Discussions

Unsettling Colonial Mapping: Sonic-Spatial Representations of amiskwaciwâskahikan

"Kateryna Barnes and Kendra Cowley (University of Alberta) have developed “Unsettling Colonial Mapping: Sonic-Spatial Representations of amiskwaciwâskahikan,” a digital project exploring sonic landscapes of the University of Alberta. You can listen on Soundcloud here. 

History in the Making: Outreach and Collaboration between Special Collections and Makerspaces

Article of interest:

Erin Passehl-Stoddart, Ashlyn Velte, Kristin J. Henrich, and Annie M.  Gaines, "History in the Making: Outreach and
Collaboration between Special Collections and Makerspaces," Collaborative Librarianship 10  no. 2 (2018).  https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol10/iss2/8

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-HistBibl: 11 March - 18 March

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 March 2019 to 18 March 2019.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-HistBibl.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Back to basics: Supporting digital humanities and community collaboration using the core strength of the academic library

Article of interest:

Shannon Lucky, Craig Harkema, "Back to basics: Supporting digital humanities and community collaboration using the core strength of the academic library", Digital Library Perspectives 34 no. 3 (2018): 188-199, https://doi.org/10.1108/DLP-03-2018-0009

Purpose

A Virtual Reality App that Reconstructs Ancient Rome May Have Exploited Its Developers

"The virtual reality tour of Rome at the heart of Rome Reborn started as a digital humanities project collaboratively developed by dozens of artists, classicists, archaeologists, and 3D modelers.... the ultimate goal of the project is to rebuild a shifting, interactive model of the city that extends from just before its mythical founding date in 753 BCE to the middle of the reign of the late Roman emperor Justinian around 550 CE, during the period of the Gothic Wars.

Slave Voyages 2.0 Live at slavevoyages.org

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

I am reposting this announcement about Slave Voyages.The Transatlantic Slave Trade database has become Slave Voyages with a new User Interface and a new database devoted to the Intra-American slave trade. - Dominique Daniel, H-HistBibl editor.

 

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