Category: Digital Humanities

blogging x2

It’s been a challenge to keep current here in the midst of MBDA development, but the MBDA project remains open throughout the dev process, and you can watch it unfold on the dev site and on Crowd-Ed.

Research Digest: The Sustainable Digitization

among the many things i’m behind on is responding to a comment made in response to this great little MBDA summary published on EdLab. Here’s the comment; below it (apologies for the delay and hoping to get an Africa pardon) my response: While the collection […]

Day of DH 2012 —

Here’s what was on my mind and here’s the whole, happy DH smorgasbord!

Hot Toast and Bacon!

loving the most recent blog posts written by undergrads working for the Martha Berry Digital Archive Project: Hot Toast and Augustus O. Bacon, two superb reads which illustrate the rich, fun, and important work of digital editors and the impressive philological and literary finesse of […]

MBDA = undergraduates

In addition to her communication work for the project, MBDA’s spring 2012 undergraduate intern (senior Comm Studies major from Bloomsburg Univ) has started a letter of the week (LOTW) series on Crowd-Ed, and her first two posts are promising. She and an undergraduate research assistant […]

DH. Visually. (in isolation)

check out this osmium-dense new infographic by Melissa Terras ….as I return to this data, I’m struck by how islanded it is and how useful it could be to review these figures in the context of data about the humanities in general or data about […]


Endings and Beginnings. January is tough. It hasn’t snowed enough yet for us to test our skis. The (packed, productive, working) holiday is over. And my spring term to do  list is HUGE. This semester the MBDA project is pushing to advance our work with […]

’tis the season: bibles, ngrams & cut and paste

my husband just pointed out a fascinating little piece in the Jan 2012 issue of Smithsonian (and this in response to my announcing amazement at finding reference to Google’s Ngram Viewer in National Geographic’s December 2011 piece on the King James Bible; more on that […]