[Humanist] Draft Deadline Extended: NHPRC-Mellon Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives

Darrell Meadows darrell.meadows at nara.gov
Thu Feb 21 18:23:14 CET 2019


The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation are pleased to invite implementation grant
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, the Cooperatives will work together to create and sustain
one or more federated systems for publishing and sustaining digital

Several implementation grants of up to $1 million, for up to three years,
are expected to be awarded, for a total of up to $3 million. Implementation
grants will be awarded in December 2019, with a start date of no later than
January 1, 2020.

A full description of the program, including submission guidelines and
instructions, is available at: www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/depc.

*Got questions?* Contact Darrell Meadows, NHPRC Director for Publishing at
darrell.meadows at nara.gov, or by phone at (202) 357-5321.

*Application Deadline*: May 1, 2019

*To view the full announcement, visit:*

*Deadline for Draft Submissions EXTENDED through March 15, 2019!*
Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Darrell Meadows, NHPRC
Director for Publishing and coordinator for the initiative, who can offer
advice about preparing the proposal, including review of draft proposals.
He can be reached at 202-357-5321, or by email at darrell.meadows at nara.gov.
Although draft proposals are not required, potential applicants are
strongly encouraged to take advantage of this preliminary review.

*About NHPRC*
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), a
statutory body affiliated with the U.S. National Archives and Records
Administration (NARA), supports a wide range of activities to preserve,
publish, and encourage the use of documentary sources, created in every
medium ranging from quill pen to computer, relating to the history of the
United States.

*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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