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Friday, December 20, 2013

by Gabrielle Karampelas

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Collaborative Project to Improve Access to Scholarly Information Awarded $1M Mellon Grant

The sea of information available to scholars and researchers can seem impossibly vast. But, with the help of a new grant, Cornell University Library, in collaboration with the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Stanford University Libraries, aims to make that sea easier to navigate.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a nearly $1 million, two-year grant to Cornell to support an investigation using Linked Data and the Semantic Web to improve discovery and access of scholarly information by the three libraries.

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."