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Digital Humanities Data Curation: NEH Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities


The University of Illinois is collaborating with the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH, project lead) and the Center for Digital Scholarship at Brown University to develop and conduct a series of advanced institutes on data curation for the digital humanities.  The series of three-day institutes will be held at the University of Maryland, College Park, Brown University, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, for 51 participants on approaches to data curation of humanities research materials for librarians, archivists, and humanities scholars.

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Project PI(s)

Project Director: Megan Senseney
Project Contact: Megan Senseney
Funded by: National Endowment for the Humanities

Research Area(s)

Data Curation
Research and education initiatives focused on challenges associated with the curation and federation of digital collections for long-term distributed use.  Work in this area relates to all parts …

Digital Humanities
Activities in this domain include research and education initiatives focused on data and data skills for humanists, as well as different aspects of electronic publishing, markup schemas, and text-mini…

Project Team

Megan Senseney (PI)
Carole L. Palmer (Researcher)
Ali Fenlon (Graduate Assistant)


Senseney, M., Muñoz, T., Flanders, J., & Fenlon, A. (July, 2014). Digital Humanities Data Curation Institutes: Challenges and Preliminary Findings. Poster presented at Digital Humanities 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland.
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