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CoCensus pilot testing
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CoCensus: Engaging with Census Data in the Museum

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are developing a new kind of museum exhibit that allows visitors to learn about their cultural heritage by interacting with census data on a dynamic map display.

Posted: July 2, 2012
Visualizing Emancipation Map 1
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Visualizing Emancipation Project Launches

The University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab recently launched “Visualizing Emancipation

Posted: April 27, 2012
files for the transcription project
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The Scripto Transcription Tool

Scripto, an on-line transcription tool funded through the NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant program, allows volunteers to transcribe hand-written historic documents.

Posted: September 6, 2011
Screen shots from the Murder on Beacon Hill iPhone application
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Handheld History: Murder on Beacon Hill

Walking Cinema: Murder on Beacon Hill, an ODH-supported, location-aware mobile application, became the first iPhone app to be featured at a major international film festival.

Posted: July 1, 2011
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New York Times on the Digital Humanities

On November 17th, the New York Times presented the first in a series of articles about the digital humanities.

Posted: November 18, 2010
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NEH Grantees Experiment with New Kinds of Peer Review

You know a revolution is brewing when digital humanities makes the front page of the New York Times. The article -- "Scholars Test Web Alternative to the Venerable Peer Review" by Patricia Cohen -- discusses two NEH/ODH-funded Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant projects that are exploring new methods of scholarly publishing, communications, and peer review.

Posted: August 24, 2010