[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 [...]

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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, [...]

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[This is a guest post by Lee Sorensen, the Visual Studies and Dance librarian for Duke.  He edits the Image Portal for Duke, as well as the Dictionary of Art Historians.]

The Research Information Network, Britain’s educational think-tank, took a look at how humanities scholars “do things” these days.  They looked [...]

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[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 [...]

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Google Art Project

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[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 [...]

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The wonderful thing about the world of blogs and tweets is that the reader gets to decide when to stop and explore. The following list of the top 10 Medieval Stories of 2010 caught my eye, not just because it brought me face to face with the digitally-reconstructed image of a Medieval [...]

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