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News Spotlight

International Open Access Week

Open Access Week (Oct.24-Oct.30) is going on now! This year's theme is Open for Climate Justice. Sharing knowledge is a human right. Join the people who share their knowledge and expertise!

A reminder of open access: the White House issued new guidelines in August to make federally-funded research free and available to the public. Details

Library of Congress to Transform Collection Management and Access

The Library of Congress will further develop and implement a new, open-source IT platform that will revolutionize how the Library’s vast physical and digital collections are managed and made accessible. Details

Chronicling America

The searchable online database of historic American newspapers, will soon include digitized newspapers from all 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NEH recently awarded its first grant award to a National Digital Newspaper Program partner for the state of New Hampshire. Details

Multiple PhD positions are available in the new doctoral training program of University of Luxembourg: Deep Data Science of Digital History. Details

The Entire League of Nations Archive Is Digitized

Browse it here:

UCSC Digital Humanities Workshops 2022

1. Podcasting, October 27, 3-4pm PST, Yuri Cantrell, Register Here
2. Web Publishing: Omeka, November 3, 3-4pm PST, Xiao Li, Register Here
3. Text Analysis, December 1, 3-4pm PST, Yuri Cantrell, Register Here

All workshops are recorded and uploaded on the humanities computing team's webpage. Details


Digital Humanities Project in Focus

Through a series of interactive maps built using the latest and best-available migration and conservation science, visitors to the Bird Migration Explorer can learn about the full annual cycle for 458 species of migratory birds that regularly breed in the United States and Canada and use areas in Latin America and the Caribbean during other times of the year. A good inspiration for making maps of human migration. Details


      Digital Story Telling Resources from UC Berkeley:


  1. The Emerging Digital Infrastructure for Research in the Humanities
  2. 3D Technology in the Chinese History Classroom
  3. Tracing Ideas Across Networks
  4. Algorithmic Failure as a Humanities Methodology


Jennifer Guiliano, Duke University Press, 2022, ISBN:9781478017684
The book offers the design principles of digital history courses and abundant detailed examples in the classroom. The book involves popular research methods in digital history including digital source criticism, text analysis and visualization.

It also serves as a great reference book for digital tools, digital projects and meaning of digital humanities terms.

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