[Humanist] 26.616 categories for DH Awards?
Humanist Discussion Group
willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Dec 22 10:41:06 CET 2012
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 616.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 11:03:13 +0000
From: "Prescott, Andrew" <andrew.prescott at kcl.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: 26.613 DH Awards
In-Reply-To: <20121221090905.E49F43A46 at digitalhumanities.org>
This is an excellent initiative and very much to be welcomed. It does however seem like a very strange selection of categories. I can think for example of one book which has appeared during the year which would be worth nominating, but the DH Publications category doesn't mention books. Likewise, the most important DH online achievements are often digital editions, archives or other online resources, but I cannot see how these fit in. Are these accidental exclusions, or do the categories ned revisiting?
With all best wishes
On 21 Dec 2012, at 09:09, Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk> wrote:
> Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 613.
> Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
> Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
> Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:26:44 +0000
> From: James Cummings <James.Cummings at it.ox.ac.uk>
> Subject: Announcing DH Awards!
> Announcing DH Awards 2012!
> Digital Humanities Awards are a new set of annual awards given in
> recognition of talent and expertise in the digital humanities
> community and are nominated and voted for entirely by the public.
> These awards are intended to help put interesting DH resources in
> the spotlight and engage DH users (and general public) in the
> work of the community. Awards are not specific to geography,
> language, conference, organization or field of humanities that they
> benefit. There is no financial prize associated with these
> community awards.
> The categories for DH Awards 2012 are:
> * Best DH tool or suite of tools:
> Nominations for this category should be for a tool or suite of
> tools specifically created for and used by members of the DH
> * Best DH blog, article, or short publication:
> Nominations for this category should be for a short DH
> publication (peer-reviewed or not) whether article, blog post(s),
> or other publication
> * Best DH visualization or infographic:
> Nominations for this category should be for a graphic,
> infographic, or visualization created for the DH community
> * Best professional resources for learning about or doing DH work:
> Nominations for this category should be for a resource that helps
> DH professionals learn about or undertake work in the DH community
> * Best DH project for public audiences:
> Nominations for this category should be for a DH project aimed at
> use by the general public
> * Best use of DH for fun:
> Nominations for this category should be for
> projects/resources/sites for DH which are designed to be fun or
> inherently playful
> People may make multiple nominations in any category. The final
> nominations appearing in each category will be decided by the
> nominations committee based on the public suggestions. The voting
> will be entirely open to the public.
> To nominate a resource/project/work in one of these categories
> please go to http://DHawards.org/DHawards2012/nominations
> The most popular nominations will be put up for public vote in
> late January and overseen by an international nominations
> committee http://DHawards.org/DHawards2012/committee
> Nominations for DH Awards 2012 close on 11 January 2013, voting
> will take place during late-January.
> Happy Holidays,
> Dr James Cummings, james at DHawards.org
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