Many of those who follow the work of the Center for History and New Media know that we are in the middle of a special fundraising campaign in which the National Endowment for the Humanities will match donations to the CHNM endowment. Some of you have already given to this campaign, and we are tremendously … Continue reading Special Campaign to name CHNM after Roy Rosenzweig
Here's the big news today from our Zotero project, or you can hear me do my best to explain what's next for Zotero on the recording of today's broadcast of the Zotero announcement. We’re delighted to announce Zotero Everywhere, a major new initiative generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Zotero Everywhere is aimed … Continue reading Zotero Everywhere
If you're interested in what's next for the Zotero project (hopefully your favorite open-source tool for research management), please tune in on Wednesday, September 22, at 11am EDT (1500 GMT) for a live broadcast of the announcement on the Center for History and New Media's Ustream channel, followed by a question and answer session with … Continue reading Live Broadcast of “What’s Next for Zotero”
The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University is celebrating fifteen years of providing high-quality, free educational resources and tools to an audience that grows exponentially each year. Last year, sixteen million people visited CHNM’s websites and over two million people used our software. The historians and technologists at CHNM feel lucky … Continue reading Help Us Create the Future
After an extensive development and testing period and the addition of even more features to make academic research easier, more collaborative, and ready for the future, Zotero 2.0 went public tonight. I'll be blogging extensively about Zotero 2.0 in this space over the coming weeks and months as it continues to develop, but here's a … Continue reading Zotero 2.0 Is Here!
Tom Scheinfeldt, co-director of the Omeka project along with Sharon Leon, shares the good news of a major upgrade to both the code and the website for the Center for History and New Media's online collection and exhibit software on Omeka's blog. The new version of Omeka has an even easier way to build an … Continue reading Omeka Gets Even Better
After nearly six months of extensive testing and tweaking, and with countless bug fixes done in progression with the movements of the Firefox 3 team, I'm pleased to report that the first version of Zotero that synchronizes with the much-awaited Zotero Server has been released for trial by the general public. Yes, you can now … Continue reading Zotero 1.5: Sync Preview and Much More