digital humanities

New resource: BRANCH

New resource: BRANCH

NINES is happy to announce the integration of a new resource: Britain, Represention, And Nineteenth-Century History (BRANCH), edited by Dino Franco Felluga. The site provides users with a free, expansive, searchable, reliable, peer-reviewed, copy-edited, easy-to-use overview of the period 1775-1925. And thanks to its site structure, BRANCH offers users an innovative approach to history itself, […]

Image + text: the Gettysburg Address

  To accompany this week’s image, NINES Fellow Elizabeth Fox assembled all five copies of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address into one comparison set in Juxta Commons and collated them to see how they differ.  Use the embed window below to peruse a heat map of this collation, with the Nicolay Copy as the base text. […]

Using the Critical Apparatus in Digital Scholarship

[cross-posted from the Juxta blog]      As the Juxta R&D team has worked to take the desktop version of our collation software to the web, I’ve found myself thinking a great deal about the critical apparatus and its role when working with digital (digitized?) texts. In the thumbnails above, you can see a page image from […]

The Quandary of the Young Academic and #twittergate

About a week ago, in the between SGA phone calls and Juxta testing, I found myself looking at another digital product: Twitter.  In particular, I found myself reading tweets and retweets, blog posts and articles about what has since become known as #twittergate.  (I have to take a moment here to thank Annie Swafford, who […]

Newly peer-reviewed and updated: The Swinburne Project

Congratulations are in order for editor John Walsh and the team at The Algernon Charles Swinburne Project at Indiana University. Although a preliminary phase of the site had already been aggregated by NINES, a new review was scheduled after the scope of the project had expanded in the past few years. We’re happy to announce […]

Digital Scholarship and Humanities Reform

Heather Bowlby is a PhD student in Victorian Literature at the University of Virginia and 2011-2012 NINES Fellow. In a recent article in The Chronicle, “How Not to Reform Humanities Scholarship,” Gary Olson addresses the role of emerging digital methodologies in efforts to reform humanities scholarship. The increasing call to refashion humanities research by means […]

CFP: Beyond Accessibility (INKE)

Beyond Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century Call for Papers The Textual Studies team of INKE (Implementing New Knowledge Environments) wish to invite presentation proposals for Beyond  Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century . June 8, 9, and 10, 2012, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada. Keynote speakers: Adriaan van der Weel (Leiden […]

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 […]