Planned site maintenance

Access to NINES will be intermittent between the hours of 5p.m. and midnight (EST) tonight, March 9, in order for us to complete some upgrades and refinements to the site. Please bear with us as we work to make NINES faster and easier to use!    

Breaking down NINES genres

Breaking down NINES genres

Like most finding aids, NINES offers users various options for constraining searches. You have the choice of ¬†adding other search terms, phrases (exact searches can be completed by putting the phrase in quotation marks), names, or even a date (in YYYY format). But on the right-hand side of your search screen, NINES offers a number […]

Collecting NINES results in Zotero

The most recent update to Collex includes a new feature that serves up Zotero-friendly metadata for all of NINES objects in search results, tag lists and Publication groups. This is the first in a series of development tasks in which we hope to better integrate NINES with the superb Firefox plug-in created by the Center […]

What we've been up to

What we’ve been up to

To all NINES users who may have been inconvenienced by our recent maintenance: many thanks for your patience! One of the most useful new features we’ve added in this update is the ability to sort your search results by Title, Date and Name, making it easier to find the objects you’re looking for in NINES. […]

Routine Maintenance

Attention all NINES users: we’ll be doing some maintenance on the site for the next 24 hours, so please bear with us if you encounter any difficulties accessing your account. We’re hoping that the work done this week will make your experience smoother, faster and all around better – but there may be a few […]


In addition to the blog, we’ve set aside a thread in the NINES Forum for feature suggestions or questions about the site. Have you had trouble finding something in NINES? Are there new ways to work with your data that you’d like us to explore? Sign into your account and head on over to let […]

New feature: footnotes

After the most recent wave of Exhibit Builder development in Collex, the NINES development team experimented with a number of exhibit types, including annotated bibliographies, essays, presentations, and thematic tours of our partner sites. In doing so, we determined that … Continue reading

NINES in DHQ 3:2 (Spring 2009)

The latest issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly contains a special cluster of essays on the topic “Done,” edited by Matt Kirschenbaum. The three essays — by William Kretzschmar on the Altas Project, David Sewell on the UVA Press Rotunda Imprint, and Susan Brown et al. on the Orlando Project — all take up the questions […]