CODEC BOOK CLUB: Defining Digital Humanities

Reblogging from CODEC blog, posted earlier today: Back in October the CODEC team discussed Melissa Terras’ inaugural professorial lecture on digital humanities, whilst this week we focused on the associated book Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader (Ashgate, 2013) edited by Terras, Nyhan, Vanhoutte. We focused upon the introduction (pp1-7), and a series of definitions of ‘digital humanities’, covering the […]

[BOOK REVIEW] Status Update

This looks really interesting – based on interviews in Silicon Valley: With the tech world’s cherished myths of meritocracy, democracy, authenticity and countercultural spirit firmly in her sights, Marwick, a former postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft, starts by tracing the origins of internet culture in the hacker community and the creators of zines and other cultural […]

CODEC: A Brief Overview

A quickly prepared presentation to give an insight into the range of projects CODEC (Durham University) is involved in, for a networking event on Digital Humanities Codec Research from Bex Lewis

JISC Press Release: BiblioBoard

Looks like a good use of digital technology.. Lecturers, learners and researchers across the UK now have access to over 14,000 additional full text e-books and thousands of pages of primary source material on their tablets and mobile devices thanks to a new partnership agreement between Jisc Collections and BiblioLabs. The partnership, which is rooted […]

Let’s Dig a Little Deeper @timeshighered

For academics in the arts and humanities, efforts to digitise large archives of books, folios, images, artworks and sound recordings have opened exciting new research opportunities unthinkable just 20 years ago. But the wealth of digital material available is also posing problems. How can researchers make sense of the vast amount of data? In 2009, […]