[Humanist] 30.828 call for proposals: Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives

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Sat Mar 18 07:52:57 CET 2017

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 828.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:54:50 -0400
        From: Darrell Meadows <darrell.meadows at nara.gov>
        Subject: Call for Proposals: NHPRC-Mellon Planning Grants for Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives

NHPRC-Mellon Planning Grants

Call for Proposals


The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation invite proposals for Digital Edition Publishing
Cooperatives. Working together, the Cooperatives will develop technical
and human infrastructures to support the digital publication of
documentary and scholarly editions and to provide for their long-term
preservation, discovery, and use. This initiative responds to the urgent
need of scholars and documentary editors for reliable, sustainable,
authoritative, and field-driven outlets for publication and discovery of
digital editions. At the same time, we hope to investigate the possibility
of creating a federated system or systems for publishing and sustaining
digital editions.

Developing the Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives will be a two-stage
process for Planning and Implementation.

Up to eight planning grants will provide funds to support the first stage
of this multi-year endeavor, beginning no later than February 1, 2018. Each
project team will consist of a principal investigator to spearhead the
initiative, a lead representative from each of at least three participating
editions and the host institution(s). During the Planning stage, each
team will develop a proposal for implementing a Digital Edition Publishing
Cooperative. Planning grants are for one year and up to $100,000.

All planning teams would be eligible to apply for Implementation funding.
Three implementation grants of between $350,000 and $500,000, each for up
to three years, are expected to be awarded, for a total of up to $1.25
million. Implementation grants will be awarded in September 2019, with a
start date of no later than October 1, 2019. A full description of the
program, its outcomes, and a glossary of special terminology, are available
at: www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/publishingcoops.

Deadline for Proposals: July 6, 2017

To view the full announcement, visit: 

Want to learn more? Join the Webinar, March 30, 2017, 3:00 p.m. EST.
applicants can also learn more by joining our webinar on March 30, 2017 at
3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. To join the webinar, go to:
https://connect16.uc.att.com/gsa1/meet/?ExEventID=89909710 and enter your
name and email address. You do not need to pre-register for the webinar.

For additional information: Contact Darrell Meadows, NHPRC Director for
Publishing, at (202) 357-5321 or darrell.meadows at nara.gov

R. Darrell Meadows, Ph.D.
Director for Publishing
National Historical Publications and Records Commission
National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 114
Washington, DC 20408
P: 202.357.5321
F: 202.357.5914
darrell.meadows at nara.gov

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