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Barbara Lindsey

Digital Collections and Aggregations | DH Curation - 0 views

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    For Carsten!
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The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe - 0 views

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    fall 2012 syllabus
Barbara Lindsey

Journal of Digital Humanities - 0 views

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    Fall 2012 syllabus
Barbara Lindsey

Our Annotated HTML Video Player: Free and Open Source | Rural West Initiative - 0 views

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    Had they not seen Vimeo?
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Mapping Texts - 0 views

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    Mapping Texts is a collaboration between the University of North Texas and Stanford University aimed at experimenting with new methods for finding and analyzing meaningful patterns embedded in massive collections of digital newspapers.
Barbara Lindsey

Are LOLCats and Internet Memes Art? | Idea Channel | PBS - YouTube - 0 views

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    fall 2012 syllabus
Barbara Lindsey

What we learned from 5 million books | Video on TED.com - 0 views

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    fall 2012 syllabus
Barbara Lindsey

The Anatomy of Digital Humanities (#dighum) and Digital Pedagogy (#digped) · ... - 0 views

  • @anneperez hmm, since you're creating something/building it with students & u have an infrastructure already, it seems DH.
  • @triproftri Thanks for the feedback. :) It's been an interesting way to look at the history of print cultures / textual communities.
  • Sifting through and storifying this conversation on Twitter quickly became an exercise in dissecting the many layers of Digital Humanities and Digital Pedagogy.
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  • MT @anneperez: Someone asked me a qn-- does having students creating content for a course website count as dh? Cc @triproftri @briancroxall
  • @anneperez it's a good question. I think most dh-ers would say it would be dh if students were asked to reflect on the dig form+
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    fall 2012 syllabus
Barbara Lindsey

News: The Promise of Digital Humanities - Inside Higher Ed - 0 views

  • Amid financial crises, humanities departments at many public universities have been razed. But even amid cuts, there has been a surge in interest in the digital humanities -- a branch of scholarship that takes the computational rigor that has long undergirded the sciences and applies it the study of history, language, and culture.
  • The NEH held a symposium on Tuesday for 60 recipients of its 2011 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants, most of whom were given between $25,000 and $50,000. They were allowed two minutes each to describe their projects.
  • “While we have been anguishing over the fate of the humanities, the humanities have been busily moving into, and even colonizing, the fields that were supposedly displacing them,”
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  • role-playing games
  • enabling learners to “experience” historical events or places instead of reading off a page.
  • visual representations
  • of data
  • One recurring theme in the presentations was the need for “linked open data” — types of research data that are tagged and stored in such a way that they can integrate with other research.
  • If one researcher had architectural data about New York City, and another had demographic data about the city, and each were able to cross-reference the other’s data with her own, it would deepen the context and understanding for both.
  • With linked open data on the rise, the same could soon happen with research data
  • “Linked open data is a very technical infrastructure, but the result of that is information that’s shared widely for free. A lot of scholarly data over the last hundred years or so is locked up in expensive journals that the public could never afford to subscribe to.
  • That could be the key to winning back support for the humanities
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    Could the creative use of technology help humanities scholars win back public support?
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