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Open Pedagogy Fellowships – GC Doctoral Students Apply Now!

The Open Pedagogy fellowships are a fantastic opportunity for GC doctoral students to enhance their teaching practices and learn about Open Educational Resources (OER). The Library seeks applications for up to 13 Open Pedagogy Fellows for the Spring 2020 semester, each carrying a $2000 stipend. The Fellowship experience will enhance participants’ understanding of open pedagogy …

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At Least 70 Countries Have Had Disinformation Campaigns, Study Finds

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With recent understandings about the circulation of disinformation especially as it relates to election campaigns, NY Times shared a report from Oxford University looking at the manner in which disinformation campaigns circulate. Despite increased efforts by internet platforms like Facebook to combat internet disinformation, the use of the techniques by governments around the world is …

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Garfinkel Prize Submission 2019

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The Garfinkel Prize recognizes exceptional work at the intersection of Digital Humanities and American Studies. It is awarded by the Digital Humanities Caucus of the American Studies Association.Submissions are due by October 1, 2019 Questions should be directed to Carrie Johnston at johnstc@wfu.edu If you need to mail materials (ie, if your project cannot be …

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New Storytellers: The Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies

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Apply to the the Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln! The institute is an innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative two-week program (July 26 – Aug 8, 2020) will bring together scholars from Minority Serving Institutions who seek to advance their research and teaching using digital humanities approaches. These two weeks would …

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Zotero: It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s … Citation Management Software!

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Zotero is a piece of software intended to help you manage citations. That might not sound like much, but in practice it’s a portable, pluggable, online and on-your-computer tool that can keep track of all your research. It will collect information about your reading while you research. It can even function as a place to …

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Analyzing preprints: The challenges of working with SHARE metadata

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As can be seen from a series of recent publications, there is great interest surrounding preprints—scholarly manuscripts that are published ahead of peer review. And while these studies show a rise in the number of documents posted on preprint servers, they fail to offer a clear picture on how the growing number of preprint servers are …

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Submit a Proposal – Global Digital Humanities Symposium

March 26-27, 2020, East Lansing, Michigan, msuglobaldh.org Digital Humanities at Michigan State University is proud to extend its symposium series on Global DH into its fifth year. Digital humanities scholarship continues to be driven by work at the intersections of a range of distinct disciplines and an ethical commitment to preserve and broaden access to …

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Deepfakes: Can You Spot a Phony Video?

As we think about the increasing use of social media as our sources of news and information, the strategies to spread disinformation seem to also have increased. Moving beyond the manipulation of static images, there is a new AI technology, “deepfakes,” which can allow for convincing alterations to be made on video that is difficult …

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Call for Proposals: Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants 2019-2020

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Applications for Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants – also known as PDIGs – are open! If you’re working on a digital project, planning to, or hoping to attend a short course or workshop to learn a skill that may support a current or future digital project, then this grant opportunity is for you! PDIGs are broken …

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