The creation ofpublication opportunities for research with refreshing angles, some borrowedfrom other sciences, is a conscious effort to share interest and usefulresearch and to counteract rigid procedures that are “stifling theintellectual advancement of our discipline” (Shoib and Nandhakumar, 2009).
…The general aim in the review processes of this newjournal will be to be inclusive and developmental rather than to perform “amodern hygiene ritual”, because we agree with Wastell and MacMaster(2008:64) that “a high rejection rate implies a collective failure ofscholarship not the intellectual prosperity of a field”.
Trish/Kim contact DAMSmart for costing on storage of master files for life of project ie3years (preference) , and for intervals 6 months , 12 months , 18 months etc if 3 year costs prohibitive.
… Adrian to test variety of web video compression programs for suitability as project application and report back for next meeting if possible
These are my links for October 11th through October 24th: Managing News – Project that lets you aggregate news and data with tools for visualisation of your news feed. Sort of roll your own news and also manage how to view/map this. Has things to show and teach more broadly than just 'news'. Transana – Open Source project that allows… Read more →
All: meeting 2pm Fri 29 October to discuss what has been learnt at the training and to further refine the metadata and workflow (JM will not be there – assume it is in room 9.2.14)
… All to discuss in greater detail the list of equipment needed for smooth operation e.g.: a hard drive at Circus Oz, portable data storage units to carry the information to its various storage homes
arts-humanities.net – Another key resource for the digital humanities, with links to many projects searchable via ‘methods’ and ‘tools’. There are many connections with what we are doing, and it is well worth checking out in more detail. This, from the website, gives some idea of the breadth of what it covers: Method Categories * Communication and collaboration Ways of… Read more →
These are my links for September 28th through October 10th: Streams of Content, Limited Attention: The Flow of Information through Social Media (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE – danah boyd, about flow and the network. Sketch like piece, plenty of value. Mukurtu Wumpurrarni-kari Archive :: An Indigenous Archive Tool – This documents and discusses an indigenous archive, based out of Tennant… Read more →
Cloud Culture, by Charles Leadbetter, is available for free download as a PDF. Here is a screenshot of a diagram from the book: