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A Robot Named Bridget by Hannah McLean

A Robot Named Bridget

(and what she means for the future of archaeology).

by Hannah McLean, DHi Intern

I made a new friend Monday night, March 6, 2017. Her name is Bridget, and she’s a tiny robot who lives inside a virtual version of the DHi lab. I spent about five minutes tossing an orange ball across the table and watching it bounce to the floor as Bridget chased after it. The future is now.

DHi Chapter Publication: "Collaborations in Liberal Arts Colleges in Support of Digital Humanities"

DHi announces its latest publication, "Collaborations in Liberal Arts Colleges in Support of Digital Humanities," published as a chapter in IGI Global's "Technology-Centered Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations."

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Islandora Consortium Group nominated for 2016 DLF Comm/Cap Awards

The Islandora Consoritum Group is among the nominees for the 2016 DLF Community Capacity Awards! Our institutions are grappling with the myriad of possibilities presented by knowledge access, use, and development in the digital realm.

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Mellon Foundation Awards $40K Grant for ILiADS Conference

Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS): Sustaining InnovationThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a one time, $40,000 grant to Hamilton College, in collaboration with the College of Wooster, to support the second Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS.org) conference, which will be held at Hamilton College on July 24-29, 2016.

NEH Institute: "Space & Place in Africana/Black Studies"

Summer 2016 NEH ODH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
Space and Place in Africana/Black Studies:
An Institute on Spatial Humanities Theories, Methods and Practice for Africana Studies

5-26 June 2016 & 14-16 April 2017

Institute Website: http://nehspaceandplaceblstinstitute.org/