Digital Humanities Data Curation Institute summer 2013 workshop now accepting applications
Digital Humanities Data Curation, a series of three-day workshops, will provide a strong introductory grounding in data curation concepts and practices, focusing on the special issues and challenges of data curation in the humanities. Workshops are aimed at humanities researchers—whether traditional faculty or alternative (alt-ac) professionals—as well as librarians, archivists, cultural heritage specialists, other information professionals, and advanced graduate students. Applica...
Jacob Jett joins panel to present Using Open Annotation at DLF 2012
Jacob Jett recently delivered a presentation as part of the "Using Open Annotation" panel at Digital Library Federation(DLF) Forum 2012.This panel examined scholarly digital annotation models, tools and services, focusing on recent work by the Open Annotation Collaboration and the W3C Open Annotation Community Group to improve the interoperability of annotation applications and to make annotations themselves more conformant with Linked Open Data principles.Panel members also provided a...
Ashley Clark to present paper at Balisage 2012
CIRSS RA Ashley Clark will present a paper at the mark-up conference Balisage, held 1-10 August 2012 in Montreal, Canada. Her paper, "Meta: Exploring the Provenance of XSL Transformations," is the product of her work with CIRSS' long-running IMLS-funded education project, Data Curation Education Program in the Humanities. Abstract: When documents are transformed with XSLT, what methods can be used to understand and record those transformations? Though they aren't specif...
NEH funds 2013 Digital Humanities Data Curation Institutes collaboration led by MITH
CIRSS is one of three collaborators on a recently announced NEH award, led by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanties (MITH), to develop a series of data curation workshops for humanities scholars, librarians and archivists. The NEH award announcement and further details on the project are reproduced below from MITH PI Trevor Munoz's 26 July 2012 blog post: MITH is pleased to announce an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities 2012 Institutes for Advanced...
Final Report Published for Long-running IMLS Data Curation Education Program Grant
"Centuries of Knowledge: Graduate School of Library and Information Science Data Curation Education Program" (DCEP), one of our most successful and long-running grant projects, concluded this December, and the final report is now available through IDEALS: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/30845. DCEP was funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (RE-05-05-0036) and was designed to increase educational and research capacity in data curation at GSLIS. In the first year of the...
Renear and Munoz present at 2011 DLF Forum: Towards a New Agenda for Humanities Data Curation
CIRSS faculty member Allen Renear and CIRSS external affiliate Trevor Munoz, along with Katherine Walter from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, are leading a working session, Towards A New Agenda for Humanities in Data Curation, at this year's Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum, 31 Oct - 1 Nov 2011, in Baltimore MD. This session builds on the activities of a Humanities Data Curation Summit held following the Digital Humanities conference in Paolo Alto CA in June 2011, ...
Chao, Weber, and Sacchi Present at Joint Conference on Digital Libraries
CIRSS graduate students Tiffany Chao, Nicholas Weber, and Simone Sacchi presented posters at the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries this month, which took place in Ottawa, Canada, from June 13-June 17. The theme for this year's conference was "Digital Libraries: Bringing Together Scholars, Scholarship and Research Data." Analytic Potential of Data: Assessing Reuse ValueCarole L. Palmer; Nicholas M. Weber; Melissa H. Cragin This poster represents the first&nb...
DCEP-H Project holds Advisory Board meeting
The CIRSS DCEP-H Project will be holding a meeting of its Advisory Board in Palo Alto on June 23rd following the Humanities Data Curation Summit. The Data Curation Education Program for the Humanities (DCEP-H) extends the GSLIS Data Curation Education Program (DCEP) to include training in the curation of humanities data. As a result of DCEP-H activities, more than half of the students who now participate in these GSLIS programs have a humanities background. The grant has also funded ...
Munoz presents at Digital Humanities 2011
CIRSS Research Assistant Trevor Munoz will be presenting Tasks vs. Roles: A Center Perspective on Data Curation Needs in the Humanities at the Digitial Humanities 2011 Conference in Palo Alto on June 21st. The paper, authored by Trevor Munoz, Virgil Varvel, Allen Renear, Kevin Trainor and Molly Dolan, presents findings from the Needs Assessment research conducted on the DCEP-H Project. An abstract of the paper is available at https://dh2011.stanford.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/DH2...
CIRSS hosts the 2011 Summer Institute on Data Curation at GSLIS
The Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) will host the 2011 Summer Institute on Data Curation at GSLIS, from Monday, June 6, through Thursday, June 9. Twenty-six applicants were accepted to this year’s Summer Institute, with support from the Data Conservancy and the IMLS-funded Data Curation Education Program. For more information, please read the full story on the GSLIS webpage. ...
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