The Digital Media and Learning Competition, administered by HASTAC and supported by the MacArthur Foundation, has announced the winning projects for 2007-2008. Projects include virtual worlds, social networking sites, fair use advocacy, gaming, and even homebrew science.
Today the Center for History and New Media launches another major software platform that we hope will be of great help to universities, libraries, museums, historians, researchers, and anyone else who would like to put a collection or exhibit online. It's called Omeka, from the Swahili word meaning "to display or layout goods or wares; … Continue reading Introducing Omeka
Joining the growing network of CHNM podcasts (which includes Digital Campus, Tom Scheinfeldt's History Conversations, and occasional podcasts from our many online projects) is THAT Podcast: The Humanities and Technology Podcast. The podcast, available in both video and audio, is the brainchild of CHNM's Creative Lead, Jeremy Boggs, and one of CHNM's crack web developers, … Continue reading THAT Podcast Launches
It was nice to see the Zotero project covered on the front page of the Washington Post yesterday in the article "Internet Access Is Only Prerequisite For More and More College Classes." Also nice to see a quotation at the end of the article from yours truly about the movement in higher ed toward open … Continue reading Washington Post on Zotero, Open Academia
I'm pleased to announce a major alliance between the Zotero project at the Center for History and New Media and the Internet Archive. It's really a match made in heaven—a project to provide free and open source software and services for scholars joining together with the leading open library. The vision and support of the … Continue reading Zotero and the Internet Archive Join Forces
[Reposted from the Center for History and New Media's news page.] Roy Rosenzweig co-founded the Center for History and New Media in 1994 and directed the Center until he passed away last month. In the early years, the Center was just Roy and a few others, but in the last seven years the number of … Continue reading Moving Forward