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INITIATIVES & ORGANIZATIONS

ADHO (Alliance of Digital Humanities Organization) - http://www.digitalhumanities.org/
The Alliance promotes and supports digital research and teaching across the arts and humanities.

Digital Humanities Summer Institute - http://www.dhsi.org/
The Summer Institute is sponsored by the University of Victoria. It offers a number of week-long, intensive workshops designed to prepare participants for getting work done in the digital humanities.

Digital Library of Illuminated Manuscripts - http://digital.lib.lehigh.edu/manuscripts/
Project at Lehigh University in which an institution that owns only a few illuminated manuscripts can digitize their manuscripts and receive server space, software, and expertise through this program at Lehigh and put them online.

MATRIX (Center for Human Arts, Letters, & Social Sciences Online) - http://www2.matrix.msu.edu/
MATRIX partners with many units at Michigan State University to apply new digital technologies for teaching, research, and outreach. It developed KORA, an open source application, to enable cultural and educational institutions to preserve digital materials and exhibit them in dyanmic ways for display and teaching.

MITH (Maryland Institute for Technologies in the Humanities - http://mith.umd.edu/
Collaboration between the University of Maryland's College of Arts and Humanities, Libraries, and Office of Informaiton Technology. Involved in multiple projects, including TILE (Text-Image Linking Environment).

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media - http://chnm.gmu.edu/
This Center at George Mason University is involved in all aspects of the digital humanities, from developing tools for digital humanities scholars, to creating online teaching modules, to building digital archives and presenting exhibits.

TEI (Textual Encoding Initiative - http://www.tei-c.org/index.xml
An international consortium that focuses on developing guidelines for representing text in digital form. It is particularly interested in best practices for encoding the metadata for these text in the humanities, social sciences, and linguistics. .

SOFTWARE

Blacklight - http://projectblacklight.org
Open-source search tool for digital collections (based on Ruby on Rails and Apache Solr indexing).

Islandora - http://www.islandora.ca
Open-source software framework to help collaboratively manage and discover digital assetts.

juxta - http://www.juxtasoftware.org/
Open-source and cross-platform collation software, developed through a partnership between NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship) and MVP (Modernist Versions Project at the University of Victoria).

omeka - http://omeka.org/
Open-source and cross-platform collation software, developed through a partnership between NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship) and MVP (Modernist Versions Project at the University of Victoria).

On-Screen Ruler - https://sites.google.com/site/rulerhelp/welcome
Ruler that can be placed anywhere on the desktop--great for keeping one's place when working with online text or images. Many on-screen rulers are available. I like this one's obtions: appearance, calibration, and language.

Oxygen XML Editor - http://www.oxygenxml.com/tei_editor.html
Syncro Soft produces a series of xml tools for the MAC and Windows OS.

Semantic Sabotage - http://sabotage.sosolimited.com
Open-source platform for creating live typographic YouTube visualizations.

Textal - http://letterheads1960s.wordpress.com
Free smartphone appf for analyzing the text of websites, tweet streams and documents.

Visualizing Variation - http://individual.utoronto.ca/alangaley/visualizingvariation
Free, open-source, browser-based visualizaton prototypes that textual scholars can us in digital editions, online exhibitions, born-digital articles, and other project.

zotero - http://www.zotero.org/
Free research software that helps collect, organize, and index research materials.

 

 


 
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