Chronicling a Digital Edition of Defoe

In a blog post, “Digital editing with undergraduates: some reflections,” Stephen Gregg and Jess MacCarthy at Bath University chronicle their experiences creating an online digital edition of Daniel Defoe’s A Hymn to the Pillory, which became MacCarthy’s undergraduate dissertation. The post explores issues around using TEI and decentering authority.  

2014 Digital Humanities Summer Institute – Registration

The Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach. During a week of intensive coursework, seminars, and lectures, participants […]

How Can the ADE Improve Efforts to Work with Amateur Editors?

I recently came across Ben Brumfield’s summary of his recent presentation at the Social Digital Scholarly Editing meeting, on “The Collaborative Future of Amateur Editions.” Brumfield, self-described as “not a scholarly editor. . . an amateur editor and professional software developer,” is best-known for creating the wiki-based platform for crowdsourcing […]

Louis Gallo’s Recent Poster Session

From the Review comes coverage of a poster from the ADE’s recent meeting in Ann Arbor: “Louis Gallo enjoys the look, feel and smell of history. “An American Studies graduate student at Youngstown State University, Gallo, 26, formerly of Chester, began discovering the wonders of historical letters while taking a […]

Jobs: Academic Technology Librarian

The Mason Library at Keene State College is seeking applications for an Academic Technology Librarian to provide leadership in identifying, implementing, and maintaining instructional technologies and resources to improve teaching and learning effectiveness in the Mason Library. Under the administrative review of the Dean of the Library, the Academic Technology […]

Society for Textual Scholarship – Call for Papers

The Society for Textual Scholarship announces a call for papers for its International Interdisciplinary Conference, to be held  March 20-22, 2014, at the University of Washington, Seattle. Titled,  “Textual Scholarship Across the Disciplines,” the Program Chairs are Jeffrey Todd Knight and Geoffrey Turnovsky, University of Washington. The deadline for proposals […]

Joseph Smith Papers Project Publication

The Standard-Examiner published an announcement that the Joseph Smith Papers Project has just published Volume 1. From the article This volume released Wednesday is called volume one even though it was published eighth in a series of other books. This volume took more than a decade to compile and research, […]


SHARP- The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing is participating in two upcoming conferences that may be of interest. SHARP Conference in Antwerp The 22nd annual SHARP conference will be held in Antwerp (Belgium), Wednesday 17 September through Sunday 21 September 2014. The program takes place primarily […]

Jobs: T.A. Consulting, Inc. Naval History Museum Contract Opportunities

T.A. Consulting, Inc. Naval History Museum Contract Job Opportunities: Individual will work independently to research and/or collect information using primary sources (including oral histories if appropriate), analyze data, and write independent and objective assessments of historical naval events, organizations, and personnel. The end product will require a wide range of […]