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News related to MITH’s in-house, collaborative, or grant-funded research projects.

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

24 Jan 2014

The Shelley-Godwin Archive: From a Textual to a Digital Condition

By | 2018-02-22T14:25:42+00:00 Fri, Jan 24, 2014|Community, Research|

At MITH we have been experimenting with the networked, distributed transcription and encoding of manuscripts during the first phase of our work on the Shelley-Godwin Archive, a project that aims to provide the digitized manuscripts of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft. The Archive will thus bring together for the

4 Dec 2013

The Future of Accessibility with and BrailleRISE

By | 2013-12-04T09:30:08+00:00 Wed, Dec 4, 2013|Community, News, Research|

Making the Digital Humanities More Open, a level 2 Digital Humanities Start Up grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, ended its work earlier this fall. A partnership between the University of South Carolina Upstate and the University of Maryland's Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the project featured a team

12 Nov 2013

Wrapping up GSoC Work on MITHgrid

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:13+00:00 Tue, Nov 12, 2013|Community, Research|

Google Summer of Code 2013 (GSoC 2013) has successfully come to an end. I would like to thank James Smith for his patient mentoring. His conceptions on professionalism and pragmatic problem solving approach were highly useful. It was a pleasure working with the MITH team. The MITHgrid library is a data-centric, event-driven, responsibility-based library. In the

11 Sep 2013

The Future of Information Alliance (FIA) Robert W. Deutsch Foundation 2013-2014 Seed Grant Competition

By | 2018-02-22T14:34:52+00:00 Wed, Sep 11, 2013|Opportunities, Research|

The Future of Information Alliance (FIA) Robert W. Deutsch Foundation 2013-2014 Seed Grant Competition Help solve the information challenges of today's world. Student teams work with faculty mentors and FIA Partners on real world problems. Four teams will each win grants of up to $25,000. Join us September 24, 2-4 pm in the Colony Ballroom

10 Sep 2013

Visualizing Data with MITHgrid

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:15+00:00 Tue, Sep 10, 2013|Community, Research|

We are quite a way through GSoC! It has been very interesting and informative experience until now. MITHgrid is a very powerful library because it places data at the center of its activities. It is very structured taking into the fact that JavaScript lacks many of the classical object oriented concepts. We are working on

7 Aug 2013

Improving MEI to VexFlow

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:16+00:00 Wed, Aug 7, 2013|Community, Research|

MEI to VexFlow is a JavaScript library used to render music notation encoded according to the  Music Encoding Initiative (MEI) format. MEI is a community-driven effort to create a commonly-accepted, digital, symbolic representation of music notation documents, while keeping in mind the needs of textual scholars and the Digital Humanities. The three-month project supported by

26 Jul 2013

Announcing Accessible Future and “O Say Can You See”: Early Washington, D.C. Law and Family Project

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:16+00:00 Fri, Jul 26, 2013|Community, Events, Research|

MITH is delighted to announce that it has received an award from the 2013 National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities (IATDH) competition for the Building an Accessible Future for Humanities Project and will also serve as a partner in "O Say Can You See":