With generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, OpenITI AOCP will create a new digital text production pipeline for Persian and Arabic texts. OpenITI AOCP will catalyze the digitization of the Persian and Arabic written traditions by addressing the central technical and organizational impediments stymying the development of improved OCR for Arabic-script languages.
Measuring Impact of Digital Repositories Open, Collaborative Research: Developing the Balanced Value Impact Model to Assess the Impact of Digital Repositories Thursday, April 25, 11 [...]
We are excited to welcome T'Sey-Haye Preaster to the MITH team as the Project Coordinator for the second phase of the Documenting the Now project, generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
With a $1.2 Million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, Shift, and the Department of Media Studies at the University of Virginia (UVA) will collaborate to lead the ongoing work of the Documenting the Now project.
In February of 2018, MITH spent dedicated time talking about sustainability of digital projects with a team from the University of Pittsburgh’s Visual Media Workshop [...]
Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection is a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Historical Society, and the University Libraries at the University of Maryland, with collaborative support from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting at WGBH/Library of Congress, and the Radio Preservation Task Force. The goal of the project is to create a comprehensive online collection of early educational public radio content from the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB).
MITH is pleased to announce an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities 2017 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program for Unlocking the Airwaves: [...]
The Lakeland Community Heritage Project Digital Archive is a partnership between the Lakeland Community Heritage Project (LCHP), Dr. Mary Corbin Sies of University of Maryland’s Department of American Studies, and MITH, to document an historic African American community before and after segregation and contribute to an understanding of urban renewal’s impact on communities of color.
Since the early days of the field, art and architectural historians have relied on image-based reproductions of our primary source material to do our [...]
MITH is very excited to announce our participation in the Ethics and Archiving the Web National Forum which will be taking place at the New [...]