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Recent Content

The Arrival Fallacy: Collaborative Research Relationships in the Digital Humanities

A new article  challenges current views on library-faculty collaboration in digital humanities:

Alix Keener, "The Arrival Fallacy: Collaborative Research Relationships in the Digital Humanities," Digital Humanities Quarterly vol. 9 no. 2 (2015), http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/9/2/000213/000213.html

The Use of Geographic Information System in the Development and Utilization of Ancient Local Chronicles

Article of interest on GIS and Chinese history:


Suoling Zhu , Ping Bao, "The Use of Geographic Information System in the Development and Utilization of Ancient Local Chronicles,"
Library Hi Tech 33:3 (2015)

Abstract:

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to apply Geographic Information System (GIS) in the development and utilization of Chinese ancient local chronicles to achieve the mining and visualization of historical data about products distribution and dispersal in Products in Local Chronicles.

Building Expertise to Support Digital Scholarship: A Global Perspective

In this presentation from CNI’s spring 2015 meeting, Jon Cawthorne (West Virginia), Vivian Lewis (McMaster) and Lisa Spiro (Rice) present key results from a pilot global benchmarking study on digital scholarship expertise. The project involved visiting leading digital humanities and digital social science organizations in several countries and conducting interviews with research staff, faculty, graduate students, and administrators in order to understand the core skills required for digital scholarship and the characteristics of organizations that cultivate these skills.

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