[This is a guest post by Lee Sorensen, the Visual Studies and Dance librarian for Duke. He selects for the arts and manages the public-interfaces for image collections.]
Recently I was helping a student looking for articles on spolia, recycled pillars, sculpture, etc. incorporated into the art of another era. It was a particularly common [...]Continue Reading →
On May 11th, Stanford University created a buzz by hosting the Bibliotech Conference that brought together both industry and academic professionals to discuss, among many things, the value of a Humanities PhD.
The conference was live-streamed (available through June 2011) and brought together industry professionals from Google, Deloitte Center for Edge, TED, [...]Continue Reading →
The Research Information Network, Britain’s educational think-tank, took a look at how humanities scholars “do things” these days. They looked [...]Continue Reading →
[This is a guest post by Randy Riddle, an Academic Technology Consultant at Duke University. Randy's current work includes management of the CIT's Faculty Fellows program and exploring areas such as instructional uses for the iPad and e-books, timeline visualizations and 3d display technology]
The Center for Instructional Technology invites you to our annual [...]Continue Reading →
Our blog survey ends today so this is your last chance to tell us a little bit about your blog-reading habits and what you’d like to see when you visit Humanities@Duke University Libraries. In the sidebar you’ll see an orange button that links to our short survey – we hope you’ll take a few minutes [...]Continue Reading →
World-renowned artist, Makoto Fujiumura, was welcomed by Duke University on March 31st as a Visiting Artist by the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies and as part of the Visiting Artist Residency in collaboration with Duke Divinity School.
Fujimura is an artist trained in Nihonga, a Japanese form of painting dating [...]Continue Reading →
[This is a guest post by Jeff Rogers, an Editor & Content Coordinator for the Townsend Humanities Lab at UC Berkeley. He is pursuing a PhD at Berkeley in American history and blogs regularly for the Townsend Lab on issues relating to technology, the humanities, and education].
Last year, I was one of [...]Continue Reading →
[This is a guest post by Kevin Smith. He is Duke’s first Scholarly Communications Officer. As a librarian and an attorney he attempts to navigate the shifting frontiers between libraries, new technology and copyright law]
Zick Rubin is a former academic who taught psychology at Harvard and Brandeis but is now a lawyer specializing in [...]Continue Reading →
This is your chance to tell us a little bit about your blog-reading habits and what you’d like to see when you visit Humanities@Duke University Libraries. In the sidebar [...]Continue Reading →
[This is a guest post by Lee Sorensen, the Visual Studies and Dance librarian for Duke. He selects for the arts and manages the public-interfaces for image collections. He currently edits the Image Portal for Duke, http://guides.library.duke.edu/images, as well as the Dictionary of Art Historians, www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org]
One afternoon in early February Google quietly [...]Continue Reading →
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