Questioning the Obvious? Ethical and Cultural Dimensions of CMC and ICTs

As late as 1998, U.S. citizens constituted the significant majority of Internet users (84%: GVU 1998). Given this demographic dominance, it is not surprising that U.S.-specific visions also dominated both popular discourse and English-language scholarship regarding computer-mediated communication (CMC). Such dominance, of course, goes hand-in-hand with ethnocentrism – and so […]

From Oral Tradition to Digital Collectives: Information Access and Technology in Contemporary Native American Culture

For people who may live both physically and culturally distant from the majority culture in their immediate environment, information technology can provide a boost toward accessing and documenting their own heritage. As early adopters of the Web, Native Americans began using the Internet for e-commerce and cultural outreach in the […]

Connecting to Collections Online Community

Our goal is to help smaller museums, libraries, archives, and historical societies get answers to collections care questions and quickly locate reliable preservation resources and to help staff members network with their colleagues. We know how many responsibilities you have and how helpful it can be to network with conservation […]

Caring for Yesterday’s Treasures — Today

Caring for Yesterday’s Treasures — Today is a series of free, online courses about the preservation of archival and historical collections (curated by Connecting to Collections Online Community). Tailored to the needs of staff and volunteers at libraries and archives, each course has included four to six interactive webinars presented […]

Journal of Digital Humanities

The Journal of Digital Humanities (ISSN 2165-6673) is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed, open access journal that features the best scholarship, tools, and conversations produced by the digital humanities community in the previous semester. Initiated by the PressForward project, the Journal of Digital Humanities is an experiment in sourcing and distributing scholarly […]

Digital Humanities Now

Digital Humanities Now is an experimental, edited publication that highlights and distributes informally published digital humanities scholarship and resources from the open web. Since 2009, DHNow has been refining processes of aggregation, discovery, curation, and review to open and extend conversations about the digital humanities research and practice. DHNow highlights […]

Global Perspectives on Digital History

Global Perspectives on Digital History aggregates and selects material from our Compendium of the Global Perspectives, drawing from hundreds of venues where high-quality scholarship is likely to appear, including the personal websites of scholars, institutional sites, blogs, and other feeds. It also seeks to discover new material by monitoring Twitter […]

Global Voices interview: Kevin Scannell talks about indigenous tweets and blogs

Kevin Scannell is a professor of mathematics and computer science at St. Louis University in Missouri, USA. He told us how he got into the field of mapping Indigenous tweets and micro-blogs around the world.

Indigenous Tweets, Visible Voices & Technology

Indigenous Tweets, Visible Voices & Technology from Kara Andrade UNESCO estimates that of the 6,000 current languages spoken today, more than half will be extinct by the start of the next century, adding that “with the disappearance of unwritten and undocumented languages, humanity will lose not only a cultural wealth, […]