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Announcing Fall 2013 Digital Dialogues!

MITH is delighted to announce our fall 2013 slate of Digital Dialogues speakers. All events are held in the MITH Conference Room, 0301 Hornbake Library, University of Maryland. September 17th 12:30-2 pm Chris Prom Assistant University Archivist…continue reading

Visualizing Data with MITHgrid

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…continue reading

MITH Welcomes Stephanie Sapienza as Project Manager!

MITH is pleased to announce the addition of Stephanie Sapienza to our team! Stephanie has joined us as a Project Manager and is working with the entire MITH team to coordinate and implement research and development projects, public programs and…continue reading

Graphic Design Assistant Job Opening

Maryland Institute for Technology for in the Humanities (MITH) is looking for a creative undergraduate or graduate assistant specializing in graphic design. This is a great learning opportunity and a chance to work with a design professional to…continue reading

Improving MEI to VexFlow

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…continue reading

Organizing historical menus: a data curation experiment

During the weeks of April 14 - May 3, I was fortunate to spend my MLIS practicum at MITH under the supervision of Trevor Munoz. My main reason for applying to MITH as a potential practicum site was my background in the digital humanities and library…continue reading

MITHgrid Demonstration Development

I am really excited to be part of MITH team and I am thankful to James Smith for selecting me to work on augmenting MITHgrid to make it more powerful and popular among developers. MITHgrid is a JavaScript framework for building data-oriented, event…continue reading

MEI-to-VexFlow

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…continue reading

Join the MITH team as a Project Manager!

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland is seeking an experienced project manager who will provide coordination and management for research projects and initiatives in the digital humanities. The Project…continue reading

MITH Participating in Google Summer of Code 2013

MITH is pleased to announce that Google has selected us as one of a hundred seventy seven mentoring organizations to participate in the 2013 Google Summer of Code (GSoC). Google is offering students a stipend to work with MITH and other organizations…continue reading

Born Digital Working Group: Configuring FRED

This post was written by Eric Cartier and also appears on the Special Collections blog. In mid-March, the Tools subgroup met FRED, our Forensic Recovery of Evidence Device. The subject lines we’ve shared since then (e.g., “tinkering with FRED today…continue reading

Developing Policies for a Digital World

Before getting to the first post from our Policy & Procedures Group, I'd like to sharing a link to Jennie Levine Knies' "Alas, poor Metadata!" post. I neglected to post it at the time it was written--sorry, Jennie! The following post was written by…continue reading

New Version of Digital Mishnah Demo

We have released a new version of the demo. Much of the change is in styling and branding, but there are new texts added, some new views, and a new naming convention. New** texts.** Gradually, I am replacing the sample files with just Bava Metsi’a Ch…continue reading

The Born Digital Working Group Divides and Conquers

Back in October, we introduced the MITH/UM Libraries Born Digital Working Group (BDWG) with a post about processing the Bill Bly Collection. Since then we’ve firmed up our goals ("start collecting/working with diverse born digital materials in the…continue reading

MITH Welcomes New Staff Member

We are delighted to announce that Raffaele Viglianti will be joining MITH as a Research Programmer in early February 2013. Raffaele comes to MITH from the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London (KCL), one of the foremost…continue reading