I just read Scott Weingart’s wonderful write-up “What’s Counted Counts” responding to the issues and problems of using data to tackle social problems. The posting comes from his reflection on what it means to measure, and the problems of what
BATS! UF Wifi Expanded Near Bat House; Thanks to @GoGatorsUFIT for being awesome! news.it.ufl.edu/infrastructure…
On July 29, The White House released a new “Executive Order — Creating a National Strategic Computing Initiative.” This is incredibly important reading in its entirety. Also, the OSTP has a blogpost “Advancing U.S. Leadership in High-Performance Computing” discussing the initiative, and it
Thanks to Miriam Posner for sharing her talk from her keynote address at the Keystone Digital Humanities Conference (University of Pennsylvania, July 22, 2015)! Her talk is excellent and should be read in its entirety. I’m writing about it here to
Congratulations to the project team for their work in proposing and being awarded funding as a Strategic Opportunities Grant from the UF Libraries! This is an exciting new project to support undergraduate research in the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature
The new nin-credit interdisciplinary UF Digital Humanities (DH) Graduate Certificate is official and begins this fall, and the new website is now up: http://digitalhumanities.group.ufl.edu/ The UF Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities Digital technology has revolutionized the production and sharing of knowledge.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett is on the Google homepage today, with her important work as an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, early civil rights leader, anti-lynching actibist, and more, with a quick review easily available on Wikipedia. It’s great to see
NFAIS (National Federation of Advanced Information Services, formerly National Federation of Science Abstracting and Indexing Services) is hosting an upcoming event that is in planning for October on stable, sustainable, and scalable Models for Open Access (OA) which includes a message from
Excited! in Workshop “Planning Exhibits w Special Collections Materials w @musarian to prep for Ada Lovelace Day Exhibit!
My comment for Designing and Governing Library Collaborations from Ithaka S+R is in moderation, so I’m posting it here as well because this is an important topic and area for further research and ongoing discussion. Comment to Designing and Governing Library Collaborations from Ithaka S+R: