[Humanist] 24.290 events: The Life of Information

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Fri Aug 27 02:49:02 CEST 2010


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 290.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:38:53 +1000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: The Life of Information


The Life of Information:
A one-day symposium on the design and use of online dictionaries, 
encyclopedias & collections
ncb.anu.edu.au/Life_of_Information/

Friday 24 September 2010
Hedley Bull Centre
Australian National University
Canberra

>Atlas of Living Australia
>Austlit: The Australian Literature Resource
>Australian Dictionary of Biography
>Australian Medical Pioneers Index
>Defining Moments
>Dictionary of Sydney
>Encyclopedia of Australian Science
>Gallipoli: The First Day
>Invisible Australians
>Mapping Our Anzacs
>Obituaries Australia
>People Australia & Trove

Graduate students who use online resources in their research, or are 
interested in the future of digital scholarship in the humanities and 
social sciences, are especially encouraged to register. This is a 
full-day event (9am — 4pm, with lunch). Attendance is free but places 
are strictly limited.

Register now by email: paul.arthur at anu.edu.au

CONVENOR:
Paul Arthur Deputy Director of the National
Centre of Biography and Deputy General
Editor of the Australian Dictionary of
Biography, Australian National University.

SPEAKERS:

Katherine Bode, Lecturer in English,
University of Tasmania. From 2011,
Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities,
Australian National University.

Ross Coleman Director of Sydney
eScholarship at the University of Sydney
Library, which provides digital archiving
and publishing services to the University.

Basil Dewhurst Project Manager,
Australian Research Data Commons
Party Infrastructure Project, National
Library of Australia.

Stephen Due Chief Librarian at Barwon
Health, Victoria, and Editor of the
Australian Medical Pioneers Index.

Emma Grahame Editorial Coordinator,
Dictionary of Sydney project.

Donald Hobern Director of the Atlas of
Living Australia, a project integrating
information about all Australian species
of plants, animals and microorganisms.

Ian Johnson Director of the
Archaeological Computing Laboratory
and Deputy Director of the Digital
Innovation Unit, University of Sydney.

Tim Sherratt Digital historian and
web developer known for his work
on innovative digital projects with
national collecting institutions.

Kerry Taylor Research Scientist at the
CSIRO Information and Communication
Technologies Centre.

-- 
Willard McCarty, Professor of Humanities Computing,
King's College London, staff.cch.kcl.ac.uk/~wmccarty/;
Professor, Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney,
www.uws.edu.au/centre_for_cultural_research/ccr/people/researchers;
Editor, Humanist, www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist;
Editor, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, www.isr-journal.org.





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