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 | Aug. 8, 2019 | mit
~4 mins   

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

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 | June 22, 2018
~2 mins |

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

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 | April 27, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  architecture  books-and-authors  mit-press  urban-studies-and-planning  school-of-architecture-and-planning  media-lab  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 | March 8, 2018
~7 mins |

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

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 | May 18, 2016
~7 mins |

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

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 | Nov. 19, 2015
~5 mins |

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

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 | Nov. 10, 2015
~7 mins |

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

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 | Sept. 25, 2015
~10 mins |

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