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10 Mar 2015

MITH developer Ed Summers named recipient of the 2015 Kilgour Award

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:01+00:00 Tue, Mar 10, 2015|Alerts, News, Research|

MITH is delighted to announce that our Lead Developer, Ed Summers, was recently named the 2015 recipient of the Kilgour Award. The Kilgour is jointly awarded by the The Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and the OCLC, for “research relevant to the development of information technologies,

24 Nov 2014

Music Addressability API

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:07+00:00 Mon, Nov 24, 2014|Alerts, News, Research|

The Enhancing Music Notation Addressability project (EMA) is creating a system to address specific parts of a music document available online. By addressing we mean being able to talk about a specific music passage (cfr. Michael Witmore’s blog post on textual addressability). On paper, something equivalent could be done by circling or highlighting a part

29 Sep 2014

Department of Art History and Archaeology and MITH awarded planning grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:08+00:00 Mon, Sep 29, 2014|News|

The Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) are pleased to announce a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in support of a planning meeting for a major symposium entitled Art History in Digital Dimensions, to be held in College Park and Washington, DC in

26 Aug 2014

MITH Welcomes Amanda Visconti as Winnemore Fellow!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:09+00:00 Tue, Aug 26, 2014|Alerts, Fellows, News, Winnemore Fellows|

MITH is pleased to announce that we are welcoming Amanda Visconti as the recipient of the 2014-15 Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship at MITH.  Applications for the fellowship were given careful consideration based on the extent to which new media and digital technologies were an integral part of the research plan and/or the pedagogical methodology being developed. Amanda is

21 Aug 2014

Ed Summers joins MITH as Lead Developer!

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:09+00:00 Thu, Aug 21, 2014|Alerts, News|

MITH is delighted to announce that Ed Summers will be joining us as Lead Developer beginning September 2. For the Lead Developer role, MITH sought a candidate with excellent technical abilities and familiarity with the application domains of humanities research and cultural heritage, both areas in which we found a perfect match in Ed Summers.

27 Apr 2014

Two New Start-Up Grants

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:10+00:00 Sun, Apr 27, 2014|News, Research|

MITH is delighted to announce that the University of Maryland has been awarded two Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Enhancing Music Notation Addressability (EMA) was awarded $59,971, and will be led by MITH Research Programmer Raffaele Viglianti. EMA originates from the idea that music notation, like text, can be

15 Apr 2014

MITH awarded HathiTrust Research Center grant

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:10+00:00 Tue, Apr 15, 2014|News|

MITH is pleased to announce that we have been awarded $39,690 from the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) for a prototyping grant in support of the HTRC’s Workset Creation For Scholarly Analysis project. In collaboration with HTRC, MITH will develop a prototype application to facilitate the distributed correction and enhancement of HathiTrust metadata records. This work builds

20 Mar 2014

The Walt Whitman Archive

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:11+00:00 Thu, Mar 20, 2014|Community, News, Research|

In the past few months, MITH has been developing software for a project related to the Walt Whitman Archive. The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and general readers. Working in collaboration