ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH) Special Issue on Computational Archival Science (CAS) –Deadline August 31, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS   ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH) Special Issue on Computational Archival Science (CAS) Deadline August 31, 2020 Guest Editors Mark Hedges, King’s College London, UK Eirini Goudarouli, The National Archives, UK Richard Marciano, University of Maryland, USA The large-scale digitization of analogue archives, the emerging diverse forms of born-digital… Read More

Feb. 28, 2020: Launch of the Advanced Information Collaboratory (AIC)

The AIC international Community Network Is Formed on Feb. 28, 2020 The Advanced Information Collaboratory (AIC) [ see: https://ai-collaboratory.net ] was launched on Feb. 28, 2020 !  AIC Founder is Dr. Richard Marciano, and co-founding members include: Dr. Mark Hedges (King’s College London, UK), Dr. Victoria Lemieux (U. British Columbia, CAN), Dr. Bill Underwood &… Read More

Jan. 20-21, 2020: UK-US CAS Partnership Hosts a Final Symposium at the Alan Turing Institute at the British Library

The AHRC-funded UK-US Partnerships hosted a final Symposium at the The Alan Turing Institute at the British Library on January 20, 2020. The UK-US Network King’s College London’s Department of Digital Humanities, together with the University of Maryland iSchool (US), the Maryland State Archives (US), and The National Archives (UK), concluded their 1-year Research Networking award for UK-US Collaborations in… Read More

Dec. 12, 2019: UCLA Computational Archival Science (CAS) Unconference

Announcing the UCLA Computational Archival Science (CAS) Unconference Thursday morning, December 12, 2019 Room 111, GSE&IS Building, UCLA Department of Information Studies 300 Charles E. Young Dr. N. Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520Featuring 9 short talks and a discussions on “New Directions in Computation and Archives”. The Unconference is hosted by the UCLA Department of Information… Read More

Nov. 1, 2019: Mellon Sawyer Seminar

Dr. Marciano Speaks at the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Nov. 1, 2019 Creating Data (and Absence) from the Quantitative to the Digital Age The University of Pittsburgh was awarded $225,000 from the Andrew Mellon Foundation’s Sawyer Seminar program to fund a multi-year collaborative initiative titled: “Information Ecosystems: Creating Data (and Absence) From the Quantitative to… Read More

Jul. 11, 2019: CAS Workshop at AERI2019 in Liverpool, UK

ARCHIVAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2019, July 11, 2019 in Liverpool, UK Developing a Computational Curriculum Framework for Archival Education Facilitators: Jenny Bunn (UCL/UK), Mark Hedges (KCL/UK) and Richard Marciano (UMD/US) This half-day curriculum development workshop acted as a forum for sharing emerging practice and developing curricula for what has recently been labelled Computational Archival… Read More

Jun. 20-21, 2019: UK-US Computational Archival Science Datathon in London

The National Archives, Kew UK: Organizers: Left to right Ryan Cox, Research Archivist, Maryland State Archives, USA. David Beavan, Senior Research Software Engineer, The Alan Turing Institute. Pip Willcox, Head of Research, The National Archives, UK. Prof David De Roure, University of Oxford/The Alan Turing Institute. Prof Richard Marciano, Director of Digital Curation Innovation Center,… Read More

May 9, 2018: Celebrating Dr. Michael Kurtz’s Accomplishments at the DCIC Center

Celebrating Dr. Michael Kurtz’s Accomplishments at the DCIC Center The DCIC staff (past, present… and future) were very honored to celebrate Dr. Michael J. Kurtz for his leadership and (too) many (to count) contributions at the University of Maryland, most recently as the Associate Director of the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC) in the College… Read More

Feb. 12, 2019: UCLA Kenneth Karmiole Lecture in Archival Studies

Dr. Richard Marciano Invited to Deliver 2019 Kenneth Karmiole Lecture in Archival Studies at UCLA “Director of the University of Maryland’s Digital Curation Innovation Center to present an annual lecture named for UCLA IS alum and antiquarian bookseller.” “Richard Marciano, professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland and director of… Read More