Humanities Grant Proposal Review Opportunity, Fall 2011 UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere Grant Proposal Review Opportunity Faculty members in the humanities are invited to submit complete draft proposals (minus reference letters) by December 16th for single-blind review by three UF referees with experience serving on grant review panels at the national level. Feedback will be returned by February 5th, to enable revision and submission of proposals for spring 2012 deadlines. This opportunity is limited to 15 faculty members; in the case of over-subscription, preference will be given to those who did not participate in the Spring/Summer 2011 opportunity. To participate, please RSVPRead More →

This is being re-posted from NEH’s Office of Digital Humanities (ODH) website. New ODH programs are always worth re-posting! Announcing a New Grant Program: Digital Humanities Implementation Grants Jun 22 Written by: Brett Bobley 6/22/2011 12:57 AM On Wednesday, June 22, at the Digital Humanities 2011 conference at Stanford University, the ODH officially announced our new grant program, Digital Humanities Implementation Grants (or DHIG, for short). This program is designed to be a follow-on to our popular Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant program (SUG). As you know, the SUG program awards small grants and is designed to fund early, cutting-edge, experimental work that shows great potential. SUGsRead More →

CLIR press release on the CLIR website and below: Washington, DC, April 11, 2011—The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $117,567 for research on how to build capacity for data curation within disciplines. The project will be managed by CLIR’s Digital Library Federation (DLF). Most graduate programs in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities are not well prepared to cultivate the data management skills of their students, or sometimes even to teach them why such skills are important to the survival of their fields of study. In every discipline, at least some professionals must come to graspRead More →

News Release The University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies will sponsor Library Travel Research Grants for summer 2010. Their purpose is to enable faculty researchers from other U.S. colleges and universities to use the extensive resources of the Latin American Collection in the University of Florida Libraries, thereby enhancing its value as a national resource.  The grants are funded by a Title VI National Resource Center grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Six or more travel grants of up to $1250 each will be made to cover travel and lodging expenses. Grantees are expected to remain in Gainesville for at least oneRead More →