Hot off the email: Archives 2.0 – Saving the Past, Anticipating the Future: Save the Date! National Media Museum, Bradford, United Kingdom 25 & 26 November 2014 Later this year, the National Media Museum will be hosting a two-day conference on the strategic acquisition and management of archives by cultural institutions.This event will bring together a number of key practitioners… Read more →
The 2013 program (with abstracts) for Museums and the Web .
These are my links for September 26th through November 6th: No such pipe, or this pipe has been deleted – This data comes from pipes.yahoo.com but the Pipe does not exist or has been deleted. New Humanities | New Humanities – new web site come project called "new humanities" out of Rome. Paper Machines – Zotero extension to visualise your… Read more →
From the Cowbird make over: Today, it’s my great pleasure to introduce you to the new Cowbird — simpler, faster, more minimal, more essential, and, we think, even more beautiful. … But what we’re most excited about is handwriting — a simple way for you to turn your own handwriting into a font, and use it in your stories.
These are my links for August 24th from 05:54 to 05:54: dhistory:: The front page – Tim Sherratt's quick effort using Trove's API to get front pages from a very large archive of newspaper front pages, and then provide ways to find stuff in them come visualise. Without an API you're collection is mute. Keynote: ‘From Strings to Things’, LODLAM… Read more →
These are my links for August 2nd through August 16th: Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works – Creative commons licenced book which is about digital curation of scholarly work. Digital Curation Resource Guide – list of courses, resources, standards and so on relevant to digital curation. Australian National Data Service on Vimeo – Australian National Data Service… Read more →
These are my links for July 20th through August 1st: Introducing Scripto: a Tool for Community Transcription – Training the Digital Curators of Tomorrow – TextGrid: TextGrid – TextGrid serves as a virtual research environment for philologists, linguists, musicologists and art historians. As a single point of entry to the virtual research environment, TextGridLab provides integrated access to specialized tools,… Read more →
These are my links for July 2nd through July 19th: All Our Ideas – A Suggestion Box for the Digital Age – All Our Ideas is a platform that enables groups to collect and prioritize ideas in a transparent, democratic, and bottom-up way. It’s a suggestion box for the digital age. Computer programming tips from around the web – Scholars\’ Lab… Read more →
Two posts by Trevor Owen on crowdsourcing in the cultural heritage context and keeping sight of the ‘meaning thing': Crowdsourcing Cultural Heritage: The Objectives Are Upside Down Meanification and Crowdscafolding: Forget Badges
Pearltrees , bookmark things you like, it makes links between what you curate (the ‘pearls’) – unlike, say, Pinterest which is more like a big flat album – it recognises a visual scale as you can move in and out of your pearl trees, it talks to Twitter and Facebook (both ways), and you can share your pearls and trees with others. … It lets me curate into my stuff things that others have found.