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Mapping Texts: Visualizing Historical American Newspapers

The Mapping Texts project, a collaboration between the University of North Texas and Stanford University, recently released two new interactive visualizations that allow users to map language patterns embedded in 230,000 pages of digitized historical newspapers from the late 1820s through the early 2000s.

Posted: May 9, 2012

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ODH in the News

With the announcement of our most recent round of 22 funded Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants projects and the continued accomplishments of many other ODH projects, we have seen a number of news stories in recent weeks featuring ODH grantees.

Posted: May 4, 2012

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Today's Chronicle: "Breaking Down Menus Digitally, Dish by Dish"

In today's Chronicle of Higher Education, there is a terrific profile of NYPL Labs -- the digital innovation arm of the New York Public Library. The article by Jennifer Howard is called "Breaking Down Menus Digitally, Dish by Dish" and discusses some of the innovative and engaging ways that NYPL Labs is helping to develop the library of the future. 

Posted: April 30, 2012

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Announcing 22 New Start-Up Grant Awards (March 2012)

The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce 22 new awards from our Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant program from our September, 2011 deadline. These awards are part of a larger slate of 208 grants announced by the NEH.

Posted: March 21, 2012
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Products, Prizes, and Media Coverage: A New Crowdsourcing Effort from the NEH

Over the course of the last 46 years as a humanities research agency, the NEH has funded thousands of grants. These grants often lead to amazing projects, including publications and “products” of all sorts. For example, NEH grants lead to award-winning books, films, journal articles, websites, dictionaries, conference papers, summer institutes, software programs, radio programs and so on. We thought it would be terrific to create a database of all these products and tie them back to the grants that funded them.

Posted: February 27, 2012

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Videos of 2011/2012 ODH Institute Directors

We're happy to say that we now have videos from the annual Office of Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting, held September 27, 2011 at the Old Post Office in Washington, DC. This meeting brought together top researchers in the digital humanities from across the United States.  In these videos, watch the directors of NEH's Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities give short, two-minute presentations on their upcoming institutes.

Posted: February 16, 2012
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Videos of 2011 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grantees

We're happy to say that we now have videos from the annual Office of Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting, held September 27, 2011 at the Old Post Office in Washington, DC. This meeting brought together top researchers in the digital humanities from across the United States. In these videos below, watch the directors of NEH's Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants give short, two-minute presentations on their projects.

Posted: February 16, 2012
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Announcing 14 Winners of the Digging into Data Challenge

Today, fourteen teams representing Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States were named the winners of the second Digging Into Data Challenge.

Posted: January 3, 2012

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2012 Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Guidelines Now Available

The guidelines for the fifth round of the Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities (IATDH) program are now available!

Posted: November 29, 2011

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Getting Started in the Digital Humanities

If you're interested in ways to get involved with the digital humanities, Lisa Spiro posted a comprehensive list of options, opportunities, and outlets that can help you do so.

Posted: October 18, 2011