Monthly Archives: September 2010

Computing Committee for 2010-11 Convened

In May, the Faculty Executive Committee (FEC) appointed the Computing Committee for 2010-11: Rachel Mayeri (11), Eliot Bush (12), Alfonso Castro (13), Vatche Sahakian (13) As CIO, I serve ex officio, as does a student member nominated by ASHMC.  This year, the student is Nick Card. At our first meetings in the Fall semester we […]

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ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships

Another interesting post from a listserv: The American Council of Learned Societies invites application for the sixth annual competition of the Digital Innovation Fellowships. This program supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and humanities-related social sciences. It is hoped that projects of successful applicants will help advance digital humanistic scholarship […]

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Bentham Transcription Project

I thought this was a very interesting announcement.  It came through on a Digital Humanities list. The Bentham Project at UCL seeks the assistance of willing participants in an initiative to transcribe the manuscripts of philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). Today sees the launch of the Transcribe Bentham Transcription Desk, an online tool designed […]

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Sakai hits record usage

John Trafecanty wrote to the intercollegiate Sakai Administration Team this morning: Hello SAT: It looks like we hit a new record for usage last night. There were approximately 1,900 users online at the same time. The old record was last semester at about 1,450 users. John Trafecanty Sakai is now one of the most heavily […]

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