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Crowd Consortium, May 2015
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Update: ODH Support for Crowdsourcing in 2015

In 2015, the Office of Digital Humanities supported important work to engage wide audiences in crowdsourcing the humanities.

Posted: January 4, 2016
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Project Director Q&A: Immigrant Stories

Funded by a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant, researchers at the University of Minnesota are scaling up an initiative to create, collect, and share stories from recent immigrants and refugees to the United States.

Posted: October 18, 2015
Stack of edge-notched McBee cards
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12,000 NEH Grant Records (1966-1979) Now Available!

Over 12,000 grant records dating from NEH’s first grant in 1966 through 1979 are now available!

Posted: September 27, 2015
British Library collections available for tagging in Metadata Games
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ODH Project Director Q&A: Mary Flanagan

An interview with Mary Flanagan, director of Tiltfactor Lab at Dartmouth and leader of the ODH-funded Metadata Games project, an open-source platform for crowdsourcing cultural heritage.

Posted: May 3, 2015
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Capturing the History of the Jefferson Lecture

As we await Anna Deavere Smith's 2015 Jefferson Lecture, NEH staff have been busy digitizing materials from past lectures.

Posted: March 29, 2015
Higher Education Video Game Alliance Advancing Theory and Research Award
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Higher Education Video Game Alliance Honors Dr. Mary Flanagan with an Advancing Theory and Research Award

The Office of Digital Humanities is delighted to note that Dr. Mary Flanagan is the recipient of the Advancing Theory and Research award from the Higher Education Video Game Alliance.

Posted: March 10, 2015
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Sustaining the Digital Humanities: Host Institution Support beyond the Start-up Phase, an Ithaka S+R Report

In 2012, the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded Ithaka S+R a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant to conduct a study investigating to what extent universities and colleges provide for the creation, sustainability, and maintenance of DH output on their campuses.  In June 2014, the final report, Sustaining the Digital Humanities: Host Institution Support beyond the Start-Up Phase and the Sustainability Implementation Toolkit, were published.

Posted: December 16, 2014
XQuery Summer Institute website
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ODH Project Q&A: the XQuery Summer Institute

The following is an interview with Cliff Anderson, the director of the XQuery Summer Institute, which will be hosted at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee from June 9, 2014 - June 20, 2014.  Deadline to apply is this Friday, February 14th.

Posted: February 10, 2014
Steam Locomotive
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Building STEAM: The Buzz from the McBee Hive

Things are getting STEAM-y in the Hive.

Posted: September 8, 2013
Prom Week screenshot
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ODH Project Team Q&A: Preserving Cultural Software

The project team for "A Unified Approach to Preserving Cultural Software Objects and Their Development Histories" answers a few questions from ODH staff.

Posted: August 7, 2013