Month: May 2013

WGBH Open Vault Collections Seeks Collaborators

WGBH has received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to bring the hidden treasures in WGBH’s Media Library and Archives to light. We hope to increase public awareness of the vast collections that digital repositories hold by publishing our entire archive catalogue online,

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Boston Marathon Digital Archive

An announcement from Ryan Cordell and the NULab. I write with a few objectives. First, I wanted to announce a new project we’ve undertaken at the NULab: Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive. Following the model of the September 11 Digital Archive or

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metaLab’s Library Observatory now live

“In conjunction with the launch of the DPLA, metaLAB at Harvard is pleased to share Library Observatory, a web-native graphical search tool for discovering the DPLA’s growing collection of millions of digital books, images, maps, and archival treasures. It’s available

ThatCamp Publish Simmons June 19

From the THATCamp Publish website: This unconference is open to publishers, librarians, faculty and student scholars, archivists, museum professionals, interested amateurs, technologists, administrators, and funders from the nonprofit and for-profit sectors — any and all who want to advance scholarly

DPLA Board of Directors Call May 7

The DPLA Board of Directors will hold a conference call on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST. The call is open to the public.

Boston DH General Meeting Notes

Boston DH Consortium General Meeting Summary 4/23/13 We learned that the NEH did not fund our start-up grant proposal of September 2012 (related to organizing our consortium), but we decided to continue nonetheless with our consortial activities and to pursue