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We are happy to announce the latest title from digitalculturebooks, Pastplay: Teaching and Learning History with Technology edited by Kevin Kee. Pastplay is the fourth title in our Digital Humanities series. This book, a collection of essays by leading history and humanities researchers and teachers, argues that we should play with technology in history because […]

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Now Available: Writing History in the Digital Age

by Kelly Witchen on October 7, 2013

We are proud to announce the latest title from digitalculturebooks, Writing History in the Digital Age edited by Kristen Nawrotzki and Jack Dougherty. This book is the third title in our Digital Humanities series and began as a “what-if” experiment by posing a question: How have Internet technologies influenced how historians think, teach, author, and […]

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Announcing DOOM: SCARYDARKFAST

by Kelly Witchen on June 4, 2013

We are excited to announce the latest title from digitalculturebooks, DOOM: SCARYDARKFAST by Dan Pinchbeck. This is the third book in our Landmark Video Games series. It aims not only to be the definitive work on DOOM, but a snapshot of a period of gaming history, a manifesto for a development ethos, and a celebration […]

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Now Available: Hacking the Academy

by Kelly Witchen on June 4, 2013

We are happy to announce a new title from digitalculturebooks, Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities edited by Daniel J. Cohen and Tom Scheinfeldt. This is the second book in our Digital Humanities series. Hacking the Academy both explores and contributes to ongoing efforts to rebuild scholarly infrastructure for […]

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Now Available: Teaching History in the Digital Age

by Kelly Witchen on May 9, 2013

We are happy to announce the latest title from digitalculturebooks, Teaching History in the Digital Age by T. Mills Kelly. As the first title in the Digital Humanities Series, Teaching History in the Digital Age is intended to serve as a guide for practitioners on how to fruitfully employ the transformative changes of digital media in […]

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Now Available: The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit

by Meredith Kahn on November 26, 2012

We’re proud to announce the latest title from digitalculturebooks, Andrew Herscher’s The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit. The first sustained study of Detroit’s alternative urban cultures, The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit initiates a new focus on Detroit as a site not only of urban crisis but also of urban possibility. The Guide documents art […]

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Digital Preservation in Higher Education Zach Coble I was particularly interested in a paper mentioned in Roger’s post last week on Archiving Twitter. The paper, recently published by Hany M. SalahEldeen and Michael L. Nelson of Dominican University, found that 11% of resources shared on Twitter are lost after one year (and 20% archived after […]

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DCW Volume 1 Issue 16 – Archiving Twitter

by Korey Jackson on September 21, 2012

Archiving Twitter Roger Whitson This week the Digital Scholarship Commons (DiSC) at Emory University released “Tweeting #OWS,” a project that archives and maps over 10,000,000 tweets associated with the Occupy Wall Street Movement. The project is particularly important in showing how the archiving and mapping of tweets can help preserve history. Natasha Lennard of Salon.com […]

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Libraries as Platforms Zach Coble In a recent article on libraries as platforms, David Weinberger envisions that, similar to Facebook opening its API to developers in 2007, libraries would provide access to everything they have–books and online content, metadata, and conversations about that content–in an effort to develop knowledge and community. Such an idea is […]

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Transatlantic Reflections on the Digital Humanities Edward Whitley There’s a new collection of essays on the digital humanities floating around the Internet this week. The Digital Academy at University College Cork has put together a collection of short essays by doctoral candidates titled Digital Arts & Humanities: Scholarly Reflections. It’s worth a look. In a […]

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