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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The National Endowment for the Humanites (NEH) has awarded a grant to Stanford researchers to develop a suite of network visualization tools specifically designed for humanities research. Stanford Professors Paula Findlen (History) and Dan Edelstein (French) are the principal investigators, assisted by the Libraries’ academic technology specialists such as Nicole Coleman.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Earlier this year, Tom Cramer, SUL's Chief Technology Strategist, and James Simon, DLSS Systems Architect, presented at the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) spring 2013 member meeting. CNI is an organization made up of members from 200 institutions focused on digital information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. Their presentation, The Digital Preservation Network: A Report and Discussion on DPN’s Emerging Architecture, System Protocol & Service Model, is now available on CNI's video channels.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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We're happy to announce that SUL's Humanities Digital Information Service (HDIS), part of the Digital Initiatives Group, is being renamed "Humanities Text Services" and rebranded as "hText" (in place of the customary, but often opaque, acronym).  To further clarify our particular suite of services, in many contexts we will also use a three-pronged subtitle: "Digital Humanities Consulting * Research * Resources."

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

by Mimi Calter

SUL Advisory Council member Dame Lynne Brindley stepped down from her role as head of The British Library last year.  A festschrift has recently been publsihed in her honor, that includes a short piece from University Librarian Michael Keller.  You'll find the entire publication online here: