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Summer Institute docs on Evaluating Digital Scholarship released

Summer Institute docs on Evaluating Digital Scholarship released

The first two documents produced during our 2011 NINES / NEH Summer Institute on Evaluating Digital Scholarship have been released: a Statement on Authorship and a set of Recommendations for Chairs of Language and Literature Departments for creating an atmosphere that is conducive to work in new media. We have others in the pipeline and […]

Summer Institute notes

Summer Institute notes

Over the past week a group of 30-some scholars, administrators and other members of the academic community have gathered at the Jefferson Scholars Foundation building at the University of Virginia, with the goal of examining the difficulties of evaluating digital scholarship. Our conversations ranged from the high-level, conceptual issues in understanding modes of working in […]

NINES/NEH Summer Institute begins!

NINES/NEH Summer Institute begins!

  The NINES/NEH Summer Institute Evaluating Digital Scholarship opened last night with introductions and a talk by 18thConnect Director Laura Mandell. The group will spend the week in discussions centered on five concepts central to describing and understanding scholarship in the digital age: Conceptualization, Evidence & Discovery, Intepretation, Remediation, and Communication. After all the conversations, […]