The MIT Press and UC Berkeley launch Rapid Reviews: COVID-19

The new open access, rapid-review overlay journal aims to combat misinformation in Covid-19 research.

MIT Press • mit
June 29, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: public-health artificial-intelligence covid-19 pandemic research technology-and-society mit-press digital-humanities science-communications open-access

The MIT Press releases a comprehensive report on open-source publishing software

Report catalogs, analyzes available open-source publishing software; warns open publishing must grapple with siloed development and community-owned ecosystems.

Jessica Pellien | MIT Press • mit
Aug. 8, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: statistics data research media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning mit-press grants digital-humanities analytics open-access libraries open-source

MIT to conduct an environmental scan of open source publishing | MIT News

Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable a landscape analysis and code audit of all known open source authoring and publishing platforms.

MIT Press • mit
June 22, 2018 ~2 min

Tags:  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  mit-press  grants  digital-humanities  open-source

Making landmark texts in architecture and urban studies accessible to the world | MIT News

National Endowment for the Humanties-Mellon Foundation Open Book Program grant will support the digitization and open accessibility of key MIT Press titles.

MIT Press • mit
April 27, 2018 ~4 min

Tags:  architecture  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  mit-press  books-and-authors  grants  digital-humanities

Garden of ideas | MIT News

With a new multimedia website, landscape architecture professor Anne Whiston Spirn makes a secret garden public and explores how ideas create form.

Michael Blanding | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
March 8, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  architecture  arts  photography  design  school-of-architecture-and-planning  faculty  digital-humanities  mit-libraries  department-of-urban-studies-and-planning

3 Questions: Jeffrey Ravel on bringing data to cultural history | MIT News

MIT conference stems from data-rich historical project on French theater.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
May 18, 2016 ~7 min

Tags:  history  theater  data  france  special-events-and-guest-speakers  3-questions  digital-humanities  shass  global-studies-and-languages

Report: How interactive documentaries represent a new form of innovation in digital journalism | MIT News

MIT report represents the first thorough mapping of the ongoing convergence between interactive and participatory practices within digital journalism.

Open Documentary Lab • mit
Nov. 19, 2015 ~5 min

Tags:  media  journalism  research  comparative-media-studieswriting  technology-and-society  humanities  digital-humanities  shass  film-and-television  visual-arts

MIT Libraries explore 17th-century postal archive in "Signed, Sealed, and Undelivered" | MIT News

2,600 recently rediscovered early modern letters to be analyzed in groundbreaking international digital humanities project.

Sharon Lacey | MIT Libraries • mit
Nov. 10, 2015 ~7 min

Tags:  conservation  history  arts  research  school-of-engineering  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  materials-science-and-engineering  digital-humanities  mit-libraries  shass  fabrication  institute-archives

Innovative humanities MOOC, “Visualizing Japan,” nominated for the Japan Prize | MIT News

In a Q&A, course co-founder Professor Shigeru Miyagawa discusses his unique online course and its impact on digital education.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Sept. 25, 2015 ~10 min

Tags:  linguistics  history  online-learning  students  awards-honors-and-fellowships  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  education-teaching-academics  faculty  technology-and-society  digital-humanities  shass  global-studies-and-languages  massive-open-online-courses-moocs  office-of-digital-learning  mitx  edx  opencourseware

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