015! wp.me/p2uWXT-3vl

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NEH and Sloan award funds to University of Maryland and Dartmouth to host crowdsourcing workshop in May 2015

The NEH has announced the award of a Cooperative Agreement to Dartmouth College and University of Maryland for a May 2015 event entitled “Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines.”  In addition to support from NEH, additional funds have been provided through a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support travel and attendance costs for additional attendees. . . . Continue Reading


Infinite Ulysses: Designing a Public Humanities Conversation

Scholarly editor Gary Taylor has asked: “How can you love a work, if you don’t know it? How can you know it, if you can’t get near it? How can you get near it, without editors?” Scholarly editors and other textual scholars are an integral part of the continuum that keeps the stories of the past understood by the present—but just as important is the you, that public of not just scholars, but also readers beyond the academy whose interest keeps the humanities alive and relevant. . . . Continue Reading


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